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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2395

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Kannada actor Darshan patches-up with wife

In a filmy ending, seeking to script a new chapter after being in jail for nearly a month on charge of attempt to murder his wife, leading Kannada actor Darshan Toogudeepa on Sunday apologized to his fans for misconduct as the couple vowed to move forward leaving behind the 'bitter' phase.

Two US Professors share 2011 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

Thomas J. Sargent and Christopher A. Sims shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for their work in showing how policy decisions affect the layers of an economy, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said.

Mano Ganeshan to decide about his alliance this evening

Mano Ganeshan, the leader of the Democratic People’s Front said he will be deciding about their position in the two Municipalities and in the Urban Council after a decision at the Presidium meeting schedule for this evening in Colombo.

People accepted President Mahinda, the right man for economic development – Keheliya Rambukawella

The recent local government polling was clearly an indication of 'People wish' and 'peoples thinking'. People of this country wished that the national problem of terrorism is defeated and brought under control. After terrorism is completely demolished and done away with, the next thing people wanted to see - a better tomorrow.

TN Election Commission directive for free, fair civic polls

Tamil Nadu State Election Commission has directed the district collectors and police officials to take various measures to ensure free and fair civic polls in the state on October 17 and 19.

Plunder of the Tamil Nadu fishermen henceforth will not be tolerated

Indian Fishermen who crossed the International Maritime Boundary Line into Sri Lankan waters were chased away by the Sri Lankan Navy.

Lack of marks on victim or accused, no ground to acquit rapist

Lack of medical evidence or any marks on the victim or the accused cannot absolve the rapist from the charge, the Bombay High Court has said while upholding the conviction and sentencing of seven years handed down to the headmaster of a girls hostel who had raped a minor girl.

In Kundasale UNP sunk deep into the mire

Kundasale in Kandy district is the electorate of Tissa Athanayake, General Secretary of the UNP and it has sunk deep into the mire. At Kundasale UNP could not save their face.

Eight Bangladeshis executed in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia said it had executed eight Bangladeshi nationals for their part in an armed robbery in which a security guard was killed, the state news agency reported.

Sri Lanka & Malaysia to strengthen bilateral cooperation


The newly accredited Malaysian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Azmi Zainuddin paid a courtesy call on the Deputy Minister of External Affairs Neomal Perera at the Ministry on Friday. The Deputy Minister welcomed the new High Commissioner to Sri Lanka.

Anandasanagaree and his cohort’s complaints of Sinahalese colonization in Tamil dominant areas in the North

V. Anadasangaree, D. Siddhartha and T. Sritharan representing The Tamil United Liberation Front, PLOTE and Pathmanaba EPRLF respectively met Ranjan Mathai Foreign Secretary of India at the India House on Monday 10th October and complaint of Sinahalese colonization taking place in the Tamils dominant areas of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.


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