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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2402

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CHOGM has a choice: They can help Tamil Diaspora to take Tamil community further towards abyss of entrapment or assist Sri Lanka to free them

The Commonwealth Heads of Governments can either listen to those Prime Ministers like Steven Harper from Canada who has suddenly woken up to atrocities in Sri Lanka forgetting what the LTTE did for 30 years, and take the Tamil community of Sri Lanka further towards entrapment, or support Sri Lanka to help the Tamil community and all other communities to live as equals in peace, in a terror free Sri Lanka.

Cracks in Anna Hazare team wide open

The cracks in Team Anna are out in the open even as anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare and his associates are involved in an all-out war against the UPA government over the Lokpal Bill.

What ratio they argue about?


There is a section of hard core Israelis who still argues that a 1000- to-one asymmetry in this Shalit prisoner exchange is not fair. We would like to ask them whether they ever checked the ratio of casualties in every Israeli brutal massacre of the Palestinians.

Jayalalithaa to appear in court in jail complex

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa faces an important legal test when she appears on October 20 before a special court that will hold its proceedings inside a prison complex on the city's outskirts in a disproportionate assets case against her.

Coloring the Marketing World- Lessons to be learned

Some of us believe in auspicious time, faith and luck. This is very much important in this part of the world. What about the color? As human beings we have the ability to see different colors. Humans, apes, most old world monkeys, ground squirrels, and many species of fish, birds, and insects have well-developed color vision.

Awesome All Blacks


The only unbeaten team in the Rugby World Cup 2011, the All Blacks of New Zealand should start raging hot favorite to win the final on Sunday, based on the evidence of its formidable showing against Australia, beating the Wallabies 20-6.

Kudankulam n-project: DMK chief says CM passing on the buck to Centre

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi on Tuesday took on arch rival and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa for blaming the Centre's 'inaction' for stalemate in the Kudankulam nuclear plant issue, saying it is 'pitiable' to see those who criticised him for writing to the prime minister on Sri Lankan issue doing so now.

Factional fighting resurfaces in Sri Lanka’s main opposition party UNP

Factional fighting in Sri Lanka’s main opposition party, the United National Party(UNP), which was lying low during the recent election campaign for the third round of the Local Government Elections has intensified after the elections.

Egg parotta, chicken biryani and brandy on sops for voters in local body polls!

Packets containing egg parotta, chicken biryani, a quarter bottle of brandy, a plastic cup and water sachets were widely distributed to voters in the villages of Thanjavur and Pudukottai by both the DMK and the AIADMK cadres seeking votes in the first phase of local body elections, according to witnesses in the area.

“Team Enlightenment” comes to Los Angeles


Ven. Walpola Piyananda’s philosophy in regards to Buddhism in America has always been that if we don’t train the younger generations to be good Buddhists, when the older generation is gone our temples will be empty. By the “younger generations” he means those children of Asian immigrants who were either born in America or who arrived here with their parents when they were very young.

Appropriation Bill for 2012, presented in Parliament

The Appropriation Bill for the year 2012 was presented yesterday to the Parliament.

Titus Thotawatta- The Viceroy of Sinhala Cinema

Titus is a greatest cinematic giant produced by the mother Sri Lanka. The vacuum left behind by his sadden demise is irreplaceable. The entire nation owes a debt of gratitude to this remarkable veteran artist who sacrificed his lifetime in building the unshakable image around the globe.


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