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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2345

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Sri Lanka’s Media Ministry requests for Website Registration

Colombo, 09 November, (Asiantribune.com): Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Mass Media and Information says it has been receiving many complaints from various individuals who have been subjected to defamation and character assassination by certain reports published in several websites.

Manmohan Singh leaves for SAARC summit

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday left on a four-day visit to Maldives during which he will attend the SAARC Summit and have a meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani.

Maldives warmly welcomes President Mahinda Rajapaksa leading Sri Lankan delegation for the 17th SAARC Summit


President Mahinda Rajapaksa and the Sri Lankan delegation attending the 17th SAARC Summit was warmly welcomed by the Maldivian President Mr. Mohamed Nasheed and the First Lady Madam Laila Ali Abdulla and the Foreign Minister Mr. Ahmed Naseem on arrival in Male a shortwhile ago.

Sri Lanka’s LLRC Commission Report finalized. To be handed over to President Rajapaksa this week


The final report of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission appointed by President Mahinda Rajapaksa on 15th May 2010 to look into the root causes of the terrorist war in Sri Lanka and make recommend meaningful reconciliation is to be handed over to President Mahinda Rajapaksa this week.

Shahrukh Khan questioned over IPL funding

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan was on Tuesday questioned by the Enforcement Directorate in Mumbai in connection with the Indian Premier League.

Need to rework US centric foreign policy

Pakistan was coerced by USA to ditch friendly Taliban regime led by Mullah Omar and help the US forces and their allies to capture Afghanistan by providing airbases, logistic support and intelligence sharing. Pakistan is now again being pressured to help the US-NATO forces stuck in Afghanistan move out safely.

Former US President George W Bush arrived in Mumbai

Former US President George W Bush arrived here on Monday evening on a “personal visit” and checked into the iconic Taj Mahal hotel in South Mumbai. "We have provided the security for Mr Bush for Tuesday. He is expected leave Mumbai on Wednesday," Joint Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Rajnish Seth told.

Burma Army Attacks Church in Kachin State, Shooting and Torturing Worshippers

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has today received a report from sources inside Kachin State, Burma alleging that soldiers from the Burma Army shot at worshippers in a church in Wai Maw Township two days ago.

Why do the Burmese Regime Craves for Lifting of Sanctions?

The Burmese supremo Than Shwe and his bunch of generals have amassed immense wealth since 1988 but most of them being septuagenarian and octogenarian knew that their days on this earth are numbered.

Kanimozhi bail plea: High Court seeks CBI response

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought Central Bureau of Investigation’s response on the bail pleas of DMK MP Kanimozhi and four others arrested for their alleged roles in the 2G Spectrum allocation case.


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