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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2992

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Baby girl for Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Bollywood star and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has given birth to a baby girl, her husband Abhishek announced on Wednesday.

Changing Australian Policy on Uranium Sales and Nuclear?

Australian public policy is changing rapidly under the leadership of Prime Minister Julia Gillard ‘for better or for worse.’ Last month it was the much controversial Carbon Tax, among other matters, which could easily passage through Parliament and then the Senate.

Alavi Moulana leaving for Riyadh today

Alavi Moulana, the Governor of the Western Province is expected to leave for Riyadh today to join the Government delegation that has already left for Riyadh on 14th of November, to seek apology to the Sri Lankan housemaid Rizana Nafeek.

Petrol price cut after protests

After several hikes in petrol prices, there was finally some relief on Tuesday as the oil companies, for the first time since deregulation, announced a cut in the price of petrol.

Blow by Blow Retort To Channel 4: A candid and spirited response by Sri Lankan Ambassador in Germany

At the very outset I would like to state that it does not gives me a great pleasure at this moment of time as having had to bear with a decision of the organizers of this gathering to completely ignore my request to screen a documentary produce by Government of Sri Lanka back to back in answer to the Channel 04 Documentary which rebut graphically all allegations contained therein.

P. de S. Kularatne – legend of Ananda

November 16 marks the 35th death anniversary of S. Kularatne, leading educationist and campaigner for the cause of Buddhists in Sri Lanka. He made his greatest contribution to society as principal of Ananda College, Colombo which marked its 125th anniversary on October 31.

Rahul’s “beggars” remark in UP lands him in court case

A complaint has been filed against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in the Bandra (Mumbai) metropolitan court for the statement he made in Phulpur in Uttar Pradesh alleging it has hurt the sentiments of the people hailing from the northern state and staying in Maharashtra.

Balochistan Circes & Reko Diq Deposit

Reko Diq is a small town in Chagai District, Baluchistan located 70 kilometres northwest of Naukundi, near to the Iran-Afghan border. The town has the world´s largest Gold and Copper reserves containing 12.3 million tons of copper and 20.9 million ounces of gold in inferred and indicated resources.

The Bible, The Qur'an and Science

In this objective study of the texts, Maurice Bucaille clears away many preconceived ideas about the Old Testament, the Gospel and the Quran.

S.M. Krishna visiting Moscow

External Affairs Minister S M Krishna will visit Russia this week to finalise the non- military cooperation agenda for the December Summit between the two countries and co-chair an inter-governmental Joint Commission on trade and other matters.

Sri Lanka Chairs Constitution Day Celebrations of AALCO in New Delhi

High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam, representing the current Sri Lankan presidency of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organisation (AALCO), addressed the commemorative event held in New Delhi, to mark the 55th Constitution Day of AALCO.

Sri Lanka’s national Cricket Committee dissolved

Sri Lanka has dissolved the national cricket board committee paving the way for elections to be held for electing a new Cricket Board for the first time in seven years in line with International Cricket Council (ICC) rules.