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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 73

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Pakistan Navy contributing to meet maritime security challenges in Indian Ocean - Rear Adm Khan Hasham Bin Saddique

Pakistan being an important player and stake holder will continue to contribute effectively and play its due role in promoting peace and stability in Indian Ocean, states R Adm Khan Hasham Bin Saddique of Pakistan Navy during the Galle Dialogue.

Ambassador Admiral Karannagoda calls on Japanese Navy Chief

Ambassador Admiral (Rtd.) Wasantha Karannagoda recently called on Admiral Masahiko Sugimoto, The Chief of Staff of the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force at his office in the Ministry of Defence.

Maoists ambush leanes 2 CISF men dead

Two CISF jawans were killed and four others injured when Naxals ambushed a patrol team deployed at a National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) mine at Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Wednesday.

Asylum Seeker commits suicide in Australia

Department of Immigration & Emigration in Australia has informed the Sri Lanka High Commission in Canberra that a 26 years old Sri Lankan youth known as “Dayaratna Jayasekara” had committed suicide in Villawood Immigration Detention Centre, Sydney, Australia on 26th of October, 2011. The photograph shows the above person.

CM Mayawati hits back at critics on splitting Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday hit back at her opponents for dismissing the decision to split the Sstate as a political stunt with an eye on Assembly polls and said the move was to "exert pressure" on the Centre.

Sri Lanka moving ahead with first pharma zone, project scope expands to medical equipment manufacturing

Sri Lanka has begun preliminary work on country’s first pharmaceutical manufacturing zone. Boosted by the government’s buy back assurance on drugs made in the zone as well as the more than 10 percent rate of increase in country’s annual pharmaceutical expenditure, the Ministry of Industry and Commerce this week began mapping out the first steps in developing the 48 acre (19.4 Ha) land-plot slated for the project.

Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers agree to establish a SAARC Seed Bank and to resettle the remaining IDPs in their native villages

Sri Lanka’s Cabinet of Ministers in their weekly meeting held under the chairmanship of President Mahinda Rajapaksa has agreed to establish a SAARC Seed Bank in Sri Lanka in keeping with the agreement reached at the 17th SAARC Summit held in Maldives last week.