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

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Indian military might is overplayed

Basing on tangible factors of its armed forces coupled with its nuclear strength, India claims to be the strongest military power in South Asia. America has now started to authenticate its claims. India fought three wars with Pakistan out of which two ended in a stalemate and one in controversial victory.

PM seeks greater investment from Singapore

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday invited greater investment from Singapore, describing the city-state as a "valued partner" for India's ambitious plans for infrastructure development which requires about one trillion dollars over five years.

CIA Intrigues against Pakistani Institutions

A couple of days ago Pakistani politics was pushed into turmoil because of an article published in a British paper last month, which was written by incredible Mansoor Ijaz, a Pakistani-American businessman with political connections in Washington.

BJP leader Advani ends Yatra against corruption

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani has ended his yatra against corruption and black money, reaching New Delhi on Sunday, after criss-crossing India to a mixed response from people.

Sri Lanka & Belgium pledge to consolidate economic ties

Sri Lanka and Belgium have pledged to expand and facilitate bilateral trade and investment, taking note of the growing economic interaction between the two countries.

Seven arrested for nun’s murder

Seven people were arrested on Sunday in connection with the murder of the activist nun who was hacked to death with an axe by unknown assailants in Jharkhand.

Ranil victimized MPs over homo-advances says charge sheet

The charge sheet handed over to General Secretary of the United National Party (UNP), Tissa Attanayake by Southern Provincial Councillor, Maithri Gunaratne on behalf of the rebel group, alleges that the UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe was trying to force Matara district UNP MP Buddhika Pathirana into illicit homosexual relations with him and when the MP had rebuffed, the UNP leader had resorted to punishing MP Pathirana by suspending his party membership temporarily.

The General and the Witch-hunt

For all their patriotic rhetoric, the two omnipotent presidential-siblings, Basil and Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, tend to be more open and truthful with major and minor US officials than with Lankan people.

South Africa has expressed interest in oil exploration, fishing, tourism and trade in Sri Lanka

South Africa has expressed interest in investing and establishing their ventures in Sri Lanka. They have expressed interest in oil exploration, fishing, tourism and trade, and have said that enterprises of the two countries can benefit by initiating private public partnership programmes.