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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2785

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Carl Bildt welcomes Indonesia’s decision to ratify Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt welcomes Indonesian endorsement of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty, December 6, 2011.

Kabul Attacked one day after Bonn Conference

Just after one day of the second Bonn Conference, over 58 people have been killed and many injured in three sparsest unprecedented attacks in Afghanistan.

Exhibition of Replicas of Ancient Rock and Wall Paintings of Sri Lanka Opens in New Delhi

The Sri Lanka High Commission in New Delhi, in collaboration with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and the National Crafts Council of Sri Lanka, organized an exhibition of a modest collection of replicas of ancient rock and wall paintings of Sri Lanka.

Bringing PM under purview: House panel on Lokpal leaves it to Parliament

In the face of sharp divisions, the Parliamentary panel scrutinising the Lokpal Bill has decided to leave the issue of inclusion of Prime Minister under the ambit of the ombudsman to the “good sense” of Parliament.

Further UK Visa Applicant Arrested For Fraud

A Sri Lankan visa applicant has been arrested on Tuesday, for using deception and a false identity to apply for a UK visa. He was referred by the UK Border Agency to CID police in Colombo. The visa applicant was applying with his younger brother to join his mother who is working in the UK.

Row over Minister Sibal’s demand for check on social sites’ content

As a controversy raged over monitoring offensive content on internet platforms, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Tuesday asked social websites like Google and Facebook to ensure that uploading of derogatory material is stopped.

Expo 2012 advanced to a national event, powerful Ministerial Committee to run the mega spectacle

Sri Lanka Expo 2012, the mega export show of international scale to be held in Sri Lanka after 15 years, has now been advanced to a national event. And it will now be coordinated by a powerful Cabinet appointed Ministerial Committee.