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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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American Duplicity and Emerging New Arab Middle East

Discard cynicism and wickedness but be conscious that some contemporary politicians and monsters of history are often the two sides of the same picture enriched with perversion and treacherous escape from the facts of real life. They exhibit individualistic absolutism and despotic intents to gain irrational favors.

The Tangalle Tourist Tragedy: Government determined to deal severely as per law - Deputy Economic Development Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena

The Government reiterated that those responsible for the killing of British holidaymaker Kuram Shaikah Zaman (27) who was murdered in the incident on 24 December and causing injury to his Russian partner Victoria Alexandrovna will be severely dealt with as per the law whilst the latter has shed some light on the Tangalle tragedy over the weekend.

And so the protest continues

Two years have passed since the three decade long ethnic war ended and the rebel leader was killed but the protest and the false propaganda continues in full fledge by all those who present themselves as the “representatives” of the Tamil people in Tamil Eelam. The phrase “we are fighting for the freedom and the human rights of our fellow brothers/sisters in Tamil Eelam” has become such a cliché since the beginning of 2009.

Russia hands over $920 m worth n-sub to India

Russia has handed over the much-awaited nuclear-powered attack submarine Nerpa to India on a 10-year lease, boosting the Indian navy's fire-power.
The Akula-II class Nerpa nuclear submarine had recently finished sea trials.

Governor Alavi Moulana to lead a delegation to secure the release of Rizana Nafeek

The Governor of the Western Province and a veteran Sri Lankan political leader Mr. Alavi Moulana has indicated to Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa that he wanted to lead a delegation to Riyadh to secure the release of Sri Lankan Housemaid Rizana Nafeek who is presently languishing in the death row since 16 July 2007 in the Dawdami prisons.

Lokpal Bill in Budget session

Putting up a brave front after it failed to muster the numbers in the Rajya Sabha, the Government on Friday said the Lokpal Bill will "definitely" be brought before the Rajya Sabha during the Budget session even as Congress leader Digvijay Singh defended the move saying extension of the House last night was not possible.

Commitment to ‘Liberal Socialism’ can be a New Year Resolution!

If socialism became a pathetic misgiving with the collapse of the Soviet Union and the controlled economies of the same genre, capitalism has also created similar uncertainties after the recent rounds of financial and economic crises in many countries and even before.


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