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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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Spicing up the Arabic music!

They say that music has no language or boundaries. A true music lover will not care in what language a song is being sung and based on which country’s music. However, classical music of various entity remains pure and in tact. We note that Arabic music has been spiced up with the introduction of Indian music in it of late, for better and not for worse.

Lanka thanks Italy for support during tough times, new outfit coming to address granite exporters’ issues

Sri Lanka is grateful to Italy for continued support it receives from the European friend, specially during Sri Lanka’s tough times. Sri Lanka is also keen on tech transfer support from Italy for its fledgling $ 16Mn mineral granite industry and is also looking to set up a committee to oversee granite exporters’ issues.

Delhi High Court Granted Anticipatory Bail to Dr. Subramanian Swamy

The Delhi High Court granted anticipatory bail to Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy yesterday in the case relating to an alleged inflammatory article written by him in a daily in July last.

Al-Qaeda in Deep Quagmire US

U.S. President Barack Obama stated in Capitol at the annual address to Congress that about 23 thousand U.S. troops would be withdrawn from Afghanistan by the end of the summer of 2012, U.S.

USAID Helps Trincomalee Food Producers Secure Certification

Identified as a strategic sector by USAID, the U.S. Embassy’s development arm, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) play a crucial role in employment growth, income generation, and poverty alleviation.

Brisk polling in Punjab, Uttarakhand

Polling for Punjab and Uttarakhand assemblies held on Monday was brisk, according to Election Commission sources. The voting was generally peaceful.

TN Assembly Secession Begun: No Compromise on Mullaperiyar Dam issue-Governor Rosiah

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosiah has said that the state government would not compromise on its rights on the Mullaperiyar Dam issue.

Delhi’s Jamia Milia to honour Aung San Suu Kyi

Recognising Aung San Suu Kyi'sover two-decade fight for democracy in Myanmar, Delhi's Jamia MiliaIslamia will confer an honorary doctorate degree on her very soon.

South Africa’s Hotel & Shopping Mall Developers Are Enticed By Sri Lanka’s Opportunities

As a means of addressing the growing demand for hotel rooms and shopping mall developments in Sri Lanka, the High Commission of Sri Lanka in Pretoria organized a business promotion and networking event to members of the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA).

Andhra Home Secretary arrested in Emaar case

Senior IAS officer and Home Secretary, B. P. Acharya was arrested by Central Bureau of Investigation in the Emaar case in Hyderabad on Monday after four-hour long questioning.

Independent…but not yet Free

Sri Lanka received its independence from Britain on February 4, 1948, but our country is still not liberated or truly free. We may have a constitution and enjoy the status of a sovereign state, but as a nation and a people we have not yet won our freedom from egotistical self-centeredness, collective irresponsibility, pettiness, arrogance, and an unbridled lack of discipline.