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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2787

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Memo and NRO cases gone in hibernation

The dawn of 2012 heralded political fireworks and clash of institutions. Clashes were a carry forward of 2011 in which Abbottabad Commission investigating the US helicopters assault on 2 May, memo scandal and NRO review case kept the nation busy. Memo scandal in particular was more enthralling since it got connected with 2 May episode.

Koodankulam nuclear Power Project: Protesters assaulted by mob-Called off talks with Central Officials

A civil group spearheading the protest against Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) called off talks with the central government-appointed experts panel after the former's members were assaulted in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu Tuesday, an activist said.

Drinking Water Scheme for People Centre Area in Delft

Minister of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development Douglas Devananda, and Major General G.A. Chandrasiri, the Governor of the North initiated a drinking water scheme for the people in the centre area of Delft Island.

TN Assembly suspended DMK MLA TRB Raja for Ten-days: Privileges Commitee recommends suspension for his misbehavior in the House

A Legislator of the opposition DMK was on Tuesday suspended from the Tamil Nadu Assembly for ten days for acting in a manner that violated the House rules, leading to a walk out by the DMK members.

Prime Minister of Cameroon welcomes strengthened ties with Sri Lanka

The new thrust in Sri Lanka’s foreign policy, giving greater weight to relations with countries in the African continent and enhancing mutual benefit from this focus, is exceedingly welcome, Prime Minister Philemon Yang of Cameroon told Professor G.L.Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, at their meeting on Monday.

2G case: SC allows Swamy’s plea on sanction of prosecution

Indicting the PMO but letting the Prime Minister off lightly on failure to decide on prosecuting the then telecom minister A. Raja in the 2G case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday set a limit of four months for deciding the issue of sanction for prosecution of corrupt public servants.

Sri Lanka High Commission hosts London Consular Corps Seminar

Executive Committee member of the Consular Corps of London, Chaminda Kularatne organised the 999 Seminar of their Consular gathering at the Sri Lanka High Commission in Hyde Park Gardens, London recently. A large number of diplomatic officers turned up at the Chancery of the Sri Lanka High Commission to attend the 999 Seminar conducted by the Consular Corps of London.