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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2559

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UNHRC summit and Sri Lankan anger; Some Western Nations doing the bidding of LTTE supporters

It is reported that some Western nations are to move a motion at the February sessions of the UNHRC compelling Sri Lanka to act on possible accountability issues during the final war against the LTTE within a time frame determined by the UNHRC.

Minister Devananda does work for the development of North as well as the Country - Minister Chandrasiri Gajadeera

Mr. Chandrasiri Gajadeera, Minister of Rehabilitation and Prison Reforms, laying the Foundation Stone for a new building for Jaffna Prison at Kottady, Jaffna on the 29th of January, 2012 said that Minister Devananda was doing a massive volume of work towards the establishment of peace and inter-racial harmony whilst pro-actively engaging in development activities in the North and that of the country as a whole.

Solve the oldest conflict first

The Western governments, especially the US administration did not waste time to condemn Russia and China for vetoing a draft resolution against Syria.

Antrix deal probe blames former ISRO chief Madhavan Nair

A five-member team that probed a controversial deal between Indian Space Research Organisation and commercial arm Antrix Corporation and Devas Multimedia has concluded that former chairman of the space agency, G. Madhavan Nair, and three other scientists were responsible for the contract.

PMU and UCSD Eyes for Future Collaborations

Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University (PMU) Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Dr. Nassar M. Shaikh welcomed a delegation from the University of California in San Diego (UCSD), headed by its Assistant Vice Chancellor, Mounir Soliman.

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh diagnosed with cancer

There is sad news for dashing Yuvraj Singh’s fans. Yuvraj Singh, who played a stellar role in India’s ODI World Cup triumph last year, has been diagnosed with cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy in the United States.

Why Sri Lanka should win Commonwealth Bank Series (ODI) in Australia?

Sri Lanka,India and hosts Australia will meet in the Commonwealth Bank Series triangular one day international (ODI) cricket tournament which begins on Sunday, February 5th in Melbourne. India is the current world champion in this format of the game. But the recent performances of them can be considered as dismal.

Russia and Sri Lanka are tied up by strong bonds of friendship and cooperation, long-standing traditions of mutual respect and trust

In his Sri Lanka’s 64th Independence Day, Mr. Dmitry A. Medvedev President of the Russian Federation expressed confidence that Russia and Sri Lanka are tied up by strong bonds of friendship and cooperation, long-standing traditions of mutual respect and trust.

Poll campaign not meant to project Rahul as PM: Priyanka

Priyanka Gandhi said on Sunday the central focus of her brother Rahul Gandhi's politics is not to become Prime Minister and the question does not arise at the moment.

Burmese Diplomacy and Repression - Why the West should not Invest or Lift Sanctions on Burma

Even though man is essentially an economic animal and greed always supersedes the need, great caution should be taken by the Western world regarding Burma. They should not to be too excited or hysteria about the opening of Burma as Dr Zarni describes it as hyper ballistic characterization that the country is "on the verge of great transformation."

“A.H.M. Azwer MP’s statement might make the life of poor Rizana miserable” : Saudi tribal leader demands apology

The UPFA party list Member of Parliament A.H.M. Azwer has come into sharp criticism from Saudi Arabia for his latest speech in the floor of Parliament regarding the Sri Lankan Housemaid Rizana Nafeek.