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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

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Nachchaduwa Irrigation Scheme Rehabilitated with the assistance from JICA

The Nachchaduwa Irrigation Scheme Rehabilitated under the Pro-Poor Economic Advancement and Community Enhancement Project (PEACE) was ceremonially declared open on 14th February 2012 by the Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Management, Nimal Siripala De Silva with the participation of Mr. Nobuhito Hobo – the Ambassador of Japan to Sri Lanka. Berty Premalal Dissanayake, Chief Minister of North Central Province, W.B. Ekanayake, Deputy Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Management, and Mr. Akira Shimura, Chief Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) also graced the occasion.

India & Sri Lanka readying for trade talks in March

Being the first FTA for India and Sri Lanka, the 1998 Indo – Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement carries substantial sentimental value for Sri Lanka. Together both countries can play a major role in elevating the Indo-Sri Lanka economic relations from the current level to much higher level. Also, Sri Lankan private sector is upbeat on the successful outcome on Sri Lanka's show at Partnership Summit 2012, held in Hyderabad.

After East Pakistan, another global conspiracy in the offing in Balochistan

As a consequence of Pakistan movement waged by the All India Muslim Leaguers under the dynamic leadership of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah getting abundantly ripened and the Muslims of India fully determined to create an independent homeland for themselves, the Congress leaders in collusion with British Viceroy Lord Mountbatten were equally determined to shatter their dreams.

Too early to blame any country in Israeli car blast : Indian Govt

As investigators try hard to find clues, Union Home Secretary RKSingh on Tuesday said there was no evidence till now to suggest involvement of any country in the bomb attack on an Israeli diplomat in Delhi.

University of Alabama at Birmingham (USA) visits Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University

Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University has received University of Alabama (UAB) Dean of Health Professions and a group of professors of Graduate Studies in Health Administration.

Dejected Nasheed feels India may lose leverage to China

Dejected apparently by the cold shoulder given by India, ousted Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed said on Tuesday that New Delhi has taken his party "for granted" and may lose "leverage" to China under the new regime.

UN Human Rights Council strictures: Sri Lanka continues to suffer as a pawn in regional geopolitics

If Sri Lanka was an island hidden away from the geographical proximity and spotlight of super powers or those aspiring to be super powers (and others who would do anything moral or immoral to prevent that from happening), the resplendent island would have been truly tranquil, and at peace.