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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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Court clears former CM Yeddyurappa, ready for comeback bid

Facing a fresh come back bid by B S Yeddyurappa after the Karnataka High Court gave him a clean chit in an illegal mining case, , Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Thursday said the BJP central leadership would decide on the future of his predecessor.

Sri Lankan Food Festival in London

For those who fancy an authentic mouth-watering Sri Lankan meal in the United Kingdom – or even in Europe – there is an opportunity now in Central London. A unique Sri Lankan food festival is currently underway at Park Plaza Hotel in Victoria, Central London.

Parrikar set to head Goa’s BJP govt

Senior BJP leader Manohar Parrikar is all set to become the chief minister of Goa for the third time after the BJP-MGP combine on Thursday staked its claim to form the government with the support of 26 legislators and the swearing -in will be held on Friday.

Lanka-Bangladesh JEC successfully revived after two decades, next meet in Colombo

The Sri Lanka-Bangladesh Joint Economic Commission (JEC) sessions, held after almost two decades, concluded successfully yesterday, (08 March) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. “We effectively renewed bilateral trade cooperation and more importantly, have succeeded in regularizing the important JEC series in the future” announced Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka in Dhaka at the end of the two day sessions ending yesterday.

Parkash Singh Badal to stay on as CM after Punjab victory

New DPutting at rest all speculation, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday declared that Parkash Singh Badal will remain the Chief Minister of Punjab, a post he would be holding for a record fifth time.

55th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Sri Lanka and China celebrated

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in China organized a Sri Lanka cultural evening and gala dinner under the theme “Refreshingly Sri Lanka” to celebrate the 64th Anniversary of the Independence of Sri Lanka and the 55th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Sri Lanka and China on 05th March 2012 at China World Hotel in Beijing.

Festival of colors, Holi celebrated with gusto in Delhi

It was a riot of colours on Delhi streets on Thursday as the old and young came out to celebrate Holi, which marks the start of spring.

'The Right To Development' should not be seen as a divisive concept – Ambasadaor Tamara Kunanayakam

The right to development should not be seen as a divisive concept, but as the means by which the human person, individually and collectively, can become the principal actor of his or her own destiny, said Ambassador Tamara Kunanayakam.