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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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Opinion Leaders and Scholars Gather in to discuss New Delhi discuss ‘Inclusive Development’

A two day conference on the theme ‘Delivering Inclusive and Sustainable Development’ concluded in New Delhi last week. The event was organized by the Colombo based South Asia Policy and Research Institute, SAPRI, the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi, CPR and the Club de Madrid.

India should support referendum for Tamil Eelam: Karunanidhi

DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi on Tuesday said India should take up efforts in the United Nations for holding a referendum in Sri Lanka for creation of a separate Tamil Eelam.

‘GSK’s 2.5 Bn capacity Paracetamol plant a strong boost to Lanka pharmas’ says Minister Rishad

Sri Lanka’s pharmaceutical manufacturing sector will get a new boost when Glaxo Wellcome Ceylon GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) commences the first ever solid pharma production facility by a multinational in the country on 24 April.

BJP proves its clout in Delhi civic polls

Dealing a stunning blow to the ruling Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday won 138 out of the 272 wards in three Delhi municipal corporations as Congress fell way behind the saffron party in the civic body polls winning 78. The Bahujan Samaj Party won an impressive 15 seats.

India respects Sri Lanka’s territorial integrity, looking forward to stronger bilateral ties - Mrs. Sushma Swaraj

A 12-member Indian Parliamentary delegation, headed by the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Mrs. Sushma Swaraj, and comprising representatives of several prominent political parties from both houses of Parliament, arrived in Colombo on the evening of 16 April 2012.

More safety data needed on lubricants used in anal sex

There is a growing realization that there is a significant issue of HIV acquisition through anal intercourse not only for men who have sex with men (MSM) who are clearly very visible HIV high risk group but increasingly for women who may be exposed to the virus through anal intercourse with their male partners.

The Catalogue of Tourism in Sri Lanka Published by the Sri Lanka Embassy in Russia

The Catalogue of Tourism in Sri Lanka Published by the Sri Lanka Embassy in Moscow, Russia was presented to the President Mahinda Rajapaksa by the Ambassador Udayanga Weeratunga yester (16th April 2012) at the Temple Trees.

Be The Change You Want To See

A two days “State Level Convention of Women Leaders" of feisty rural women began at Gandhi Bhawan in Lucknow on 16th April 2012, bringing together over 650 women leader delegates (organizers were expecting not more than 500) from 9 districts of east UP, and proved once again that more changes can be wrought in society by women than we can think of.

All 23 acquitted in Bihar Dalit massacre case

The Patna High Court has acquitted all the 23 persons accused of perpetrating the massacre of 21 Dalits at Bathani Tola in Bhojpur in 1996.

A Consular Mobile Service organized by Sri Lanka High Commission in Britain

The High Commission of Sri Lanka in London held a full day mobile service at Hazel Wick School in Crawley on 15th April 2012 to provide consular services to the Sri Lankan community living in Crawley area.

34 NE MPs need one voice to solve racial problems at Delhi

The violence perpetrated on the northeast students including girls by the locals and their landlord in nation’s capital and also the Police’s subsequent refusal to admit their FIRs against the culprits is only the repetition of the past. On many occasions, most of the crimes, which could have been averted, took place due to the inattentiveness of the Police personnel in Delhi.