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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2786

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Home Minister says Nagaland as most peaceful state

Nagaland Home Minister Imkong L Imchen expressed his happiness on the prevailing peaceful environment in the State.

Sinhala/Tamil New Year Celebration at Dharma Vijaya Buddhist Vihara in Los Angeles

This past Sunday, April 15th, was a day of celebrating the Sinhala/Tamil New Year at Dharma Vijaya Buddhist Vihara in Los Angeles. Under the enthusiastic direction of Ven. Walpola Piyananda and event chairman, Ven. Kalabululande Dhammajothi, over 250 temple members – adults and children alike – observed the Precepts, performed traditional New Year rituals, and avidly participated in avurudu games.

20 students from the Northern Province visit New Delhi on an Educational Tour

A 20-member group from various Schools in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka accompanied by two officials from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports returned to Sri Lanka today after a successful educational tour to New Delhi, India.

Italy compensation to killed fishermen families

Italy has agreed to pay nearly $200,000 to each of the families of two dead Indian fishermen allegedly shot by Italian marines who mistook them for pirates, lawyers for the victims’ families said Friday.

Sri Lanka and Israel conduct Bilateral Consultations

The first ever bilateral consultations between the Ministry of External Affairs of Sri Lanka and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel were held at the Ministry of External Affairs in Colombo on 20th April, 2012.

Assamese defy militant threat to hear Prime Minister

Braving security threats by the anti-talk faction of the ULFA and a shutdown call by the militants, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday inaugurated the platinum jubilee celebration of the Assam legislative assembly and said he wanted to make the state a new engine of growth for the northeast.

Post-war Development in Jaffna District is amazing says Mrs. Sushma Swaraj, Indian opposition Leader

Ms. Sushma Swaraj, the Lok Sabha opposition leader who led the visiting parliamentary delegation stated that she came to Jaffna at the invitation of Douglas Devananda, Minister of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development and was amazed to see the developmental work that was being carried out in Jaffna.

Indian Government provides a grant of Rs.200 million for the livelihood program of the war affected widows

The Indian Government has given Rs.200 million grant to train the war affected widows with some self employment courses, so that the widows might be able to start afresh their livelihood.