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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2403

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Yeddyurappa defers decision to quit BJP

In a brief respite for ruling BJP in Karnataka, its rebel leader BS Yeddyurappa on Monday said he has kept in abeyance his decision to resign from the party but remained defiant attacking Chief Minister Sadanananda Gowda and claiming the support of 70 MLAs.

Sri Lanka showcased to 5000+ biz in LA


The Los Angeles investment and biz community received a raresprinkle of free Pure Ceylon Tea and cinnamon on 04 May. The free Sri Lankan giftswere part of promotional efforts at the Annual World Trade Week in LA held onMay 4th.

Sri Lankan Football Delegation In Palestine


Sri Lankan Football team taking part in the Al-Nakba football tournament in Palestine entered West Bank through Allenby Bridge in Jericho on 13th morning.

PMU Seminar Foresees Future Technology


Saudi Aramco Endowed Chair of Technology and Information Management at Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University's College of Computer Engineering and Science recently organized one-day seminar on "Advances in Cloud Computing and Business Security."

Sri Lankan exotic cuisine Promoted in Shangahi


The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Shanghai organized a Food Festival from 4th to 10th May 2012 at the Revolving Restaurant at one of Shanghai’s modern landmarks, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower. This is the second time that a country food festival was held at the Tower.

Burma’s Reform Strategy uncertain, with corrupt bureaucrats

Vice-President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Burma) Dr Sai Mauk Kham addressed Coordination Meeting on Reform Strategy and Investment at the President Office, in Nay Pyi Taw, on Sunday (13 May) the New Light of Myanmar newspaper said Monday.

Dalai Lama to donate Templeton Prize money to Indian “Save the children Fund”

The Dalai Lama has said he will give away 900 thousand pound of the total 1.1m pound Templeton Prize money he received to ‘Save the Children Fund’ in India, confirmed C. Rigzing, private secretary of the Dalai Lama said from Dharamshala by phone.

European envoys’ visit to Nagaland upsets Home Ministry

The Union Home Ministry on Monday strongly objected to the visit of a group of ambassadors from seven European countries to Nagaland without taking security clearance from the Centre.

Templeburg’s $ 234 Mn performance shows the huge promise of Lankan based industry investments’ says Rishad

As it hit its 13thyear in operations, a Sri Lankan national zonal industry venture has reported strong returns –again. “The Templeburg zone has become a model of Lankan investment based industry success and also shows the industrial zones under the Ministry of Industry and Commerce can harness promising investments generating strong returns with local capital” said Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka.

Plans Announced For Change In Rules For Family Visitor Appeals

Foreign nationals who have been refused a visa for a short visit to see family members in the UK will need to re-apply for a visa rather than launch a lengthy and costly appeal.


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