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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2397

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Asian Community Give Up Islamic Terror Gangs

The time has come for the UK Asian community to help in the fight against Radical Islam and terrorism .We have seen over a number of years terrorist attacks and plots on the British people and we have seen in name of Islam British Muslims praise the 9/11 attacks and call the victims of 77 dirty homosexuals on video and the British police taking no action.One radical on audio tape even calls for Muslims to target the Queen http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=4b5_1239147887.

Sri Lanka demands War Crimes against LTTE Terrorists and India’s IPKF

We have come to a stage in history that we need to put things in its perspective by not shying away from demanding actions on two key areas that now needs to be investigated.

The loss of legendary artists continues

The very latest loss the music industry had to face was the demise of Robin Gibbs of Bee Gees. The group of three outstanding Gibbs brothers is now left with only Barry Gibbs having lost Maurice Gibbs in 2003.

Pakistan Triumphs at SAARC Film Awards 2012 at Colombo

Pakistan won its first SAARC Film Award on Sunday night for the documentary “Saving Face” that chronicles the work of a British plastic surgeon who rebuilds the faces of women disfigured by acid attacks.

Reserve Bank of India Announces SAARC Swap Arrangement

With a view to strengthening regional financial and economic cooperation, Governor of Reserve Bank of India Dr. D. Subbarao on 16 May, 2012 announced in the 24th SAARC FINANCE Governors’ Meeting in Pokhara, Nepal, that the Reserve Bank of India will offer Swap Arrangement of US $ 2 billion both in foreign currency and Indian rupee.

100 Days To Go Until The Best Ever Paralympics

In 100 days’ time, the most watched, most accessible and most integrated Paralympics of all time will begin in London.

Latest IPL shocker: Pune Warriors’ cricketers caught in rave party

After spot fixing charges, Shahrukh Khan scuffle with guards at Wankhade stadium, molestation of an American woman by an Australian player and now a rave party with IPL players—the latest IPL edition is making headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Prof. G.L. Peiris is on an official visit to Russia and Kazakhstan

Prof. G.L. Peiris, Sri Lanka’s Minister of External Affairs will pay an official visit to the Russian Federation on the invitation of Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on 23rd May, 2012. During the visit Prof. Peiris will hold official talks with his Russian counterpart on a range of issues of importance to both countries.

Lokpal Bill to fight corruption again delayed

In yet another twist, the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill was on Monday referred to the Select Committee of Rajya Sabha, further delaying the setting up of the anti-graft ombudsman which has been hanging fire for 42 years.

Sri Lanka Embassy in Rome, Italy monitors the situation in the aftermath of the Earthquake in Bolonga

Ministry of External Affairs and the Sri Lanka Embassy in Rome, Italy monitor the situation in the aftermath of the Earthquake in Bolonga and Modena.

Bihar farmer’s 12-year-old son cracks IIT-JEE!

The Joint Entrance Examination for entry into the prestigious IITs in India is considered as one of the toughest to crack. Coaching institutes do a roaring business in attracting students with tall claims.

Musical Show for the second phase of the Hospice built at Kurundakulama, Anuradhapura

Sandakada Pahana – the musical show of veteran vocalist, Sunil Edirisinghe, will take place on 9th June, 2012 ( Saturday) at 6.30 p.m. at the auditorium of Bishop’s College, Colombo 7.

Rishad arrives in Qatar for Doha Forum 2012


Qatar – Sri Lanka trade and bilateral relations are further boosted by the currently on-going Doha Forum 2012. “Our participation in this event is a sign of Sri Lanka’s improving profile in international trade, specially, in the Middle East trade” announced Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka.


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