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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2766

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SriLankan scores high on Punctuality

SriLankan Airlines first quarter (Jan-March) punctuality record reveals an impressive high average, exceeding the airline’s punctuality benchmarks for all flights departing Colombo and destinations in the entire network.

Aarushi murder: Charges to be framed against Talwars

A Ghaziabad court on Thursday ordered framing of charges against dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in the double murder case of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj four years back.

Human Right Council - a Butterfly or a caterpillar with lipstick? Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes?

The ides of March have come and gone but the passage of the famous or infamous US sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka continues to provoke discussion and discourse not to mention the controversy it has raised among us on its pros and cons.

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Pol-Sambolè-Italian-singer-Piero-Perondi.[Sri Lankan Song by Foreigner-03].flv

US State Department banned Abdallah Azzam Brigades (AAB) , as a Foreign Terrorist Organization

The US Department of State has been designated as a Foreign Terrorist Organization Abdallah Azzam Brigades (AAB), an organization based in both Lebanon and the Arabian Peninsula, which was accused of indiscriminate rocket attacks on Israeli civilians.

Two Congress-led Govts waive tax on petrol as NDA calls for bandh over sharp hike

Even as political parties flayed the steepest-ever petrol price hike of Rs 7.50 on a single day, the Congress-led UDF government in Kerala and the Uttarakhand government led by Vijay Bahuguna decided to waive tax on petrol while the NDA, opposing the steep hike in petrol prices, has called for a nation-wide bandh on May 31.

Government urged to create right environment for TNA and other oppositions to participate in the Select Committee

The Government has to come forward to create a conducive climate and a right environment for the Tamil National Alliance and the opposition parties to attend the Parliamentary Select Committee.