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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2526

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The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations in Britain

Britain is in the middle of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations to mark the 60 years of The Queen’s reign, with an extended bank holiday period of four days, began on 2nd June. All is set to kick off the festivities across Britain with a combination of pageantry, intensely amplified patriotism and renewed loyalty to the monarchy.

Lalin's Column: Review - Gota’s War -Final- revised

CA Chandraprema (CAC)’s book even if he has got much to learn about SL’s military if not its history, has been called the “finest and most comprehensive…….. of the … conflict” (Sarath Amunugama) and also the most ‘definitive’ (Rajpal Abeynayake).

“India Show” in Colombo in August 2012

The High Commission of India organized an India-Sri Lanka Business Forum at Taj Samudra on 30 May, 2012 to discuss the possibilities of enhancing trade and economic relations between India and Sri Lanka and informing the participants about the “India Show” planned for August 2012.

Homosexuality is a Natural Human Tendency

Homosexuality is often condemned as an unnatural disease from the West. Our investigations show that it is not so. Homosexuality is a natural human tendency and it is not a disease and it is not unnatural. Up to now psychology has not solved the problem why some men and women become homosexuals.

Mamata, Left, BJP reject "token price cut" on petrol

Dubbing the Rs2 per litre cut in petrol price as "token", UPA ally Trinamool Congress as well as opposition parties on Saturday demanded a "complete rollback" and said they would not settle for anything less.

Now, Economic Traitors

The path to impunity began with the veneration of the Security Forces. The Rajapaksas insisted that Lankan Forces never did any wrong during the Fourth Eelam War, because Lankan Forces are incapable of doing any wrong. This tautology and the resultant blanket of infallibility covered the Ruling Siblings as well, in their capacity as the political leaders of the ‘nation at war’.

Deposed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak gets life term

Deposed former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been sentenced to life on Saturday..

Buddha’s teachings can resolve today’s conflicts too – President at UN Vesak Day

The teachings of the Buddha are relevant today as they were twenty six centuries ago. If the leaders of our modern world are to embrace this advice, many of today’s conflicts, both domestic and international, could be resolved for the benefit of mankind, said President Mahinda Rajapaksa, addressing the United Nations Day of Vesak celebrations, in Bangkok today ( June 2).

Letter from America: Remembering FALLUJAH and NATO War Crimes

Eight years ago, Fallujah in Iraq became the theater of a major showdown between the Iraqi insurgents and the American occupying forces. By successfully repelling the first U.S. led siege in April 2004, just a year after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, Fallujah essentially became a symbol of heroism and resistance against American occupation in Iraq.