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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

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Indo – Sri Lanka Buddhist Network initiated

A group of pro-active Indian and Sri Lankan Buddhists drawn from leading Buddhist organizations had a series of discussions on the sidelines of the World Buddhist Assembly gathering in Bangkok, Thailand (May 21 – 25, 2012) and decided to establish an ‘Indo – Sri Lanka Buddhist Network’ to pursue a number of preliminary aims and objectives that are beneficial to the cause of consolidating and spreading Buddhism in both countries and other parts of the world. It is anticipated that a more substantial organization would emerge with the passage of time from these interactions.

Queen's Diamond Jubilee saw scores of villages across Hampshire holding street parties

The Queen's 60th year on the throne being celebrated in towns and villages across the UK one town with strong links to the Royal family is Romsey in Hampshire which is also linked with Sri Lanka, Lord Mountbatten’s WWII headquarters which his base in Botanical Gardens Kandy ,His own home was based in Romsey.

Bailiffs raid Hindu temple as priests refuse to move out for Travelodge

Bailiffs have carried out a dawn raid on a Hindu temple, evicting priests and seizing its sacred contents.

CBI questions Jagan Reddy in assets case

The Central Bureau of Investigation questioned jailed YSR Congress Party leader Y.S Jaganmohan Reddy in the illegal wealth case on Sunday, the first day of the five-day custody.

PMU Faculty Reveals Saudi Arabian Vegetable Consumption Complications in the 95th Canadian Chemistry Conference

A professor from the Department of Mathematics & Sciences in Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU), Dr. Muhammad Waqar Ashraf participated in 2012 Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition held from May 26-30, 2012 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev observe fast against corruption

Warning a fight to finish by August, social activist Anna Hazare and yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Sunday held a day-long fast, their first joint appearance on a public platform in the past one year, against the UPA government on the issue of corruption.

Golden Jubilee of Mihintala Aloka Pooja

The single most significant event that took place in the recorded history of our country was the introduction of Buddhism in the third century BC following the 3rd Buddhist Council convened by the Mauryan Emperor Asoka of India. (273-232BCE) Emperor Asoka was a follower of the brahmanical faith at the beginning of his reign.

President Mahinda in London

President Mahinda Rajapaksa and first Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa arrived in London on a four-day visit to attend the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee celebrations.