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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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Ambassador Dr Palitha Kohona elected Vice President of the Conference of State Parties of the Law of the Sea Convention

Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative in New York, Ambassador Dr Palitha Kohona was elected Vice President of the Conference of State Parties of the Law of the Sea Convention.

Tourism Investment opportunities in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s tourism chief is urging European businessmen to capitalize on the island's investment opportunities.

Cause for the decline in child nutrition

Sri Lankan children under five years are increasingly showing symptoms of chronic malnutrition including underweight (21%), stunting (17.3%) and wasting (14.7%).

Alert women pilots save lives of Air India passengers

The presence of mind of two women pilots saved the lives of 48 passengers and the crew aboard a Guwahati-bound Air India plane on Sunday after it was noticed that a front wheel of the aircraft was missing as it came in to land here.

Mass baby elephant christening

Sri Lanka's main elephant orphanage staged a mass christening on Sunday by naming 15 baby elephants born in captivity.

Chief Minister Modi claims Congress will be wiped out in Gujarat polls

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the UPA govt and said that the Congress will be wiped out in the 2012 assembly elections.

PMU and UAB Sign MoU for Academic Cooperation


Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU) and University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for mutual cooperation.

Rafael Nadal won his record seventh French Open title

Rafael Nadal won his record seventh French Open title, returning to Roland Garros on Monday to defeat Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 in a match that was halted the night before because of rain.


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