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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2396

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What worries Whatmore?

Sri Lankan cricket fans are totally an understanding crowd unlike in some other countries because they love the sport as much as they love their team. They also fondly remember Dav Whatmore with great affection for helping their team to win the 1996 World Cup, played at Lahore, in Pakistan.

High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam leads Sri Lanka delegation to the First Ministerial Meeting of RIMES

Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam led the Sri Lanka delegation to the First Ministerial Conference of the Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System for Africa and Asia (RIMES) in New Delhi on 21 June 2012. RIMES is a collective response of Asian and African nations arising out of the unprecedented trauma of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and consists of member and collaborative countries.

Historic shrine destroyed in Srinagar fire


The over 200-year-old shrine of Dastageer Sahib was on Monday gutted in a fire at Khanyar in old city, Srinagar, triggering protests by locals.

A Sri Lankan died following confrontation with teenagers in east Midlands town of Leicester

A Sri Lankan Tamil, earlier domiciled in Germany and then moved on to United Kingdom, has died, following a confrontation with a group of teenagers in the east Midlands town of Leicester.

Warrant against 26/11 accused held in Delhi

A Mumbai court on Monday issued production warrant against suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Sayed Zabiuddin alias Abu Jindal arrested in Delhi for his alleged complicity in the 26/11 terror attack.

The New Egyptian President started working out of the office once occupied by ousted President Hosni Mubarak

The newly elected Egyptian President moved on Monday morning into the office once occupied by his ousted predecessor Hosni Mubarak and started work on forming a government even before he had a clear picture of what he could do after the ruling military stripped most of the major powers from his post.

Graft charges framed against Union Minister Virbhadra Singh, wife

The scam-ridden Manmohan Singh government received yet another blow with a special court in Shimla framing corruption charges against Union Minister Virbhadra Singh and his wife on Monday.

Jimmy Carter blasts Obama for widespread abuses of human rights

The former president (76-80) of the United States Jimmy Carter, a well respected human rights promoter world-wide blasted his Democratic Party's incumbent president Barack Obama and his administration of blatant violations of human rights.


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