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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 104

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The UPFA under the leadership of President Mahinda Rajapaksa will win Eastern Provincial Council election convincingly – Minister Rishad Bathiyutheen

In the forthcoming Eastern Provincial Council election, the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) under the leadership of President Mahinda Rajapaksa will record a thumping victory and retain the Council for the second time in succession, said Minister Rishad Bathiyutheen, leader of the All Ceylon Muslim Congress.

Sehwag, Zaheer return for Lanka tour, Sachin opts out

Opener Virender Sehwag and pace spearhead Zaheer Khan on Wednesday returned to a 15-member Indian cricket squad after recovering from injuries even as senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar decided to skip the limited overs tour of Sri Lanka starting July 21.

Birthday wishes to Ambassador Sarrath Kongahage by Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle

Ambassador Sarrath Kongahage celebrated his 60th birthday on Monday, 25th June. On this occasion, Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle sent a letter of congratulation, wishing him all the best, good health, lots of luck and satisfaction for the coming year.

Housing scam: Ex- Maharashtra CM Chavan chargesheeted

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan was among 13 people charged by CBI on Wednesday in the multi-crore Adarsh Housing Scam.

Death Penalty for Rape

No one has the right to take away the innocence of another and in the case of a child, punishment for such an offense needs to go beyond the present practice of filling prisons with these offenders or giving them bail to commit another such offence. Revival of capital punishment is a now or never question which needs prompt attention and action.

Pranab rejects BJP charge of document forgery

UPA's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday rejected BJP's charge that his letter of resignation from the Indian Statistical Institute was "fabricated".

An effort to make their last few days comfortable: Home Based Palliative Care for terminally ill cancer patients

“I am reminded of all the good deeds that I did in my life…I realize that I am not completely alone in the world and I am relieved now”. These are the parting words of a terminally ill cancer patient at the end of the visit of the home based palliative care team attached to the Cancer Care Association-Galle branch. After a few days he passed away and his family felt that his last few days were peaceful.

Integrating TB and HIV Care

Despite the fact that tuberculosis (TB) is curable and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is treatable, 350,000 people co-infected with the two diseases died in 2010, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Jayalalithaa asks Govt to cancel training for Lankan Air Force personnel

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalaithaa has taken objection to the training being imparted to Sri Lankan Air Force personnel at an Indian Air Force base near Chennai.