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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2706

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Dr. Geethanjana Mendis passed away

Nuero physician Dr. Geethanjana Mendis has passed away in a private hospital on Saturday. He had been suffering from a heart condition and had passed away at the Nawaloka Hospital in Colombo, hospital sources said.

BJP attacks PM over critical ‘Time’ cover story

A cover story in Time magazine which aws critical of the Prime Minister’s functioning, came in handy for the opposition BJP on Sunday to hit out at Manmohan Singh.

Government decided to pay Rs. 50,000 for basic facilities to each of 22,000 displaced Muslims families and 5000 internally displaced families in Valikamam

Sri Lanka Government has come forward to pay Rs. 50,000 for each of the 22, 000 displaced Muslim families of the North and for the 5,000 internally displaced families in Tellipalai and Mathagal areas in the Valikamam region, located in the Jaffna district.

BJP relents to replace Gowda with Shettar as Karanataka CM

Cornered by a disgruntled B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party leadership on Sunday got Sadananda Gowda to resign as Karnataka Chief Minister to be replaced by Jagadish Shettar, in the second change of guard in 11 months.

21st International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) meeting between Sri Lanka & India

With the view to strengthen Naval relationship between two neighboring countries – India and Sri Lanka, the 21st International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) meeting was held between Sri Lanka and India.

Terror across border: India’s Krishna gives evidence to Pak Minister Hina Rabbani

India on Sunday provided more evidence to Pakistan about terrorist activities currently taking place on Pakistani soil against India.

New Palmyra Research Centre at the cost of Rs.115 million

The new Palmyra Research centre is to be decalred open at the cost of Rs 115 million on 20th of July, at Navatkuli.

The rise of Asian Americans: Better educated and economically stable

Asian Americans are the highest-income, best-educated and fastest-growing racial group in the United States. They are more satisfied than the general public with their lives, finances and the direction of the country, and they place more value than other Americans do on marriage, parenthood, hard work and career success, according to a comprehensive new nationwide survey by the Pew Research Center released last month.