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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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Purulia arms drop case: India to scale down ties with Denmark

India has decided to scale down its diplomatic ties with Denmark its refusal to appeal in their Supreme Court against a decision of its lower court rejecting the extradition of Purulia arms drop case accused Kim Davy.

Visit of Sri Lankan Diplomats to Neduntivu


Ambassadors and head of posts, representing Sri Lanka in foreign countries were yesterday received in Neduntivu, (Delft) when they visited the island as part of their tour program.

18 new Ministry Secretaries appointed

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa appointed 18 new Secretaries to Ministries yesterday. Appointment letters to the newly appointed secretaries were handed over by the President at the Temple Trees.

A Challenge to the N Generation of Burma

Now the people of Burma had a glimpse in the nature of the true episode of the 7th July Incident taken place half a century ago. This episode had the capacity of not only wiping out the higher education of that period but also of the two generations of Burmese youths.

Bollywood farewell to Dara Singh

Film actors and fans of legendary wrestler-actor Dara Singh paid their last respects at his cremation in Mumbai’s suburban Vile Parle on Thursday.

Sweden to act as protecting power for the UK in Iran

"Sweden has been asked to act as protecting power for the United Kingdom in Iran. We are pleased that Sweden is able to take on this mandate in the situation that has arisen," says Minister for Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt.

Shettar sworn in Karnataka CM


Fifty-six year-old Lingayat leader from north Karnataka, Jagadish Shettar, was sworn-in as chief minister on Thursday along with a full-fledged team of 33 ministers. This included two deputy chief ministers – Party State President K. S. Eshwarappa and former Home Minister R. Ashok.

Opening of Nato supply routes for regional peace & stability: Prime Minister


Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that Pakistan took the decision of reopening Ground Lines of Communication (GLOCs) for NATO supplies in the interest of regional peace and stability in accord with national interests.

Indian Infiltration secret behind calls to remove Mullikulam Navy Camp

India’s comments, actions and gestures never happen without reason and become accentuated by their Sri Lankan mouthpiece the TNA ever willing to carry out anything and everything India orders. Thus, the diplomatic tempos being thrust on Sri Lanka are all nothing but pressure points to clear Sri Lanka’s military presence along the coastal fronts leaving Sri Lanka open to India’s whims and desires.

Call For Nominations: The Queen Elizabeth Prize For Engineering

British High Commission in Colombo has called nominations for the Queen Elizabeth prize for Engineering.

U.S. Government imposes Internet control under Presidential Order

President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order last week that gives wide authority to the United States government to control and regulate over the Internet. These wide powers could infringe Internet web sites that are used to disseminate news.


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