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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2702

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US State Department Designate Ahmed Abdulrahman Sihab Ahmed Sihab a Global Terrorist

The Department of State designated Ahmed Abdulrahman Sihab Ahmed Sihab, also known as Abdulrahman al-Sharqi, as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist under section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224.

Anura Siriwardena – The new Secretary for the Ministry of Industry and Commerce

As the Ministry of Industry and Commerce welcomed its new Secretary, an upbeat Minister announced that fundamentals for further advancing of industry and commerce domains are falling into place.

NDB Investment Bank makes history at the Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2012

NDB Investment Bank Limited (NDBIB) was adjudged the ‘Best Investment Bank in Sri Lanka’ recently at the Awards for Excellence 2012 by Euromoney, the world’s premier financial markets magazine.

Mamata Banerjee’s U-turn: Will back Pranab Mukherjee for President

In a complete U-turn and ending a month-long suspense, Trinamool Congress announced its decision to vote for UPA’s Presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee ‘in the interest of coalition’
Finally breaking her silence ahead of the July 19 Presidential poll, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said her party will support Pranab Mukherjee, clearing the last hurdle on his path towards Raisina Hill.

Inauguration of Pakistan Sponsored 3 storied state of the art School in Gampaha, Sri Lanka

The High Commissioner of Pakistan Seema Ilahi Baloch along with Minister of Economic Development Mr . Basil Rajapksa inaugurated yesterday, ‘Babussalam Maha Vidyalaya ‘a Pakistan sponsored three storied school building in Pasyala, Gampaha.

India-Sri Lanka Foundation supports visit of students from Richmond College, Galle to India

India Sri Lanka Foundation is supporting visit of eight students and two teachers from Richmond College, Galle to India to participate in the Gateway Computer Tournament being organized by Montfort Sr. Secondary School, New Delhi from 23rd to 29th July, 2012. The students and teachers visited the High Commission of India prior to their forthcoming visit to India.

US regrets killing of TN fisherman

The U.S. Government has officially confirmed that shots fired by a U.S. Navy vessel had killed a fisherman from Tamil Nadu and injured three more off a Dubai port on Monday afternoon, said official sources.

Vietnam’s Goodwill And Cooperation Assured – Foreign Minister Of Vietnam Tells Prof. Peiris At Joint Commission

At the third Joint Commission Meeting of Sri Lanka and Vietnam chaired in Hanoi by the Foreign Ministers of the two countries, the focus was on the expansion of trade and investment.

Guwahati girl assault case: Chief of local TV channel resigns

The editor-in-chief of the Guwahati television news channel, which had videographed the molestation of a girl outside a pub, has resigned after expressing doubts over impartial enquiry into the allegations that a journalist had instigated the incident.

Turning The Tide of TB-HIV Co-infection In Children

At least half a million children become ill with tuberculosis (TB) and up to 70,000 children die of it every year. The World Health Organization has estimated that around 10% of global TB caseload occurs in children (0-14 years).

Black July’83 was staged to humiliate the Sinhalese and create the Tamil Diaspora

It is often only after events take place and the damage has been done that we realize a lot of the riots, civil unrests, invasions taking place globally have all been planned and executed to perfection.

Submissions to Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers!

Exodus of these people from various war tone countries leave hoping to find freedom to live in a safe country. Even though one is running out of the country of birth, which they find under the prevailing insecurity it is not safe to live, they always select a country that has Western values in the society pointed out Vaeera Warnakulasuriya of Melbourne, Australia

Hamid Ansari files papers for Vice-Presidential poll

UPA’s Vice-Presidential candidate Hamid Ansari filed his nomination papers in New Delhi on Wednesday for the August 7 poll in the presence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and leaders of the ruling coalition.