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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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Safeguarding Sri Lanka’s Natural Resources from Investors

The euphoria of post-war has insisted that the Sri Lankan Government showcase its ability to lead by attracting foreign investment. The pressure has been such to artfully deter the local authorities from taking into consideration the type of investment they are welcoming into Sri Lankan shores and instead to concentrate on the number of investment totally ignoring factors to be considered before striking any deals.

Colorado Movie Theater Shooting: 12 dead 71 injured

A lone gunman, no motives established yet by the law enforcement, walked into a Denver suburb movie theater in Colorado early Friday with three automatic weapons where a midnight showing of the Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises" was been screened opened fire instantly killing ten - two succumbed in the hospital later - and wounding 70 others, some critical, in a latest spree of violence in a country that firearms are freely available for even felons.

SLMC went all alone, when it failed to reach an agreement with other two Muslim parties

As Sri Lanka Muslim Congress was unable to reach an agreement with the other two Muslim parties - All Ceylon Muslim Congress and the National Congress over one slot, the SLMC went all alone in the Provincial Council Election.

Tussle over No 2 Cabinet slot: Sulking Sharad Pawar meets Sonia Gandhi

The Congress happiness over the rebellious Mamata Banerjee finally coming around to back Presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee has been short lived with senior Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar threatening to quit over his claim for No 2 position in Cabinet being ignored in preference to Defence Minister A.K. Antony.

Lalin’s Column: Arjuna’s Wars

According to the Indian epic Mahabartha, Arjuna was a peerless warrior, the finest archer ever and an undefeated hero who after much persuasion played a key role in defeating the Kauruvas - his own kith and kin.

Guwahati girl assault: Reporter of TV channel arrested

Gaurav Jyoti Neog of News Live channel who allegedly shot the video of the molestation of a girl in Guwahati on July 9 was on Friday arrested on charges of instigating the mob.

Visit of Indian High Commissioner to Northern Province

Mr. Ashok K. Kantha, High Commissioner of India is on a three-day visit to Northern Province from 20-22 July 2012 and participated in various events held in Jaffna on 20th July 2012.

Indians told to avoid travel to Syria

As the 16-month old Syrian conflict between the rebels and government worsens, India on Friday asked its nationals to avoid "all travel" to Syria.

Sri Lankan Ambassador to Kuwait presents his credentials in Bahrain


Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the State of Kuwait Mr. C A H M Wijeratne, who is concurrently accredited to the Kingdom of Bahrain, presented his letter of Credence to His majesty Sheikh Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, the King of the Kingdom of Bahrain on 03rd July 2012 at Al Sakhir Palace in Manama, Bahrain.

The Blessed Month of Ramadan Has Arrived

The lunar month of Ramadan has come. It is the blessed month in which the Qur’an – the Muslim Holy Scripture -- was revealed:


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