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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2956

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Equity Must Accompany Economic Growth - Prof. Peiris Analyses South Asian Experience In Dhaka Address

The South Asian experience indicates that economic development alone does not ensure empowerment of the vast mass of society and that, to achieve this objective, interventions by the State are essential, Professor G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, said in Dhaka on Sunday.

Burma’s Press Scrutiny authorities lift suspension on two news journals

Government of Burma has reduced the media tension by removing penalties on two weekly news journals within two weeks, the media sources in Rangoon (Yangon) reported instantly via Face Book pages on Monday.

Anna Hazare disbands his team

Apparently paving the way for the formation of a political party, Team Anna on Monday disbanded itself and decided not to have any more talks with the government on Lokpal issue.

Fifth TAALEM Board of Directors Meeting Held in PMU Campus

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of TAALEM and the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU), Prince Turki Bin Mohammed Bin Fahd chaired the 5th TAALEM Board of Directors Meeting in the university campus. Several issues came under discussion in this second session meeting.

Sharma: ‘$10B trade by ‘15, two special export zones, pipelined $ 5 Bn, a bilateral Task Force and direct links to 5Hubs in the offing’

In a strong boost to current levels of Indo-Sri Lanka bilateral cooperation, India has unleashed a considerable investment quantum that could be summarized as an entirely new thrust on its bilateral outreach on Sri Lanka.

Release Of 02 Fishing Vessels And 11 Crew From India

The coastal security patrolling teams of the Indian Coast Guard - Eastern Region (Andra Pradesh) arrested 11 Sri Lankan fishermen with 02 fishing boats, in the month of May 2012. The two vessels names were Kaveesha-02 and Natasha Duwe.

The Deception of Self-Determination in Sri Lanka

In 1945 there were just 55 nations states in the world. 51 years later by 1996 there were 185 nation states. Countries have certainly split and become separated. Much of these “separations” have resulted from decolonization which have evolved to create greater issues that “independent” nations have to deal with.

Pakistan’s Defence Secretary to Arrive in Sri Lanka Tomorrow

The Secretary of Defence, Government of Pakistan Lt Gen (Retd) Asif Yasin Malik, will be visiting Sri Lanka from 7-11 August 2012.

Mother's Milk Is The Best Nutrition For The Child

Mother’s milk is the ideal nutritionally perfect food for new-borns and infants. It is like nectar for the infant and is aptly called the first vaccine that can be given to the child. During the initial post natal phase, breast milk is in the form of yellow viscous milk or colostrum which is packed with antibodies (immune globulins), and give the child an integral immunity against various diseases, including acute respiratory infections and diarrhoea.

Shock, anguish in India at gun attack at US gurdwara

The shooting spree in a Wisconsin, US, gurdwara in which at least six people were killed, shocked India on Monday with the PM and External Affairs Minister S.M.Krishna joining Sikh religious groups in condemning the mindless gunning down of innocent worshippers in a religious place.