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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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Leaders of multi religious denominations attend Sikh memorial depicting America's civility


Twenty four hours before the memorial service was held for the six slain Sikh worshipers at Oak Creek in Wisconsin, on Wednesday night America's civility was displayed by the Oak Creek residents who belong to Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Christian and Buddhist faiths when the local Sikh community gathered in a Jewish sanctuary to honor the dead.

Have successive governments abrogated their responsibility towards education in Sri Lanka?

Governments can produce statistics through creative accounting, and compete with those who quote statistics from institutions like the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. What is important at the end of the day is whether figures produced by different parties comply with internationally accepted norms for measuring expenditure on education.

After fighting cancer, Yuvraj Singh back in T 20 World Cup team

After successfully battling cancer, ace cricketer Yuvraj Singh, to the delight of his fans, has been named in T 20 World Cup squad on Friday.

The hate and thirst for blood!

Bashar al-Assad has been president of Syria since year 2000, when he succeeded his father, Hafiz al-Assad, who had ruled that country with an iron fist for more than a quarter of a century.

The hate and thirst for blood!

“Little bit of graft OK”, UP Minister tells bureaucrats !

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Singh Yadav, started his stint with lot of goodwill following Samajwadi Party’s stunning victory in Assembly elections, but has squandered much of hope with poor governance and not much control over law and order.

“Little bit of graft OK”, UP Minister tells bureaucrats !

Burma needs more transparency to address Rakhine dilemma

President of Myanmar (Burma) U Thein Sein received a delegation led by Turkish Foreign Minister Mr Ahmet Davutoglu at the Credentials Hall of the Presidential Palace in Naypyitaw on Thursday, the state-run The New Light of Myanmar newspaper said today.

Burma needs more transparency to address Rakhine dilemma

Krishna Janmashtami celebrated in India with fervor

Krishna Janmashtami was on Friday celebrated with great fervour and fanfare all over India. Devotees thronged temples in Mathura, the birth place of Lord Krishna, and adjoining areas of Goverdhan and Vrindavan.

Lalin’s Column: Memories of Fifth Non Aligned Movement Conference 1976

There could hardly ever be another conference in SL of the size, grandeur and organisational brilliance of the 5th Non Aligned Movement (NAM) in 1976. It may have been the last flutter of a dying regime being strangled by the spiralling price of oil amongst other things but it was organised, planned and executed brilliantly. All SL officials concerned performed exceptionally well knowing the reputation of the country was at stake.

Leaders of South African Peace Process Offer Cooperation to Sri Lanka


Mr. Ebrahim Ebrahim, Deputy Minister of International Relations and Co-operation of the Republic of South Africa, and Mr. Roelf Meyer, former Minister of Defence and Minister of Constitutional Affairs of South Africa, called on Professor G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, at the Ministry on Friday.

External Affairs Ministry hands over Legal Documents to the Department of National Archives

In keeping with the National Archives Act, Ministry of External Affairs yesterday made arrangements to handover all Treaties and Agreements signed prior to 1985 to the Department of National Archives.

Why Sri Lanka does not trust India

To refrain from mentioning the role India played in nurturing LTTE terrorism would be withholding an important element of the 30year conflict Sri Lanka weathered.

Police deny permission for TESO meet in Chennai

DMK supremo M Karunanidhi whose Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation(TESO), which suffered a setback as Chennai City police Commissioner denied permission for holding its conference in Chennai on Sunday, on Saturday asserted that he would explore every legal avenue to ensure that the meet is held.


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