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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2736

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Police detain anti-graft activists in Delhi

Erstwhile Team Anna members Arvind Kejriwal and five others on Sunday surfaced in front of the residences of the Prime Minister and Congress and BJP party President in New Delhi for a protest on the coal block allocation issue but were detained.

Citizens’ Commission on the Expulsion of Muslims from the Northern Province by the LTTE

On 18th July 2012 there was a protest outside of the Magistrate’s Court in Mannar that turned violent. According to media reports the incident occurred in relation to a dispute regarding a fishing harbor in the Uppukulam area of Mannar. The Citizens’ Commission on the Expulsion of Muslims from the Northern Province by the LTTE has been engaging with the northern Muslim community since 2009. The Commission felt that an impartial investigation into the causes of the disturbance was necessary.

ULFA warns of attacks on ‘Indians’ in Assam

The ULFA on Sunday warned of attacks on "Indians" in Assam if "atrocities" on Assamese people did not halt in other parts of the country.

Sri Lankan President’s intervention urged in the livelihood problems of Uppukulam Muslim fishermen

The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka has urged President Mahinda’s earliest intervention to solve the livelihood problems of Mannar Uppukulam Muslim fishermen.

Debate will legitimate corruption, BJP tells Congress

Dismissing the charge that it was avoiding discussion in Parliament on coal blocks issue, opposition BJP on Sunday accused the Congress of attempting to "legitimise" corruption by holding such a debate in the House and stuck to its demand for the Prime Minister's resignation.

Crisis in the Colombo Stock Market

The recent crisis in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the official regulator of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE), speaks volumes of how the affairs of the country are managed or rather mismanaged by the present regime and its highest authority, the President.