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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2954

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No move by Govt to bring trust vote: Chidambaram

Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram on Monday ruled out bringing a confidence motion in Lok Sabha or adjourning the Parliament sine die and outrightly rejected Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) charge that bribes had been paid to the Congress party in allocation of coal blocks during 2004-08 period.

Germany: Sri Lanka’s Participation in the Open Day of the Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development

On 19th August 2012, the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) of Germany opened its doors to the German public for an "Open Day" under the slogan of “Developers of the Future” in order to provide an opportunity to the German public to obtain comprehensive information in both the bilateral relations of Germany with the partner countries and the cultural specifics, typical characteristics and economical & tourism aspects of the partner countries.

Burma: Government makes one more ceasefire amid doubts increase

The peace-making group of the Pa-O National Liberation Organization (PNLO) in response to the peace bid proposed by the Government of Myanmar (Burma) held talks with the State Level Peace-Making Group at the Taunggyi Hotel in Taunggyi Sunday morning, The State-run New Light of Myanmar newspaper said today.

Rishad Bathiyudeen Released on Bail

The Mannar Magistrate granted bail on the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Rishad Bathiudeen who was summoned in connection with alleged threat on the Mannar Magistrate.

The 'Sharks' in SAARC, should shun their differences

When South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation was established in 1985, with eight countries who are neighbors in some way or other, it was hoped a very strong bond of friendship will be built among the member countries, namely; Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

India to construct a 200-bed ward complex at Vavuniya hospital through a grant assistance of SLR 200 million

As part of its development partnership with Sri Lanka and in response to requirements projected by the Government of Sri Lanka, the Government of India is undertaking a project to construct a 200-bed ward complex at District Hospital, Vavuniya.