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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2964

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Upbeat Obama takes on Romney awaiting pivotal election debates

President Barack Obama displayed cautious optimism facing the Party Convention in Charlotte, N.C., ready to take on Mitt Romney’s ominous call “We love this country and we're taking it back." Polls indicate that the silver tongued incumbent seemed on course to get more than an even shot at pulling off a winning impression before the three October Presidential debates.

Sethusamudram project: Court gives Govt six weeks to clear stand

The Supreme Court on Monday granted six weeks more to the government to apprise it of its stand on the controversial Sethusamudram project about which a high level committee has said that an alternative alignment, other than the one through mythological Ram Sethu, is not economically and ecologically feasible.

A forecast – on the tentative results of the Batticaloa district in the forthcoming Eastern Provincial Council Election

The polling for the three Provincial Councils is slated for this 8th September. There are lot of forecast and speculations about the results of the forthcoming provincial council elections. This is an attempt to analyse how the election results of the Batticaloa district would turned out to be.

Parliament adjourned for ninth day over Coalgate

Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned for the ninth day on Monday without having conducted normal business as the BJP persisted with its protest over allocation of coal blocks.

Sri Lanka’s First Honorary Consul in Mozambique

Sri Lanka’s Minister of External Affairs Professor G.L. Peiris has approved the appointment by the Sri Lankan High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa of Mr.Vali Momade Hassam as Sri Lanka’s first Honorary Consul in Mozambique.

Violence at Coal Minister’s residence

Police on Monday registered a case against both BJP and Congress workers in connection with the violence outside Union coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal's residence during the main opposition party's protest over the coal block allocation issue.

Farewell to General Liang Guanglie, China’s Minister of National Defence

Sri Lanka’s Deputy Minister of External Affairs, Chief of Defence Staff and Three Forces Commanders pay farewell to General Liang Guanglie.

Activist Kejriwal challenges police charge of rioting

Activist Arvind Kejriwal on Monday recorded his statement before police in connection with the August 26 protest, saying he is ready to face punishment if the government thinks that he provoked rioting.

Sri Lanka’s President must protect Sri Lanka’s National Security from India

When the majority of Sri Lankan’s however fascinated they are with Hindi movies remain concerned about the prominence given to India in Sri Lanka’s post conflict development that concern should not be ignored. The concern is nothing that India can be upset about.