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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2341

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Need for Peaceful ‘Regime Change’

After the end of the war against the LTTE, ethnic reconciliation with all minorities, the Tamils and the Muslims alike, and also between them undoubtedly was the priority. There was no justification of the war otherwise. Development was necessary in parallel, but not as a substitute or instead of reconciliation.

Attacks on Lankan pilgrims in Tamil Nadu: India assures security

Following incidents of attacks on buses carrying Sri Lankan pilgrims in Tamil Nadu, India on Tuesday assured that it will take all measures to ensure safety and security of Sri Lankans in the country, saying the Centre was in "close consultation" with the concerned state governments regarding this.

Staff accountability is defined in Juvenile Justice Act

At a recent training workshop for Child Welfare Committee (CWC) members, at which I was invited as the guest expert on the issue of "Child Rights and Convergence of Related Agencies to Ensure access to Juvenile Justice System for a child in distress," a very poignant question was raised by a CWC Member from Uttarakhand: "When we know that institutions like children homes and observation homes are 'hell holes' where the child is likely to be exposed to more abuse and neglect, then knowingly why do we shove these children down these 'wells of horrors'?"

MABROC Tea Rooms: the first Sri Lankan tea centre in Shanghai

It is with pleasure that we announce that from now onwards; there is a place in Shanghai, not far away from the city centre - People’s Square, which serves our own, the world renowned, Ceylon Tea.

Coalgate: CBI raids across country

After three months of internal probe, the CBI on Tuesday registered five cases in connection with the alleged scam in allocation of coal blocks and conducted searches in nearly 30 places across the country.

Sri Lanka’s mother of all industries surging, $1.5 Mn infused with 10 Yr special plan

As the demand by Lankan manufacturers for the mother industry of all industries surged, Sri Lanka’s leading die and mould facility has reported $ 47 K revenue. “The Die & Mould Facilitation and Development Centre (DMFDC) facilitated by my Ministry is not profit oriented but focused on research and development but still showed Rs 6.3 Mn ($ 47,637) revenue in its short period of operations due to growing demand from the target manufacturers.

Indian Government assures the safety and security of Sri Lankans visiting India including Tamil Nadu

Government of India has taken and will continue to take all measures to ensure the safety, security and well-being of Sri Lankan dignitaries and visitors to India, including to Tamil Nadu announces official spokesperson of India.

‘Dog bites man but man no bite dog!’

The caption above may be an old proverbial thing but we Sri Lankans have to adopt it to the very letter to maintain our good and friendly relation with the Indian central government with whom we have already an admirable and very close diplomatic relation.

Scuffle in Rajya Sabha over SC, ST quota bill

A scuffle on Wednesday broke out between BSP MP Avatar Singh and SP Naresh Aggarwal during the tabling of the SC, ST quota bill in the Rajya Sabha.


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