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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2957

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UPFA nominated Councillors for their Bonus Quota

The ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance has won the bonus seats - two each, in all the three Provincial Council, for which elections were held on last 8 September.

Fall out of the Eastern Provincial Council: Ameer Ali for nomination as Party List MP and Deputy Minister

The ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance has come forward to nominate Ameer Ali Shihabdeen as the party list MP and also a Deputy Minister to end the tussle over the chief minister issue of the East Provincial Council.

German firm refuses to clear Bhopal toxic waste

A German firm has refused to remove 350 tonnes of toxic waste from Bhopal gas disaster site for disposal in Germany, claiming the soil was contaminated with insecticides and that the waste was not related to the world's worst industrial accident.

It was a 'Mendis & Mendis show'!

The opening match in the T/20 World Cup, between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, ended in an easy victory for the host country.

Samajwadi Party says UPA functioning not right

Moments after the Trinamool Congress announced its decision withdrawing support to the UPA government, the Samajwadi Party said the style of functioning of Congress-led government was not right. The Congress is counting on SP support to survive.

UNIDO’s first Lankan bamboo industry initiative tomorrow

The first ever National Bamboo Processing initiative will be kicked off on 19th September (tomorrow) at Galle Face Hotel, Colombo. The UNIDO focal point office in Colombo will be launching the event with Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry & Commerce) and Anura Siriwardena (Secretary, Ministry of Industry & Commerce).

Ambassador Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda calls on the Navy Chief of Japan Admiral Kawano

Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Japan, Admiral (Rtd.) Wasantha Karannagoda, called on the Chief of Staff of the Maritime Self Defence Force of the Ministry of Defence of Japan Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano, at the Ministry of Defence.

Karunanidhi too joins anti-Rajapaksa chorus

The visit of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has evoked the most vociferous opposition from DMK president M. Karunanidhi, a partner in the Congress-led UPA alliance.