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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2557

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Will debate change Romney’s downward trajectory?

The long-awaited debate at the University of Denver brings President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney face to face trying to connect with the voters. Early voting began in 30 states this week. Romney has to surmount his some what diffused campaign message and project a positive alternative. President Obama has to shun complacency to clinch a win. Romney's biggest problem has been the recent 47% free-loaders rant.

Gandhian Way To Produce A Symphony Of Hearts

The United Nations declared the Second of October as the International Day for nonviolence. This day is to remember also Mahatma Gandhi who was born on the second of October and also others who came into this world to write a new chapter in human era.

Independence of the Judiciary is Under Threat

The judiciary in Sri Lanka is under threat. There cannot be any doubt about it. The extent and gravity might be the dispute, if any. First it was a Minister threatening the Mannar Magistrate.

Mamata Banerjee indicates her party may bring censure motion

Attacking the government on FDI in retail and price rise, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Monday indicated that her party may bring a ‘no-confidence motion’ against it in the next Parliament session and appealed to various political parties to support it.

Construction of two-storey buildings commenced in 5 schools in Mullaithievu district

Foundation stones were laid yesterday for two-story buildings in 5 schools in the Mullaithievu districts under ‘Mahinda Chintana Forward Vision Rejuvenating Programme.’

Narendra Modi alleges Rs 1880 crore spent on Sonia Gandhi’s foreign trips

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi on Monday targeted Congress president Sonia Gandhi by claiming that Rs 1880 crore has been spent from the public exchequer on her foreign trips.

Pure Ceylon Tea and Cultural Promotion event at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Vienna

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka in Vienna organized a Ladies Tea Morning on 27th September 2012 at the Mission premises. Spouses of Heads of Mission, international organizations and representatives of the UN Women’s Guild in Vienna attended the Tea Morning. The event showcased Sri Lanka’s famed pure Ceylon Tea and provided a glimpse of the rich and diverse culture of the island.

Sri Lanka: President Rajapaksa assures to create a better surrounding environment that allows everyone to live in a better home

Commemorating the United Nations’ World Habitat Day in Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that he will ensure to create a better surrounding environment that will allow everyone in Sri Lanka to live in a better home.

Labour unrest grounds all Kingfisher flights

Labour unrest forced Kingfisher Airlines Ltd to cancel all its flights on Monday in the latest blow for the ailing carrier as it scrambles to find an investor, sending its stock down by its maximum daily limit.

A Letter to the US Congress

The two prominent Burmese that visited the US and UN, highlighted in the headlines news have find their way home and hopefully will implement of what they have promised to the international community.

Developing Nations Require Greater Focus In International System- Professor G.L. Peiris addressing UN General Assembly.

Sri Lanka believes that in the settlement of international disputes, action must be based on the fundamental principle of sovereign equality of states, a principle firmly enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, stated Professor G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs in his address yesterday to the 67th Session of the UN General Assembly.