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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2613

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32- Asian Nation First Asia Cooperation Dialogue Summit will kick off today

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who arrived in the Kuwait City yesterday afternoon to participate in the the First Asia Cooperation Dialogue Summit will be meeting Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosque, Crown Prince, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of Saudi Arabia, as well as the most senior member of the House of Saud next to the King of Saudi Arabia, on the sidelines of the two day summit meet which commences today.

No New Private Bus Routes - Chairman, National Transport Commission

Mr. Roshan Gunawardene, Chairman of the National Transport Commission said that the Commission will not be issuing anymore new private bus route permits for the Private bus owners to operate in any part of the country.

On Comprehensive Civil Nuclear Cooperation between India and Sri Lanka

The first round of talks between India and Sri Lanka on comprehensive civil nuclear cooperation was held on 12 October 2012 in New Delhi.

Hand Washing Day

Every year, 56 million people around the world die of dysentery. Of them 10.9 are children, said Dr. Palitha Mahipala, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Health addressing the media at a briefing held at the Health Education Bureau, Sri Lanka.

British High Commissioner Presents MBE to Michael Meyler

British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, H E John Rankin, hosted a ceremony and reception to present an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) award to Michael Meyler, on Tuesday, 9 October, 2012.

Save Human Lives And Not The Tobacco Industry

Kudos to Justice Amar Saran and Justice Anuraag Kumar of the Allahabad High Court for issuing strong warnings to the Uttar Pradesh government to ban gutkha (paan masala mixed with tobacco), on a public interest litigation filed by the Indian Dental Association, in the light of the provisions of the Food Safety and Standards Act.

Mahinda Rajapaksa’s political survival and the security of India depends on revoking the 13th amendment

India’s fragile federal status predicts a possible eventual breakup of India similar to that of the Soviet Union. This spells a national security concern for both India and Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka’s armed forces eliminated the initial possibility securing Sri Lanka’s security and that of India. Why should India want to commit hara-kiri by continuing to encourage the Eelam slogan bypassing the possible dangers thinking it can handle worst case scenario of annexing Sri Lanka?

Chinese Aspirations And Indian Interests: Lessons Yet To Be Learnt From 1962

Historically however for more than two and a half thousand years, India and China have had good and peaceful relations based on mutual respect and exchange, and in fact never had gone to war till—1962.