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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

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Sri Lanka to expect more rains on coming two weeks – Met Office

Thunder showers will continue in the morning, day, night in Sri Lanka during this week, whilst rains will continue to occur during day time and evening next week, Sri Lanka’s Weather Office – Department of Meteorology told Asian Tribune.

What’s wrong with the Divineguma Bill?

It overtly appears innocuous; just to create a Department called Divineguma Development. But it intends to amalgamate three authorities and not departments. The authorities are Samurdhi, Southern Development and Udarata (up-country) Development.

Today: Appeal against remand of Mannar Muslim Fishermen coming up in the High Court

The case to consider bail against those Mannar Muslim Fishermen arrested on 18 July for protesting in Mannar will come up for hearing today in the High Court of Mannar before Judge Mr. S. Thiagendran.

Sri Lanka Buddhists Bodu Bala Sena says will continue to act against fundamental conversion groups - International Church of the Foursquare Gospel

Sri Lanka’s ‘Bodu Bala Sena’ organization (Buddhists Power Force) – a Buddhists group led also by Buddhists monks that fight against anti-fundamental conversion groups said it will continue to carry its activities to safeguard the religious interest of people who are Buddhists and will not let other fundamental groups to convert Buddhists in the country.

Japan commits over Rs.3572 cr. ODA loan to TN power supply project

Japan has committed an amount of Rs.7802.17 Cr. for the second batch of FY 2011 ODA loan package to fund four projects, including Tamil Nadu Transmission System Improvement Project (Rs.3572.73 Cr).

Nena Guna Weduma: Sisu Diriya National Programme sets up Sisu Diriya Societies in Kebithigollawa and Mulativu Educational Zones

Nena Guna Weduma: Sisu Diriya Programme has been in operation for six years in the war torn North and East. With the objective of creating a peaceful society guiding its course, the programme has implemented a variety of events and projects that target school children in the previous combat zones.

UK High Commission caution Visa Applicants about Unscrupulous Agents

The UK Border Agency cautioned prospective UK visa applicants of the dangers of being misled by unscrupulous agents. It also warns those same agents that it will take action against them.

Where should Karadzic be, in Oslo or The Hague?

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has begun his defense at his war crimes trial, in The Hague, by denying the charges and saying he should be instead be rewarded for ‘reducing suffering’! He has told the court that he was a ‘tolerant man’.

Swamy for probe against Chidambaram on 1987 Meerut killings

Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy Tuesday moved a plea in a court here seeking a probe into the alleged role of Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the 1987 mass killings in Meerut in Uttar Pradesh, a lawyer said.

Bangladeshi youth nabbed in New York attempting to blow federal building

A Bangladeshi national who came to the United States on a student visa in January was nabbed by the FBI Wednesday who attempted to blow the Federal Reserve Bank building in Manhattan, New York.