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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2529

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Nobody can forget the National Sentiment that we experienced on the Victory Day – Mahinda Rajapaksa

The National Sentiment that was experienced when a three decade war on terrorism was won by the Sri Lankan war heroes on the historic victory day; could never ever be forgotten by countryman who loves their motherland, President Mahinda Rajapaksa told addressing the parents of war heroes who lost their lives in the Sri Lanka’s humanitarian operation against terrorism.

Mannar Magistrate Judeson to determine granting bail to 8 Muslim Fishermen

Mannar Magistrate Anthony Pillai Judeson put off the determination of the bail application filed on behalf of 8 Muslim Fishermen, who are presently in remand jail, for 22 October.

Lalin's Column: Caribbean Calypso Cricket Carnival at Ketterama

The lads from the Caribbean deservedly won the T20 title beating host SL’s favourite team. Even as Gayle promised for his side, SL too had been ready to party.

Ex-IPS officer charges Kejriwal of hiding Sharad Pawar role in Lavasa scam

Ex-IPS officer turned legal activist Y P Singh on Thursday said in New Delhi India Against Corruption activist-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal had held back crucial information on NCP leader and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar's role in connection with a massive scam in Maharashtra.

All except snow

In 1972, almost one quarter of a century later, the charismatic head of government and first female prime minister of the world deemed her island nation to have developed into stabile democratic country. “No,” said Sirimavo Bandaranaika, “we should call it Sri Lanka.” Whether the name is taken out of the Hindu epos Ramayana that speaks of the legendary Lanka as a prosperous and highly civilised nation not unsimilar to a far eastern Atlantis is another story.

Pakistan, Sri Lanka agree to consolidate cooperation in all spheres

Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf met President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of Asian Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) Summit at Bayan Palace Kuwait City.

The Durga puja and Minority Rights of Bangladesh

Markandiya Purana commonly known as Shri Shri Chandi is recited from Mahalaya day. Shri shri Chandi is recited the following episode of the revelation of Mother Goddess Shri shri Durga:

U.S. Embassy Provides Further Support to Internally Displaced Persons

The U.S. Government recently awarded over $3million to three organizations supporting resettling communities in the Mullaitivu and Killinochchi districts.

Sri Lanka Business Forum In Tokyo

A Sri Lanka Business Forum organized jointly by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Tokyo and New World Securities (Pvt) Ltd., was held on Thursday, 11th October at the Akihabara Convention Centre in Tokyo with a distinguished gathering of members from the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka, High Networth Individuals of Sri Lanka’s Capital and Equity Markets and Japanese investors and participants.

Shouldn’t Tamil Eelam be in Tamil Nadu?

Tamils in India want a Tamil homeland, Tamils in Malaysia are also voicing similar sentiments, the LTTE Diaspora and TNA in Sri Lanka want a Tamil homeland and probably with time Tamils in Canada and Tamils in the UK may also start joining in the chorus.

Bail applications for Mannar Muslim Fishermen: 12 before the High Court and balance 25 before Magistrate court

The lawyers appearing for the remanded Muslim Fishermen from Mannar has withdrawn the 25 bail applications, from No. 19 th to 43, from the High Court of Mannar, as it was too technical to get an order and brought the matter before the Mannar Magistrate court for hearing and for an order.