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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2832

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A Southeast Asian Perspective: Obama Going to Burma on 19th Instant

I was glued to the television as Mitt Romney gained in the early stages of elections and when the 174 mark was reached breathed a sigh of relief.

An Open Letter to the Left Parties and the SLMC: Don’t Vote for the Divineguma Bill

It is quite unfortunate that the Government is determined to impose the Divineguma legislation through a two third majority on the people of the North without consulting them at all through an elected Provincial Council.

Kejriwal targets Ambani brothers, HSBC and Jet Airways chief

Making fresh allegations, activist Arvind Kejriwal on Friday targeted multinational HSBC Bank of indulging in money laundering and claimed that Ambani brothers, Jet Airways Chairman Naresh Goyal and Congress MP Annu Tandon had stashed their black money in its Geneva branch.

Revolt in Welikade Prison: 10 died several injured

At least 10 inmates in a Sri Lankan prison were killed in a shootout with security for have held prison staff hostage, just a little before posting this news item .

Come clean on progress in scams probe, BJP tells Congress

With the Congress holding its conclave at Surajkund, the BJP on Friday asked the ruling party to come clear on the progress made in the investigations into scams including Commonwealth Games projects, Coal and 2G spectrum allocations as well as on issues like price rise.

Photographic Exhibition held at the UN on the side lines of the Sri Lanka UPR

A photographic exhibition titled “Sri Lanka; Facets of Post Conflict Development” was held in the entrance hall to the Human Rights Council Chamber at the Palais des Nations in Geneva from 1 – 5 November 2012.

Who will it be, John or Susan?

It is being strongly rumored that Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton would quit her job and will have a go for the presidency in 2016.

Prof. Upul Ranjith Hewawitanagamage felicitated at the 9th World Hindi Conference

Prof. Upul Ranjith Hewawitanagamage, Head of the Department of Hindi Studies, University of Kelaniya, who was one of the twenty two scholars recognized and awarded at the 9th World Hindi Conference held at Johannesburg, South Africa from 22-24 September, 2012 for their contribution to Hindi language, called on Ashok K. Kantha, High Commissioner of India on Friday.

Three Ambassadors and High Commissioner presented credentials to President Mahinda Rajapaksa

Three new Ambassadors and a High Commissioner presented credentials to President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat today (Nov 09).

Muslim woman attacked for travelling with Hindu man

In a fresh vigilante group attack, a Muslim woman was assaulted at Karmar in Bajpe, near Mangalore, allegedly by a fringe mob.