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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2346

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Indian Major can marry Lankan girlfriend, court rules

The Karnataka high court on Wednesday dismissed two writ appeals by the Ministry of defence, challenging a decision of the single bench which ruled in favour of an Army Major who wanted to marry a Sri Lankan woman.

Diabetes is a public health disaster

Shockingly, today in 2012, there are 371 million living with diabetes—an increase of around 6 to 7 million since last year. There are another 300 million people in the queue with pre-diabetes. So we are talking about a global health problem that affects about 700 million people on this planet.

No trust move flops: Mamata Banerjee slams “saviours” of UPA Govt

Trinamool Congress Chief Mamata Banerjee on Thursday has slammed "saviours of government" after rejection of no-confidence motion in the Lok Sabha.

10 Reasons to Visit Sri Lanka

The historic transition towards an Asian Century is generating a treasure trove of both symbolic and real images of the shift from swords-to-plowshares. One of the most thought-provoking is the conversion of Sri Lanka’s former military headquarters in a prime location on the Colombo seafront into an area for mega-projects.

Enchanting Sri Lanka: through Chinese Eyes: Photography Exhibition in Shanghai

The Sri Lanka Consulate General in Shanghai organized a photography exhibition together with the Annie Crystals Gallery in Shanghai.

Kasab hanging: Imran Khan’s party demands Sarabjit Singh execution in retaliation

Following the quick and secret execution of terrorist Ajmal Kasab in Pune on Wednesday, former cricketer Imran Khan's party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has demanded the hanging of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in retaliation who has been convicted and sentenced to death on terrorism charges in Pakistan, reports from Islamabad said.

Deepavali Celebrated in Kuwait

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Kuwait celebrated the Festival of Lights “Deepavali” on 16th Friday, November 2012 along with the members of Tamil Community as well as members from other communities.

SC issues notices to two firms on Swamy plea

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notices to Chennai-based Advantage Strategic Consulting Private Ltd (ASCPL) and another firm on a plea of Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against them for filing a defamation suit in Singapore against him.

Renowned Pakistani artist Jimmy Engineer 's goodwill visit to Sri Lanka

The world renowned Pakistani artist, social worker, philanthropist and stamp designer Jimmy Engineer is currently paying a goodwill visit to Sri Lanka to promote people to people contacts between the two friendly countries through his art.

Sri Lanka President in Washington to inquire into the health condition of Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne

President Mahinda Rajapaksa after the completion of the three day state visit to Kazakastan, air dashed to Washington DC, to inquire into the health condition of Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne.


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