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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2739

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Dr. Chris Nonis on post-conflict era challenges Sri Lanka faced and progress made

Dr. Chris Nonis, Sri Lankan High Commissioner to the UK addressed the Defence and Security Forum, UK, the Foreign and Defence affairs “think tank” which is chaired by Major General Patrick Cordingley, DSO, who commanded the ground forces in the First Gulf War.

Gang rape fury: PM appeals for calm, victim still critical

Issuing a fresh appeal for peace on TV , Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Monday government will look into delay in response in the gang rape case as also all aspects concerning the security of women while asking people to desist from violence.

Sri Lanka today is a Nation for all communities and all religions said Minister Nimal Sripala de Silva

Nimal Siripala de Silva, Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Management and Leader of the House, addressed the diaspora community said "Sri Lanka today is a Nation for all communities and all religions."

Russian leader Putin in Delhi; Defence deals worth Rs 25,000 crore signed

India and Russia on Monday inked mega defence deals worth almost Rs 25,000 crore, including the ones for 42 more Sukhoi-30 MKI fighters and 71 additional Mi-17 V5 armed helicopters, which again reinforces Moscow's position as New Delhi's largest arms supplier.

Venezuelan President Chavez conditions ‘improves slightly’ after cancer surgery – official

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's condition has "improved slightly" after a cancer operation in Cuba, the information minister said on Monday, amid doubts over whether the former soldier is in good enough health to continue governing.

2 Dead in Myanmar Air Crash

A Myanmar private airline of Air Bagan with 71 people on board including 65 passengers, the F-100 aircraft of flight No. W-9011, which was bound for Heho from Yangon via Mandalay has crash-landed in the eastern state of Shan, killing two people and injuring dozens more.