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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 84

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People demand tougher laws against sexual assault

Civil society groups and citizens have submitted a comprehensive list of recommendations today (2nd January 2013) to government-appointed committee that is currently seeking input on how to reform laws against sexual assault.

"No timeframe yet for settlement to Naga political issue": Center's Interlocutor

The Government of India's Interlocutor of the high profile ongoing political talks with the NSCN (IM), RS Pandey said it was difficult to say any "timeframe" for the "final settlement" to the extremely complex Naga political issue. He was, however, optimistic that the solution to the issue would get through.

TMC suspends leaders, activists involved in erotic dance

A controversy has broken out after skimpily-dressed dancing girls performed at a Trinamool Congress foundation day function at Bhangar in South 24 Parganas district with TMC leader Mir Tahir Ali allegedly showering money on them.

Sewalanka Chairman speaks at 50th Anniversary of Welthungerhilfe

On the invitation of Welthungerhilfe, a non-denominational and politically independent, non-profit-making and non-governmental aid agency working in the field of development cooperation and emergency relief aid founded in 1962 by then German Federal President Heinrich Lübke, the Chairman of the Sewalanka Foundation of Sri Lanka, Mr. Harsha Navaratne participated at the 50th anniversary of the organization.

Gang-rape case: Lawyers refuse to defend accused

Lawyers at a Delhi court hearing the case of the fatal gang-rape which has shocked the nation said on Wednesday they would refuse to defend the men accused of taking part in the assault and murder.

Launch of Guidelines for Labor Sections of Sri Lankan Diplomatic Missions in Labour Receiving Countries

With the view to serve the migrant workers better, Dilan Perera, Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare is to launch the Operational Manual.