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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2787

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“Sri Lanka has made more gains post-conflict than Northern Ireland. We will give our experience and help not hatred and anger.” says Ian Paisley in Westminster-UK

Northern Ireland parliamentarian for North Antrim from Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Ian Paisley Jr said that Sri Lanka has made more measurable gains post-conflict than Northern Ireland. That is what he has seen on the ground, and British politicians should recognize it and stop the suffocation of a country by its past and help Sri Lanka to move forward to a better future.

High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam visits the state of Chhattisgarh

During an official visit to the state of Chhattisgarh, High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam called on the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Dr Raman Singh, at Mahanandi Bhawan, the new Secretariat building of the new capital, Naya Raipur, on 4th January 2013. The High Commissioner met the Minister of Tourism & Culture Brij Mohan Agrawal and other senior officials as well.

Jharkhand CM Munda resigns

Deepening the political crisis in the state, Jharkhand chief minister Arjun Munda on Tuesday submitted his resignation to the governor in Ranchi.

Academic activities of the Jaffna University commenced smoothly

Academic activities of the Jaffna University have commenced from yesterday. About 20 % of the students attended the University.

Khap panchayat in Haryana bans mobiles. Jeans, T-shirts for girls

A khap panchayat in a Hisar village has banned mobile phones for youngsters and ordered girls not to wear jeans and T-shirts. Organising a DJ party is out of bounds and a complete prohibition on liquor has also been issued.

Ruling Party parliamentarians show unanimity in action against the Chief Justice

Ruling Party Parliamentarians are unanimous in supporting the impeachment motion against the Chief Justice.

Asaram Bapu incurs wrath of gang-rape victim family

The family of 23-year-old Delhi gangraped girl has taken a strong exception to Asaram Bapu's controversial statement on the girl, terming it as "illogical".

Re-setting India - Sri Lanka Relations

The India - Sri Lanka Joint Study Group, set up under a joint initiative of the Manipal Global Education (MaGE) of India and the Pathfinder Foundation of Sri Lanka, has presented its recommendations to the Governments of India and Sri Lanka.

He should keep up his promise

Two renowned Iranian scholars, Mousavian and Ali Shabani say that for thousands of years, Persian culture has been distinguished by customs that revolve around honor and esteem.

Legal Killing of Sri Lankan Housemaid in Saudi Arabia: Saudi Interior Ministry statement

Saudi Interior Ministry has issued a press release confirming the execution of Sri Lankan Housemaid Rizana Nafeek today at Dawadmi city in the Riyadh region.