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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2553

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Pakistan Planned Redeployment of Troops along Border ?

According to an Emirates news agency, on May 10, 2011 India has started war games involving thousands of troops along its border with Pakistan. A military spokesman told reporters the six-day exercise, codenamed Vijayee Bhava (Be Victorious) was being held in the Thar Desert region in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Legal action against Kooragala squatters

National Heritage Minister Jagath Balasuriya at a meeting held at the Archaeological Department last week, directed Archaeological Commissioner–General Senarath Dissanayake to take legal action against all squatters in the Kooragala Archaeological reserve after May 10. It was revealed that some of them are still there despite being ordered to leave the place by April 30, 2011.

Repercussions of Osama Bin Laden Killing

Highly sensitive intelligence operation of mid night 1st and 2nd May 2011. brought an end to the former CIA agent and leader of Al-Qaida “Osama bin Laden”. Sharp 40 minutes targeted operation successfully culminated on hitting of famous character (Osama) of Global War on Terror (GWOT) who was present in a compound house located in Abbottabad (a hill station north of Islamabad).

Battling terror: Obama and Mahinda

US President Obama informed the world on Sunday night that US forces had killed Osama Bin Laden. Two years ago, SL forces too killed a terrorist, a ruthless murderer. With apologies to President Obama, we can recast his speech with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the speaker announcing Prabhakaran’s death.

A Burmese Perspective: Osama bin Laden is Dead Burmese hope is Spread

Burma (now under the chauvinist name of Myanmar), inspire to be the first nuclear power with the help of North Korea is just is notorious for its gross human rights violation and the world knows about the brave lady Daw Aung San Suu Kyi that stand up against the ruling Generals.

Doha Talks Sound The Death Knell Of Industrial Development

The Centre for Trade and Development (Centad) and Third World Network (TWN), in collaboration with Our World Is Not for Sale (OWINFS), recently organized a very lively and informative workshop to discuss the current undercurrents of the Doha talk.

British Referendum – Britons can learn from Sri Lanka

Around forty six million British people will go to poll on 5th of May 2011, at a referendum which is the first UK-wide referendum in more than 30 years and also the second in the British history. The purpose of the first British referendum was to end the turbulences in Harold Wilson’s Labour Government about the Britain’s membership of the European Common market. Current referendum is to seek the approval of the British people to change the “first past the post” electoral system to proportionate representative system.

Isolate TNA until they denounce Vaddukoddai resolution. Let Srilanka not bend to TNA’s pressure tactics

It was on the 14th May of 1976, at Vaddukoddai, the Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF) under the Chairmanship of S.J.V.Chelvanayakam Q.C, M.P (K.K.S) adopted the Vaddukoddai Resolution, which radicalized the entire Tamil population of the North and east, which also played a greater role in militarizing the Tamil youths and diminished the political role of the Tamil community.

Lalin’s Column: Ban Ki-moon- Report and facts.

‘Prabakaran declared war on SL on four different occasions from 1985 even while peace talks were on. When he looked like winning, the Diaspora romanticised war, calling his cadres ‘boys’ etc. When SL and IPKF soldiers died and thousands of Sinhalese civilians were murdered, the LTTE and its supporters were exultant.

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