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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2424

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Palestinians want President Rajapaksa re-elected

Mr. Ibrahim Khraishi, Secretary General of Palestinian Legislative Council (Parliament) while appreciating the pro Palestinian stance of President Mahinda Rajapaksa during the last four decades as the head of Sri Lanka Committee for Solidarity with Palestine appeals to all Sri Lankans and specially the Muslim community in Sri Lanka to re elect him so that the close friendship between Palestine and Sri Lanka will flourish in future as well.

New-look Marina beckons tourists to Chennai Marina

One of the tourist attractions of Chennai is the Marina beach, hailed as the second longest in the world after the one in California.

20,000 IDPs have applied to vote in the Presidential election

Already 20,000 Internally Displaced Person in the Menik Farm welfare centres have applied for voting in the forthcoming presidential election.

Sarath Fonseka; the contender without clothes

In a week, Rtd General Sarath Fonseka has done more damage to himself and the country than any previous contender to the office of President or the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.

No Travel Restrictions on A9 Road

The United People’s Freedom Alliance government goes for another milestone lifting all restrictions which has been imposed on civilian travel on the A9 Road since 1983.The government has decided to allow free travel to and from Jaffna and other parts of the country, Northern Province Governor G.A.Chandrasiri told the Asian Tribune.

Three innovative ice-cream flavours for this season by Cargills

Cargills Magic (Ice-cream) a part of the Cargills Food City of Cargills (Ceylon) Ltd launched three new ice cream flavours -Fresh Mixed Berries, Vanilla Ice-Cream with Jujubes and Malt Ice-cream with Chocolate Flakes.

UN urges restraint after Maoist strikes turns violent

United Nations has urged both the government and the Maoist to exercise restraint after the first day of the three-day nationwide general strike called by the Maoists on Sunday turned violent.

A Muslim Propaganda Unit For Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Election Campaign

A Muslim propaganda Unit has been launched yesterday to campaign for Mahinda Rajapaksa in the forthcoming presidential election campaign.

Heraliawela Industrial Zone, Phase 2 is now open to investors

Athula Wijesinghe, Chief Minister, Wayamba Provincial Council invited the local investors and entrepreneurs to invest on a range of industries at Heraliawela Phase 2, Industrial Zone, that is now available in Wayamba and to formally extend this invitation, Wayamba Investors and Exporters Forum was held at Hotel Galadari, which was organized by the Industrial Services Bureau (ISB), North Western Province.

A section of TNA coming forward to support Sarath Fonseka : The rift widens within the outfit

The Tamil National Alliance leadership has summoned the Parliamentary Group meeting tomorrow to finalize on their support to Sarath Fonseka in the forthcoming Presidential Election, it is learnt.