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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2956


Government to implement two more water projects at a cost of Rs 11,285 million in Walasmulla and Ambatale areas.

Having recognized the importance and urgency of implementation of Kirama Katuwana Water Supply Project and project for Augmentation of Water Pipelines along with the Orugodawatta Ambatale Road Development Project, the Government has now been able to finalize the funding arrangements with foreign and local banks.

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TELO - Sampanthan Meting Rescheduled for Tomorrow at 10 AM

The proposed meeting of TELO with Leader of the Opposition has been postponed for tomorrow at 10 AM at the office of the Leader of the Opposition in Colombo.

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Letter From America: Ayaan Hirsi is delusional and not a reformer

Can anyone take a known liar seriously? A couple of weeks ago Ayaan Hirsi Ali, an anti-Muslim zealot, appeared in Fareed Zakariya's GPS promoting her latest book. As I have noted many years ago, Ayaan is an immoral, greedy person whose trait is lying and deception. And she has been able to make a living out of such evil traits.

Letter From America: Ayaan Hirsi is delusional and not a reformer
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Burma’s Religious Conversion Bill: Major Setback for Religious Freedom and Human Rights

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has expressed profound concern that a new law restricting religious conversions, passed earlier this week by the upper house of Burma’s parliament, would be a major setback for religious freedom and human rights in the country.

Burma’s Religious Conversion law should be scrapped
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Maryland honors Bollywood director at Shortcut Romeo promo event

State of Maryland has honored Bollywood film director Susi Ganeshan with a citation for his contribution to Indian cinema.

Dr Rajan Natarajan, second from right, presenting the award to Susi Ganeshan, right, while Puja Gupta, third from right and organizers of the event Suman Nagpal and Pria Trehan Haider look on
Susi Ganeshan flanked by Ameesha Patel and Puja Gupta at the Cannes Film Festival
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How silly to say Harper’s thoughts then matter little now

Those of us who are living through Thailand’s unprecedented torrential floods are not particularly disturbed by rivulets of dissent except when they contaminate further the waters needlessly.

Factors Reshaping Higher Education in Ontario, Canada.

Education has to change according to the social, economic and political demands of the people at any place. In Ontario the higher education as it was in the set up in 1960 was guided by two policies.

Canada Under Increased Pressure To Support UN Inquiry Into War Crimes

Canadian Friends of Burma and Burma Campaign UK have joined forces to call on the Canadian government to support a UN Commission of Inquiry into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Burma.

India, Canada Joint Statement

Following are excerpts from the India, Canada joint statement issued in Ottawa after talks between the Prime Ministers of both countries.

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