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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1831

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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case A G Perarivalan, files second petition , seeking explanation on actor Sanjay Dutt’s, early release

A G Perarivalan, one of the convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has filed a second petition and submitted it to the Pune Information commission, seeking an explanation over the grounds on which actor Sanjay Dutt, a convict in 1993 Mumbai blasts case, was prematurely released from prison.

A G Perarivalan - one of the convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case
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USS Comstock Participates in Humanitarian Assistance Training in Sri Lanka

USS Comstock (LSD 45) departed Sri Lanka today following a week of exchanges with the Sri Lankan Navy and Marine Corps. These exercises focused on improving humanitarian assistance and disaster relief efforts and coordination, the third such military-to-military exchange between U.S. Sailors and Marines and their Sri Lankan counterparts in the past 12 months.

USS Comstock Participates in Humanitarian Assistance Training in Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka Official Delegation to visit the Reunion Island

On invitation from the French Agency for Development (AFD), an Official Delegation headed by M.I.M. Rafeek, Secretary to the Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs will visit the Reunion Island from 1 to 7 of April 2017.

Sri Lanka Official Delegation to visit the Reunion Island
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A major TU action by GMOA in the offing?

The Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA), Assistant Secretary, Dr. Haritha Aluthge addressing a media briefing on Friday stated that even reluctantly they would have to go for a major trade union action next week as the government had failed to offer a reasonable solution to the SAITM issue.

 Dr. Haritha Aluthge
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Sri Lanka’s efforts to draft a national policy on Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions commended

The Director General of the Geneva based World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Dr. Francis Gurry has commended Sri Lanka’s efforts to draft a national policy on Traditional Knowledge (TK) and Traditional Cultural Expressions (TCEs) .

Sri Lanka’s efforts to draft a national policy on Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions commended
Sri Lanka’s efforts to draft a national policy on Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions commended
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Jeff Bezos- World's Second Richest Person

Jeff Bezos has leapt past Amancio Ortega and Warren Buffett to become the world’s second-richest person.

Jeff Bezos
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Politics of threat & intimidation by Lyca mobiles

Lyca mobiles, a UK based mobile phone company has threatened to sue the Sri Lankan Charles Nirmalanathan MP representing the Vanni electoral district.

Subaskaran Allirajah
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Indian fishermen are crossing maritime boundaries – Indian Navy Chief

According to 'The Hindu,' the Indian Navy has been tracking and monitoring Chinese submarines in the Indian Ocean, the Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba, said on Wednesday at a press conference.

Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba
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Parliament Seats Allocations: Badulla & Jaffna Revised

The Parliament seats allocated for the Badulla and Jaffna electoral districts have been amended.

Parliament Seats Allocations: Badulla & Jaffna Revised
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President Maithripala on the defence of war heroes

President Maithripala Sirisena said that he is not prepared to make any war hero a suspect in the charges leveled against the armed forces and the government on the alleged violations of human rights during the war against terrorism.

President Maithripala on the defence of war heroes
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