Skip to Content

Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1737

News

Zsa Zsa Gabor dies at 99

Zsa Zsa Gabor, the glamorous Hungarian B-movie actress who was one of the original “famous for being famous’’ celebs, died Sunday. She was 99.

Zsa Zsa Gabor dies at 99
diconary view

Tamil Nadu CM to meet PM Modi today; Bharat Ratna for Jayalalithaa, Cyclone relief on agenda

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi today the 19th December in the national capital and relay the details of the damages caused by the Cyclone Vardah in the state and seek more financial assistance as federal relief so that the state could initiate more measures to assuage the sufferings of people in the affected areas, especially in Chennai.

Narendra Modi  & O. Panneerselvam
diconary view

India appoints two new intelligence chiefs

India has appointed two new Inteligence Chiefs - Balochistan expert and 1981-batch Madhya Pradesh cadre IPS officer Anil Dhasmana, Secretary of Research and Analysis Wing and Jharkhand cadre IPS officer Rajiv Jain, appointed as the new chief of Intelligence Bureau (IB).

Anil Kumar Dhasmana (L), a 1981-batch IPS officer, will head the R&AW. Rajiv Jain (R), a 1980-batch Jharkhand cadre IPS officer, is the new IB chief.
diconary view

A Rolling Stone that Gathers No Moss: frontman Mick Jagger names his eighth child

Sir Mick Jagger, the British rocker of the band, Rolling Stones, has raised the excitement of millions of fans across the globe by naming his latest baby, who was born on 8th December; the boy has been named, Deveraux Octavian Basil Jagger, leaving the fairly difficult analysis of the rather complex name to the writers of both gossip columns and serious newspapers.

A Rolling Stone that Gathers No Moss: frontman Mick Jagger names his eighth child
diconary view

U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation Selects Sri Lanka for 5-Year Grant Compact

At its quarterly meeting on December 13, 2016, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Board of Directors selected Sri Lanka, Burkina Faso and Tunisia for new MCC compacts – five-year grants – to encourage economic growth and reduce poverty.

diconary view

A Christmas tree to beat the world record

It is on record that the largest floating Christmas tree measured 85m (278ft 10ins) in height and was erected as an annual tradition in Rodrigo De Freitas Lagoon in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil for Christmas 2007. The tree was sponsored by Bradesco Seguros e Previdencia.

A Christmas tree to beat the world record
diconary view

President Mathripala Sirisena to visit Malaysia

President Mathripala Sirisena is scheduled to visit Malaysia from December 15– 17.

President Mathripala Sirisena  to visit Malaysia
diconary view

President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon arrived in Sri Lanka

President of Islamic Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday evening for a three-day State Visit.

President of Islamic Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon
diconary view

Basil Rajapaksa had left for the United States

Former Minister Basil Rajapaksa had left for the United States yesterday for medical purposes, the Media Spokesperson for Sri Lanka Podu Jana Peramuna (SLPJP), Sanjeewa Edirimanne said.

Basil Rajapaksa had left for the United States
diconary view

Sports events are good for learning accountability, dedication, and leadership, among many other traits: Pak Envoy

Pakistan Army Hockey team has won the final friendly match against Sri Lanka Army team at Astro Turf Ground, Colombo on December 10, 2016.

Chief Guests presenting prize to players
Group Photo of both teams with Chief Guests
diconary view
Syndicate content


.