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

Lanka President Sirisena wants Commission to investigate deposed government

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has called for a commission to investigate bribery and corruption under the deposed Ranil Wickremesinghe government.

Lanka President Sirisena wants Commission to investigate deposed government
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British MP hired by jihadist group Jamaat e Islami

As the general election in Bangladesh is scheduled to take place on December 30, Britain’s Labour Party lawmaker Rupa Haq has openly started working for Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) and actively trying to help JI is coming to power in Bangladesh.

British MP hired by jihadist group Jamaat e Islami
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BJP’s New Weapon …?

Unsure of the public reaction to the performance of Narendra Modi as prime minister, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party seems to have discovered that ‘gutter language’ goes down as well with the audiences as its Hindutva appeal which has to be renewed by defying the highest court of the land or some other great efforts.

The BJP leadership, led by Narendra  Modi and Amit Shah, speaks of sections of Indians as -  ‘vermin’, ‘cockroaches’, ‘gutter sniper’, ‘termites’ and so on with full consciousness,
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Here’s how Sri Lanka President and Mahinda R’s ‘113 October Revolution’ was blown-up

Sri Lanka’s President Sirisena promised 113 MP majority strength for purported PM Rajapaksa, just before he appointed Rajapaksa as PM on 26 October. Boosted by this assurance, Rajapaksa MP had no qualms on accepting the Premiership offer.

Here’s how Sri Lanka President and Mahinda R’s ‘113 October Revolution’ was blown-up
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A British court orders extradition of Vijay Mallya

A British court on Monday 10th December, has ordered that Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya should face extradition to India on financial fraud allegations.

A British court  orders extradition of Vijay Mallya
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Expressions, footwork hallmark of Sindhu’s dance debut

Sindhu, student of Bharatanatyam guru Jayanthi Srivatsan, gave her arangetram or debut performance in the City recently.

Guru Jayanthi Srivatsan with Sindhu
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J&K At Cross Roads

In dissolving the state assembly just when political ‘foes’ had come together to stake claim for forming government, Jammu and Kashmir governor, Satya Pal Malik, did not exactly work in defence of democracy. What is more, his action may well have pushed the already troubled state towards more unrest and chaos.

J&K At Cross Roads
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Sri Lanka to be Declared as a Mine-Free Country by 2020

Sri Lanka acceded to the Mine Ban Convention very well known as the Ottawa Convention in year 2017 which came into force from June 1, 2018.

Sivangnasothy at the Mine Ban Convention at th Geneva based UN Convention hall.
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Five Govt. Secretaries of PM Mahinda summoned to Parliament

Five Secretaries appointed by Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa are summoned to the Parliament to answer it was announced on 9 December.

Patali Champika Ranawaka (MP-Jathika Hela Urumaya)
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Sri Lanka’s passport has gone up to 84th in the latest world rankings

The global recognition to Sri Lanka’s passport has gone up by 9 notches to 84th in the latest world rankings released this week, a Passport Index highlights.

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BJP Banking On Symbolism

Narendra Modi can pat himself on the back after inaugurating the world’s tallest statue—that of Iron Man Sardar Patel in the interior of Gujarat. It is one of the very few promises he made during the 2014 Lok Sabha poll campaign that he has been able to deliver while promises relating to ‘mundane matters’ like better governance, eradication of corruption, poverty and militancy have been made contingent upon his continuing in office for at least till 2050!

PM Modi, dedicated to the nation a 182-metre statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the tallest in the world and said it will be a reminder about the courage of a man who thwarted efforts to disintegrate India.
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