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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2307

A Road - B 380, Makes Lives Of People In Valikamam Miserable

One might wonder whether a road that cut across ones’ land would make people’s lives miserable? In fact, that is the truth and nothing less than the truth and this is what the B 380 Road is doing for the people in Valikamam.

 Kantharodai/ Kadurugoda Temple  - located in the B 380 Road
St. Antony's Church, Chunnakam
Sri Kathiramalai Temple - Chunnakam
Nilavarai
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Wanted Urgently ‘Alugosuwa’ – Hangman

In the vernacular, a hangman is referred to as 'thhokilidupavan' in Tamil or 'vadhaka', commonly known as ‘alugosuwa’, a word which is of Portuguese origin (algoz).

A Hangman's Noose
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Sri Lanka remains UK ‘Human Rights Priority Country’

Sri Lanka remains a priority country in the United Kingdom’s Annual Human Rights Report 2017. Sri Lanka is one of 30 ‘Human Rights Priority Countries’ (HRPCs); countries where the UK has serious human rights concerns and hopes to engage positively to develop human rights performance.

Sri Lanka remains UK ‘Human Rights Priority Country’
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Minister Mangala Express Regret Over His Comments

Minister of Finance and Media Mangala Samaraweera regretted over his inadvertent mention about Rotarians and Lion Clubs.

Minister Mangala Express Regret Over His Comments
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Colombo Chief Magistrate Ordered For Sinhala and English Translation of the speech made by State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran

Colombo Chief Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake, yesterday, ordered the State Translation Department to render into Sinhala and English the speech made by State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran regarding the resurgence of the LTTE at a public gathering held in Jaffna.

Colombo Chief Magistrate Ordered For Sinhala and English Translation of the speech made by State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran
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Make It Simple By Using Day-to-Day Words, Don’t Waste Searching For Words, Phrases

While you are trying to complete your writings projects, why are you worrying about the words, phrases and beautiful words? Forget all these things as they are the ones hindering your writing progress and journey. You go ahead with the simplest words you already have and complete what you wanted to write.

Make It Simple By Using Day-to-Day Words, Don’t Waste Searching For Words, Phrases
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Health and Medical Service Improvement Project

Non Communicable Disease (NCDs) such as cardiovascular diseases and cerebrovascular diseases have increased in the recent past in Sri Lanka due to apparent epidemiological, socio- economic and demographic transitions.

Dr. R.H.S. Samaratunga, Secretary, Ministry of Finance & Mass Media on behalf of the Government of Sri Lanka and Mr. Fusato Tanaka, Chief Representative of JICA Sri Lanka office on behalf of JICA signed the ‘Loan Agreement for Health and Medical Service Improvement Project’.
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Army Commander’s Term Of Office Extended By Another One Year

President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces has extended the terms of office of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army by one more year with effect from August 19, the Military Secretariat announced.

Army Commander’s Term Of Office Extended By Another One Year
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Amnesty International Lambaste Sri Lankan Presidents Threat On Capital Punishment

Amnesty International has shown stiff opposition to the statement made by the Sri Lankan President that, he would sign required orders to execute capital punishment for convicted drug traffickers, who carried out large-scale drug smuggling operations, while in detention.


 Dinushika Dissanayake -  South Asian Deputy Director, Amnesty International
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Lalins Column: Hitler, Prabakaran and Wijeweera-Kaput. Who else?

What a shindig in SL that excites itself thoroughly on the cheapest of thrills. An artless monk dropped a clanger at a private function telling the former defence secretary GR that “some describe him as a Hitler”! In SL people are described as honest too. This does not make them that. The priest added that GR should go for it and govern effectively. GR however is still not a politician.

Lalins Column: Hitler,  Prabakaran and Wijeweera-Kaput. Who else?
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