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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

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Survival of State's biggest Seed Farm in Merapani under threat

By Oken Jeet Sandham

The Lothas living in the Assam-Nagaland border areas have not only been suffering and facing untold hardships over decades, but also losing large portion of their lands which is the so fertile and oil rich areas in the State to neighboring Assam.

THAI prepares plans for global smart card

Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) on Sunday announced that it could become the first airline in the world to introduce a global identity or ‘smart card’ system.

Violence continues after PM's visit

Yesterday in the neighboring Narathiwat, two policemen were ambushed and seriously injured, while three government officials were attacked and injured.

Survival of State's biggest Seed Farm in Merapani under threat

By Oken Jeet Sandham

The Lothas living in the Assam-Nagaland border areas have not only been suffering and facing untold hardships over decades, but also losing large portion of their lands which is the so fertile and oil rich areas in the State to neighboring Assam.

Shopping center fire kills 51, injures 71 in NE China

A sudden raging fire in a four-story bustling shopping mall in Jilin City of northeast China's Jilin Province Sunday noon killed 51 people and injured another 71, police said.

BJP-AIADMK seat sharing talks stagnate

Weeks after a formal declaration of alliance in Tamil Nadu, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the All-India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) have been unable to reach an understanding over seat-sharing.

Iraq police capture former Saddam associate

Iraqi police captured a former leading member of Saddam Hussein's government on Sunday, number 41 on Washington's "most wanted" list.

THAI prepares plans for global smart card

Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) on Sunday announced that it could become the first airline in the world to introduce a global identity or ‘smart card’ system.

Violence continues after PM's visit

Yesterday in the neighboring Narathiwat, two policemen were ambushed and seriously injured, while three government officials were attacked and injured.

President calls on people for clear mandate to negotiate a true peace

President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga yesterday called for a clear mandate from the people at the forthcoming general election to initiate discussions with the LTTE and the relevant parties to the ethnic question and end it through a political solution.

Give me a massive mandate, if anything less give it to the UNF: CBK

President Chandrika Kumaratunga yesterday called upon the people to either give her party or the UNF a "clear and massive" mandate in the upcoming elections as she found it impossible to cohabitate with the Prime Minister.

European Nations financial assistance soon expected to the rebel outfit – Tamilchelvan.

Tamilchelvan said that he is confident that European countries would provide financial assistance soon to their outfit. He added that the he met government representatives of a half a dozen of European countries, while he was journeying through Europe and they listened with concerm the plight of the people in the war affected north and east and he is confident that they would provide assistance soon.

SAARC nations hold emergency meet on avian flu

Senior health officials from seven SAARC countries met here Monday to discuss ways to combat the spread of avian flu that has killed 19 people and led to slaughtering of millions of chicken in the Asian region.

Iraq police capture former Saddam associate

Iraqi police captured a former leading member of Saddam Hussein's government on Sunday, number 41 on Washington's "most wanted" list.

BJP-AIADMK seat sharing talks stagnate

Weeks after a formal declaration of alliance in Tamil Nadu, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the All-India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) have been unable to reach an understanding over seat-sharing.

Shopping center fire kills 51, injures 71 in NE China

A sudden raging fire in a four-story bustling shopping mall in Jilin City of northeast China's Jilin Province Sunday noon killed 51 people and injured another 71, police said.

Shopping center fire kills 51, injures 71 in NE China

A sudden raging fire in a four-story bustling shopping mall in Jilin City of northeast China's Jilin Province Sunday noon killed 51 people and injured another 71, police said.

BJP-AIADMK seat sharing talks stagnate

Weeks after a formal declaration of alliance in Tamil Nadu, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the All-India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) have been unable to reach an understanding over seat-sharing.

Iraq police capture former Saddam associate

Iraqi police captured a former leading member of Saddam Hussein's government on Sunday, number 41 on Washington's "most wanted" list.

THAI prepares plans for global smart card

Thai Airways International Plc (THAI) on Sunday announced that it could become the first airline in the world to introduce a global identity or ‘smart card’ system.


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