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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2793

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Voters shatter 'Rajni myth' in Tamil Nadu

By electing all six candidates of PMK to the Lok Sabha, Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry voters have shattered the myth of the so-called Rajni factor in Tamil Nadu politics.

No bar for Sonia Gandhi to be the New Prime Minister of India

No bar for Sonia Gandhi to be the New Prime Minister of India
Indian Congress Party is to meet tomorrow to elect the leader of the party who would virtually lead the Congress led Government of India. In all probability it would be Sonia Gandhi; the “iron-will lady” from the Gandhi Dynasty of India who would be taking up as India’s new Prime Minister.

South Korea's Roh returns stronger after court rules

South Korea's Constitutional Court overturned parliament's unprecedented vote to impeach President Roh Moo-hyun, clearing the way for him to return to work on Friday strengthened after two months in political limbo

Victory margins run to lakhs in TN

As many as nine candidates in the May 10 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu defeated their immediate rivals by a margin of over 2 lakh votes.

First time Balasingham has spoken the truth

At last, it is a great sigh of relief, when it became a reality and a congenial atmosphere is to prevail sooner or later, as all roadblocks placed before the revival of the Peace Talks between the Government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam is cleared and a green signal is on.<

Sonia Gandhi's home town pays her quiet tribute

The mayor of Sonia Gandhi's home town congratulated her on Thursday for a shock electoral victory in India, but her reclusive Italian family kept a self-imposed silence out of respect for the Gandhi dynasty's tragic past.

Rumsfeld flies into eye of Iraqi storm, sees jail

U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld flew into the eye of an Iraqi storm on Thursday, dropping in unannounced at Abu Ghraib jail to tell troops a prisoner abuse scandal would not wreck America's mission in Iraq

AIADMK banished from Lok Sabha

An anti-incumbency wave swept away the AIADMK-BJP combine from Kanyakumari to Chennai in Tamil Nadu in the Lok Sabha polls, as people voted for the "rainbow alliance" formed by the DMK, by bringing together all parties, which had a vote bank.

Rehabilitation in the North and East receive a shot in the arm

North and East relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction activities receive a shot in the arm, when the Sri Lankan President has decided to bring them under one organization. This new organization will come under a Ministry called Ministry of Relief, Rehabilitation and reconstruction.

Gene therapy fights HIV in human tests

Three people with drug-resistant strains of HIV have become the first to undergo a new form of gene therapy designed to block the virus.

Rahul to PM: I'll try become an adult

"I wish all the best to Vajpayee. I wish him many years in the future .... I am saying from my heart and not saying this for the sake of saying it," said Rahul Gandhi, soon after winning Amethi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh.

Batticaloa Villagers staged protest march against LTTE for the killing of Tamil militants

A massive protest march was staged by the Tamil villagers this morning, in Batticaloa against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.