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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2398

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Friendship with USA proves injurious and costly

Asif Haroon Raja - During the Cold War, Pakistan stood aside USA as its most allied ally while India stood in the opposite camp with Soviet Union and opposed American policies.

Delhi gets firsthand account of the situation in Sri Lanka’s IDP camps

M Rama Rao - Amidst alarming reports on the situation in the IDP camps of Sri Lanka and demands for a visit to the camps by the Foreign Minister, Indian High Commissioner in Colombo has visited some of these camps. ‘He (the HC) has given his impressions of what he saw’, the Minister for External Affairs S M Krishna told Parliament.

Sunil Gavaskar celebrates his 60th birthday at Puttaparthi

Gopal Ethiraj - India’s cricket legend Sunil Manohar Gavaskar turned 60 on Friday.

Plan for repatriation of IDPs of northwest Pakistan to their homes unveiled

By Farzana Shah-Asian Tribune Correspondent in Pakistan

Peshawar, 11 July, (Asiantribune.com): The North West Frontier Province Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain unveils the complete plan for the return of Internally Displaced People to Malakand Division.

America To Prosecute The World

L. Jayasooriya - Until now I did not know that America has an International Prosecutor. That means the entire world except America and her conjoined allies are not sovereign nations.

Delhi gets firsthand account of the situation in Sri Lanka’s IDP camps

M Rama Rao - Amidst alarming reports on the situation in the IDP camps of Sri Lanka and demands for a visit to the camps by the Foreign Minister, Indian High Commissioner in Colombo has visited some of these camps. ‘He (the HC) has given his impressions of what he saw’, the Minister for External Affairs S M Krishna told Parliament.

……….Of Defence and Deal

Vinod Vedi - For more than a decade, even before the Kargil invasion of 1999, the Armed Forces were returning unutilized funds to the Consolidated Fund of India because they could not complete deals for sorely needed equipment.

New project to clean Cooum in Chennai; Buckingham canal gets equal importance

By Gopal Ethiraj, Chennai

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Chennai, 11 July (Asiantribune.com): Cleaning Cooum river, one of the two rivers running through the Chennai city, will again kick start soon. The Buckingham canal running through the city is also being desilted and cleaned. PWD Minister Durai Murugan told the State Assembly on Thursday the project report is getting ready to clean the stinking Cooum river.

……….Of Defence and Deal

Vinod Vedi - For more than a decade, even before the Kargil invasion of 1999, the Armed Forces were returning unutilized funds to the Consolidated Fund of India because they could not complete deals for sorely needed equipment.

New project to clean Cooum in Chennai; Buckingham canal gets equal importance

By Gopal Ethiraj, Chennai

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Chennai, 11 July (Asiantribune.com): Cleaning Cooum river, one of the two rivers running through the Chennai city, will again kick start soon. The Buckingham canal running through the city is also being desilted and cleaned. PWD Minister Durai Murugan told the State Assembly on Thursday the project report is getting ready to clean the stinking Cooum river.

Rohini Episode-Lessons For The Police and Society

Bobby Ramakant- Rohini Singh is still waiting for justice to be done after being brutally physically abused by the police constable Subhas Mishra, who entered and ransacked her home and also misbehaved with her two minor daughters, all because she was asking for protection against the harassment and domestic violence she was being subjected to by her husband.

Delhi gets firsthand account of the situation in Sri Lanka’s IDP camps

M Rama Rao - Amidst alarming reports on the situation in the IDP camps of Sri Lanka and demands for a visit to the camps by the Foreign Minister, Indian High Commissioner in Colombo has visited some of these camps. ‘He (the HC) has given his impressions of what he saw’, the Minister for External Affairs S M Krishna told Parliament.

America To Prosecute The World

L. Jayasooriya - Until now I did not know that America has an International Prosecutor. That means the entire world except America and her conjoined allies are not sovereign nations.

Chinese authorities will restore normalcy soon in the Xinjiang Region – Sri Lanka

Colombo, 11 July, (Asiantribune.com): Sri Lanka Governmnet has voiced confidence that efforts being taken by Chinese authorities will soon restore normalcy in the region.

It’s high time Indo-Lanka fishing area conflict settled

Gopal Ethiraj -


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