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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2397

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Obama should know Kashmir’s accession is irrevocable

J.N. Raina - A lot of fuss has been created about Kashmir. It is a deliberate attempt to confuse the international opinion about the ‘ownership’ of Kashmir.

India to achieve self-sufficiency in uranium production by 2013: Kakodkar

Gopal Ethiraj - India is expected to achieve self-sufficiency in uranium production to feed its existing nuclear power projects and proposed plants by 2013, the Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Anil Kakodkar said on Sunday.

The Great Expectations of a Moderate Tamil

Lenin Benedict - After a great storm, calmness has entered into the life of Sri Lankans and in particular to the Tamils in the North. In the past, every successive Government in Sri Lanka has assured to bring about a Political Solution to the minority Tamils during the elections, which has never happened due to some pressure within or outside the government while in power.

Obama should know Kashmir’s accession is irrevocable

J.N. Raina - A lot of fuss has been created about Kashmir. It is a deliberate attempt to confuse the international opinion about the ‘ownership’ of Kashmir.

Mobile phones in schools and 'China Mobile'

Dr.P.A.Samaraweera - While travelling in China I saw a news report about a student in a leading school committing suicide as a teacher had reprimanded her for using a mobile phone. In fact, there had been two incidents.

World Food Program approved budget increase of US $ 17.09 million for Sri Lanka

The Executive Director of the World Food Programme, (WFP), has approved a budget increase of US $ 17.09 million for the Protracted Relief and Recovery Operations (PRRO) for Sri Lanka by bringing the total budget of the PRRO to US $ 134.9 million for the year 2009.

Choosing French Submarine over German? : Rational decision or risking Pakistani defence ?

Farzana Shah -
A German team is due in few days probably on August 5th according to sources to look into possibility of signing the accord for provision of U-214 submarines to Pakistan Navy.

The upshot of Hillary’s visit

Sarla Handoo - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s recent visit to India has been meaningful in many ways but it has left behind a trail of some debates as well. From day one Hillary Clinton consistently spoke about “broadening and deepening” of good relationship between our two countries. And this, certainly, was accomplished in a large measure. She spoke of cooperation not only between the two governments but between the private sector, the businesses and the people at large. This cooperation, she said, is intended to become the "driver of progress in the 21st century".

The Great Expectations of a Moderate Tamil

Lenin Benedict - After a great storm, calmness has entered into the life of Sri Lankans and in particular to the Tamils in the North. In the past, every successive Government in Sri Lanka has assured to bring about a Political Solution to the minority Tamils during the elections, which has never happened due to some pressure within or outside the government while in power.

What future holds for Prabhakaran’s parents…?

The aged parents of LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran are in a state of animated suspense as debate rages over whether the law should catch up with them 0r whether amnesty granted to them to settle in Canada or in Denmark where they have relatives.


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