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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2765

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‘Gandhigiri’ Under Attack

It will appear that lately India has been under attack from not only the usual hostile quarters but also from those with whom there is no record of sustained antagonism. If the sovereignty and integrity of the country has so far remained intact it is because these attacks have remained confined to verbal, diplomatic levels, occasionally involving a little firepower at the border with two unfriendly neighbours.

Burmese concerned if Aung San Suu Kyi being exploited to lift sanctions

”With the sanctions hurting directly the military regime and the country’s financial system on the downtrend due to mismanagement, the junta’s chief has no other alternative but look for support to the Western Bloc.

King Cobra too to get a ‘sanctuary’

World’s first King Cobra sanctuary is likely to take shape in the rains forests of South India.

Oceansat-2 payloads switched on

All the three payloads on-board the Oceansat-2, namely Ocean Colour Monitor, Scatterometer and Radio Occultation Sounder for atmospheric studies, have been successfully switched on, providing good quality data, the Indian Space Research Organisation has announced.

Remembering Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi

Martyrs are born and seldom made Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi was one of them. Born on October 26, (117 years ago) in 1890 in Allahabad, he passed the high school examination and joined the Kayastha Pathshala in Allahabad. In 1906-07 national leaders like Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Bipin Chandra Pal and Gopal Krishna Gokhale visited Allahabad and sought Vidyarthi’s support for national struggle.

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar presented ‘Culture in Balance’ award in Germany

Spiritual leader and Art of Living Founder, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, was conferred on Saturday in Dresden, Germany, the “2009 Culture in Balance Award,” in recognition of his outstanding contribution to all facets of culture, and for his commitment to global cultural balance, according to the Art of Living press release from Bangalore.

Channels for internal/international migrants must remain open for South Asians

The UNDP Resident Representative in Sri Lanka, Neil Buhne, stressed the need to mainstream migration into the development strategy of any country, especially those countries where migration plays a large part in the economy, such as Sri Lanka, at the launching ceremony of 2009 Human Development Report (HDR) in Colombo, on 12th October 2009.

CHSGA organizes Hotel Show 2010

The organizers of the Hotels source products and services Show – Hotel Show 2010 at a press conference held Taj Samudra Hotel indicated that they have identified many areas of products and services which they plan to attract exhititors from all parts of the world.

MPs' team has made India a laughing stock: Swamy

The DMK-Congress delegation of MPs, now on a visit to Sri Lanka, has made India's position ridiculous because the team is led by Mr T R Baalu, who was not given a place in the second succesive United Progressive Alliance Government by Prime Minister.

Overwhelming victory of the people – President

The overwhelming victory of the UPFA at the Southern Provincial Council election as a victory of the people who love their Motherland, said President Mahinda Rajapaksa in a statement on the resounding victory of the UPFA.

Give India the Best Defence System in the World

US President Barack Obama won the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize this year just two weeks after shepherding a resolution through the 15-member UN Security Council calling upon all countries, including India, to participate in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).