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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2343

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BJP’s lone government in South India is facing uncertain future

India’s main opposition, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is battling to save its one and only southern outpost in Karnataka but the odds don’t appear to be in its favour.

Rediff.com interview plagiarised by Outlook magazine

On October 12, 2009, the rediff.com published an interview with me by Shobha Warrier (see 'Brahmins dominate all modern professions'). The rediff.com website published as many as 422 comments on this interview.

Sunday Celebrity: Interpol drug expert R. Sundaralingam, a one-man NGO

Former Additional Director-General of Police of Sri Lanka and Interpol drug expert, Mr. Ramachandra Sundaralingam, can be said a ‘one-man NGO’ in India, working on drug abuse and prevention, making use of his rich experience and expertise, based in Chennai, post retirement.

Sri Lanka to Import Rice from Myanmar to face any Artificial Shortage

A special delegation left for Myanmar on Sunday, on a diplomatic trade mission according to an agreement which both the countries had signed for food exchange.

Nepal Maoists start second phase of protests programs against the govt

The UCPN (Maoist) on Sunday launched second phase of protest programs demanding a guarantee of ‘civilian supremacy’ and formation of ‘national government’ under their leadership.

Anandasangaree insist on Indian leaders to insist on a Federal solution to Sri Lanka

The leader of the Tamil United Liberation Front V.Anandasangaree has sought the assistance of M.Karunanithy, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu to impress on the Union Governmnet of India to insist on a federal solution to Sri Lanka, based on the Indian model, as the only acceptable political solution to the minority communities in Sri Lanka.

Sazo for combating child trafficking

The recent spurt of child trafficking in the state has caused a serious concern for the state government and it is working various mechanisms to eliminate various forms of violence against children in the state.

25th anniversary of ILO Office in Sri Lanka

Alavi Moulana, the Governor of Western Province said that the ILO is a body in the forefront of Sri Lanka working hard during the past 25 years towards improving the standards of the working class.

Tamil Nadu to improve amenities in refugee camps

The Tamil Nadu Government on Monday decided to immediately set apart Rs 12 crore for improving basic amenities in 115 camps where nearly one lakh Sri Lankan Tamil refugees have been living for several years.


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