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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2557

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Kyndal India launches Bols brandy in Chennai; Lucas Bols plans to step in Sri Lanka soon

Kyndal India, India’s leading spirit importer and distributor, launched Bols’ first Intenational Premium brandy—Bols XO Excellance-- in Chennai on Saturday.

DMDK council authorizes Vijayakanth to opt for alliance

Successive electoral defeats and defection of his second rank leaders and cadres has swayed DMDK founder Vijayakanth from his resolve to go it alone until he provides an alternative to the two Dravidian parties -- the DMK and the AIADMK.

Tharoor courts row over Nehru remarks, but blames media

Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor has become a major embarrassment for the Congress as well as his senior External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna.

Anti-federal party enforces general shut down in Nepal capital

A fringe political party that has been opposing the idea of federalism, enforced general shut down in the capital city Kathmandu on Sunday.

Sunday Celebrity: S.Ve Shekher wears several hats, adds feathers too

Most of the film and stage artistes come and make money and fame and bow out or fade out without being useful to the society. Only a few plough back their popularity which they earned from the public to the society in the form of service.

Amar Singh goes; Is the party over for Mulayam?

The declining fortunes of the Samajwadi party, the main opposition party in the largest state of Uttar Pradesh, have taken another beating with the resignation of the party’s general secretary and main political strategist Amar Singh.

Mutually beneficial Pakistan-US relationship is a pipedream

Pakistan-US relations that had soured after 1990, warmed up after 9/11 when Pakistan agreed to fight US coined war on terror as a frontline state. Their relations are apparently still friendly but clouded in suspicions and mistrust.

Sri Lanka President visits Palaly Army Complex

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday accompanied with the company of Tri Service Commanders and the Inspector General of Police, visited the northern military headquarters in Palaly

Prabhakaran’s father Velupillai cremated,

Thiruvenkadam Velupillai (86) , the father of LTTE leader late Prabhakaran was cremated at the Urani Cemetery around 2 PM on Sunday afternoon.

Bangladesh PM arrives in Delhi on maiden visit

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in New Delhi on Sunday (Jan 10) night on her maiden visit, which India sees as “a path-breaking and historic opportunity” to forge a “new and forward-looking” relationship amid hopes that its security concerns would be addressed.