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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2619

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Sunday Celebrity: Dr. Pratap Reddy who revolutionized health care system in India

The Chairman of the Apollo Group of Hospitals, Dr. Pratap C. Reddy, who revolutionized the health care system in India and pioneered the establishment of private specialty hospitals in India, got the Padma Vibhushan, the country’s second highest civilian award, on the occasion of this year’s Republic Day.

Maoist leader admits Nepal link

Close ties between the Maoist leaders in India with their Nepal counterparts have been confirmed. This has been revealed following the interrogation of top Naxal ideologue Kobad Ghandy, currently in custody of Delhi Police’s Special Cell.

Travails of a looser : Covering up the losses in a strident tone

The Presidential election is over. There is a wide gap between the overwhelmingly won Mahinda Rajapaksa and the defeated common Opposition candidate Retired Gen. Sarath Fonseka in many respects.

RSS takes on Shiv Sena, will protect North Indians

In a significant development, the RSS has opposed the current Shiv Sena campaign of “Maharashtra for Marathis”.

Wide and vociferous protests against this genetically modified Bt brinjal

Mr. Jairam Ramesh, Minister of State for Environment and Forests, on Sunday had to face angry protests of farmers in Hyderabad over a move to produce the genetically modified Bt brinjal in the country. Protests and demonstrations were also held in New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday and Sunday.

US get info on terror attacks in India, issues advisory

The US continues to receive information about terrorist groups planning attacks against India, the State Department has said and advised its nationals to be alert during their travel to the country in the coming months.

2010 Presidential Election Records

The election held on 27th January 2010 in Sri Lanka is over now with unforgettable memories and records. This election is itself important as it is the first ever election held island wide after 30 years with the defeat of the LTTE.

MC breaks silence, asking his people for proactive approaches

Nagaland Minister for Forest and Environment MC Konyak rubbished charges that he was organizing hunting parties during his visit to Shingphan Reserved Forest area early this month.

Virtual Tour In Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation (TTDC) recently launched the 'virtual tour', which allows visitors to walk through world famous temples, explore and visit UNESCO monuments and other tourist spots inTamil Nadu without visiting The State, A TTDC Official said.

Lessons from Sri Lankan Presidential Election & Sri Lanka’s Future

The 2010 Sri Lankan Presidential Election turned out an anti-climax. All the pundits got it wrong and what was promised to be a hard-fought out election practically a photo-finish turned into a no contest with Mahinda Rajapakse creating history by becoming the first incumbent President to be re-elected to office with a resounding victory.