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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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Nalini’s premature release, Sonia should take a stand: Dr. Swamy

Janata Party President Dr.Subramanian Swamy said UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi should take a stand on the request of Nalini, a life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi Assassination case, for premature release from prison. “She (Gandhi) should realise that Nalini has committed a huge crime.”

Terror groups meet in PoK over Kashmir

The Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) held a conference of extremist groups at Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) to express "solidarity" on the Kashmir issue on Thursday. The latest development yet again proved that anti-India activities are still going on in Pakistani soil.

Muslims trust Rajapaksa, expect he will resolve their issues

There is no plan for the ruling United People Freedom Alliance (UPFA) to have any tug with any Muslim political parties. Muslims believe in the ability of the President and greatly expect that he will bring to a satisfactory resolution the issues connected with minorities vis-à-vis Tamils and Muslims.

Deputy High Commission celebrates 62nd Independence day of Sri Lanka

“After three long decades, we are celebrating the independence in its truest form, independence from colonial clutches, and independence from terror and fear,” said the Deputy High Commissioner for Sri Lanka in Southern India, Mr. Vadivel Krishnamoorthy, addressing at the celebration of 62nd Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence in Chennai.

Batticaloa Mayoress Sivageetha Prabakaran on the comeback trail

The Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal has decided to meet tomorrow to decide about the political strategy they should adopt in the forthcoming parliamentary general election in the Eastern Province.

Indian home-grown militants eye Common Wealth Games for attacks

The athletes face a risk of terrorist attacks during the October 3 to 14 Common Wealth Games in India.

Lalin’s Coloumn: Let not their sacrifices have been in vain

The last Presidential election was not about who won the war but who bore the brunt and paid the price of war that brought in peace. Those wonderful and great people have given their verdict.

Women Organization condemns Burmese regime’s renewed token opium eradication in the Northern Shan State

Since last week, it was reported that the military regime has launched fresh token poppy eradication campaigns in Namkham and Mantong townships of Northern Shan State, once again leaving most opium farms intact in exchange for massive bribes.

Chidambaram talks of “Indian handler’ in Mumbai attack

The ten Pakistani terrorists who attacked Mumbai on November 26, 2008 could have been guided by an Indian handler whose true identity was yet to be ascertained, Home Minister P Chidambaram has said.

Bangladesh: Justice delayed and denied

I woke up on Jan. 28 and was shocked to read the news of the execution of five former army officers - Syed Farooq-ur Rahman, Sultan Shahriar Rashid Khan, Mohiuddin Ahmed, A.K.M. Mohiuddin Ahmed and Bazlul Huda, convicted for killing Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founding leader of the People's Republic of Bangladesh and the country’s first president. Most of Rahman’s family members were also killed including his 10-year-old son.

Answer To Cancer - Canswer

US Consul General in Chennai Andrew Simkin in the presence of educationalists Mrs Y G Parthasarathy, who is the brainchild of Billroth Hospitals Managing Director and Dr V Jeganathan and 'Foundation' Founder Dr Rajesh Jeganathan launched the unique awareness creating programme to create awareness about early diagnosis of the much dangerous disease of the hour - cancer.

Sri Lanka’s Independence Commemoration in France

The 62nd Anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka was commemorated at the Sri Lanka Embassy in Paris with special religious observances at the Embassy premises yesterday (4th February 2010).

Mahinda thanked expatriates for patriotism displayed

Sri Lankans from Southern California were among the first well wishers who met President Mahinda Rajapaksa and congratulated him personally on his historic victory at the Presidential Election held January 26.

Rahul braves Sena threat, ends Mumbai visit

Congress General Secretary made light of Shiv Sena threats over his “Mumbai for all Indians “ remarks and ended his short visit to Mumbai without any untoward incidents on Friday. Tight security thwarted any attempt by the Sena activists to disrupt his programme.