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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

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India into select group of nations with success launch of Agni III

India’s indigenous long-range nuclear- capable Agni-III missile, test fired on Sunday, catapulted the country into a select group of nations that have intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM)-capability, defence sources said.

Try to look poor, Australia tells Indians

While Australian authorities have been found wanting in solving many assault cases involving Indians, the Victorian police chief Simon Overland has come up with a strange and ridiculous advice to avert such incidents. Police have been sticking to their version that not all incidents could be dubbed as racial.

TMVP decision on election symbol, after meeting UPFA leadership

The Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal which met yesterday at the Batticaloa official residence of the Eastern Province Chief Minister Sivanesathurai Chanthirakanthan alias Pillaiyan, has decided to take a final decision in the forthcoming Parliamentary elections, after meeting Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Basil Rajapaksa, Senior Advisor to the President and other leaders of the ruling United People Freedom Alliance.

Mumbai is very healthy and doing very well- Amitabh Bachchan

Big "B" and Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan today said in Kerala that the country's commercial capital was 'very healthy' and doing 'very well', when he was sought to steer clear of the controversy over Shiv Sena's 'Mumbai for Marathis' campaign.

Nepal’s Vice President Jha reinstated

No one dies without sugar, says Pawar’s party

Food and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar’s party, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP),has come with a funny logic to avert criticism over rising sugar prices, currently ruling around Rs 40-Rs 45 per kg in the market.

Valentine's day without a rose? Impossible! - Story of a "Rose"

Lovers in all over the world is awaiting February 14, to celebrate Valentine's Day,

Sri Lanka Foreign Minister condemn attempts to destroy Sri Lankan national flag in a demonstration in London

The Sri Lanka High Commission in London informed that a group of around 25 protesters consisting of JVP and UNP supporters had carried out a protest opposite the Sri Lanka High Commission in London in the late afternoon, on 4th February 2010. This protest was against the results of the recently concluded Presidential Election which the protesters alleged were not acceptable to them.

Many EU concerns relating GSP+ addressed: Sri Lanka has and will continue to engage on the remaining issues

Commenting on the ’current status of GSP+ concessions to Sri Lanka’, Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the EU Ravinatha Aryasinha has said, “no formal decision on temporary suspension of GSP+ has been taken by the European Council at present” and that “a decision is expected later this month”.

New Tamil alliance group, new faces may be at play in the general elections

A new political alliance is gradually taking shape in the North. It is learnt that a handful of TNA dissidents might join the TULF led by V. Anandasangaree to face the forthcoming Parliamentary General Election in Jaffna and Vanni electoral districts.