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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2559

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Mukesh Ambani donated Rs 5 core to Tirupathi Temple

Top most Industrialist and RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani tonight donated Rs five crore to the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala near here.

Bomb attack kills 19 in Northwest Pakistan

A car bomb killed 19 people including 11 Khasadars (paramilitary personnel) and injured others in Jamrud area of Khyber Agency in Northwest Pakistan.

Sri Lanka: Correction Centers to be revamped

Ministry of Justice and Law Reform is planning to revamp the existing community based correction centers in the country in a bid dispense justice in a more meaningful manner.

Omar Abdullah peeved at Azad’s criticism on amnesty

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has taken strong exception to Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad’s censure of his call for amnesty and rehabilitation of Kashmiri militants in Pakistan. Omar on Wednesday shot back saying the matter was beyond the Health ministry.

Zubza-Phesama road approved, many new roads in pipeline: Kaito

Nagaland Minister for Roads and Bridges G Kaito Aye said the Zubza-Phesama Road Project, which will be a Kohima bypass, has already been approved by the Government of India. And they had already started works for land acquisition for this project, he said while talking to NEPS here today.

Resettlement Process in the North to Restarts after Elections

Resettlement process which restarted on February 8th and twice a week the resettlement process is taking place from now onwards, Northern Province Governor (retired) Major General G.A.Chandrasiri said.

Irregularities in the "Lalit Kala Akademi

The famous cultural organisation of India, Lalit Kala Akademi's (LKA) office bearer's came under fire by its General Council today and demanded that its Chairman and Secretary should removed from their posts.

Pak Army Brig killed, other officers injured in Taliban ambush

A high ranking official of Pakistan army was killed and other officers injured in an ambush on rescue team by militants in the tribal region of northwest Pakistan on Wednesday.

India: Govt set to increase fuel prices

There were clear indications on Wednesday that the Centre is seriously considering a hike in prices of petrol, diesel cooking gas and kerosene.

Technically advanced film director Shankar Guarded Secret of his "Enthiran"

Like many of the films by director Shankar, the news about the making of Super Star Ranjikanth starrer 'Endhiran' has so far remained a carefully guarded secret. The director himself has decided to let out some interesting facts about his new venture.

UN Gen Secretary Congratulates President

United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki Moon congratulated President Mahinda Rajapaksha over his resounding victory at the presidential elections which was concluded last month.

Sri Lanka’s Independence Day Commemoration in Canada

The 62nd Anniversary of Independence was commemorated at the residence of the High Commissioner Ms. Chitranganee Wagiswara on 4th February 2010.

Novel book-collection drive for central library pays rich dividend

With Chief Minister M Karunanidhi donating over 800 rare books on many titles, Madras University’s collection of books drive for the Arignar Anna Centenary Library, a world class public library being built at a cost of about Rs 170 crore in the heart of the city, crossed over the seven-lakh mark on Monday.

U.S. Government provides additional assistance for Sri Lankans returning in the North

The U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Patricia A. Butenis, officially presented Rs 343 million ($3 million) from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). This funding will facilitate the return of internally displaced persons (IDPs) to their homes in Jaffna, Mannar, Vavuniya, MullaItivu, Kilinochchi and Trincomalee districts.