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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2528

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Sena hand in attack on cinema in Delhi?

Though the Shiv Sena is a force to reckon with in Maharashtra, other metros have been mercifully free from the menace of the Sena goons.

It is up to Umar to go to courts and we are ready too, says Elections Commission Chief

The Elections Commission yesterday said “it is fully on his part” if the ex-President of the Islamic Democratic Party wants to go to courts over disbanding his party and the Commission is ready to “present their point of view too.”

TN Legal Services Authority has now 16 legal aid clinics for HIV positives

Legal aid clinics for the HIV infected is catching up well in the State that 11 clinics were opened on Wednesday, making 16 clinics in 16 districts of the State well served by free legal services and counseling for the positive persons.

A peep into relevant part of Army Act, as recording of evidences planned

It is now learnt that Chief of Staff of the Army will be recording summary of evidence from Sarath Fonseka according to procedure adopted in a court martial. The Summary of Evidence has to be recorded under oath.

Mumbai on edge as SRK prays for peace

As his film 'My Name Is Khan' readies for release on Friday amid tight security in Mumbai theatres, Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan is praying for peace and says his integrity is "non-negotiable."

Friday Pilgrimage: "Thanjai Periya Koil:Ancient Sanctum in TN"

Templenet focuses this week on the glorious temples to the reign of Raja Raja Chola and his successors in the Thanjavur Cauvery belt of Tamil Nadu, South India.

Arrest of Gen. Fonseka: due process of law is being followed-Foreign Minister Bogollagama

Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama addressing the Diplomatic Corps at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 11th February 2010 stated that the decision to arrest Gen. Sarath Fonseka on 8th February with a view to instituting legal action was taken only after careful consideration.

Seven More Witnesses hostile in the Sankararaman Murder case:Kanchi seer is the main accused

Seven more prosecution witnesses in the Sankararaman murder case, in which Kanchi seer Jayendra Saraswathi and his junior Vijayendra Saraswathi are the prime accused, turned hostile during trial on Thursday.

Infiltration won’t impact on Indo-Pak talks

India has said its Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan will “not be affected” despite increased infiltration by militants from across the border and the neighbouring nation’s failure to dismantle terror groups operating from its soil.

Namal Takes Blessing from Tangalle People to Enter Politics

Politics is not the thuggary or vengeance and the era which the politic s defined with awful and dreadful words has been finished with the Presidential elections which were concluded on January 26, said by President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing a rally in Thangalle this morning (February 11).

Poor Farmer wins over Presidents family in a Land Row

A Poor former hailing from Nagpur, wins over President of India, Ms Pratibha Patel's family and got order for get back his small quantum of land, which was allegedly grabbed by President’s husband.

Al-Qaeda has achieved superiority of strategic orientation

After occupation of Afghanistan by US led coalition forces in November 2001, some of the members of Al-Qaeda fled to Pakistan, Iran and Middle Eastern countries.

Famous film lyricist Puthenchery passed away: He was 48

Popular Malayalam film lyricist Girish Puthenchery died at a private hospital here last night following a cererbal haemorrhage, hospital sources said.

Sri Lanka: Appointment of New Hony. Consul for Sri Lanka in Croatia

The Government of Sri Lanka has appointed Mr. Marko Vojkovic, as the new Hony. Consul for Sri Lanka in Croatia.

Govt. grant of 25 perches prime land to Fonseka ?

Karu Jayasuriya, an opposition spokesman has said that, "... the opposition will be speaking to all religious leaders and will have a series of religious events to seek the release of Sarath Fonseka from custody and ensure more democratic freedom..."

Shah Rukhan Prays for Peace

As his film 'My Name Is Khan' readies for release today(Friday) amid unprecedented security in Mumbai theatres, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan prays for peace and says his integrity is "non-negotiable."

Shiv Sena to call off stir, won’t disrupt MNIK shows

Mumbaikars gave a resounding “thumbs up” to Shahrukh Khan’s “My Name is Khan“ on Friday, turning up in large numbers at cinemas which screened the film under tight police security.