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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2556

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Lawyers of Hindutva leaders caught in underworld war

Mumbai police is concerned about the safety of lawyers representing Hindutva leaders as well as those accused of “Hindu terror”, fearing they may be targeted by underworld elements to avenge the killing of Shahid Azmi, counsel for the 26/11 accused Fahim Ansari, in Mumbai.

Strictly follow the rules of law in the case of Fonseka - SPUR

In the issue of arrested Retired General Sarath Fonseka, the Melbourne based Society for Peace, Unity and Human Rights for Sri Lanka has urged the Government of Sri Lanka: to strictly follow the rules of law and let the military carryout their task without fear or favor or political interference giving the benefit of the doubt to the accused until proven guilty.

U Tin Oo, Deputy Leader of the NLD released from house arrest

U Tin Oo, the Deputy Leader of the National League for Democracy was released on Saturday from his house arrest.

Sri Lankan Celebrity: Vinuri, the school girl who shot to fame in one night

An elderly couple (actually brother and sister who both unmarried) finally decide to find a boy from an orphanage and grow him up. By mistake, the orphanage people send a girl for them and the couple’s dream world shatters when they see a girl instead of a boy. Yes, it happened in a literary work by L.M.Mongomery.

Independence celebrated in Bahrain amidst huge gathering of Sri Lankans

For the first time ever, the “Sri Lanka’s National Day” was celebrated in an unprecedented scale by the Sri Lankan community in Bahrain.

Synod of CSI Election results Stayed

The City Civil Court in Chennai stayed the operation of result of election held in Tamil Nadu, for the office bearers of Synod of Church of South India, the Supreme Governing Body of CSI. The governing body controls over the church councils of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh Kerala and Jafna in Sri Lanka.

Without Money and Muscle Power, very tough to win elections - S M Krishna

External affairs minister S M Krishna has said, it is very difficult to win elections in India with out money and muscle Power. These powers were a deadly combination that was often used to perpetuate oneself in power, Mr Krishna added.