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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2526

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Two killed while making bomb in Peshawar

Two people were killed while making bombs in Peshawar the capital of North West Frontier Province of Pakistan on Friday.

Multi-crore Gold Quest scam case SC hearing on February 26

Those who were involved in the what is known as the Gold Quest scam case, affecting several thousand investors, tried very much to come out from the legal clutches and escape from the case. But the Supreme Court has taken timely action to stop them from escaping.

Obama meets Dalai Lama, Beijing protests

United States President Barack Obama, ignoring strong Chinese objections, on Thursday met the Tibetan religious leader, the Dalai Lama, at the White House. Obama expressed ''strong support'' for human rights and Tibet's ''unique'' linguistic, cultural and religious identity during the meeting.

US reveals of its concern over anti-US propaganda in Sri Lanka

The US Ambassador in Sri Lanka has expressed her concern about that reports inimical to the bilateral relationship carried by some sections of the Sri Lanka media.

Advani says a disunited party was to blame for LS poll setback

Senior BJP leader L.K. Advani has at last admitted that public perception that BJP was “not a united house” had disillusioned the party’s supporters and workers and was a major factor behind the disappointing result in the Lok Sabha polls.

Sri Lanka’s Independence Day celebrated in Stockholm

Sri Lanka’s 62nd Anniversary of Independence Day Celebration was held in Stockholm at the Chancery premises on 04th February morning with the participation of Sri Lankan nationals.

Government Doctors skipping their regular duty: TN Health Minister

Tamil Nadu State Health Minister Mr M R K Paneerselvam has said, that the Doctors working in the government hospitals are skipping regular duty to practice in private hospitals. "These acts would be closely monitored", he added.

Compensations awarded to families of nationals passed away overseas under tragic circumstances

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs awarded compensations amounting to Rs. 58,301,216.40 to the next of kin (NOK) of Sri Lankan nationals who had passed away overseas under tragic circumstances. This event was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombo on 18th February and Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama participated in the event.

Petition filed by a Journalist seeking order to meet Nalini in prison dismissed: HC Ordered

Madras High Court has dismissed a petition filed by NDTV reporter, seeking direction to the women prison authorities to permit him to meet Nalini Sriharan, who is serving life sentence in the case of the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India .

India will take up 26/11 issues with Pak: Chidambaram

Realising that the opposition will try make capital out of the government’s offer of Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan, New Delhi is adopting a tough line of action.