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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2402

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MDMK to block all roads to Kerala in May on water refusal to TN

The MDMK has threatened to block all roads leading to Kerala from Tamil Nadu on May 28, to protest against the Kerala’s refusal to release Tamil Nadu’s share of water for irrigation and drinking purposes.

India: Currency garland lands Chief Minister Mayawati in Income- tax soup

The huge garland that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati wore at a public rally in Lucknow on Monday, caused the disruption of the Lok Sabha on Tuesday even as the estimated value of the currency notes of which it was made varied from Rs 21 lakhs to Rs 15 crore.

Pakistan’s security environments (1971-March 2010)

In the aftermath of 1971 Indo-Pak war, many earth shaking geo-political events took place at international and regional levels. India emerged as a major military and nuclear power in the region and Indo-Soviet nexus adopted an active policy to dominate Indian Ocean.

Online petition: Sri Lankan patriots, bar not your feelings—pour, express

Asian Tribune has posted an Open Petition online addressed to Mr. Ban Ki Moon, UN Secretary General.

BJP chief”s new team: A mix of youth, seniors and women

Three months after he took over reins of the party, the president of the main opposition party in India, BJP president Nitin Gadkari, on Tuesday brought in a mix of youth, experience and women in his team of office bearers inducting heavyweights like Vasundhara Raje and Ravishankar Prasad and hardliners like Varun Gandhi and Vinay Katiyar.

Attack over Indians: Australian High Commissioner explains to CM

"Australian Government has seriously taken stocks of attacks on Indians there and the government is making changes in education registration system and law enforcement measure", said Australian High Commissioner Peter Verghese after meeting the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Tuesday.

Terror attack in centre of Srinagar

One person was killed and four others were injured, including two CRPF personnel, when ultras struck the heavily-guarded Lal Chowk commercial hub of the city onb Tuesday, the fourth attack within a week.

Maldives In Brief: Judges Association vs. Chief Judge

The Maldives Association of Judges has fired a letter to the Chief Judge, Abdulla Saeed, condemning his “lack of action or words against people who are trying to influence the judiciary.”

Shootout at ISRO centre off Bangalore

There were shootouts near the Deep Space Network (DSN) centre of India's space agency ISRO early Tuesday. Two men found lurking around the centre, located 40 kms from Bangalore, fired gunshots when questioned and escaped after the guards returned fire, according to officials.

Water scarcity: Muthumalai Forest Closed-Tourist entry banned

Due to heavy water scarcity, Muthumalai Tiger Reserve Forest(MTRF) was closed down and the forest department fully banned the entry of tourists.

India’s Foreign Secretary says Pak not doing enough on terror front

Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has made it clear that Pakistan is not doing its part to follow through on promises to dismantle terrorist organisations, adding that some of the leaders of these groups continue to have access to the airwaves to make threats against India.

Delegation of Senior Sri Lankan Officials in Brussels to Renegotiate GSP Plus Facilities

A delegation of senior officials of the Government of Sri Lanka is in Brussels to renegotiate the GSP Plus facilities to Sri Lanka.