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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2706

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Sack Union Minister Raja for his involvement in the Spectrum Scam: Jayalalithaa Demands

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and All Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) Supremo Ms Jayalalithaa has urged the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to drop Union Telecoms Minister A Raja from the Cabinet for his alleged involvement in the Rs 1 lakh crore Spectrum Scam.

Million Dollar Question And General

Millions in local and foreign currency are surfacing from bank vaults and bank accounts of those near and dear to General Fonseka and the country is yet to hear of an explanation as to how they came to own this much of money.

A Classic Case of International Intelligence-Gathering – and then Scoring a Success

Sahil Saeed was a normal 5-year-old British boy, born to a British Pakistani mother and a Pakistani father, who went on holiday in Punjab, Pakistan two weeks back. He may have never thought that the last day of his holiday in rural Pakistan would turn into the worst nightmare, a human being could ever endure, let alone a little one.

Feel like an Indian Maharaja; Luxury train travel at Rs one lakh per day

Now one can really travel in royal style by the Maharajas' Express, the country's first pan-India super luxury train, in which a tourist has to shell out more than Rs one lakh per day. It was flagged off on its maiden journey from Kolkata by Union Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday.

Nepal’s five-time prime minister dies at 87

Former Prime Minister and Nepali Congress (NC) President Girija Prasad Koirala died at the age of 87 on Saturday.

Four Years and Five Months

Sri Lanka (and Sri Lankans) is undergoing a tectonic shift, politically and psychologically. The gradualness of this process of transformation has prevented us from becoming conscious of its magnitude and its depth, its implications and its consequences.

Fiscal Deficit Budget not a cause for worry: Karunanidhi

Rejoinder to the opposition parties, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Mr M Karunanidhi has said that the fiscal deficit projected in the state Budget for the year 2010-2011 was not a cause for worry.

Letter From America: USA & Her Rogue Family Member

By now everyone must have heard about how the US Vice President Joe Biden was diplomatically smacked by the Israeli government.

India: Sikh militant group Babbar Khalsa module busted

A module of Sikh militant group Babbar Khalsa International, which was planning to trigger bomb blasts in the national capital and Himachal Pradesh, has been busted by the police and three members of the group arrested.

Dutchman pedophilic case transferred to Fast Track Court to expedite the trial

Expediting the criminal proceedings against Wilhelmus Weijdeveld, a Dutch national facing child pornography charges, a sessions court here has sent the case to a Fast Tract Court(FTC) for trial.

Sunday Celebrity: Mohammed Dilawar ‘thinks and breathes sparrow’

Ornithologist Dr. Salim Ali, popularly known as ‘birdman of India’ will be peaceful in his coffin for there is somebody who has stepped in his shoes and carrying on his works.