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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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MaldivesIn Brief :Maldives to nominate female candidate for SAARC Secy. General post

The Maldives is set to nominate a female candidate for the post of Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).

UN World Water Day: ‘poor pay the price for unprecedented levels of water contamination’

Human activity is responsible for unprecedented contamination of water resources, leading to high levels of disease and infant mortality, with the poor paying the highest cost.

Chinese leader coming to India

Chinese Vice Premier Hui Liangyu will pay a two-day visit to India from March 26. The focus of his visit will be to study agricultural practices, officials of the Indian Embassy said in Beijing.

Karnataka Court adjourns Jayalalithaa's wealth case for Six Weeks

The Special Court in Karnataka, which hearing the disproportionate wealth case against former Tamil Nadu Chief-Minister Ms J Jayalalithaa has adjourned the trial for six weeks.

Indian team may quiz Headley in April

The U.S. Department of Justice in a communication has reportedly asked Indian officials to be ready with a team to avail access to David Coleman Headley resulting from the plea bargain agreement between him and the American government.

Rs. 216 crore compensation imposed on Coca Cola company in Kerala

A High Power Committee appointed by the Kerala State Government has recommended to the state to impose fine of Rs. 216. 26 crore to Coca-Cola plant at Palakkad district for damages caused by it.

Indian Cricketers leave For India After Successful Ayurvedic Treatment in Colombo

Two leading Indian cricketers, opening batsman Gautam Gambhir, and opening bowler Ashish Nehra, met Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday at Janadhipathi Mandiraya, Colombo, prior to their return to India on the same evening, after recovery from injuries received while playing in the current IPL series.

Cooking gas costlier, Delhi budget hits middle class

The people of national Capital who are yet to get over the fuel hikes in the Union Budget of February, suffered a fresh blow on Monday when the Delhi Government withdrew the subsidy on cooking gas, making a cylinder costlier by Rs 40.

Work for welfare of the poor: Jayalalithaa tells Karunanidhi

Chennai, 23 March, ( All India Anna D M K General Secretary and the former Chief Minister Ms J. Jayalalithaa has urged the Chief Minister Karunanidhi to work for welfare of the poor in the state instead of cheating them with falls promises.

General elections: TNA may not hold fort in Vanni

Vanni – a former stronghold of the LTTE -- the second largest electoral district in the Northern Province, consisting of six parliamentary seats, may not be the fort of TNA.