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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2615

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Parvathi's deportation episode: TN ready to write to the Centre for her treatment-Karunanidhi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has said that he was not aware of the arrival of Ms Parvathi mother of slain LTTE Leader Prabakaran to Chennai for medical treatment.

British General Election 2010: Severe Dearth of Sound Bites may Bore Voters Again

The election campaign in Britain enters the second week while loosing the momentum slightly over the travel chaos that is spreading across the globe on so many fronts.

Sri Lankan National arrested; sleeping at Beach in the Night

A Sri Lankan national, who was sleeping at the Marina Beach, Chennai in the night arrested by the police.

Tainted lawyers cannot become Judge: Law Minister Moily

The Union Law Minister Mr M Veerappa Moily has said that the government will introduce a Bill in the next session of Parliament to ensure that not a single lawyer with tainted character can become a judge of the High Courts or Supreme Court.

America prefers India over Pakistan

Pakistan’s main interest in forging ties with US in 1950s was owing to its security concerns against India five times bigger in size and resources which to this date has not reconciled to Pakistan’s existence.

Power crisis in the State: Jayalalithaa leads a demonstration in Neyveli

Condemning the DMK governments failure to reduce the power shortage in the state and Mal administration in the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board(TNEB), AIADMK supremo and the former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa lead a protest demonstration in Neyveli on Saturday.

Sunday Celebrity: ‘Ceylon’ Chinnaiya—his look-alike Sivaji image, dialogue makes him popular

He was certainly bitten by film bug even as a small boy. And the acting style of Sivaji Ganesan mesmerised him. And so his interest was not in studies. He would beg, borrow or steal, only for seeing a film of Sivaji Ganesan, walking 60 miles to Kandy in Sri Lanka from his estate (Krugamey estate), where his father was a plantation worker.

Ahead of CWG, police say Delhi has 500 sensitive spots

Just months ahead of the Commonwealth Games to be held in October, Delhi Police has identified 500 vital installations and sites in the national Capital as “sensitive” to terror attacks.

Why Prabhakaran’s Mother was deported

The immigration authorities at the Chennai airport were surprised to see Parvathi, mother of slain LTTE leader Prabakaran, when she landed from Malaysia with a valid medical visa at the airport here on Friday night.

China quake toll touches 1700

"There will be new schools! There will be new homes!," wrote Chinese President Hu Jintao on the blackboard of a makeshift classroom in Qinghai, being run from a tent for orphaned students, when he visited the quake-devastated region where the death toll in last week's 7.1 temblor mounted to 1,706 on Sunday.

Right to Food Act: Indian Government's new policy

The Government of India has decided to introduce "Right to Food Act" for the welfare of the people. This was disclosed by Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday.

Kingdom to use atomic energy for peaceful purposes

Saudi Arabia announced on Saturday the establishment of the King Abdullah Nuclear and Renewable Energy City in Riyadh and said it would use atomic energy for peaceful purposes, especially in industry, agriculture, mining, desalination and medical field.

India: Bangalore loses IPL semi-finals due to blasts

Much to the disappointment of cricket lovers in Bangalore, a day after two low-intensity bomb blasts took place near the Chinnaswamy Stadium minutes before a match, the Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council on Sunday decided to shift the two semifinal matches from the city to Navi Mumbai.

Another newly constructed house building sank at Erode: Public Panics

Yet another apartment being constructed by the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board (TNSCB) at Ammankulam in the city to relocate slum dwellers from water bodies sank close to a foot early on Sunday.

Fonseka’s court martial to be taken up on Tuesday

The court martial hearing against retired General Sarath Fonseka which was taken up on Monday morning at the Navy Headquarters in Colombo was postponed for tomorrow (April 20).