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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2966

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India: Lalit Modi resigning as IPL chief

Indian Premier League Commissioner Lalit Modi is likely to resign on Tuesday after he returns from Dubai. Modi reportedly took the decision to step down after Union Agriculture Minister and International Cricket Council president-in-waiting Sharad Pawar withdrew his support to the beleaguered IPL chief.

British General Election 2010: Highly Infectious Cleggmania Spreads across British Isles

Since Thursday, two significant events have been dominating British Isles: on one hand, up in the sky, the ash cloud is taking its time to hover the airports and then leaving millions of inhabitants stranded in every corner of the earth; on the other hand, quite close to the ground, a young charismatic politician is taking the society by storm while sending shockwaves through the cornerstones of the two established parties.

Govt and Maoists at odd over fresh recruitment in the army

A fresh row has begun between the coalition government and the main opposition party UCPN (Maoist) after Nepal Army announced fresh vacancies on Monday.

Sweet And Spicy Tours

Culinary culture has been a major aspect of the tourism promotions of the West for decades, from Paris and Rome to New York and San Francisco. That culture is now being promoted vigorously in Asia from Beijing and Hong Kong to Manila and Bangkok.

Maldives In Brief : Hassan Saeed enters 2013 presidential race

Former Attorney General Dr. Hassan Saeed is elected as the presidential candidate for the 2013 election from the Dhivehi Qaume Party (DQP).

High Court orders release of Passport of Pakistani Cricketer Shoaib Malik

The High Court of Andhra Pradesh has ordered to release the passport of Pakistani Cricketer Shoaib Malik in the wake of the Hyderabad City Police seeking closure of a cheating case filed against him by his first wife Ayesha Siddiqui.

Saudi King in Bahrain

Bahrain and Saudi Arabia yesterday pledged to continue consultation on developments in all regional and international arenas.

Hogenakkal Drinking Water Project: Karnataka threatens legal action against TN

The State of Karnataka has threatened the Tamil Nadu Government that it will take legal action against the state for deviating from the original plan on Hogenakkal Drinking water project and on the issue of utilization of water.

Dreams of India to turn Pakistan a compliant state dashed

India has kept USA and western world netted to its frequency since 1991. In the aftermath of 9/11 when the US and its western allies declared war against the Muslims, India got very close to the west and like Israel was made a strategic partner. Its grievances and allegations against Pakistan were listened to sympathetically, its counsels heard attentively and information shared taken as gospel truth.

Suspension of Question Hour opposed: Karunanidhi supports AIADMK demand in the Assembly

In an interesting turn in the politics of Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Karunanidhi supported All Indian Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazahgam view against the suspension of Question Hour in the Assembly on Monday and requested the Speaker to proceed with regular agenda.

US working for India’s access to Headley: Envoy Roemer

The US on Monday said it has been sharing information with India on David Coleman Headley on a "real time basis" and has made it "top priority" to provide direct access to the American-Pakistani plotter of the Mumbai attacks "as quickly as possible".

Sri Lanka Tourism Road Show In Palestine

Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau will be holding a Tourism Road Show in Ramallah city in Palestine on 22nd April. This is a unique and historical event since it is the first time that a trade or tourism delegation from Sri Lanka is visiting Palestine.

Attacks on Indian's are not acceptable: Australian High Commissioner says

The Australian High Commissioner to India, Mr Peter Vargese has said, that the attacks an Indians are not acceptable and the state and central governments in Australia were taking several measures to address the issue.

Only two new faces in Cabinet, DM tipped to be Premier and Basil to be given first time portfolios

Only two faces will be fresh faces in the new cabinet, while an SLFP founder member Mr DM Jayaratne, popularly known as “Dee Mu”, is tipped to be Sri Lanka’s next Prime Minister, political sources in Colombo revealed.