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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2956

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Government cannot give Exclusive Reservation to Vanniyar Community: Karunanidhi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi today turned down the Pattali Makkal Katchi's (PMK) plea for exclusive reservation for the Vanniyar Community, which enjoyed the status of Most Backward Class (MBCs) in the state.

Sri Lanka: President appoints new secretaries

Mr. Lalith Weeratunga, Secretary to the President, Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksha – Defence Secretary, Dr.

Let Jill And Jack Play And Eat Well

With increasing affluence and socioeconomic changes, India, like the rest of the world, is witnessing an obesity epidemic, especially in children and adolescents. According to one study, the percentage of overweight/obese children in Delhi has increased from 16% in 2002 to about 24% in 2006.

Pre-marital sex issue:Supreme Court quashes 21 criminal cases filed against actress Kushboo in TN

The Supreme Court of India on Wednesday, quashed 22 criminal cases filed against Tamil film actress Kushboo for her remarks in Tamil magazines allegedly endorsing pre-marital sex.