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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2555

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Swamy Nithyanantha lodged in Women's Cell in Bengaluru Jail

Tainted god man Swami Nithyananda, who when shrouded in charges of sexual misconduct had declared that he would “live a life of spiritual seclusion till indefinite time”, seems to have decided to come back and head his Dhyanapeetam at Bidadi, say sources in the Criminal Investigation Department.

Sri Lanka was in Kuwait, quite for a week

Almost Sri Lanka was here in Kwait for a week. With the first ever “Sri Lanka Culture Week” held from April 26 – May 2, Sri Lanka cultural extravaganza enthralling the audience, Sri Lanka Food festival satiating the gourmets’ taste buds, and shopping spree of Lankan specialties at the exhibition of handicrafts, textiles and garments, masks, decorative items, ornaments, teas and spices etc. if not brought down Sri Lanka here, then what it was?

Prosecution wants Kasab hanged: Sentencing on Thursday

The 26/11 trial court has fixed May 6 for sentencing Ajmal Kasab in the Mumbai attacks case after the prosecution pitched for death penalty for the Pakistani terrorist and the defence pleaded for leniency given his young age.

Seven Thousand foreign delegates to participate "First World Tamil Classical Conference

About Seven Thousand delegates from 47 countries including the U.S., France, Canada, Japan and New Zealand have registered to participate in the five-day event of "First World Classical Tamil Conference, which would host a variety of events, an Tamil Nadu Government press release said here on Tuesday.

Union Cabinet clears TN government’s Upper House revival proposal

The Union Cabinet on Tuesday cleared the proposal of the Tamil Nadu government to revive the State Legislative Council abolished in 1986 when AIADMK was in power.

Maoist intensify protests as political deadlock continues

With political parties failing to give in to the Maoist demand, the agitating UCPN (Maoist) has decided to further step up its protest activities including their indefinite general strikes they began on Sunday to topple the current government.

Dr. Swamy wants 2G spectrum cancellation, auction held as 3G

Janata Party president Dr. Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday demanded cancellation of the 2G spectrum allocation and instead wanted an auction be held as in the case of 3G.

British General Election 2010: the Phase of Labour Pain

With just 24 hour to go before the polls, the Labour camp is sending out conflicting signals to voters.

Govt extends ceasefire pact with Naga rebels

The government has extended the ceasefire agreement with Naga insurgent group NSCN-K for a period of one year beginning April 28.

Lanka worst affected by ragging: Chief Justice Asoka de Silva

Sri Lanka, of late, is worst affected by the menace of ragging in the world. It has now spread from universities to other institutions such as Technical Colleges, said Chief Justice Asoka De Silva.

World Asthma Day, 4th May: Affordable quality-assured asthma medicines bring hope to low-income countries

This World Asthma Day, people suffering from asthma in low- and middle-income countries can find new hope in its theme “You Can Control Your Asthma”, thanks to the Asthma Drug Facility created by the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union).

Selling of expired food products: TN Government warns Multi National Companies of Stern Action

The Tamil Nadu Government has warned of stern action against multi-national companies, running supermarkets and others who distributed and sold expired food products in the state.

Philippines set for Presidential election

The Philippines Presidential campaign enters its final phase this week. Surveys show Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino to have a strong lead over his rivals, even though his campaign has been dogged by a contentious land reform issue.

NNC has the final say on war and peace”: Adino Phizo

President of the Naga National Council (NNC) Adino Phizo categorically stated that there could be no meaningful dialogue between the two nations until the “Government of India (GOI) rescinds the 1972 ‘illegal’ badge served on the Naga National Council (NNC) and the Federal Government of Nagaland (FGN).”

Times Square Scare: Suspect admits culpability – Linked to Jaish-E-Mohammed militant group in Pakistan

A Pakistani-American, the 30-year-old Faisal Shahzad, arrested on Monday in the failed Times Square car explosive attempt has admitted his role in the attempted attack and said he received explosives training in Wasiristan, Pakistan, it has been reported.