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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 880

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Five TN fishermen injured in the alleged attack by Lankan Navy

There is yet another attack on Tamil Nadu fishermen reported on Sunday. In the attack allegedly by Sri Lankan Navy personnel, five of them sustained injuries, while fishing off Dhanushkodi, officials said in Rameshwaram today.

Singapore Minister worships at Madurai Temple: Home Minister P Chidambaram prevents entry of scribes


Foreign Affairs Minister of Singapore G George Yeo and his family accompanied by Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has offered worship at the World famous Sri Meenakshi-Sundareswarar temple at Madurai.

Vehicles to have GPS tracking soon

The Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry is set to launch a GPS-based tracking system in vehicles as a theft deterrent. The program would target commercial vehicles, like trucks, but would also be available as a service for non-commercial vehicles.

Visit Lanka enables Sri Lanka to have the biggest entertainment

This June 2010 as Sri Lanka prepares to celebrate her first year of peace, Visit Lanka, an exceptional travel agent and tour operator, has a pleasant surprise to share with us all. After months of meticulous planning and endless negotiations.

India: Security forces’ gun battle with Maoists in Orissa

A fresh gun battle erupted between security forces and Maoists in Orissa's Koraput district on Sunday with casualties likely from the rebel camp.

US-NATO parting kicks to people of Afghanistan

Soon after coming to power, Obama approved sending additional 21000 troops to Afghanistan in March 2009. Idea was to use maximum combat power to reverse the rising power of Taliban who had gained influence over nearly 80% of Afghan territory.

Period Of Transition

The late Prime Minister S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka expounding his vision of the world as one "in a period of transition “said in an address to the United Nations, New York, that we were then between two worlds -- one in the throes of death and the other struggling to be born.

Bourse closes week on record high

Acuity Stockbrokers Research in their weekly Stock Market Review indicated that the market ended high for the week, despite indices showing some volatility during the period.

US diplomat Campbell in Myanmar, to meet Suu Kyi

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Kurt Campbell arrived Sunday in Myanmar for a two-day visit, during which he will meet with junta representatives and with detained pro- democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, reports from Yangon said.

Severe Consequences

An attempt to setting off a car bomb in Times Square, New York has opened a new debate regarding Pakistani citizen’s involvement in such activities. Coincidently the accused Faisal Shahzad has been a U.S. citizen since 2009, belongs to Pakistan.

Former Karnataka Minister Halappa Arrested by CID Police on Rape Charge


Former Karnataka Food and Civil Supplies Minister H Halappa has been arrested in connection with a rape case filed against him by his friend's wife.

Life returns to normalcy after Maoists withdraw strike

Normal life across Nepal has come to normalcy after the Maoists withdrew their indefinite general strikes from Saturday.

Security Forces deployed to assist flood victims

The Sri Lankan Security forces have moved in to Somawathiya area in the Polonaruwa district today evening to save thousands of pilgrims who have been marooned as a result of flash floods that were caused due to torrential rain.


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