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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2706

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Krishna, Hillary Clinton to head crucial strategic dialogue

The inaugural India-US strategic dialogue at the level of their foreign ministers, to be held in Washington on Thursday, will lay the ground for US President Barack Obama’s visit to India later this year.

Bollywood Legend Raj Kapoor's 22nd Death Anniversary: Launch of 21 "RK" Films in Mumbai

To mark the 22nd Death Anniversary of Bollywood Legend Raj Kapoor(RK), Shemaroo Entertainment has decided to launch "21 RK Films Collectors Pack" today (Wednesday) to pay tribute to the original showman of Hindi Cinema.

UPA II Report card: Maoist violence tops agenda of PM

With Maoist violence remaining high on the UPA-II agenda, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Tuesday his government will pursue a policy that genuinely addresses developmental concerns while enforcing the writ of the state.

Two Indian cops held on charge of drug smuggling

Nepal Police arrested two Indian policemen on Monday when they were smuggling illegal drugs across the border in Krishnanagar of bordering Kapilvastu district.

Bilateral trade focus of President Zuma’s visit to India

India and South African conglomeration will give a fresh impetus to the proposed preferential trade agreement during the three-day visit of South Africa President Jacob Zuma beginning Wednesday.

India Government talks with Naga Representatives at Kohima: Muivah blames Manipur Govt for the crisis

The Government of India has created history by holding a historic political talk for the first time with the representatives of the NSCN (IM) here at The Heritage, Old DC Bungalow on Tuesday.

Dialouges to be held in formulating vested property Act: Shiekh Hassina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has once again reaffirmed her government's commitment to religious harmony, and its willingness to ensure the coexistence of all religious people in the country.

Kollyhood to boycott all Bollywood stars who attend IIFA at Sri Lanka

The film industry of South India reiterated its decision to boycott the India International film Academy (IIFA) awards function to be held in Sri Lanka.

Fonseka's first court martial postponed

The first Court Martial, appointed to try General Sarath Fonseka on charges against his participation in political work and conspiring against the government while in active service was postponed to June 21.

Neo-colonialism in the guise of humanitarian concern

Briefing Bangkok-based diplomats at the height of the recent “Red Shirt” protest and violence, Foreign Minister Kasit Piromya warned foreign governments and NGOs not to interfere in Thailand’s internal affairs.

National Census Began in Tamil Nadu Launched: Starts With Governor and Chief Minister

The National Census has began on Tuesday was formally launched in Tamil Nadu with Governor Surjit Singh Barnala, Chief Minister M Karunanidhi and Deputy Chief Minister and CM's son M K Stalin giving their family details and affixing their signatures on the forms.

Former Sri Lanka’s President in Qatar for the World Economic Forum

Former Sri Lanka’s President Chandrika Kumaratunga is in Qatar where she attended the World Economic Forum Global Redesign Summit. The two day Summit began on Sunday 30th May in the Qatari capital Doha.

Corruption was Rampant in Travancore Devaswom Board: Kerala High Court passes strictures

The Kerala High Court has came down heavily on the State Government and the Travancore Devaswom Board(TDB) which controlling all the temples in the state and said that corruption was rampant in the Board and the government is a mute spectator.

President’s rule recommended in Jharkhand

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The Union Cabinet on Tuesday recommended to President Pratibha Patil to impose Central rule in Jharkhand after the resignation of Chief Minister Shibu Soren ahead of a trust vote in the Assembly.

Four Day "Duvadasi Garudasevai Festival in Thanjavur from Today

The four day annual Duvadasi Garudasevai festival, in which procession deities from 23 Perumal temples around Thanjavur will be taken in a procession on Garuda Vahanam, will be held here from June 2 to 5.

Maldives In Brief : Govt. decision to resettle Gitmo detainees is not wise - Salaf

Religious NGO Jamiyyathul Salaf has added its voice to the ongoing debate on Gitmo detainees, claiming the government is not eligible to resettle them in the country “economically and religiously.”

Bangladesh writer Taslima in Delhi for visa extension

Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasrin is in the Capital to get her Indian visa extended since the validity of the travel document expires in August.

Political carrier much easier than Cricket: Former Indian Captain Azharuddin

Indian Cricketer turned politician Mohammed Azharuddin MP has said that his political career was much easier than that of his Cricket Career.