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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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Row over letting off Anderson: Defensive Congress rebuts charges

Even as there is an outcry over the verdict in the Bhopal gas leak case with the accused getting away with light sentences of two years, the role of the Congress high-ups at that time in allowing the then Union Carbide Chairman Warren Anderson to escape ahs come under fire.

Rajya Sabah Elections in Tamil Nadu: Candidates of all political parties elected unopposed

All the six candidates, including three fielded by the ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(DMK), one by its ally Congress and two by the main opposition All India Anna DMK for the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu assembly, were declared elected unopposed.

The Friends And Enemies Of Sri Lanka

After nearly three decades people in this country took to the streets to see the Vesak decorations sans any fear of possible terrorist attacks in crowded places. The people were at last free to move about as they pleased and the enjoyment of such freedom of movement was made possible thanks to the dedicated joint efforts of the Security Forces, the Police and the Civil Defence Force in eradicating LTTE terrorism from this country.

Karnatakaa CM Yeddurappa Donates Rs one Crore to TN Temple

In a Special Gesture, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa has donated Rs one crore for various works at Sri Devanathaswamy Temple in Cuddalore district, in Tamil Nadu.

Sri Lanka will experience a rapid economic growth": Dr. Mahathir Mohamed

Former Prime Minister of Malaysia Dr. Mahathir Mohamed who is on a visit to Colombo says that the Sri Lankan people are experiencing a new era of peace and in time to come Sri Lanka will be experiencing a rapid growth in the country’s economy.

All Political Leaders were pardoned as per Indo-Sri Lanka Pact: Ready to Face Legal Action-Douglas Devananda

Sri Lankan Minister Douoglas Devananda has said that all political leaders were pardoned as per the Indo-Sri Lanka pact but maintained that he was prepared to face legal action, if any.

Iran charges UN sanctions expose double standards

Iran on Thursday said the West was applying double standards when dealing with Tehran after the U.N. Security Council imposed new sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s nuclear activities.

Video Footage of Swamy Nithyanantha and Actress Ranjitha is Genuine: Karnataka Police reveals

The Karnataka State Police Crime Investigation Department(CID) has said that the video footage showing self-styled god-man Nithyananda with Tamil Actress Rnjitha is Genuine.

Authorities seal hospital in Jeddah

The Medical Licensing Department at Jeddah Health Affairs Management suspended Wednesday the license of a private hospital in Al-Salama District, and closed the hospital till further notice.

Deserted persons from DMK did not succeed: Karunanidhi observes

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and ruling DMK's President M Karunanidhi has said that who had deserted from his party did not succeed in their political ventures.

David Headley says Lashkar was guided by ISI for Mumbai attack

Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley has confirmed to Indian investigators what New Delhi had been charging for long-- that Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists carried out the Mumbai attack under the "guidance" of Pakistan's ISI.

CM Karunanidhi afraid of losing the forth coming Assembly election: Majority DMK workers ready to join in AIADMK- Jayalalithaa Predicts

Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) General Secretary Ms J Jayalalithaa has said, ruling DMK President and the state chief minister Karunanidhi was afraid of losing the coming Assembly polls, he was luring AIADMK men with greed for money and party posts, to create an illusion that he enjoyed huge support.

Vietnam Trade Delegation visited Sri Lanka

The Vice Minister of Trade and Industry of Vietnam Le Duong Quang visited Sri Lanka from 7th to 9th June 2010.

Play Back Singer K J Yesudas celebrates his 70th birthday by helping 100 infant heart patients

Internationaly famous Play Back Singer K J Yesudas has celebrated his 70th birthday by giving a new lease of life to over 100 economically poor infant patients at Kochi.

US to take in more Bhutanese refugees for resettlement

The United States has expressed interest in taking more Bhutanese refugees for resettlement there.