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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2960

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Resolution Against Iran Will Have No effect: Iran President Ahmadinejad

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad lambasted the US administration for pushing new UN sanctions against Tehran, and stressed that US President Barack Obama has made a "big mistake".

U.S. Intelligence hunting for investigative journalist fearing disclosure of secret: State Department documents – Life in Danger

Completely blocked by the main stream American media the influential and widely-read Online media network is now reporting that an investigative journalist who is also the publisher of the Online website Wikileaks which released the classified Pentagon video a highly damning leak in April this year that showed harrowing cockpit footage of an American Apache helicopter gunning down unarmed civilians in Baghdad three years ago.

The US is responsible for fomenting Jihadi culture

Illegal creation of state of Israel in 1948 with the help of USA and Britain at the cost of Palestinians sowed the seeds of antagonism and extremism in Middle East. It gave birth to several radical groups including PLO within the Arab world. Defeat of armed forces of Arabs in 1967 Arab-Israeli enhanced the prestige of Israeli forces.

Football World Cup 2010: Germany Destroyed Aussies

Aussies proved time and again that there were no formidable opponents against them in the field of cricket, especially from the developing world, where the game keeps on thriving.

India: CM Nitish snub overshadows BJP Patna meet

The Patna National Executive meeting of the BJP to consider the strategy for the Bihar assembly elections later this year, has been overshadowed by the open warfare between the national party and its regional alliance partner, the Janata Dal (United.)

Naheed defends Education Minister

President Mohamed Nasheed threw his weight behind Education Minister. Dr. Musthafa Luthfee who is now facing a no-confidence motion in Parliament, calling him "one of the most competent ministers" in his Cabinet.

Key pacts on economic, cultural fields with Canada during Indian PM visit

Key agreements covering economic and cultural spheres are expected to be signed between India and Canada during the visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who will be in Toronto later this month to attend the G20 summit.

Indo-Sri Lanka Pact for Rs 5,ooo Crores: Thousand Crores Grant to construct 50,000 houses for displaced Tamils - Minister Chidambaram announces

Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has said that India will grant Rs 1000 Crore to Sri Lanka towards construction of 50,000 houses for displace Tamils at the rate of Rs Two lakh per house. According to the Indo-Lanka pact signed by Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, total agreement could be valued Rs 5,000 crores for rehabilitating the Internally displaced Tamils in Lanka.

Bombings, shootings in S. Thailand: 5 killed, 24 wounded

Suspected insurgents killed five people and wounded 24 in a bloody day of bombings and shootings in Thailand's troubled south, police said on Sunday.

Bhopal’s Industrial Catastrophe Caused Due to Emergency

The affidavit from Central Bureau of Investigation’s most recent affidavit in the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Bhopal provides information that implies that had Emergency been not imposed Bhopal’s catastrophe caused by the US Corporation’s acts of omission and commission would not have happened.

Gold for SL Stroke Association for its 2009 Activities

The world stroke Organization (WSO) adjudged the National Stroke Association of Sri Lanka (NSAS), the Gold Winner Award for the various activities carried out by NSAS for World Stroke Day held in October 2009 under its President Dr. Padma S Gunaratne, Consultant Neurologist.

Markazul Ma’arif and MHW Jointly Organize Free Medical Camp in Mumbai

“Health is wealth but people still do not care about their health; hence there is a lot to do for creating awareness among people regarding health and hygiene. Ignoring minor diseases and delaying in consulting doctors put lives into trouble and healable infections grow fatal. Let alone the amounts of money required for treatment.

Journalists’ pension hiked in Tamil Nadu: Chief Minister Karunanidhi orders

The Monthly pension for Journalists who retire after putting in 20 years of service in Tamil Nadu, had been hiked from Rs 4,000 to Rs 5,000.

Saudia Denies Airspace Reports

Saudi Arabia denied Saturday foreign media reports suggesting that it has permitted Israel to use its airspace to launch attacks against Iran.

Sri Lanka to test run a hybrid election system soon, delimit electorates & even local govt. borders

Sri Lanka is planning to redraw the borders of its electorates ('seats') and also the jurisdiction boundaries of its local government authorities.