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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2525

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Honour killings: Centre to consult states on tough laws

With a spurt in incidents of honour killings across the country, the Government on Thursday decided to set up a Group of Ministers (GoM) to consider amendments to the law to deal with the issue and said the bill for that will be brought in the monsoon session of Parliament.

India: Maoists go on a rampage

Maoists on Thursday attacked a police station and the house of a Congress leader in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district, killing two of his relatives and leaving two others injured, including his son.

A woman lawyer stabbed to death in Karnataka HC premises

A woman lawyer was stabbed to death allegedly by her male colleague in the Karnataka High Court premises on Thursday over a failed love affair, police said.

Coast Guard: ‘already taken up issue of fishermen attacks with Lankan Navy’

The Indian Coast Guard here has said it has taken up with the Sri Lankan Navy officials the issue of alleged attacks on Tamil Nadu fishermen by Lankan Navy.

Supreme Court case within 10 days, assures President Nasheed

The Maldives Government will file a case in the Supreme Court within ten days, over a host of charges against parliamentarians, with Deputy Speaker Ahmed Nazim too arrested yesterday in a nearly 12 hour siege, as part of ongoing police investigations.

India-Pak talks: Krishna says don’t pre-judge outcome

External affairs minister S M Krishna has said one should not pre-judge the outcome of the new initiative for talks between India and Pakistan as these were primarily aimed at reducing the "trust deficit" between the two neighbours.

Manimandapam for 'Tamizh Isai Moovar':Works will began at the cost of Rs 1.51 crore

The Government of Tamil Nadu has proposed to build a Manimandapam for 'Tamizh Isai Moovar' Muthu Thandavar (14th century), Arunachala Kavirayar (18th century) and Marimuthu Pillai (18th century) in Sirkazhi.

Monsoon session of Parliament from July 26

The monsoon session of Parliament will begin July 26, it was announced on Thursday. A press statement from the Lok Sabha Secretariat said the session will conclude on August 27.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister announces Rs 3 lacks ex-gratia to the family of deceased fisherman

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has announced ex-gratia of Rs three lakh to the family of Chellappan, a fisherman who died following Naval attack near Nagapattinam.

British PM coming to India with Cabinet, business team

In a clear indication of Britain’s keen interest in forging a new "special relationship" with India , Prime Minister David Cameron is coming to New Delhi later this month with a senior Cabinet delegation and top business leaders.

Sri Lankan Navy attacks Indian fishing boats:Fisherman died after shock

India Fishermen hailing from Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu, died of cardiac arrest after Sri Lankan Navy personnel attacked the fishing boat and snatched their belongings in the mid sea, late last night.

Ninth seaport under construction, says Minister of Transport

Work is now underway in setting up the Kingdom’s ninth port in the Ras Azzour mining area, according to Dr. Jabarah Al-Suraisiry, Minister of Transport and Chairman of the Board of the Saudi Ports Authority.