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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

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'Privatization needed for development'

Kuwait's economic system desperately needs the introduction of the private sector as a partner in the development process, said a Kuwaiti economic expert yesterday.

Tamil Nadu Government gives appointment to a person who studied in Tamil Medium

Tamil Nadu government headed by DMK on Friday made its first appointment as part of giving jobs in government service to those who studied in Tamil medium right from elementary school.

Krishna going to Kabul after talks in Pak

External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will be on a mission to Afghanistan in the wake of recent postures from President Hamid Karzai that have New Delhi concerned. Krishna, who will be in Islamabad for foreign minister-level talks from July 14 to 16, will be in Afghanistan from July 19 to 21.

Election Commission of India 'Censures' TRS MP Vihayashanti for making inflammatory speech

The Election Commission of India has "censured" actor turned politician- TRS MP Vijayashanti for allegedly making inflammatory comments in violation of the model code of conduct imposed ahead of the by-election in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh.

Kashmir: CM Omar fighting for survival, separatists’ plot unearthed

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister I\Omar Abdullah has been found wanting in swift steps to control the volatile situation in the State, with mobs of stone throwers clashing with paramilitary forces. Calm has been restored with the presence of the army.

Karnataka High Court relaxes the bail condition of Swamy Nithyanantha

The Karnataka High Court on Friday relaxed the bail conditions of self-styled godman Nityananda Swami, facing rape and other criminal charges, allowing him to preach.

India, Iran sign pact for more flights

India and Iran on Friday decided to enhance the number of flights between the two nations from 23 to 31 every week and agreed to allow each other's airlines to operate to two additional destinations.

Kerala PDP leader Madani's bail play dismissed:Karnataka special court orders

A fast track court in Bengaluru, Karnataka has dismissed a Anticipatory Bail petition of Kerala Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Abdul Naseer Madani, an accused in the 2008 Bangalore blasts, on grounds that there was "no prima facie case to grant him anticipatory bail".

Non-bailable warrants against Headley, Rana, Saeed demanded

India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) has moved a Delhi court for issuance of non-bailable warrants (NBWs) against Pakistani-American terror suspects David Headley, Tahawwur Hussain Rana and Pakistan-based Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi and Hafiz Saeed on the charge of plotting terror attacks in India.

Karunanidhi’s Letters to centre on Sri Lankan Naval Attack on Indian Fishermen will yield no Result

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo Ms J Jayalalithaa has urged the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi to withdraw support from UPA government for its failure to safeguard Indian fishermen from regular attacks by Sri Lankan Navy.