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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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A professor at 22 for IIT, Mumbai – the erstwhile child prodigy

The Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai will be having the youngest member of faculty at the age of 22. He is all set to join as assistant professor in the Department of Physics from next week. Dr Tathagat Avatar Tulsi is an erstwhile child prodigy.

Vow to unseat family oriented ruler Karunanithi to save Tamil Nadu

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) supremo and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Ms J Jayalalithaa has called the people to vow to unseat the Chief Minister Karunanidhi, whom she believes is a family oriented ruler ruining the state with huge corruption.

Jassem acquitted, Fadhalah released

A Kuwaiti appeals court yesterday overturned a six-month jail term on a leading writer and ordered the release of a top liberal activist who spent 10 days in prison, legal sources said.

U.S Government Expands Support to Local Authorities in the Eastern Province

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Local Government and Provincial Councils signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand the Supporting Regional Governance Program (SuRG) to all 37 Pradesihya Sabhas and one Urban Council in the Eastern Province.

BJP, Left attack n-bill at panel meet

Government's plans to bring the controversial nuclear liability bill came under attack with BJP and Left leaders on Tuesday questioning the need for such a move and demanded that it be withdrawn forthwith.

Cabinet meets in LTTE’s former rest-house

The Cabinet of Ministers of Sri Lanka is convening today in the former de facto capital of LTTE –Kilinochchi. This is the first time a Sri Lankan Cabinet meet is held in the Nothern Province and security in Kilinochchi has been beefed up through a joint Army-Police combine.

Maharashtra-Karnataka border row hotting up: ‘declare Belgaum Union Terriroty’

The long-pending border row between Maharashtra and Karnataka over Belgaum has heated up, with the issue creating uproar in the Assembly. There were demonstrations and lathicharge on the Karnataka border, and halting of transport plying between two states. Government buses of Maharashtra and Karnataka continued to be targeted over the vexed Belgaum issue, forcing the authorities to stop inter-state services for 48 hours.