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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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India feels international presence in Afghanistan should be extended

India is of the opinion that international presence in the war-torn Afghanistan, was needed for a much longer time even though the US has announced that it will begin pulling out its troops from Afghanistan from July 2011.

Maldives' President hints at early polls, referendum

Barely two years since the Maldives’ new constitution was adopted, opening doors for a new era of democracy, the country is now stuck in a bitter power struggle, its governance deadlocked, midst signs of early polls and a referendum.

Conflict affected women too to be involved in a Japanese funded road development project

A workshop was held in Colombo to explain the implementation of the Project “Promoting Gender-responsive Access to Road Rehabilitation related Opportunities Under the Eastern and North Central Provincial Road Project” that would be implemented with a Japanese Government grant of US dollars three million.

US military chief fears repeat of Mumbai terror attack

A top US military official fears a possible repeat of a Mumbai type terror attack on India by Pakistan based terror outfits to provoke another conflict between the two nuclear armed nations.

Karunanidhi's efforts to solve Sri Lankan Tamils' problem a drama: Jayalalithaa charges

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) supremo has said that the Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's letters to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the problems faced by Sri Lankan Tamils is a 'Drama'.

Fresh attack on Indian student in Australia

Following yet another attack, an Indian student, who was hospitalised with multiple jaw fractures after being brutally beaten up by a group of six youths will not be able to eat for up to five weeks and also cannot talk properly, according to one of his friends.

Murali's magical 800 !

Muttiah Muralitharan has reached the magical 800 wicket mark just in 133 matches, a record unlikely to be broken in our life time. What a champ he is! Congratulations.

Karunanidhi Assures: TN government will take all-out efforts for quality education for poor

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has said that his government will spend any amount for the quality education reaches the poor. "My government would make sincere efforts to ensure good governance on education", Karunanidhi said.

Beef won’t be served in CWG, Govt clarifies

Laying all speculations to rest, the Organizing Committee has clarified that beef will not be served during the Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held here from October 3-14.

Muttiah Muralitharan reached historic landmark taking 800 Test Wickets

Number 8 is lucky for Murali.So, 800 wickets indicates his lucky number. The occult number of ‘Muttaiah Muralitharan’ is 60 that adds up to 6.So,July 6 was significant for him.

Rs 66 crores wealth case: Special court in Karnataka dismisses Jayalalithaa's petition

In the Rs 66 crores disproportionate wealth case, a special court in Bengaluru has dismissed a petition filed by former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa questioning the translation of Tamil document into English.

Kuwait: Two maids commit suicide

A 30-year-old Indian housemaid committed suicide by hanging inside her sponsor’s house in Adan, last Saturday.

Maldivian peace envoy preferred over foreign mediation

Saying that no amount of foreign mediation can solve the country’s internal political crisis, the President’s Office would rather opt for a “Maldivian Repporteur” acceptable to all parties, to take up the role of a peace envoy.