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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2610

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Be more forceful in promoting democracy, Maldives tells Commonwealth

The Maldives urged the Commonwealth to be more forceful in promoting democracy by encouraging adherence to Latimer House rules, in the backdrop of an ongoing clash between the executive president and Parliament, in the country.

Cameron announces Hawks deal worth over $ 1 billion

British prime minister David Cameron said in New Delhi on Wednesday BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce will supply India with 57 Hawk military training jets in a deal worth around 700 million sterling ($1.09 billion).

Graft Charges: CBFC Senior officer remanded to judicial custody: Special Court orders

A Special Court in Chennai, has remanded the senior official in the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) D Rajasekaran to 15 days judicial custody, who was arrested by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Graft Charges.

Catholic Church protest: Distortion of whose history?

The media reported recently that Sri Lanka’s Roman Catholic clergy is reacting in spontaneous protest against the Education Department’s history text books. It is however not clear which sections and paragraphs in these books the clergy is referring to.

Congress issues whip to party MPs to be present in Parliament

The ruling Congress party on Wednesday issued a whip to its MPs to be present in Parliament in the backdrop of the opposition move to press for an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha on the price rise issue.

Malayalam to join the race to get 'Classical Status'

Joining the South Indian languages Kannada and Telugu , demanding for a classical status, Kerala Government has decided to demand for the same for Malayalam.

India mourns victims of Pakistan plane crash

India on Wednesday conveyed its condolences to Pakistan over the plane crash near Islamabad that killed all 152 people on board.

TN government ready to introduce Total Prohibition in the State: CM Karunanidhi cautioned

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Karunanidhi has cautioned the employees of TASMAC who decided to demonstrate against the government to full fill their demands that the government will decide on implementing total prohibition.

Saudi Investors Urged To Explore Business Opportunities In Malaysia

Saudi businessmen should explore investment opportunities in the East Coast Economic Region (ECER) especially in the petrochemical, agriculture and tourism industries.

M K Alagiri won't quit his union minister post: M K Stalin rejects reports

Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister and Treasurer of the ruling DMK, M K Stalin has dismissed as false, reports that his brother and Union Minister M K Alagiri would quit the cabinet after the monsoon session.

Wikileaks-US's Afghan war diary 2004-2009

War diary is an account of daily events occurring during war. Each HQ/unit/intelligence agency maintains this diary which subsequently helps in finalizing war history. While the unit in the field records the events based on its limited internal resources, higher HQs and intelligence agencies make their assessments based on intelligence reports, agents, intercepts, information provided by friendly intelligence agencies, source reports, electronic and print media, internet, satellite communication, etc.

A New Turn in Rajiv Gandhi Assassination Case: India’s Apex Courts rejects petition to release Nalini

The Supreme Court (SC) of India on Wednesday dismissed a petition seeking release of Nalini and three others who were convicted in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.