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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2992

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If the people continued with their support, DMK Government will implement more and more projects: Karunanidhi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and the ruling DMK president M Karunanidhi has said he would implement more and more projects if the people continued to support his regime. "Dravidian era in Tamil Nadu would continue even after completion of the present term by the DMK government", Mr Karunanidhi added.

The War on Media Resumes

In post-war Sri Lanka ‘security’ remains the paramount concern of the government and the state. The need to ensure ‘security’ is the reason cited for many a controversial decision, from the continuation of the Emergency in peace time to the budgetary choice of guns over butter.

A Digital Library in a Pocket: Amazon’s New Kindle-3 E-book Reader

When I logged in to my account on Wednesday, there was a personalized email from Jeff Bezos, the CEO of the online giant. I am sure millions of other loyal customers may have got the same, perhaps at different times.

Dengue: Deaths climb to 171, logistics delay urgent Cuban Bacteria imports by one month

As the dengue death toll climbed to 171, Sri Lanka’s urgently awaited BTI Bacteria import for dengue too may be delayed by one month.

Cameron means business, cracks down on terror outfits’ assets

British Prime Minister David Cameron has promptly swung into action in his fight against terror. He has ordered a freeze on the assets of key terror groups and terrorists associated with the Taliban and al -Qaeda.

MDMK Derecognized by Election Commission of India: Lost its state party status

The Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) lead by Mr Vaiko, who is a staunch supporter of LTTE lost its recognition as state party.

Heavy rains expose civic body claims in Delhi

Heavy rains lashed Delhi Saturday morning, bringing much-needed relief to residents from the high humidity. But commuters had a tough time as waterlogging in many areas led to traffic snarls, despite claims by the civic bodies of adequate preparedness for monsoon.

Nasheed ready for mid-term polls

President Mohamed Nasheed is ready to hold mid-term presidential polls based on two conditions -- amending the Constitution to a parliamentary system and holding simultaneous parliamentary elections.

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee alleges CPI-M plot to kill her

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Saturday alleged that unable to fight her politically, Communist Party of India-Marxist has hatched a conspiracy to eliminate her and discussed forming a suicide squad for that.

Judicial deadlock cleared: Karnataka High Court Chief Justice Dinakaran shifted to Sikkim

The past eight months deadlock in the Karnataka higher judiciary ended up on Friday by the order of the President of India has ordered for transfer of its High Court Chief Justice (CJ) P D Dinakaran to Sikkim High Court.

National strategy for young urged

A Bahrainisation policy in recruitment and unification of minimum wages in public and private sectors are vital to step up growth in the Kingdom.

Letter from America: American Jewry

Voicing any fair criticism of Israel these days is hazardous. You are sure to be dumped as an anti-Semite. And this labeling is often so loosely used that it is unfair to all Arabs, and surely to some (so-called self-hating) Jews, who trace their bloodline to Abraham and Jacob, respectively.