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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 83

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Bury deference's to strengthen the party: Karunanidhi advices to DMK functionaries

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi has urged his party functionaries to bury their differences and work unitedly to strengthen the party.

AG resigns blaming parliament

The Maldives Attorney General resigned from his post yesterday blaming Parliament over its failure to pass bills, before the August 7th constitutional deadline.

In Mumbai: Two Cargo ships collided- 33 crew members rescued

Two Panamanian Cargo ships collided off the Mumbai coast Saturday causing an oil spill from one of the vessels. However, no casualties were reported.

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India against US ‘blank cheque” to Pak on arms sales

Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has said India has conveyed its concern to the US over arms sales to Pakistan and is against giving a "blank cheque" to Islamabad which could use the sophisticated weapons against it as it did in the past.

Thousand years celebration of Thanjai "Periya Koil":Government decides to hold in September

The Tamil Nadu government has decided to celebrate the thousand years of Thanjavur "Perya Koil"(Thanjavur big temple) in September in a grand manner. The decision in this regard taken in a core committee meeting chaired by the state Chief-Minister M Karunanidhi on Saturday.

Delhi’s dubious record in murders and rapes

Though the Delhi police has raised its strength by over 22,000 men since 2007, it appears to have done little to help check crime with the Capital registering more murders and rapes in the first half of this year compared to the same period during previous three years.

CDB registers 1Q pre-tax profit of Rs 40.5 Mn

Citizens Development Business Finance Ltd. (CDB) announced its pre-tax profit of Rs 40.5 Mn for the first quarter of 2010, a growth of Rs 27.7 Mn or 217 % over the corresponding period last year, while its first quarter post tax profit ius Rs.34.5 Mn for the same period a growth of Rs 25.3%.

DMK-Congress relationship strains : EVKS Elangovan cautions DMK to not to speak ill of Rahul

The six years of relationship between DMK and Congress is getting strained despite Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, former Union Minister and senior leader in the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee E V K S Elangovan has said he would not hesitate to hit back at the ruling DMK if they singled out and speak ill of Rahul Gandhi.

Upward momentum halts due to price band resulting in cautious optimism

Acuity Stockbrokers Research in their market review indicated that though the market continued its steady upward momentum early this week, caution set in with the introduction of a 10% cap and floor on price gains effective 5th August. Intraday trading on Thursday saw the All Share Price Index (ASPI) losing almost 4% but picked up to close the week with the ASPI losing 96.11 points or-1.9% to close at 5065.07, while the Milanka Price Index (MPI) depreciated by 95.28 points or -1.63% to close at 5759.45.

On Rape Charges: Police arrested DMK Municipal Chairman

A young lady allegedly raped by a gang lead by Rameswaram Municipality Chairman belonging to the ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(DMK) and taken obscene picture of her at the time of rapping, was shocked the mind of the people in Tamil Nadu.

Tejaswini shoots record gold for India

Tejaswini Sawant scripted history on Sunday by becoming the first Indian woman shooter to clinch a gold medal at the World Championships with a world-record equalling score in the 50m Rifle Prone event in Munich, Germany.

Kodanadu Tea Estate Row: Cases registered against former ministers on charges preventing officials to do their duty

The Nilgiri district police registered cases against two former AIADMK ministers along with 500 party activists, lawyers and estate workers at party supremo Ms J Jayalalithaaa owns tea estate in Kodanadu for on charges of preventing entry to government official who were inspecting alleged illegal construction of a tea factory and a helipad.

Anton Chekhov called Sri Lanka Paradise on Earth

Anton Chekhov, whom many regard as the best short story writer in the world called Sri Lanka , “A Paradise on Earth.”

Justice P D Dinakaran sworn in as Chief -justice of Sikkim High Court

Justice Paul Daniel Dinakaran, who is facing threat of impeachment in the Rajya Sabha, was on Monday sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court after his transfer to the Himalayan State following allegations of corruption.