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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2397

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Chinese couple goes missing in Maldives

A Chinese couple who stayed in Noonu atoll Irufushi Resort has gone missing Tuesday morning while taking a swim.

Tricks won’t fool ‘Saher’ system, says traffic official

A senior traffic official has warned traffic violators that they will not escape the long arm of the law by using tricks such as driving with illegal Gulf-registered number plates or trying to paint their plates with a so-called “magic spray” being sold on the streets.

Mamata helps Jayalalithaa to hold Tiruchi rally

Is Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa getting closer in a bid to snub the UPA ally, the ruling DMK in Tamil Nadu?

Marriage between two minors as valid:Delhi High Court Rules

The Delhi High Court(DHC) has ruled that the marriage between two minors as valid and it can only be annulled if one of them seeks to do so.

Peace and stability enable further assistance from China - Chinese Vice-Premier

China welcomes the current situation in Sri Lanka, characterized by durable peace and stability, and looks forward to intensifying its initiatives to offer Sri Lanka every assistance in developing its economy and strengthening its infrastructure, Mr. Li Keqiang, Vice-Premier of China, told Prof. G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, in Beijing .

Centres decision for caste base census in the Country: Karunanidhi thanked the Congress led Government

The DMK patriarch and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Thursday thanked the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre for acceding to caste-based census and described the decision as ''historic progress''.

Islamic courts in Malaysia first time have women judges presiding

The two female judges in Malaysia for the first time started presiding over Islamic courts. Although they were appointed in May, there were some hitch in their taking over, as Shariah law provisions in this Muslim-majority country barred them from presiding over cases involving divorce and matters involving morality crimes, such as drinking and gambling.

HC Suspends two years RI imposed to the husband of Sasikala

The Madras High Court has suspended the two years Rigorous Imprisonment imposed to Mr Natarajan, who is husband of Ms Sasikala close aide of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

Attacks on Indian fishermen to figure in Krishna’s Colombo visit

Frequent complaints of attacks on Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan naval forces are a major issue in Tamil Nadu. The AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa has been slamming the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister over his alleged indifference to the fishermen. Now External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has told Parliament that he would take up the issue when he visits Colombo in a few days.


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