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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2345

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National award winning actor Prakash Raj commenced second innings with choreographer

National award winning Tamil film actor Prakash Raj on Tuesday married Bollywood choreographer Pony Verma at a simple ceremony in Mumbai.

Stamp released on Malaysia's oldest Maha Mariamman temple

Malaysia’s 127-year old Hindu temple-- Sri Maha Mariamman Temple -- has been given the honour of being portrayed on a postage stamp in the country.

Terror attack tip-off letter being investigated: President’s Office

The government is investigating claims of a terrorist attack targeting key political figures, including the present and former Presidents in the Maldives.

India: Minister apologizes to chess champion Anand for doubting nationality

The Indian bureaucracy is renowned for its red tape and stupid interpretation of rules. How else can one explain doubts being raised about Indian and world chess champion Viswanathan Anand’s nationality, throwing a dampener on University of Hyderbad's plans to honor him with a doctorate.

Indonesians arrested for defiling Malaysian flag at embassy in Jakarta

Jakarta police arrested three men on Monday after a group of demonstrators threw human faeces and defiled the Malaysian flag, at the Malaysian Embassy at Jakarta.

Karunanidhi urged the central government to take initiatives for the rehabilitation of the Internally Displaced Tamils in Sri Lanka.

The ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party in Tamil Nadu has urged the central government to take initiatives for the rehabilitation of the Internally Displaced Tamils in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka Mercy Mission In Pakistan

As directed by the President of Sri Lanka, Mr Mahinda Rajapaksa, a 16 Member Sri Lankan Medical Team arrived in Pakistan, with a cargo of medicines and surgical equipments, on a medical relief mission for the flood affected victims of Pakistan.

Google amends maps to show entire J&K as part of India

The search engine Google has amended its maps to show the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir as part of India.

Kashmiri intifada has proven that freedom movement is indigenous

During the military standoff after 26/11 Mumbai incident, former Indian Army Chief Gen Dalip Kapoor had kept the temperature high through his bellicose statements.

Hung Parliament was the Australian verdict: three Independents will be kingmakers in ministry-formation

Australia is facing the prospect of a hung parliament, the first since Second World War, after neither Labor nor the Liberal-National coalition had the 76 seats to form government in their own right.

What happened end of Elam War: Karunanidhi seeks explanation from KP on his remarks on TN leaders

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi has asked Mr Kumaran Pathmanathan alias KP to explain the facts relating to the end of Elam War.

Congress- Jagan showdown on YSR death anniversary

September 2 will mark the first death anniversary of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Dr Y S Rajashekhara Reddy, who died last year in a helicopter crash. But that may also be the day of the big showdown between his son Jaganmohan Reddy and the Congress high command.

Steps to improve Kuwait human rights record

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has issued a number of recommendations which it suggests would help solve the persistent problems in Kuwait's human rights record.

Gift Case against Jayalalithaa: HC Judge relieved himself from hearing

A Judge in the Madras High Court relieved himself from hearing a appeal petition filed by former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Ms J Jayalalithaa in the gift case.

Rural child health initiative reaches out to UP's poor

Wednesday and Saturdays are Routine Immunization days in Uttar Pradesh. From morning one witness rural women with infants in arms making a beeline for primary health centres. But June and December are more special months for little children in India's most populous state with very poor development indicators.

Australian Federal election; Neither party able to form a government on its own

Australians voted on the 21st August to convey their opinion to both major parties, the incumbant Labor party and the Liberal National coalition, that they are not happy for either party to form a government on their own.


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