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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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Maoists kidnap 4 Bihar cops, kill one

The kidnapping of four policemen by Maoists in Bihar took a shocking turn on Thursday, when one of them, was reported killed while the rest faced death threats on Friday.

India-held Kashmir is an open prison house

Kashmir is the oldest and most intractable disputes in the world. Forcible occupation of two-third Kashmir by Indian forces in 1947 against the wishes of Kashmiris impelled freedom fighters and Pak troops to get Kashmir freed from its stranglehold. When India saw that it was on the verge of losing the battle, it sought intervention of United Nations.

Indian wrestlers caught in dope test, barred from CWG

The Commonwealth Games in New Delhi are just over a month away and adding to the scam charges, four Indian wrestlers, including Arjuna Awardee Rajiv Tomar, were found to have flunked NADA dope tests and a red-faced National Federation on Thursday announced their removal from the team for the Games.

UN Melbourne meet ends urging action on worldwide health improvement

United Nations on Wednesday wrapped up its three-day global health conference in Melbourne, Australia with an urgent call to action to improve the health of millions of men, women and children worldwide and step up efforts to achieve the globally agreed anti-poverty targets known as the Millennium Development Goals (MGDs)..

Pak media blames India’s RAW and Sharad Pawar for cricketers’ shame

This could win the Joke of the Day award! How else can one react to the absurd charge in the Pakistani media blaming India's Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) for the match fixing scandal. The reason, it claims, is India wants to oust Pakistan from international cricket!

Process set in motion for Sonia Gandhi’s re-election as Congress president

The process of re-election of Sonia Gandhi as Congress president was set in motion on Thursday with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi besides several prominent party leaders proposing her name for the top post.