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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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Warning of 'Serious Consequences:DMK Men threats Jaya TV

The ruling DMK men in Tamil Nadu threatened Jaya TV, a private Channel, which supporting former chief minister Ms J Jayalalithaa, warning of "serious consequences" if it failed to stop telecasting certain programmes, including one relating to the murder of a former DMK Minister Tha. Kriruttinan.

What U.S. media largely ignored: How many Iraqis were killed – 1.2 Million

The Iraq War was sold to Americans in part as an intervention that would benefit Iraqis, "liberating" them from the despotic rule of Saddam Hussein. In retrospect, after no weapons of mass destruction were found and the alleged links to Al-Qaeda were debunked, this supposed humanitarian mission became the central justification for the invasion.

High Profile Marriage: Superstar Rajinikanth's second daughter ties knot with Ashwin

The kollywood superstar Rajinikanth's younger daughter Soundarya who is a animation film producer on Friday tied the knot with Ashwin, a city-based entrepreneur at a high profile ceremony here.

Yellow Sea is a scene of naval war games for China, US, South Korea

The Yellow Sea is again the scene for naval war games. China has launched a four-day artillery exercise in the waters off its eastern coast near the city of Qingdao. The United States and South Korea are to hold joint drills in the same waters in a few days, their secound round. South Korea has also held its own naval drills since May.

India conveys concern to China on presence in Pak-Occupied Kashmir

India on Friday conveyed its concern to China over its “activity and presence” in Gilgit-Baltistan, the Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir region, in the backdrop of reports that up to 11,000 Chinese troops had moved in there.

WDF addressing diabetes among children of developing nations

Recognizing the compelling need to improve prevention, treatment, care and support services for children with diabetes, the World Diabetes Foundation (WDF) has scaled up initiatives to address both types of diabetes among children: type-I and type-II, said Dr Anil Kapur, President of WDF, who spoke to CNS after receiving the IDRF Lifetime Achievement Award.

UN-backed anti-measles campaign for millions of children in China

In China, nearly 100 million children across the country will be vaccinated against measles this month, in one of the world’s largest such public health exercise in an effort to bring the vast country closer to eliminating the contagious disease by 2012.

Ray Wijewardena - Obituary Appreciation

Ray and I became special friends at the time I was working in the Ministry of Planning and Economic Affairs between December 1969 and December 1978.

Work ongoing to push single constituency proposal

Several MPs are reportedly planning to submit parliamentary requests that the National Assembly's legislative and legal committee give its approval to draft legislation proposing the abolition of Kuwait's current five-constituency system, with the existing constituencies to be merged into one.

India signs fiver-year defence pact with South Korea

India and South Korea on Friday entered into a five-year defence cooperation accord by signing two memorandums of understandings on sharing of military expertise and technology.