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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2555

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Police fire at mobs attacking Kashmir Minister’s house

Police fired in air and lobbed tear gas shells after a mob attacked the ancestral house of Jammu and Kashmir Education Minister Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed in Anantnag district, 55km from Srinagar, on Sunday.

600 smokers take vow to kick habit at Haram gates

Over 600 smokers of various nationalities pledged to quit the habit while standing at the gates of the Grand Mosque in Makkah, according to Abdullah Sirouji, the head of Kafa Welfare Society, which spearheads a campaign to spread awareness about the hazards of smoking and drugs.

29 cricketers suspected of spot fixing in IPL-2

India’s top player Sachin Tendulkar may say he has not across any instance of “fixing” but the current row involving Pakistani cricketers in London seems to have opened the Pandora’s Box with allegations of spot fixing in IPL -2 held at Johannesburg last year.

Trivialities, concoctions, distortions and awards –More

Major General Lalin Fernando points out that Dayan Jayatileke as usual has not contested the main issues raised by him in his earlier article. He makes a serious allegation that it was once again an attempt to trivialize not only the victory of May 2009, but also to apply thick paint to cover up flaws in his previous piece.

Indian Minister Sibal in Beijing for talks

Amid concerns in India over a Chinese presence in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and the denial of a visa to a top Indian army general, two senior Indian politicians are slated to make high-profile visits to Beijing for talks with top Chinese officials.