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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2553

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PA slams President Nasheed over his comments to AT

The Opposition People’s Alliance (PA) led by Abdullah Yamin lambasted President Mohamed Nasheed, alleging he was acting more like a “party president than the president of the country” quoting at length Nasheed’s comments in an interview with the Asian Tribune. (AT)

China supports Burma’s Junta to dissolve the Major Opposition Party

Burma's key opposition party, the National League for Democracy led by the detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, has been officially dissolved for failing to register on time to compete in the in November 7 general election, according to junta’s television reports on 14 September.

Davis Cup Tennis in Chennai after 31 years: TN CM Karunanidhi rejoices

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Thursday said he was happy that the "Davis Cup has returned to Chennai after a gap of 31 years.

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE among most generous donors around the globe - WB

Arab donors, predominately the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been among the most generous in the world, with official development assistance (ODA) averaging 1.5 percent of their combined gross national income during the period of 1973 to 2008, the World Bank said in a report.

Rahul Gandhi backs J&K CM on doing a tough job

Rahul Gandhi on Thursday appeared to be scotching any speculation about new political realignment in Jammu and Kashmir when he said that Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was doing a tough job and "needs time and support".

Campaign to defend the voiceless

Buddhist organizations and animal welfare activists will hold a meeting at the Dharma Vijaya Foundation, Colombo on Friday September 17 as part of their campaign to defend the ‘voiceless.’

Free access for all in Anna Centenary Library: Formal membership drive will begin after few months- Karunanidhi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister has announced while inaugurating the Anna Centenary Library (ACL), will initially provide free access to all. A formal membership drive will begin after a few months.

Update: 62 dead and 50 injured in Eastern Sri Lanka as ammunition container explodes

At least 62 people –among them two Chinese nationals- are killed in Karadiyanaru of Eastern Sri Lanka as a container with ammunition for road construction accidentally exploded. More than 50 also were injured in this explosion.