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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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Seize opportunity or face regression, ICJ tells Maldives

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) said that the country will regress if the opportunities to consolidate democracy are not seized.

First Haj flight from Kerala on Oct. 21

The first flight carrying Haj pilgrims from the south Indian state of Kerala this year will fly from Karipur Airport on Oct. 21, 2010.

Davis Cup: India's Somdev and Bopanna downed their higher ranked Brazil rivals

In a stunning turnaround on Sunday, India's Somdev Devvarman and Rohan Bopanna powered the country to the elite Davis Cup World Group by scripting a sensational 3-2 win over Brazil in the play-off tie here.

Sri Lanka to seal the Shell Gas deal soon

Sri Lankan government will seal the re-purchase deal of Shell Gas Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. the local Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) retail unit run by Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) of Netherlands, in the very near future, a source close to the deal told the Asian Tribune.

Vinayaka idols immersed in the Bay of Bengal passes peacefully in TN

Hundreds of idols of Lord Ganesha of various sizes were immersed in the Bay of Bengal as the week-long Ganesh Chathurthi festivities, passed off peacefully in Tamil Nadu, on Sunday.

Firing near Jama Masjid: Indian Mujahideen claims responsibility

Though the Delhi police is attributing the Sunday firing on foreign tourists near Jama Masjid as act of local youths, the Indian Mujahideen has claimed responsibility for the shooting incident, and issued a threat to the government not to hold the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

“September Naga Summit greatest of the decade”: FNR

Following the “historic” highest level meeting of leaders of NSCN(IM), NSCN(K)and FGN/NNC held at yesterday at Dimapur under the initiative of Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR),things are moving in fast pace with high hope real peace will return to the land.

Death threats by DMK men: Never bothered about life-birth and death come ones-Jayalalithaa

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam Supremo and former chief minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa, who had received threatening letters warning her not to enter Madurai to address her proposed rally on October 18, has said she would not be cowed down by such threats and would attend the meeting as planned on that day.

Sri Lanka: Jailed Army Chief's wife call upon religious leaders & public to intervene

Ex-Army chief and MP Sarath Fonseka's wife Anoma Fonseka and his political party- Democratic National Alliance (DNA), appealed to Maha Sangha, other religious prelates and the general public to intervene for former Army Commander's cause.