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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2346

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CIA chief meets Chidambaram on Obama visit

Visiting Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) chief Leon Panetta met home minister P Chidambaram in New Delhi on Saturday and discussed the security arrangements for the coming visit of US President Barack Obama and the situation in Afghanistan, official sources said.

A Portentous Incarceration

The end was never in doubt; President Rajapaksa would confirm Gen. Fonseka’s jail sentence and the bête noire of the Ruling Family would be duly incarcerated. Only the blindly optimistic would have expected the Rajapaksas to show any mercy to an enemy to whom they have denied all justice.

E-book Revolution - is It an Evolutionary Need in Digital Form?

I received my Amazon Kindle, the latest e-book reader from the online retail-giant Amazon, three weeks ago, after waiting for the arrival of the gadget for months. In a matter of minutes, I did, not only master the art – or science – of using it, but also managed to purchase few books from Kindle Store, Amazon’s own e-book store at the click of a button.

SP leader Mulayam’s remark on Ayodhya verdict draws flak

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh's provocative remarks that the Muslim community felt cheated by the Ayodhya title suit verdict has evoked sharp reaction from the community leaders, who dubbed it as "unwise" to make politically motivated statements at this time.

Hindu MPs signed memo to Prime minister Sheikh Hasina to amend vested property return act

A number of eminent personalities including 13 parliament members of minority community along with Bangladesh Hindu-Buddha-Christian Oikkya Parishad signed the memorandum with a 7-point demand and submitted to the prime minister’s office, seeking changes to ''Vested Property Return (amendment) Act'' in light of the Supreme Court verdict .

Gandhi Jayanthi Celebration in Tamil Nadu:Governor-CM pay floral tributes


Mahathma Gandhi Jayanthi celebrated in the state on Saturday (October 2) in an enthusiastic manner.

Letter from America: War Crimes in Kandahar

Speaking in 1995, twenty years after the Vietnam War ended, Robert McNamara, the late U.S. Defense Secretary, considered one of the architects of the war, famously said, “We were fighting, and we didn’t realize it, a civil war.


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