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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2739

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Radia tapes leak: SC wants govt reply on Ratan Tata petition

The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to respond within 10 days to the petition filed by Tata chief Ratan Tata seeking a direction to the government to probe leakage of audio tapes containing his private conversation with corporate lobbyist Nira Radia and stop their further publication.

Cabinet goes to islands; Decisions to appear on facebook, twitter

The Maldives cabinet will no longer meet at the President’s Office round table only but will hold sessions in islands open to the public, and thereafter will announce decisions on social network sites like the Facebook or Twitter.

Blocked sewers with condoms reveal I-T Park workers practice safe sex!

Two NGOs conducting a safe sex survey here recently stumbled upon startling findings on condom use at the Rajiv Gandhi Chandigarh Technological Park that houses several BPOs.

SC concludes hearing on cabinet endorsement; Verdict later

The Maldives Supreme Court concluded the hearing on the contentious issue of cabinet endorsement Wednesday night but stopped short of giving the much awaited verdict.

Top IMF official says India a leading power

IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Thursday described India as a “leading power” and an “economic powerhouse” going by the performance of the economy.

Jayalath’s London trip heats up the house

Business of the house started at 9.30am with Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa presiding the head seat. Few members presented some petitions, which were forwarded to Committee on Public Petitions. House was informed of the demise of Noordeen Mashoor (MP Wanni district – SLMC).

Sri Lanka: Victoria reservoir to spill soon

The water in Victoria reservoir which is the tallest among the reservoir dams in Sri Lanka is just a few centimeters below the spilling level as a consequence of heavy rains that kept the island nation’s many areas under floods for last three weeks.

Maoist cadres greet Indian envoy with black flags

The Maoist cadres on Thursday greeted Indian Ambassador to Nepal Rakesh Sood with black flags as he reached to Dhankuta to inaugurate the newly constructed building of a local Gokundeshwor Higher Secondary School.