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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2702

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Nuclear, defence fields top agenda for talks with Russian President

India and Russia are set to push their relations in nuclear, defence and various other areas to newer levels during the upcoming visit of President Dmitry Medvedev when the two sides are expected to sign at least eight agreements.

Former crown prince Paras opens fire at Deputy PM’s daughter

Former prince Parash Shah allegedly fired at son-in-law of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sujata Koirala at a Tiger Top Resort at Chitawan, Saturday night.

India, Germany agree to work hard on UN reforms

After getting the non-permanent seats in UN Security Council, India and Germany have said they will work "hard" in advancing reforms of the prestigious body and pledged to cooperate both bilaterally and within G-4.

New constitution devolves power within the United National Party

A new Constitution of the United National Party (UNP) was approved yesterday (12th December), at the special Convention held at the party Headquarters, ‘Sirikotha’. It mainly gives amendments to the Clauses relating to the Working Committee and the Selection of Office Bearers for key positions.

Crimes in Delhi shoot up: Another gangrape in moving car

New Delhi is increasingly emerging as the Crime Capital of India with abductions, rape, gangs attacking girls with blades, dacoity, murders of old couples reported almost every day.

Super Star Rajnikanth turns 61: Fans celebrates enthusiastically

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth quietly ringed in his 61st birthday on Sunday while his fans marked the occasion with boisterous celebrations here, including sweets, crackers and special prayers for their idol.

Malodorous leaks of WikiLeaks

The whole world is abuzz with discussions on flood of revelations made by WikiLeaks. Every thinking biped has got glued to the sensational leaks. Analysts are still busy drying their pens writing about the motives and the impact made on affected countries and personalities.

Famous Tamil film hero Ramarajan injured in a road accident: Driver killed on the spot

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) head quarters speaker and popular Tamil film actor and former member of Loak Sabha (MP) Ramarajan was seriously injured while the driver was killed on the spot when the car in which they were travelling dashed against a roadside milestone at Nallammanaicken Patti village near Tirumangalam near Madurai early hours on Sunday.

EEANN celebrates 20th Anniversary

In 1990 EEANN –pioneers of the concept of bespoke tailoring to produce hand sewn suits was established in Sri Lanka by two brothers William and Vincent Mei from Singapore is celebrating their 20th anniversary. In 2006 Saeed Ahamed, Abdul Gafoor and Thabit Samad as Directors acquired the Company.

Negating the right of Free Speech to President Rajapaksa at Oxford

The high horse of Neocolonialism has deemed it right that President Rajapaksa should not have the right to speak at the Oxford Union on December 2, 2010, despite the fact that President Rajapaksa, the leader of a sovereign nation had braved to come to the UK for that very purpose.

Famous Kannada Film Director passes away: He was 93

Noted Kannada film director B S Ranga died at a private hospital in Chennai on Sunday, family sources said. Ranga (93) died "due to old age related problems", the sources said.

India fears infiltration through Maldives-Andaman route

India fears infiltration by hostile countries into its mainland using the Maldives-Andaman route, its intelligence reports said.