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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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Governor again hits out at Karnataka CM over mining scandal

Renewing his attack on the BJP government in Karnataka, Governor HR Bhardwaj on Friday charged that it has failed to check illegal mining and demanded that Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa reply to his recent letters on illegal mining and alleged land scams.

Thailand Extends Helping Hand To Sri Lanka

A business delegation from Thailand will visit Colombo soon to study how and in what areas this Southeast Asian country could help Sri Lanka in the post-conflict era in which reconstruction and rehabilitation have come to the fore.

To a berth in Union Cabinet: Karunanidhi denies media report of Dayanidhi Maran paying Rs 600 Crore to his wife Dayalu

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(DMK) president M Karunanidhi has slammed media reports on Nira Radia tapes which alleged that his grand nephew and Union Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran had paid Rs 600 crore to his wife Dayalu to secure a ministerial berth in the union cabinet last year.

TNA Parliamentarian Piyasena challenges his expulsion from the party

Perumpulli Hewage Piyasena who secured Parliamentary seat for Ampara District contesting under Tamil National Alliance at last General Election challenges his expulsion from the party.

2G Spectrum Scam: AIADMK Supremo welcomes the SC decision to monitor the CBI probe

The All Indian Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) general secretary and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minster Ms J Jayalalithaa has welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to monitor the CBI probe but the Centre should not use it to duck the opposition's demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee(JPC).

Police Referral Hospital dedicated

A Police Referral Hospital has been dedicated on Friday here at Central Police Hospital, Chumukedima in an impressive function attended among others by high ranking police officials, officials from the Health and Family Welfare Department.

Liam Fox postponed his trip to Colombo for New Year

British Defence secretary Liam Fox announced on Thursday that he is postponing his trip to Sri Lanka to the new year, saying he had to extend a visit to the Gulf. He was expected to visit Colombo today to deliver Lakshman Kadirgamar Memorial Oration.

Veteran freedom fighter and Communist Leader Pappa Umanath passes away: She was 80

The veteran freedom fighter and Communist Party of India, Marxsist(CPI-M) leader and founder of All India Democratic Women's Association(AIDWA) Pappa Umanath passed away in Chennai on Friday. She was 80.

Sri Lanka: Sarath Fonseka’s Writ application challenging cashiering fixed for objection on January 24

Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka’s Writ application challenging the impugned order of the Court Martial which sentenced him to be cashiered from the Army was yesterday (17) fixed for objection on January 24 by the Court of Appeal.