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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2768

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Indian Army Chief conferred honorary rank of Nepal Army General

President Dr Ram Baran Yadav on Wednesday conferred honorary rank of General of Nepal Army to visiting Indian Army Chief Vijaya Kumar Singh.

Rajasthan caste stir worsens, Centre rushing forces

The Home Ministry on Wednesday dispatched 1,500 personnnel of central paramilitary forces to Rajasthan to assist the state government to deal with the situation arising out of the ongoing Gujjar agitation.

Sri Lanka experience severe shortage of onion , prices soars to record levels

With the Indian government prohibiting onion exports till 15th January 2011, the wholesale price per 1Kg has moved up to Rs.180/- at the Manning Market in Colombo.

Sweden to close five Embassies

The Swedish Government has decided yesterday to close its Embassies in Buenos Aires, Brussels, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur and Luanda.

TN Polls: Congress may contest alone - Rahul Gandhi hinted his party men

All India Congress Committee(AICC) General Secretary and Sonia Gandhi's son Rahul Gandi has given a clue to his party youth brigades that the party will go it alone in the state assembly elections due in May 20011.

Gayoom back to politics? - reports

Infighting in the Maldives’ main opposition Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party (DRP) took a new turn midst media reports of former President Abdul Gayoom’s plans to come back to active politics.

Onions from Pakistan to stabilize prices

The Centre on Wednesday asked states to take stringent action against hoarders and directed the Commerce Ministry to speed up onion imports as part of measures to ease the crisis over spiralling onion prices.

Sri Lanka: Some ruling party Ministers to support the main opposition

United National Party (UNP), which is the main political opposition in the island, revealed that a team of ministers of the ruling United People's Freedom Alliance is currently holding discussions to support the opposition to strengthen is moves against the government.

TN Police ensured peace in the state: CM Karunanidhi claims

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has proudly said that the police ensured peace and safety to the common men in the state for the past four and half years.

Regime change-sorry, Sri Lanka is not Iraq

Wikileak revelations did not surprise me as much as what I read in the front pages of Sri Lankan newspapers recently. The news item related to some opposition goons trying to canvass support through their masters for a regime change, by conspiring at the headquarters of democracy – the House of Commons.

Row over a song affecting the sentiments of Hindus:Kamal Hasan drops it from his film "Manmadan Ambu"

Just to avoid the heat from Hindu outfits and pacify the soared sentiments, the famous Kollywood actor Kamal Hasan gave concern to the producer of the film Manmadan Ambu, Udayanidhi Stalin who is son of Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister M K Stalin and grandson of the Chief Minister M Karunanidhi to remove a song penned by him.

Recent disruption to air travel eased: Airports returning to normal

The weather in northern Europe is causing serious problems for international flights and many people are now stranded abroad - cut off because the airport is snowed under.