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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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Airlines exploit Rajasthan agitation, loot flyers

With the Gujjar agitation intensifying in Rajasthan, airlines have hiked fares on Jaipur-Delhi and Jaipur-Mumbai routes while the bookings are almost full for the next two days.

GSLV Fails: Falls in the Sea after moving only Two KM from Launch Pad

The GSLV-F06 explodes in a plume of smoke and fire moments after taking off from the Sriharikota launch site, some 80 km from Chennai, on Saturday.

Raja grilled by CBI again, ED officials roped in

Former Telecom Minister A. Raja was on Saturday questioned for the second day in a row over the allocation of 2G spectrum in 2007-08 even as the Central Bureau of Investigation roped in the Enforcement Directorate officials in the case.

Veteran Congress leader K Karunakaran consigned to flames: PM Manmohan Singh pays homage

The body of the Vetran Congress leader and former Kerala Chief Minister for four times, consigned to flames with full State honours on the premises of Murali Mandiram, a house owned by him at Punkunnam in the heart of the Tirusur City.

Burmese Freedom of Press hits a new low after photojournalist Zeya’s sentence

Freedom of Press in Burma received another blow as Photojournalist Sithu Zeya has been sentenced to eight years in jail last Tuesday. Zeya was sentenced by the military controlled court system for his photos of the scene of an explosion at a traditional water festival pavilion near a Rangoon lake in early according to his lawyers.

Due to 2G Spectrum Scam: Youth Brigade's in TN Cong. Opposing DMK allaince-EVKS Elangovan says

Continuing his barbs at DMK, senior Congress leader and grandson and Dravidar Kazhagam(DK) founder Periyar E V Ramasamy Elangovan on Saturday claimed the entire Youth Congress in Tamil Nadu had told AICC leader Rahul Gandi during his recent visit that the cadre did not want DMK to return to power in next assembly elections.

Gayoom writes to Thasmeen; Urges to resolve crisis

Former Chief of the Maldives main opposition Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party (DRP) Maumoon Abdul Gayoom urged the Incumbent chief to resolve the party crisis in a letter sent to him.

Keeping the Tiger Alive

The war is won, has been won for one a half years. The Tiger is dead, and has been dead for one and a half years.

United States approach to human rights: Different approach to different countries

The official policy of the United States in dealing with human rights issues worldwide changes from nation to nation. With nations that the U.S. has important security interests at stake, the U.S. deals differently to other nations that have less or no security interests. In the latter countries the U.S. endeavors to “create a civil society that can hold government to account but not necessarily be a threat to government.”