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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2730

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2G-Spectrum Scam: Karunanidhi tries to divert the Himalayan Loot-Jayalalithaa accuses

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) supremo and former chief minister of Tamil Nadu Ms J Jayalalithaa has accused that the chief minister M Karunanidhi is trying to divert the Himalayan loot of one lakh eighty thousand crores of rupees by his close aide and former IT minister A Raja by conducting "Save Raja" Campaign in the state.

BJP demands PM resignation over Spectrum scam

Sharpening its attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, the BJP on Sunday demanded that he step down owning 'moral responsibility' for the second generation mobile telephony spectrum allocation scam.

Political parties at odd over extending the term of UNMIN

With just three weeks to expire the term of United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN), political parties are seen at odd whether to extend the term of UN’s political mission yet again.

Palestinian leaders receive the Caravan in Damascus

Before leaving Diyarbakir on 19th December, 2010, for the last stop-over in Turkey, Gaziantep, the Asia to Gaza Solidarity Caravan visited the grave of Ali Haydar Bengi, the local man who got killed in the Israeli attack on flotilla from Turkey on 31 May, 2010, in international waters of Mediterrean Sea. His is one among the many graves with flowers planted on top in the graveyard but Bengi is now considered a proud

Piers Corbyn: the terrestrial star who draws inspiration from immediate celestial counterpart for weather forecast

This year, the British had been forced to overcome many hurdles before enjoying their most cherished annual event, Christmas. First of all, it was what is left of recession – the diminished spending power of average Britons; secondly, the austerity measures which keep sending the shivers along the spines of public servants; then, came the worst menace in the form of a natural disaster – the coldest weather in 100 years, when the globe,

Tragedy in Sea:Boat Capsized near Rameswaram-16 people drowned including a Australian woman

Tragedy in the Sea near Rameswaram occurred on Sunday leads the drowning of sixteen people, including Ten Woman. One of the women identified as an Australian NRI.

The Nicholas Factor

It is Christmas time once again. It is the season of rejoicing; of giving and receiving; of raising our hands in Thanksgiving. My earliest recollections of Christmas festivities are associated with the socks which, we as children (even in Hindu homes), would hang up somewhere (not by the fireside, as there would be none) on Christmas Eve for Father Christmas to fill up. We were always rewarded with sweets or a story book, or something similar, which was sometimes found tucked under our pillows next morning, if it did

'Sri Lanka assured of bright future’ expert says

Human resources development expert and a well known Saudi investor, Mr.Saad Abdul Ghani Al Shamrani expressed his confidence, in an interview to SLBC and Rupavahini, that Sri Lanka will be an economic power very soon.

Scientists analyzing why GSLV mission failed

India's top space scientists are analysing data to find out what went wrong with the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) mission.