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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2396

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Country-wide New Year terror alert

Ahead of the new year, the Home Ministry has sounded a country-wide terror alert, especially for Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Goa and Bangalore, after getting intelligence inputs that Pakistan-based group Lashkar-e-Taiba was planning to strike.

PM sacks State Minister, one lawmaker dies in accident

Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has sacked Minister of State for Physical Planning and Works Sanjaya Kumar Sah Sunday upon the recommendation of Sah´s party Madhesi People´s Rights Forum- Democratic (MPRF-D).

Spectrum scam: PAC will have to consult Speaker on PM offer to appear

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) may have to consult Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar if it decides to accept Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's unprecedented offer of appearing before it on the second-generation mobile telephony spectrum issue.

Ashish Kumar Sen and Sri Lanka’s “war crimes”

Every time a Sri Lankan Army General who directed operations in the anti-LTTE war is appointed to a diplomatic post the Tamil Tiger lobby shouts from the roof tops calling the officer a war criminal. This happened when the late Major General Janaka Perera was appointed High Commissioner in Australia. Now it is Major General Shavendra Silva’s turn to be accused of


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