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Swamy Nithyanantha's Sex Scandal: Actress Ranjitha disputed the video clippings at a press meet in Bangalore

Tamil Cinema artist Ms Ranjitha, who was caught in video clippings in a compromising position with self styled Goodman Swamy Nithyanantha has denied and said, "That woman in the tape was not me."

Legislative Council Poll in TN: Journalist's organization files review petition in Madras HC

The All Media Journalist's Association (AMJA) filed a fresh petition in the Madras High Court to review its earlier order of dismissal of the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) writ petitions questioning the manner of delimitation of graduate constituencies and preparation of poll rolls for elections to the proposed legislative council.

Swamy Nithyanantha Sex Scandal:Actress Ranjitha files rape complaints against Lenin Karuppan

Tamil Actress Ranjitha who was exploited by certain media that she was in a compromising position with self styled Goodman Swamy Nithyanantha has filed a complaint to Karnataka Police that swami's former disciple Lenin Karuppan attempted to rape her.

Indian Govt decision on Iran payments attacked

The government's decision to bar Indian companies from using the Asian Clearing Union to process payments for oil and gas imports is against national interest and “a shameful surrender” to the United States foreign policy agenda, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) Polit Bureau said in a statement.

Karunanidhi and Jayalalithaa greets the people for their prosperous life

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravadian patriarch M Karunahidhi and former chief minister of Tamil Nadu and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) supremo Ms J Jayalalithaa greeted the people for their prosperous life in the new year 2011.

Snowfall after decades cheers Shimla residents

The snowfall kept date with the 'Queen of the Hills' on new year eve, nearly after two decades, bringing cheers to locals and thousands of tourists who have thronged the hill-state this winter.

End of a boom year at Colombo Bourse

Colombo Stock Market’s Retailers lifted the indices on Friday the December 31, to end a prosperous year for equity. Meanwhile Colombo Stock Market created history by posting an average daily turnover above Rs.2 Billion for the year 2010. ASPI and MPI recorded a double digit growth, gaining 96% and 83% respectively for the year.

Aarushi murder case: Parents tried to influence doctor, says CBI

The murder of teenaged girl Aarushi in NOIDA near Delhi, that rocked the nation has nearly ended as an unsolved mystery and the CBI has been roundly criticized for its incompetence in seeking closure of the case as the killer (s) could not be clearly pinpointed.

US National Interest makes Pakistan recipient of military aid despite human rights abuses


As we are about to unfold in these columns that the U.S. Department of State in an eight-page report dated December 23 about gross violations of human rights by Pakistani security forces but continue to provide enhanced military assistance to that country on the basis of “US National Interests” clearly softening the infamous Leahy Amendment ratified a decade ago by the US Senate that military aid should be withheld to nations that abuse human rights practices, the Asian Tribune will recall what senior officials of the Obama administration declared ‘different approach to different nations’ when military aid and human rights are mixed in a single package.


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