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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2954

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Give up “compulsive hostility” Krishna tells Pakistan

In a forthright message to Pakistan, India on Sunday said its posture of 'compulsive hostility' will not help a 'serious and sustained' dialogue between the two countries.

Sri Lanka expects more help from India to develop war-ravaged area: SL Minister H M Fowize says

Minister Abdul Hameed Mohamed Fowzie, one of the ten Sri Lanka’s senior ministers, has said that his country expects more help from India to develop war-ravaged areas in the Northern Lanka dominated by minority Tamils.

TRS, BJP to stay away from Chidambaram meet on Srikrishna report

The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) and the State BJP on Sunday decided not to attend the meeting called by home minister P Chidambaram in New Delhi on Thursday to discuss the Justice Srikrishna Committee on Telangana.

World Economic Crisis And Australian Economy

Economic crisis in the world had been there since its beginning although there were not written evidence available. As economic problems in Western world in the past were recorded, we know about them and we compare present crisis with them. In contrast to Western world crisis, Eastern world’s had not been recorded and we do not know anything to talk about them.

PM Singh arrives Chennai to participate 98th Indian Science Congress:Warm welcome given by M K Stalin

In the center stage of alleged 2G Spectrum Scam involvment of one lakh eighty thousand crores and CBI questioning DMK's former union minister A Raja - Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Sunday night arrived in Chennai City, by a special flight from Delhi to attend the 98th Indian Science Congress.

Aarushi murder: Parents challenge CBI’s charges

The parents of murdered teenager Aarushi Talwar are seeking the CBI's closure report from the court to examine its contents after the probe agency named the girl's father Rajesh Talwar as the lone suspect in the crime. Speaking to reporters, Talwar's counsel, Rebecca John said on Sunday: "We are asking the court to allow us to examine the entire closure report and will make the necessary intervention at the appropriate time."

Sri Lanka to launch a nationwide census after a lapse of three decades

Sri Lanka will be conduct a comprehensive nationwide census after three decades. The new census is to be conducted after an ethnic bloody conflict that prevailed in the country for a period of 30 years, which prevented the actual statistics count in several districts during the census that was last held on 2001.

2G Spectrum Scam: CBI raids won't affect Chennai Sangamam Festival:Kanimozhi says

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's daughter and DMK Rajaya Saba MP Ms. M. K. Kanimozhi who is the architect of Chennai Sangamam Festival with the help of the Christin Preist Jegath Gasper has said that the CBI raids at the city-based NGO Tamil Maiyam in Connection with the 2G spectrum scam would not affect the image of the annual cultural festival "Chennai Sangamam".

Spectrum probe: Pranab against PM appearing before PAC

In the first objection from within Congress, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said he is not in favour of the Prime Minister appearing before the Public Accounts Committee on the 2G spectrum issue as he was accountable to the Lok Sabha and “not to any committee.”

Gruesome killings

A US brigadier general is conducting a top to bottom review of 5th Stryker brigade after five of its soldiers were committed for trial early this year charged with involvement in the murders of Afghan civilians and other alleged crimes including mutilating their bodies and collecting fingers and skulls from corpses as trophies.

General Elections 2011 in TN: AIADMK the first party kick-starts the process-Jayalalithaa constituted committees for talks with alliance partners

Like her usual manner, former chief minister of Tamil Nadu and All Indian Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) supremo Ms J Jayalalithaa has launched her election work, first by appointing committees to negotiate with the friendly parties for sharing of seats in the forthcoming assembly elections to held in the state by May this year.

Maldives: JSC member stabbed

Aishath Velezinee, Presidential Member of the Maldives Judicial Service Commission (JSC) and a vocal critic of the country’s troubled judiciary was stabbed today morning.