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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 829

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Don't celebrate my birth day-let us celebrate election victory-Jayalalithaa

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) supremo and former chief minister of Tamil Nadu Ms J Jayalalithaa has requested her party cadre not celebrate her 63rd birth day, which falls on Wednesday, saying all celebrations could be reserved for the party's victory and the removal of the family rule, after the Assembly elections to be held in May.

Spectrum’s Raja’s brother questioned by ED

Kalia Perumal, brother of former Telcom minister A Raja, was on Tuesday questioned for over three hours by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its probe in the 2G spectrum scam.

Sri Lanka must realize the full potential of its good relations with Gulf- Renowned Saudi Investor

Well-renowned Saudi Arabian investor and Advisor to His Royal Highness Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Faisal Al Saud- Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Abdulqader Al-Mashoor is himself of Saudi royal descent.

The Blame Game: Who Gains?

Odisha's Malkangiri District Collector Vineel Krishna and engineer Pabitra Majhi were captured by Maoists and are in their custody. The Maoists are demanding the release of their cadres held by the state in exchange for the two government servants they hold hostage.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is to launch One Million domestic unit programme to strengthen village economy

The world is facing a global economic slowdown and an impending food crisis due to natural disasters that have affected many countries throughout the world. After the world war II, the European countries launched the industrial revolution to build their nations devastated by the world war and they became advanced due to the measures taken at that to launch the industrial revolution.

Lalin’s Column: Not an excitable proposition

Ruana Rajapakse (RR) has written a very objective article in the Sunday Island on 20 Feb 2010 aptly titled ‘All Excited over Egypt’. This should clearly put to rest the designing minds of those Colombians especially discarded politicians to rest.

Davis case has thrown overboard America’s rules on terrorism

As per Paul Craig Robert, hypocrisy in America is now so commonplace it is no longer noticed. While it enjoys torturing other peoples for American sins, it objects to human rights abuses of countries it despises such as Burma, Pakistan, Iran, Syria. In USA if a person tortures a dog he is sent to jail, but

Godhra train burning case: Court convicts 31, frees 63

A special court in Ahmedabad on Tuesday convicted 31 people and acquitted 63 others, including the main accused Maulvi Umarji, in the 2002 Godhra train burning incident that left 59 people dead and triggered violence

Roles swapped due to priorities: President’s Office

The expected swapping of roles between Immigration Controller Ilyas Hussein Ibrahim and National Disaster Management Centre head Abdulla Shahid is “not directly related” to the fact that the former belongs to the estranged vice president’s party says the President’s Office.


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