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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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Osama Bin Laden: Pakistan’s Enigmatic Toxic Liability

The helicopter mission that ended Bin Laden’s reign in Abbatabad, Pakistan was the best of its kind in recent history. It left its South Asian ally, Pakistan, in a very uncomfortable position while scoring this enviable success: there was no official communiqué from the latter for two days, which in turn, resulted in the weak civilian government earning the wrath from the public and the powerful military and its spy agency being subject to worldwide ridicule.

Tirsusur Puram festival: Cerimonial flaghoisting held in temples in the town


The famous "Thrissur Pooram" festival in Kerala all sets to begun on May 10. The festivities and rituals of ’Thrissur Pooram’, the temple festival known for its majestic elephant parade and display of fireworks, have begun here with the flag hoisting ceremony.

Sri Lanka: Etisalat ready with 3.75G, whilst Dialog and Mobitel hype of pilot 4G network only in Colombo

Etisalat recently launched the only 3.75 G network in Sri Lanka while the United Arab Emirates based telecommunications giant strides forth towards becoming Sri Lanka's undisputed industry leader, with this launch Etisalat plans to expand Sri Lanka's largest 3.75 G network with the latest and most cutting edge technology.

Repercussions of Osama Bin Laden Killing

Highly sensitive intelligence operation of mid night 1st and 2nd May 2011. brought an end to the former CIA agent and leader of Al-Qaida “Osama bin Laden”. Sharp 40 minutes targeted operation successfully culminated on hitting of famous character (Osama) of Global War on Terror (GWOT) who was present in a compound house located in Abbottabad (a hill station north of Islamabad).

Sri Lanka’s Self-destructive Gene

The soon-to-be-retired Chief Justice lauds the 17th Amendment for its democratic potential and laments its unnatural demise; the Bribery Commission has become vegetative, because the President is yet to stock it with new appointees;

Your Leg Is a Mirror Of Your Body

Diabetes is a disease of the nerves and the blood vessels. Poor blood sugar control affects almost all organs of the body, but the worst sufferers are the feet, said Dr KR Suresh, Director, Jain Institute of Vascular Sciences, Bangalore, India, who spoke to CNS at the Amrita Diabetic Foot Conference (ADFC 2011), organized by Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre (AIMS), Kochi, India (6-7 May 2011).

International Humanitarian Organization: Commemorates the Buddha’s 2,600-Year Jayanthi

On the full moon day of May, 2011, over one billion Buddhists all over the world will celebrate the 2,600th anniversary of the Buddha’s enlightenment. I, too, would like to honor this occasion by pointing out the profound positive impact that this singular event has had on our planet and its subsequent history.

Militarization Specter and its Impact on Somali Women

Somalia, like many other African countries, has endured sustained militarization and armed conflict. This phenomenon has become a significant obstacle to Somalia’s progress towards peace, justice, democratization, and development. As a rule of thumb: where militarization increases, so does death and destruction, and human rights abuses. And, yes, so does senseless wars.

Sri Lanka’s Former Central Bank Deputy Governor clarifies issues on economic growth and inflation

Sri Lanka should make a clear compromise between economic growth and inflation to sustain current development levels, Former Deputy Governor of Central Bank W. A. Wijewardana said.

Human Body Is The Temple of God, So keep It Healthy

Thus spoke Swami Sampoojya Poornamritanandapuri, at the inaugural function of Amrita Diabetic Foot Conference (ADFC 2011), organized by Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre (AIMS), Kochi, India (6-7 May 2011).

Kanimozhi bail plea order on May 14—After TN poll results

The DMK suspense over bail or jail for Karunanidhi’s daughter Kanimozhi continues as the Delhi special court hearing the Spectrum case, put off a decision on the order to May 14.


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