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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2967

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On eve of Anti-Child Labour Day, 32 kids rescued in Delhi

On the eve of the World Day Against Child Labour, 32 child labourers were rescued on Saturday from different bakery units in the national capital.

Journalists on war path against government’s inaction to punish guilty

Federation of Nepalese Journalists (FNJ) has announced nationwide protest programs against the government’s inaction book the guilty involved in attacking journalists in various parts of the country recently.

Sri Lankan Tamils issue:TN assembly resolution is ridiculous: Dr. Subramanian Swamy says

Former Union Law Minister and Janata Party president Dr Subramanian Swamy has said that resolution adopted in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly, not only ridiculous but also highly damaging for India.s national interest.

The Alarming Growth of Global Cyber Menace – Hacking

When gmail accounts of some of the US state officials were hacked two weeks ago, the Defence Department categorized any serious cyber attack, as an act of war. Since Google had tracked down the source of the attack to a certain province in China, it was all too clear that the Pentagon was not beating about the bush while taking the cyber threat seriously. The gmail attack came hot on the heels of another high-profile attack – Lockheed Martin Corporation, the high-tech defence firm.

Jayalalithaa visit to New Delhi fuels political speculation

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s planned visit to New Delhi on June 13, her first after becoming Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu following the crushing defeat of the DMK, has caused excitement in political circles.

Death of Harun Fazul - East African al-Qaeda leader

The presumed leader of al-Qaeda in East Africa was killed in Mogadishu on Wednesday this week.

The Changing Regional Landscape

First came the words, tough, unequivocal and uncompromising, the new chief minister keeping a promise to her electorate. Jayalalitha Jeyaram piloted a needle-sharp resolution through the Tamil Nadu regional assembly demanding that the Centre impose economic sanctions on Sri Lanka. The resolution passed unanimously.

Investigative journalist believed shot by underworld hit men

A senior journalist with an English tabloid Mid-Day, who extensively covered underworld and crime for over two decades, was shot dead in broad daylight on Saturday by four unidentified bike-borne persons who pumped five bullets on him from behind in suburban Powai.

President Mahinda inspects the construction work of Sri Lanka’s longest Expressway

President Mahinda Rajapakse inspected the construction work of the southern expressway which links the Western Province with the Southern Province.

Naxalites kill CRPF men in Chhattisgarh

Three CRPF jawans were killed in an encounter with Naxalites in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district on Saturday.

Sri Lanka’s leading Tile Manufacturer “Rocell” is to build a third manufacturing plant

Sri Lankan tile manufacturer Royal Ceramics is to build a third plant at a cost of three billion rupees that will add 12,000 square metres a day to its capacity to meet growing demand.

Letter from America: Bashar al-Assad Must Be Brought Down

Islamic history is replete with stories of benevolent Caliphs who respected learned scholars and were cognizant of their accountability before people and God in the two worlds.