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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2701

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Osama has gone! But will his legacy come to an end?

Politicians, and leaders of the world have commented Osama evil policy of targeting civilians of all faiths — I hope it will drastically decline in the future after he was eliminated — but they failed, it seemed , to foretell the long term repercussions and the negative affects of Osama upon Muslims , and how his legacy would be curtailed ; nonetheless, his scourge over Muslims of been intimidated for their faith is continued and is more dangerous than his undignified demise of which many people prayed for but lately answered by God— I do not mean to discount the joy that Osama’s death brought the relatives of the victims of 9/11— however, Muslims has been scapegoat of world-wide terrorism from Bali Island to Mombasa of Kenya for more than ten years.

Violence erupts after the arrest of ruling CPN-UML’s youth wing chief

Violence erupted on the streets of capital city Kathmandu and industrial town Biratnagar in the eastern part of the country on Thursday after police arrested ruling CPN-UML's youth wing Chief Mahesh Basnet on charge of assaulting a journalist.

Lalin’s Column: Red sky in the evening the Complex takes warning (with apologies)

The first leg of the Bradby at Bogambara was a wicked aberration, an abomination. There would be no escape in the second. Royal knew it. Having been led by 8 points Trinity knew they had to win gloriously in the second.

Sri Lanka released Four TN fishermen lodged in Prison for intruding into Lankan waters

The Sri Lankan government has released Four Tamil Nadu fishermen, arrested and remanded in judicial custody for intruding into Lankan waters.

Sri Lanka President warmly welcomed in Russia

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa left for Russia on Thursday (16th) morning to participate in the “St. Petersburg international Economic Forum”. He was warmly welcomed on his arrival.

The enigma that is Jayalalitha; a force not to be dismissed or scorned

Chief Minister Jayalalitha Jeyaram has won and lost elections, all by landslides, demonstrating how India’s southern tinsel town politics works. You are either swept in or swept out by voter floods.

India: BJP demands exit of Chidambaram, Dayanidhi Maran

The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP) on Thursday rejected Home Minister P Chidambaram's "self-certified" non-involvement in the 2G spectrum case and maintained that he should resign from the Union Cabinet.

People are vying for another Quaid-e-Azam

Till 9/11, Pakistan was a fairly stable and prosperous country but its complexion changed once Gen Musharraf opted to align Pakistan with USA and become its coalition partner. War on terror initiated by USA was designed to destabilize Pakistan and not to root out terrorism.

Hazare on fast path again, says Govt not sincere on anti-graft Bill

A day after talks on Lokpal Bill got deadlocked, civil activist Anna Hazare on Thursday accused the government of having no intention of enacting a strong anti-corruption law and said he will undertake an indefinite fast from August 16 if a diluted legislation is brought.

Klas Molin – the new ambassador to Thailand

The Government today appointed Klas Molin as the new Ambassador in Bangkok, Thailand.

China should be peacemaker to address armed-conflict in Burma

The armed conflicts in Kachin State could cause greater insecurity along Sino-Burma border unless the President Thein Sein government takes accountability to find out a peaceful settlement. According to some analyst, agreement among pro-democracy ethnic armed groups has strengthened since Thein Sein government troops showed aggression last week.

Pakistan wants talks on Kashmir, not on terrorism

Pakistan on Thursday indicated that terrorism was not a part of the agreed agenda for the Foreign Secretary-level engagement with India that is expected to take place this month and the focus would be on Jammu & Kashmir, peace and security, and promotion of friendly exchanges.

Sri Lanka Dhammika Perera to list Delmege Forsythe which was acquired today by his Royal Ceramic group

Sri Lanka’s Royal Ceramic group controlled by businessman and Secretary to the Ministry of Highways Dhammika Perera Vallibel has today entered into the share purchase agreement to acquire 19 percent of Lewis Brown and Company Limited ,the owning Company of Delmege Forsythe Limited and its group.

Search on for successor to Nirupama Rao as Foreign Secy

A major overhaul of the top brass of the Indian bureaucracy is on the anvil as a spate of retirements of top secretaries starts.

Incorporate Theravada and Mahayana doctrines through research

Sikkhimis spiritual leader His Holiness 17th Gyalwa Karmapa Trinley Thaye Dorge of Sikkim called on Buddhist scholars to undertake research on the doctrines of Theravada and Mahayana schools of Buddhism and introduce a uniform set of Buddhist teachings, values and principles for the betterment of the world.

What is ASEAN?

The international community who are not so familiar with the acronym of ASEAN may be wondering what it stands for? While the standard joke among the informed, floating around is an Association of Southeast Asia Authoritarian Nations.

Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police N.K. Illangakoon to lead Sri Lanka Police

Sri Lanka’s Senior Deputy Inspector General of Police N.K. Illangakoon will be appointed as the 33rd Inspector General of Police the government information sources said.