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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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DMK's EC-GB meet: We will capture power in the state again-Karunanidhi says


The former chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(DMK) president M. Karunanidhi has declared that his party would overcome the crisis it faced now.

Spectrum chargesheet: Raja to begin his arguments on July 25

Former Telecom Minister A Raja, arrested for his role in the 2G scam, will begin his arguments on charges of cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy against him from Monday (July 25).

Letter from America: The Israeli ‘Democracy’

As I have noted many times Israel gives a bad name to democracy. In spite of all its pretensions, it has always been an apartheid state with rules and laws that discriminate people based on religion and ethnicity.

The Story of Pie: bedtime reading for the controversial

It may be well-hackneyed cliché that there is a woman behind every successful man. However, its relevance - even in the modern evolving world - received a substantial factual boost this week, when Mrs Wendi Murdoch sat right behind her husband, Rupert, the most powerful media mogul in the world, during the British parliamentary hearing on Tuesday about a questionable conduct of his company – the phone hacking scandal.

From the results so far announced: Ruling UPFA won Dealft Pradeshiya Sabah in Jaffna and all the Local Government Bodies in the South

Colombo, 24 July, (Asiantribune.com): From the results so far announced, ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance has won the Delft Pradeshiya Sabah in the Jaffna district and almost all the Local Government bodies in the South and in the Trincomalee.

Sri Lanka to Commission Canned Fish Factory in Galle

Sri Lanka’s to commission a canned fish factory in early August this year at Galle, Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Minister, Rajitha Senaratne had said.

Karnataka illegal mining probe; Lokayukta won’t submit report to Governor

Karnataka Lokayukta Justice N Santosh Hegde is not submitting his report on the mining scam to Governor HR Bhardwaj as it was the government which referred the case to him, and not the latter, sources in the Lok Ayukta said on Saturday.

Sri Lanka Browns Investments acquires Excel World

A subsidiary of Sri Lanka’s Brown & Company (BRWN) and Taprobane Holdings and LOLC Investments, Browns Investments (BIL) recently announced that it has acquired Excel World, the No.1 entertainment park in financial capital Colombo.

Rohinton Nariman to be next Solicitor General

Senior advocate Rohinton Nariman is all set to be appointed as the new Solicitor General of India, the second senior most law officer of the country, in place of Gopal Subramanium, who quit recently.

TN people can view Assembly proceedings on Live: Thanks to "Arasu Cable TV"

The Government of Tamil Nadu headed by All India Anna Dravida Munntra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo J Jayalaluthaa who won the state elections in a landslide manner has decided to telecast the State Assembly proceedings through 'Arasu Cable Television.

Women Entrepreneurs Eid Expo kicks off : SDC to continue empower business women: Mian Akram Farid


Mian Akram Farid, Chairman of the Skill Development Council (SDC) on Saturday said all resources would be used to empower women entrepreneurs without which Pakistan cannot excel in the comity of nations.

Two special darshans suspended in Tirupathi-Tirumala VenkateswaraTemple


The Tirupathi Tirumala Devasthanam (TTH) management has cancelled all the arjitha sevas performed inside the temple during the nine-day annual Brahmotsavams of Lord Venkateswara commencing from September 29.

Bullying and intimidating tactics of USA

After achieving its initial objective of occupying Afghanistan and making it a base of operations for its covert war in the region, CIA hastened to establish its network in FATA, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan since Pakistan figured high in America’s agenda.

Prez, PM condemn Norway blast and indiscriminate firings

Nepal has condemned the bomb blast in Oslo and indiscriminate firing in the island of Utoeya that killed at least 92 people in Norway on Friday.


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