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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2706

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Sri Lanka: Proper training for the newly elected councilors

Sri Lanka’s Local government authorities are planning to provide a proper training for the newly elected councilors of the 65 Local government bodies.

Sri Lanka mulls over the discovery of Natural Gas in Chilaw

Rural community resided in the closed proximity of Sri Lanka’s Munneshwaram Kovil, in Chilaw had recently discovered Natural Gas in an attempt to dig a tube well to get water in the area.

Sonia to receive award for Indira Gandhi in Dhaka

Congress President Sonia Gandhi will visit Dhaka on Monday to receive an award from Bangladesh government on behalf of Indira Gandhi for her contribution to the 1971 liberation war, ahead of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s trip in September.

U.S. Daydreaming about Asian Pacific Leadership

On 20 July, 2011 while addressing an audience of students, opinion-makers and other citizens of South India at the Anna Centenary Library Chennai, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton desired, India to lead Asia Pacific & Asia.

Indian President Patil in Seoul, Nuclear commerce, defence to figure in talks

President Pratibha Patil arrived in Seoul on Sunday on a three-day visit during which she will hold crucial talks on matters of mutual interest, including nuclear commerce, defence and trade, aimed at strengthening bilateral ties with South Korea.

General Council of DMK decides not to withdraw from Congress Alliance: Calls for Referendum on Providing Equal Rights to Sri Lankan Tamils

The General Council of DMK decides on the issue of Sri Lankan Tamils, that there should be a referendum on providing equal rights for the Tamils in Sri Lanka. The DMK said that India should act to bring the war criminals in Sri Lanka to books.

Deoband V-C sacked for lauding Gujarat CM Modi

Darul Uloom vice-chancellor Ghulam Mohammed Vastanvi was sacked by the Islamic seminary's governing council Majlis-e Shura, after he refused to quit as he had promised in the February meeting of the council.

Kalmadi suffering from memory loss

Suresh Kalmadi, lodged in Tihar jail for over two months in connection with the multi-crore Commonweath Games scam, is suffering from dementia, a disease related to memory loss, impaired reasoning and personality changes and this may have a bearing on his ongoing trial.

Amy Winehouse, a sad end

We are sad to learn the death of the young talented singer Amy Winehouse (27) at her London home. It was on 24.6.2011. I wrote in these columns about her alcoholism, under caption ‘Winehouse lives up to her name’.

Burma: A true dialogue or a trick to ease international pressure?

Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will meet with Labour Minister Aung Kyi, the first rare meeting between the Nobel laureate and the new army-backed government, quoting an official Reuters News said on Sunday.

One in ten British newlyweds to honeymoon in Maldives

Emulating celebrities, one in ten newlyweds in Britain plan to travel to the Maldives this year, where Katy Perry and Russell Brand spent their honeymoon, a study revealed.

Norwegian Assaults

Terrorist attacks in Norway must be an eye opener for those European and the western countries which blame Islam for extremism. Extremism has no religion. Extremists are enemies of the humanity.

In TN: Special Courts will be set-up to try Land Grabbing Casses

The State government headed by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has set in motion a proposal to set up 25 special courts that will exclusively deal with land grab cases.

Land Grabbing Cases: Former DMK Minister Veerapandi Arumugam surrendered before police

Former DMK Minister and senior DMK leader Veerapandi S. Arumugam on Monday surrendered before police for three-day custodial interrogation in connection with two cases of alleged land grabbing lodged against him.