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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2396

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Land Grabbing Cases:DMK's strong men M K Stalin, Veerapandi Arumugam and J Anbazhagan MLA Arrested-Early morning action by police

Even-though the Madras High Court has granted Anticipatory Bail in two cases, the Salem Police has arrested former minister and DMK's bigwig Veerapandi S Arumugam in a fresh land grabbing complaint.

To Collect Rs 221 crore spectrum scam money: ED attaching 'Kalaignar TV' properties

Just to recover 2G-Spectrum Scam money of Rs 221 crores, the Enforcement Directorate(ED) has began proceedings for attaching the properties of .Kalaignar TV' owned by former chief minister M Karunanidhi's second wife and third wife's daughter M K Kanimozhi, under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

Deoband is nation’s heritage

Darul Uloom Deobad is much more than a mere madrassa. It is a pile of history, a movement, an ideology itself; and mother of thousands of madrassas in the Indian subcontinent. Deoband is India’s pride, a heritage; and it is nobody’s monopoly.

Colombo Stock Indices surge

The positive momentum continued to close All Share Price Index (ASPI) near 200 points up and Milanka Price Index (MPI) near 150 points up on Friday the 29 July 2011.

Yeddyurappa’s fresh “natak” over resignation as CM in Karnataka

The BJP is being kept on tenterhooks by B. S. Yeddyurappa who after indicating he is quitting over the damning indictment of his role in the illegal mining scam by the Lok Ayukta, suddenly changed his mind on Friday.

Sri Lanka: FR for election to CMC to be supported before SC on Sept 7

The fundamental rights petitions seeking the Supreme Court to order the Elections Commission to make immediate arrangements to hold Colombo Municipal Council Election was re-fixed for support on September 7 by the panel of judges consisting of Justices A.G.Amaratunga, Chandra Ekanayake and Suresh Chandra.

Delhi police refuse permission for Anna Hazare fast at Jantar Mantar

Delhi police has told team Anna Hazare that they cannot go ahead with their plan for indefinite fast and sit-in at Jantar Mantar against the Lokpal Bill and asked them to either choose a venue outside the capital or give a definite time-frame for their campaign near Parliament.

Sri Lanka assumes presidency of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association


Sri Lanka’s Parliament Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa was conferred the presidency of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) as the 57th session of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference concluded in London on the 28th July 2011. The CPA also endorsed Colombo as the venue for its next Conference.

Cross Country Walk has collected Rs. 140 Million for the Children’s Cancer Ward in Jaffna

The Cross Country Walk “Tharanaya” (The Crossing) organized to raise funds for the construction of the Children’s Cancer Ward of the Jaffna Hospital has successfully ended with a collection of Rs. 140 million.

CWG scam: Court seeks help for CBI from France and Switzerland

A Delhi court on Friday issued Letters Rogatory to France and Switzerland for legal assistance to CBI for its probe into alleged irregularities in award of contracts worth over Rs 600 crore for logistic provisioning on rent for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Sri Lanka: SF Writ appl. to be taken on Aug. 1 by C A

The Court of Appeal fixed to be resumed on August 1 the hearing of the former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka challenging the verdict of the 2nd Court Martial that imposed him a sentence of 30 months rigorous imprisonment.

Substitute for ‘apology’

Israel has been never told ‘no’ by its die hard supporters, it is like a spoilt brat who slaps someone and then get away with it, so next time it punches someone and get away with it too. When these acts are no longer fun it shoots someone just because it can get away with it. Yes, it is fun to be powerful and at the same time ‘chosen people,’ allowed to do anything under the sun and being protected.

Govt appoints Shrestha as Chief of Armed Police Force

The government has appointed Shailendra Kumar Shrestha as the Inspector General of the Armed Police Force (APF).


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