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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2958

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Anna expands fast ambit to poll reforms, land laws

On Day 5 of his fast at Ramlila Ground, Gandhian Anna Hazare, has expanded the ambit of his agitation to include electoral reforms and a farmer-friendly land acquisition law.

Maldivian youth not keen on higher education

A mere 6 percent of Maldivian youth are pursuing higher education, in a country hard-pressed for skills and professionals already, it was revealed.

For the first time - Myanmar President U Thein Sein met Aung San Suu Kyi

Popular opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar President U Thein Sein met for the first time at the presidential office in the capital Nay Pyi Taw on Friday, since the country's new government came to power, official said.

Kalaignar TV CEO calls CBI charges are silly

Sharad Kumar, CEO and MD of Kalaignar TV, on Saturday told a Delhi court that the Central Bureau of Investigation’s allegations were “silly” and based on assumptions as the so-called bribe of Rs. 200 crore to the channel was inter-corporate deposits (ICD) which had no connection with the 2G spectrum allocation.

Patent War: is Synchronicity to blame?

The world may be sleepwalking towards the precipice of the much anticipated double-dip recession. However, on an intriguingly-positive note, hardly a week goes by without the news of a major lawsuit involving two rival technological companies these days, especially, if they are involved in making smartphones and tablet computers – implying a substantial growth, at least in this particular sector.

Lokpal standoff: PM says scope for “give and take”

There are signals from the UPA government that it was ready to open a channel of communication to resolve the Lokpal tangle with Team Anna fighting for stronger ant-corruption laws.

Letter from America: The Essence of Ramadan

Muslims throughout the world are now observing Ramadan, the Muslim month of fasting in accordance with the dictates of the Qur’an – the Muslim Holy Scripture, in which they are commanded by Allah: