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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2525

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Surgery on Salman Khan successful

Surgery on Bollywood actor Salman Khan in the US for a painful nerve condition has been "successful" and he has been advised a complete rest for the next fifteen days, sources close to the actor said in Mumbai on Thursday.

Prevent Bad Laws From Spreading HIV

HIV/AIDS is a serious health challenge, and the law itself is in crisis in responding to this epidemic in the Asia and the Pacific Region. The legal impediments to universal access, which also enhance stigma and discrimination, were discussed at length at the recently concluded 10th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (10th ICAAP) in Busan, South Korea.

Lakhs of Mumbaikars welcome Lord Ganesha

Lakhs of Mumbaikars Thursday welcomed their favourite deity with fervour and gaiety as the 11-day Ganesh festival kicked off with huge celebrations led by shouts and chants of 'Ganpati Bappa Morya'.

Dr. Chris Nonis assumes office as new Sri Lankan envoy to Great Britain & Northern Ireland

Dr. Chris Nonis assumed office as High Commissioner for Sri Lanka to the United Kingdom today, 01st September 2011, at the Sri Lanka High Commission in London. Dr. Nonis will also be concurrently accredited to Ireland. He succeeds Justice Nihal Jayasinghe.

Anna Hazare reaches his village, gets hero’s welcome

Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare was accorded a hero's welcome when he arrived at his village in Ralegan Siddhi in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district with supporters staying awake till late in the night to receive him.

WikiLeaks: U.N. says Iraqi children, including an infant, handcuffed- shot dead in U.S. raid

A U.S. diplomatic cable made public by WikiLeaks provides evidence that U.S. troops executed at least 10 Iraqi civilians, including a woman in her 70s and a 5-month-old infant, then called in an airstrike to destroy the evidence, during a controversial 2006 incident in the central Iraqi town of Ishaqi.

Attempts on to weaken CBI case in Spectrum scam?

The CBI may face a major embarrassment in the 2G case as facts and opinions coming from various government departments and the telecom regulator is weakening its case against high-profile politicians and corporate honchos.