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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2644

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India wishes to strike Pakistan before US exits from Afghanistan

Whereas Pakistan is the next door neighbor of landlocked Afghanistan, which is dependent upon Pakistan land routes and Karachi port for its imports and exports, Pakistan has never tried to exploit its vulnerability or to blackmail it. India, which doesn’t share border with Afghanistan, is aspiring to become the most influential in that country.

Two persons held in Kashmir for links to Delhi High Court blast

Two persons from Kishtwar were arrested on Wednesday and charged with criminal conspiracy in connection with the terror mail traced to Jammu and Kashmir owning responsibility for the Delhi High Court blast.

U.S. Assistant Secretary Robert O Blake commends work done in Sri Lanka to uplift living standards of people in the North

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Mr. Robert O Blake who made an official visit to visit to Sri Lanka and undertook a fact finding tour of the Northern Province has commended the work being done by the government to uplift the living standards of the people.

Driver blamed for train collision in TN, 10 killed

Railway officials have blamed the driver of the Chennai Beach-Vellore Cantonment suburban train for jumping signal and ramming into a stationary passenger train on Tuesday night which resulted in 10 deaths and 85 persons getting injured at Arakonam, 80km from Chennai.

Preventing HIV by voluntary medical male circumcision

Voluntary medical male circumcision protects against HIV. "There are over 40 observational studies among heterosexual men, which show that circumcised men have about a 60% reduced risk of HIV compared to uncircumcised men.

Actress banned from Kannada movies for “affair”

In a clear case of gender bias and unfair action, while actor Darshan, who allegedly battered his wife, burnt her with cigarette stubs and threatened her at gun point, has escaped the film industry’s wrath, Nikita Thukral, the actress who is said to be the reason for the rift between Darshan and his wife, has been banned for three years from acting in Kannada movies.

AOD Graphics students represent Sri Lanka for Spikes Asia 2011 International Advertising Festival

Last week two Academy of Design (AOD) Graphic designers were selected to represent Sri Lanka at an international gathering of Advertisers and Graphic designers; Spikes Asia 2011.

British High Commissioner hosts event for Chevening Scholars for 2011/2012

The British High Commissioner hosted a pre-departure tea for the Chevening scholars from Sri Lanka and the Maldives for 2011/2012 on Wednesday, 14 September, 2011 at Westminster House.

Will it be Modi Vs Rahul in 2014 Lok Sabha elections?

As the debate on potential prime ministerial contenders for the 2014 elections picks up in India, a US Congressional report says it might just turn out to be a direct contest between controversial Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.