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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2528

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BJP leaders pour in at Modi fast venue; Ally JDU, Congress, Left slam CM

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s fast for peace, unity and harmony, under ‘Sadhbhavna Mission’ entered the second day on Sunday with several BJP leaders descending at the fast venue at Ahmedabad.

U.S. can strike anywhere in the world to combat terrorism, says Obama’s Counterterrorism chief

The United States takes the legal position that —in accordance with international law—we have the authority to take action against al-Qa’ida and its associated forces without doing a separate self-defense analysis each time.

Marxists criticize Jayalalithaa for backing for Modi fast

The CPI (M) on Sunday criticised the AIADMK's decision to send representatives to Ahmedabad where Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi began a three-day fast for peace, unity and harmony.

Maldives doubtful on climate breakthrough in Durban

The Maldives is doubtful over reaching a meaningful agreement to the issue of climate change at the next UN summit in South Africa.

Big B visits Amar Singh in hospital

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and his daughter Shweta Nanda on Sunday visited Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences where he is undergoing treatment for urinary tract infection and wished him speedy recovery.

Delft (Neduntivu) - Eco-Tourist destination, Government to give a new appearance to the Island

Delft is an Island located in the Northern sea of Sri Lanka. It is also called Neduntivu, the lonely and largest island in mid sea, 46 km away from Jaffna mainland. This island is to be converted into a Tourist destination.

DMK yet to finalize candidate for Tiruchi by-election

Even as ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam announced its candidate for the October 13 by-poll to Tiruchirapalli (West) Assembly constituency, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam on Sunday said the party has not yet taken a decision on contesting the election.

Burma must be vigilant to avoid the disastrous dam on Irrawaddy River

It was as early as October 2009, the Thailand-based Kachin Development Networking Group (KDNG) published a report – “Resisting the Flood” – highlighting the implementation of the Myitsone dam project on the Irrawaddy River. The report demanded a halt to the project that is sponsored by the China Power Investment Corporation (CPI), its main investor and contractor.

Sri Lankan Muslims allowed to wear skull-cap for National ID Card photographs

Following a meeting held with Muslim religious leaders, Sri Lanka’s Defense Secretary Mr. Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has instructed the Commissioner General of the Department for Registration of Persons Mr. Jagath P. Wijeweera to accept pictures of Muslim males wearing the skull caps for their national identity card.