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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2906

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An artist par excellence

Out of those millions of Lionel Richie fans world over, only a few might know that he is more than just a talented and popular singer. He may be not an Alan Greenspan but he is an economic graduate himself.

Spectrum case: Anil Ambani shares fall after CBI talks of probe

The CBI statement in the Supreme Court on Thursday that the role of Anil Ambani was being investigated in the 2G Spectrum allotment had a devastating effect on the Reliance group on Friday with its shares plunging sharply.

Modern Market Complex in Kilinochchi at Rs. 200 million

Northern Province Provincial Council is planning to build a modern Market Complex at an estimated cost of Rs. 200 million, in a three acre plot of land located opposite the Kilinochchi bus stand.

Karnataka mining scam: Reddy brothers refused bail

A Special CBI Court today dismissed the bail pleas of former Karnataka Minister Gali Janardhana Reddy and his brother-in-law BV Srinivas Reddy, arrested in connection with alleged illegal mining activities.

Intervene to stop the newly launched Land Registration scheme in the North and East of Sri Lanka - V. Anandasangaree

President of the Tamil United Liberation Front V. Anandasangaree has appealed to Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa to advice the Land Ministry to abandon the Land Registration scheme launched only in the North and Eastern provinces.

ISI-terror outfits’ links: India not surprised at US “discovery”

India on Friday said it was not surprised that the US has now discovered Pakistan's intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence's (ISI) links with terror outfits including the Haqqani group, saying this was always known.

20 Foreign Companies established new business ventures in Sri Lanka this year

The Economic Research Division of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka informs that Balance of Payments (BOP), which includes all foreign currency inflows and outflows of the country recorded a surplus of US dollars 1,006 million by end July 2011.

TB diagnostic innovations: Can India take the lead?

No country has more cases of tuberculosis (TB) than India. Research from India played a critical role in the development of the global strategy to stop TB. Yet, Indian industry and academics have not developed any new tools (diagnostics, drugs or vaccines) for TB.

Praise for Obama from opposition Republicans on killing of Anwar al-Awlaki

One of the staunchest critics of the Obama administration faulting the U.S. regime for misguided national security policy showered maximum praise for tracking and killing the deadliest terrorist Anwar al-Awlaki in Yeman setting an example to politicians around the democratic world who are reluctant to accept reality of a successful counter-terrorism operation.