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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2903

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New Mayors assume office in Tamil Nadu

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) candidates who won all ten Mayoral posts in last week’s civic polls across the State assumed office on Tuesday.

U.S. Embassy Hosts American Pavilion at HHF Tourism Trade Show

The U.S. Embassy is hosting an American Pavilion at the Hotel, Hospitality, and Food (HHF) Tourism Trade Show, being held October 27th - 29th at the Sri Lanka Exhibition & Convention Center.

UK makes it tough for Indian student visas

Britain on Tuesday published a list of nearly 1,900 banks in India - most of them cooperative - whose financial statements will not be accepted for student visa purposes, a move that is set to affect thousands of Indian students wanting to study there.

Australian ICJ joins Tamil Tiger Rump to Stir Up New Allegations Against Sri Lanka

The Tamil Tiger rump in Australia, still smarting after the 2009 defeat of the internationally designated terrorist group called the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), whom they funded over the last quarter century in the hope of establishing a mono-ethnic, racist Tamil state called “ Tamil Eelam”, in the north and east of Sri Lanka encompassing 1/3rd of the land spread over 2/3rd of the coastline for resident Tamils numbering less than 4% of the island’s population, partnered with the Australian ICJ have churned up new allegations with intent to embarrass Sri Lanka just before the Commonwealth Heads of Government hold their bi-annual meeting in Perth.

US travel advisories disproportionate, says India

Terming travel advisories issued by the US as a little disproportionate, India on Tuesday said tourists have nothing to fear and such alerts should be carefully modulated.