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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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Vettel proves he is champ of the race track at India’s First Grand Prix

World Champion Sebastian Vettel won the action-packed India's first ever Formula One Grand Prix with ease for his 11th triumph this season while home team Sahara Force India earned two points through Adrian Sutil's ninth-place finish at Greater NOIDA on Sunday.

Will Aung San Suu Kyi run for upcoming by-elections?

Burma' Nobel laureate and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi may perhaps contest for a parliament seat in an imminent by-election if her National League for Democracy (NLD) party decided to re-register itself to enter politics, the NLD spokesman Nyan Win said yesterday.

Team Anna to formulate statute, rejig later

Under all-round attack over allegations of financial misconduct and demands for its disbanding, Team Anna on Sunday decided to formulate a Constitution for its anti-corruption movement and revamp the core committee after that.

Lula, the man with the magic wand!

The news item that Lula da Silva, Brazil’s ex-president has been diagnosed for throat cancer has saddened not only the Brazilians but the entire world community. It was reported in March 2010, that Lula had given up smoking after 50 years. He celebrated his 66th birth day this week with his political allies at his apartment in Sao Paulo. Lula, in two terms as leader of what is now the world’s seventh-largest economy, did wonders with the country’s unemployment and high inflation.

Over 5000 children raped, 1400 killed last year in India

According to a shocking report, as many as 5,484 children were sexually assaulted and 1,408 others killed in different parts of the country last year. A government report gave a gloomy picture about the crimes committed against children. The latest National Crime Records Bureau data says 10,670 children were also kidnapped or abducted during the year in various states and Union territories.