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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2829

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Illegal mining: S.M. Krishna, two former CMs face probe in Karnataka

Three former Karnataka CMs, including current External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, are now caught in the illegal mining row rocking the State as a court Saturday ordered a probe into their role during their rule.

Sukna land scam: Former Military Secretary dismissed after found guilty

Former military secretary Lt Gen Avadesh Prakash was on Saturday found guilty on three counts by an Army court in Guwahati in the Sukna land scam case following which he was dismissed from service.

Kanimozhi returns to Chennai to jubilant cadre welcome

After spending 193 days in Delhi's Tihar Jail following her arrest in the 2G case, DMK MP Kanimozhi returned to Chennai on Saturday to a rousing reception by the party cadres.

Treasonous memo saga

The nation had yet not got out of the shock of premeditated target killings of hundreds of innocent residents of Karachi at the hands of militant wings of three political parties duly patronized by political leaders with vested interests, when Dr Zulfiqar Mirza’s dropped the bomb by revealing that MQM Supremo Altaf Hussain had allegedly made an offer to Tony Blair in 2001 that the MQM would render assistance in axing the ISI and breaking the country.

Euro Crisis: the Franco-German dream of Fiscal Union

The fate of euro, the single European currency, has become so precarious that comparisons are already made with that of seasonal Christmas lights - in the event of one going off, of course. The chance of its survival was dealt yet another blow on Saturday when Jacques Delors, the architect of the very project, made it clear in no uncertain terms that it was doomed from the start anyway, in an interview with a British newspaper.

Mayor Of Paris Visiting Sri Lankan Peace Pagoda In Ramallah – Palestine

Mayor of Paris Mr. Bertrand Delanoe expressed his deep appreciation of the Peace Pagoda installed at the Garden of Nations in Ramallah, Palestine when he visited the Garden in the company of Mayor of Ramallah Ms. Janet Michel, Mayor of Al- Bireih Mr. Jamal Al Taweel and Dr.T.Jayasinghe, Representative for Sri Lanka in Palestine.

Dev Anand—Evergreen romantic hero of Hindi cinema dead

Dev Anand, the 'Evergreen Romantic Superstar' of Indian cinema, passed away in London Saturday night following cardiac arrest. He was 88.