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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2785

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Jayalalithaa seeks Rs 25, 000 crore aid from PM

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Wednesday requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for financial assistance of Rs25,000 crore, additional supply of power and restoration of kerosene allocation for public distribution system (PDS).

British High Commission Announces Faster Visa Processing For Selected Businesses

British High Commissioner on Wednesday announced the launch of a new fast track visa pilot scheme for selected companies in Sri Lanka. Twenty companies have been invited by UK Trade and Investment and the UK Border Agency to be members of the pilot Business Express Programme.

Maoists’ threat to Indian skipper M.S. Dhoni

Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's security has been beefed up in Jharkhand following intelligence inputs on threats to him from Maoists and terrorists, a police official said in Ranchi on Wednesday.

Young Adele overtakes Amy’s album record

Adele’s 21 has become the UK’s biggest-selling album of the 21st century, overtaking Amy Winehouse’s ‘Back To Black’. The Official Chart Company statement says 21 had sold 3.4 million copies since it was released in January, compared to 3.3 million for ‘Back to Black’.

Crime journalist Dey murder: Woman scribe’s Gujarat link under probe

A team of officials from Mumbai Police's Crime Branch has reached Ahmedabad to probe the links of woman journalist Jigna Vora, arrested for alleged involvement in the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey, sources said Wednesday.