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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2787

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Anna Hazare on fast again for stronger Lokpal

Continuing his crusade against corruption through a strong Lokpal, Anna Hazare began his fast at around 10:15 a.m. at Jantar Mantar, the protest hotspot in the capital, surrounded by a number of supporters who waved the tricolour, sporadically shouting slogans like ‘Vande Mataram’ and ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’.

Hazare gets opposition backing on demands

Sharing Anna Hazare’s platform after his appeal, Opposition parties on Sunday backed his demands for inclusion of Prime Minister and lower bureaucracy under the ambit of Lokpal but some counselled Team Anna to be flexible and not expect every point raised by it to be accepted.

Pact signed, some gains at Durban climate meet

Modest gains were reported at a climate meet in Durban. Climate negotiators agreed a pact on Sunday that would for the first time force all the biggest polluters to take action on greenhouse gas emissions.

Human Rights Enforcement- UNO’s Inability

Human Rights day has been celebrated world over on 10 December, 2011. The International Human Rights Day in Indian occupied Kashmir, with rights bodies and activists demanding an end to violations. In this connection, the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) submitted a fresh list of 132 cases of disappeared persons to the State Human Rights Commission on the day.

Saudi Crescent Authority President Prince Faisal Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud Visits PMU

A delegation led by the President of Saudi Crescent Authority, HRH Prince Faisal Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud visited Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University (PMU) recently. PMU Rector, Dr. Isa Al-Ansari welcomed him and his delegation at the University Campus.