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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2790

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Mullaperiyar dam row: Show restraint, Supreme Court tells Tamil Nadu and Kerala

Urging for "sanity and sensitiveness", the Supreme Court on Wednesday asked Tamil Nadu and Kerala to maintain restraint on their statements on the Mullaperiyar dam row, lamenting that they were adding fuel to the fire instead of dousing it.

Palestinian Cabinet condemns Israeli crimes

The Palestinian Cabinet condemned today during its meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, in Ramallah the continued Israeli escalation against our people and property.

Parliament attack anniversary: Afzal mercy plea with the President

On the 10th anniversary of Parliament attack, the government on Tuesday said the mercy petition of Afzal Guru, who was sentenced to death for the terror strike, is with the President and it is the Rashtrapati Bhavan which has to take a call on it.

Sanctions on Burma must be Maintained

Sanctions and other punitive actions on Burma should be maintained by the US and Western nations for the simple reason that the current regime is not interested in political solutions and is mounting an all out war against the Kachin ethnic nationalities, practicing ethnic cleansing and committing gross human rights violations on all other ethnic nationalities. It even continues to use chemical weapons to wipe out this particular ethnic race.

US presidential election

US presidential election is all about Israel and not about America. Elections in other countries center around the problems in the country concerned but in America the candidate has to prove or at least show how close he is to Israel to have any chance of winning or at least obtaining nomination to be a candidate.

Homage paid to martyrs of terror attack

Leaders across the political spectrum paid homage to the victims of the Parliament terror attack on the tenth anniversary of the audacious strike on Tuesday amid calls for speedy execution of the death row convict Afzal Guru.

Peace and democracy in spotlight at 8th Pak-India people’s congress in Allahabad

The 8th joint convention of India and Pakistan chapters of Pak-India People’s Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD) is scheduled to be held during 29-31 December 2011 in Allahabad, UP, India, said Mr Irfan Ahmad, senior Vice President of PIPFPD (UP State chapter) in a press conference at UP Press Club.

China Urged to Participate in Restoring Freedom & Human Rights in Burma & North Korea

To mark International Human Rights Day, people from the Burmese community, North Korean community and many supporters are standing together to call for justice and freedom in both countries. Burma Campaign UK and Christian Solidarity Worldwide organised a demonstration today in front of the Chinese embassy in order to ask the Chinese government to use their influence on both countries responsibly.

Sri Lanka is to submit a Non-governmental University Bill to Parliament expeditiously

Minister of Higher Education Mr. S.B. Dissanayake participating in the Committee Stage discussions of the Higher Education and Education Ministry Budget Allocations in the Parliament has emphasized the need to improve English and IT skills for the graduates as 40 percent of the graduates who pass out from our universities cannot procure employment.