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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2792

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Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh joins Manmohan Singh Cabinet

Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh who was sworn into the Union Cabinet on Sunday has been allocated the Civil Aviation Ministry. On the advise of the Prime Minister, President Pratibha Patil allocated Civil Aviation Ministry to Singh, Rashtrapati Bhavan said in a statement.

Redefining Pak Foreign Policy – Envoys Conference

A Two-day “Envoys Conference” has been over on December 13, 2011. The session of the conference was chaired and addressed by Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani, Prime Minister of Pakistan. The conference was attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Hina Rabbani Khar, Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, and Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir, 15 Pakistani key ambassadors including Designated Pakistani Ambassador to Washington Mrs. Sherry Rehman, high commissioners, Chairman Joint hameem Wynne and Director General Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lieutenant General Ahmad Shuja Pasha and officials of Foreign office.

US inhuman brutal massacres of Iraqi unarmed civilians disclosed: US secret documents reveal it all

Washington, DC. 19 December ( Some of the American Marines in Iraq feeling they were under attack constantly, decided to use force first and and ask questions later. Drivers who approached US Marine-manned checkpoints without stopping were ssumed to be suicide bombers. Iraqi civilians were killed all the time.

Kerala CM meets TN minister over dam row

Amid the explosive Mullaperiyar dam row, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday met Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O Panneerselvam and offered that his State was ready to pass a legislation promising to give water to its neighbour.

Sri Lanka Cricket: Transitional period for players and testing time for Fans

In 18th of December 2011 ,Sunday I wanted to allocate my time to watch the Cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa at SuperSport Park, Centurion, South Africa,.I did that.But there was no match. Even there was no forecasted rain in Centurion. Again we have been badly beaten to South Africa by innings and 81 runs, more importantly within 3 Days.

Nancy Powell new US envoy to India

Nancy J Powell, a career diplomat, who has earlier held diplomatic positions in India and also served as the American envoy to Pakistan, has been named the next US Ambassador to New Delhi.

The Regime War against Humanitarianism

The international community was shock and aghast when the Burmese military regime turned down the humanitarian aid offered by the international community after the Nargis Cyclone hit the country in May 2008 killing some 200,000 people and making millions homeless.

TNA Leader Sampanthan to meet the coalition partners to iron out differences

In a bid to keep alive the fragile five party unity of the Tamil National Alliance coalition, its leader R. Sampanthan has come forward to interact with the coalition partners to narrow down the growing discontent and differences.