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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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India welcomes public release of LLRC report and assurance on the implementation of its recommendations

It is important to ensure that an independent and credible mechanism is put in place to investigate allegations of human rights violations, as brought out in the LLRC, in a time-bound manner, pin pointed Official Spokesperson by India’s Ministry of External Affairs.

Solution To The Ethnic Problems Is The Immediate Need - V. Anadasangaree

In an open letter to the President of Sri Lanka, V. Anadasangaree, Secretary General of the Tamil United Liberation Front pointed out that, in relation to the ongoing talks with the T.N.A, I have some comments to make. Devolution of powers, under the 13th amendment, relating to the police and the land, I wish to point out that this is nothing new and is being debated over and over again.

Veteran Karnataka leader former Chief Minister Bangarappa passes away

Veteran Leader and Former Karnataka Chief Minister Sarekoppa Bangarappa died early on Monday morning at a private hospital following a brief illness, family sources said in Bengaluru.

22 killed in boat mishap near Chennai

Twenty two persons were on Sunday killed after the boat in which they went on a pleasure trip capsized in Pulicat Lake, about 60 km from Chennai, police said.

Should the President pardon Sarath Fonseka or is the politics a so dirty game?

It is a hot topic these days in Sri Lanka – will the president pardon Sarath Fonseka - the man who was the commander of the Sri Lanka army during the war.

Jayalalithaa, Cabinet team welcomes PM in Chennai

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Chennai on Sunday evening on a two-day visit during which he will meet Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and her predecessor M. Karunanidhi.

He lives to entertain his fans

A tearful George Michael said that his illness was a ‘touch and go’ in a hurriedly arranged press conference on his return to London. He was rushed to a hospital in Vienna while on tour.

Ground for Anna Hazare fast getting spruced up in Mumbai

Preparations are on in full swing to spruce up the MMRDA grounds in Mumbai ahead of activist Anna Hazare's three-day fast beginning Tuesday for a strong Lokpal bill, officials said.

Marginalization of the Somali Intellectual Class

In every society there is a small group of people who possess adequate authority to influence positive (or negative) change. This group—often referred to as The Elite—could come from any sector of a society from military, economic, political, social, spiritual, to the intellectual.

Krishna temple coming up near Moscow

Hindus and Krishna devotees may be fighting a court battle in the Siberian city of Tomsk against a move to ban the Bhagvad Gita, but their 40-year quest to find a foothold in Russia is taking shape in the construction of a massive temple on Moscow's outskirts.

Christmas Bonanza: Jayalalithaa allots Rs 1 crore to Jerusalem Pilgrims

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) government lead by Ms J Jayalalithaa has sanctioned Rs 1 crore as Christmas Bonanza to Jerusalem pilgrims.

Mullaperiyar dam row: Karunanidhi seeks PM intervention

DMK President M Karunanidhi on Monday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at Raj Bhavan in Chennai and urged him to take steps to end attacks on Tamils in Kerala in the wake of the Mullaperiyar Dam row.