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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2835

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Cover up UP Chief Minister Mayawati’s statues, orders EC

The Election Commission on Saturday said statues of Chief Minister Mayawati and elephants, BSP's poll symbol, installed at a number of places in Uttar Pradesh would be covered during the State assembly election.

Early elections has become a necessity

In pursuance of its policy of disregarding rule of law and defying the Supreme Court (SC), the PPP leadership has decided to ignore the apex court verdict directing it to write a letter to Swiss authorities to reopen money laundering trial case pending against Zardari & Co that was held in abeyance as a consequence to 5 October NRO issued by Gen Musharraf to share power with Benazir Bhutto.

Congress free to quit alliance, says Mamata Banerjee

The widening rift between Congress and Trinamool Congress came out in the open on Saturday with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lashing out at her ally at the Centre and said it was free to quit the alliance.

'King of Pop’ of Arab world

Amr Diab, ‘King of Pop’ of Arab world, the Egyptian singer and composer has ruled the Arab music world since the mid -80s, continually breaking sales records. He is known as the ‘Father of Mediterranean music’. According to World Music, Diab is the best-selling Arab recording artist of all time.

PM to address annual NRI meet in Jaipur

Pravasi Bhartiya Divas, the annual congregation of NRIs and PIOs, kicked off in Jaipur on Saturday with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh set to deliver his inaugural address tomorrow during which he is likely to announce the much-awaited voluntary insurance and pension scheme for millions of overseas Indian workers.

This Land like No Other?

The unprecedented victory over the LTTE is being followed by equally unprecedented, albeit less felicitous, events.

Derogatory remarks against MGR and Jayalalithaa: AIADMK cadres ransacked Nakkeeran office and burned copies in the entire state

The ruling All India Anna Dravida Kazhagam(AIADMK) cadres has showed anger against popular 'Nakkeeran"by weekly on Saturday and ransacked its office for publishing defamatory article defaming late chief minister and founder leader of the AIADMK MGR and the chief minister J Jayalalithaa.

Indians told to avoid violence-hit Syria

A day after a massive suicide bombing in Damascus killed 26 people, India on Saturday issued a travel advisory asking Indians to avoid non-essential travel to Syria.

Thilan Samaraweera Should Be In ODI Squad

Thilan Samaraweera almost single handedly avoided an innings defeat for Sri Lanka in the third and the final test in Cape Town. He has demonstrated technical acumen and stamina to climb the hill with strong commitment to save the image of the country from an embarrassment .

Letter From America: Bachmann is out, Who’s next?

The USA is in the early stage of its primary elections to narrow down the number of Republican presidential hopefuls to just one. Michelle Bachmann, the congresswoman from the state of Minnesota, suffered a hard blow with a last-place finish in the Iowa caucuses. Wisely, she has ended her campaign, but has not yet endorsed any of her former rivals.