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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 83

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EC puts on hold minority quota in poll-bound States

The Election Commission on Wednesday directed the government to put on hold the decision on 4.5% sub-quota for minorities in five poll-bound states till election process ends there, taking cognizance of objections to the step.

Thailand’s first woman PM to be chief guest at R-Day Parade

Thailand's first woman Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will be the chief guest at India's Republic Day parade celebrations on January 26, Thai trade representative Nalinee Thaweesin announced in Bangkok.

Emotional pilgrimage to Bihar for Trinidad and Tobago PM

It was an emotional 'pilgrimage' for Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad –Bissessar to her ancestral village Bhelupur in Bihar’s Buxar district.
She tried to fight back her tears but failed. As tears rolled down her cheeks, the 'granddaughter of the soil' entered her ancestral home and hugged women relatives in this remote and dusty village on Wednesday afternoon.