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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2785

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Govt favours 49% FDI in aviation, to give Rs 150 crore to Air India

Accepting a major demand of the cash-strapped aviation industry, the government on Tuesday said it would soon launch the process to allow foreign airlines 49 per cent stake in Indian carriers.

Performance auditing in public sector

There has been a significant shift in the administration of the public sectors across the globe due to globalization and internationalization and also as the demand for monitoring performance efficiency and effectiveness. Many countries especially the OECD countries started to implement private sector management style within the public sector as their current methods were proving to be inadequate.

Rushdie name off Jaipur Literature festival roster

Award winning writer Salman Rushdie, the author of "The Satanic Verses" and "Midnight's Children", seems to be off the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival events roster.

The Minister of External Affairs of India Mr. S.M. Krishna’s remarks in the Visitor’s Book kept at the IPKF Memorial

It is a matter of pride for me to be here at the IPKF Memorial in Sri Lanka, raised in honour of those brave soldiers of the Indian Armed Forces, who paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving the cause of peace in Sri Lanka.

Aussie attention falls on Lanka handlooms, Rishad looking for PPP support for the sector

Sri Lanka’s handloom sector holds strong promise. In the aftermath of tourism boom, our handlooms too have begun to surge. “Any future support from Australia to introduce Private Public Partnership model to our handloom will be most welcome” said Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry and Commerce on 16 January.

Eelaam Homeland struggle was to hide Tamil Caste difference & unify discontented Tamils

In understanding the nature of Sri Lanka’s conflict it is important to not only understand the nature of the Tamil caste and class system but analyze how intricately absorbed it is into the social, political, economical, religious hierarchy of how Tamils live or rather should live. The “ethnic” tag was introduced simply to sideline the divisions existing between Tamils & showcase a united front locally and internationally.

Republican front-runner Romney challenging Obama battered as a corporate raider

Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican nominee most likely to challenge President Obama in November got battered by a spate of nasty Ads labeling him a ruthless corporate raider that had caused massive job losses as CEO Bain Inc.

Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani concludes his state visit to Sri Lanka

Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar who visited Sri Lanka on an invitation extended by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, concluded his two - day official visit on 16th January 2012. It was the first visit by a Head of State from that country to Sri Lanka. The high level delegation accompanied by the Qatari Emir comprised of ministers, senior officials and a group of prominent business leaders.