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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2959

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TMC wants Batla case reopened

In what could be a fresh cause for discord with the Congress, UPA partner Trinamool Congress on Jan 20 demanded a judicial probe into the Batla House shootout to clear controversies surrounding the case "once and for all".

“Rajasthan police cooked up plot“ to stop Rushdie Jaipur visit

Controversial author Salman Rushdie cancelled his appearance at the Jaipur Literature Festival, saying he had been told that “paid assassins from the Mumbai underworld” were seeking to kill him. But the story is entirely different.

Finally Sri Lanka won the match!

It was second best chasing at Wanderers after world record run chasing by south Africa (438).This was fifth and last ODI between Sri Lanka and South Africa.

Court allows probe against Krishna

The Karnataka High Court on Jan 20 allowed investigation against External Affairs Minister SM Krishna and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy responding to a private complaint about illegal mining.

Call for re-opening ‘Prem Nivasa’ case

Have all doubts about the case involving Blessed Teresa’s Home, ‘Prem Nivasa’ run by the Missionaries of Charity at Rawatawatte Moratuwa in Sri Lanka been cleared?

Order on Swamy case against PC on Feb 4

The Special CBI Court on Jan 21 wrapped up its hearing on Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy's plea seeking prosecution of Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram in the 2G Spectrum scam.

Sri Lanka's successive record run chase

This is the first time a team since New Zealand in 2007 to have chased 300 or more runs in successive ODIs. Sri Lanka may have lost the series 3-2 to South Africa, since the third match was decided on the Duckworth-Lewis system due to rain interrupting the continuation of the match. In fact, it was a very close thing.

CWG scam: Kalmadi walks out of Tihar jail

Former CWG Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi on Jan 19 walked out of the Tihar jail after being released on bail. Kalmadi was granted bail by the Delhi High Court in a 2010 Games-related graft case.

Ignited Minds Of The Youth Are The Greatest Resource For The Nation

I am indeed delighted to participate in the public lecture organized by Bhandarnayake Centre for International Studies (BCIS) in Colombo. When I see large number youth and the distinguished citizens of Sri Lanka, I would like to share my thoughts on the topic “Ignited minds of the youth are the greatest resource for the nation”.

Myanmarnization of the Ethnic Nationalities - The betrayal of the Ideals of Bogyoke Aung San

When the Panglong Agreement was signed in 1947 the Shan, Chin and Kachin want to speed up their own search for freedom together with the Myanmar brothers based on the principle of equality mutual trans and recognition and not to integrate their societies and their lands into the Myanmar Buddhist society or the Myanmar kingdom.