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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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Why is there confusion about the 13th Amendment?

The statement made by the President to the Indian External Affairs Minister, and statements made by others which are at some variance to what the President has said, appears to have given ammunition to some media outlets to paint a picture of confusion within government ranks.

Austrian State Secretary declares open Sri Lanka Embassy premises

“The opening of the Sri Lanka Mission at its own premises, combined with a photographic exhibition on facets of Sri Lanka, is a landmark event in the bilateral relations between Austria and Sri Lanka”, stated Dr. Wolfgang Waldner, State Secretary for European and International Affairs of Austria, who graced the Opening Ceremony as the Chief Guest.

Breakthrough in Mumbai triple blasts claimed

Maharashtra ATS on Monday claimed to have made a major breakthrough in the July 13 triple blasts in Mumbai last year that claimed 27 lives, with the arrest of two of the accused hailing from Bihar.

Indian Buddhist leader Dr. B.R. Ambedkar deserves to be honored with a commemorative Postage Stamp in Sri Lanka

As a leading Buddhist country in the world, the Buddhists of this country should seriously consider requesting the Government of Sri Lanka to issue a commemorative postage stamp in honour of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, for the great work he has done for his people and the cause of Buddhism in India.

Armed forces are moving out handing over houses and property back to their rightful owners – Minister Devananda

Douglas Devananda, Minister of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development addressing a meeting held at Mandativu Island on 17th Of January 2012 at the occasion of handing over 15 houses back to their rightful owners by the Navy after having renovated them said that the land and house and property taken over by the armed forces during the period of war for security reasons were now being released back to their rightful owners consequent to establishment security in the area and return of peace to the country as a whole.

Shoe hurled at Rahul Gandhi poll rally

A shoe was hurled towards Rahul Gandhi by a youth while he was addressing an election rally near Dehradun, barely two days after a similar incident with members of Team Anna.

Indian standard of schooling rank 2nd last in global test

Observing the high level of illiteracy, the constitution of India under article 45 made it obligatory on the government to achieve 100 per cent literacy within ten years from the enforcement of the constitution in 1950.

NRHM scam: Key accused commits suicide in Lucknow

From R. VasNeSunil Verma, project manager in the Construction and Design Division of Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam, committed suicide at his residence in Vikas Nagar, Lucknow, on Monday morning.

Yanbu Industrial College Delegates Visit Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University

A delegation from the Yanbu Industrial College visited Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU) recently. They met with the PMU academic and administrative leadership.