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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2402

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Letter from America: Living between the two worlds – 2

My port city of Chittagong, situated on the coast of the Bay of Bengal, in Bangladesh is no longer the town that I grew up with or the city that I left some 34 years ago when I came to North America to pursue higher studies.

Minister Douglas Devananda the unparalleled Leader of Tamil People – Minister Rishad Bathiudeen


Rishad Bathiudeen MP, Minister of Industries and Commerce declared Minister Douglas Devananda was the unparalleled Leader of Tamil People, in that he had been able to carry out all the developmental activities in the North successfully and exemplarily through the relevant officials without leaving room for complaints.

82 per cent vote in Manipur, militant violence claims 7 lives

An estimated 82 per cent of the electorate on Saturday exercised their franchise in Manipur assembly elections which was marred by militant violence that left seven persons dead, including an ultra.

The Arab People: Voices of Reason to be heard

At the latest American Republican Presidential debate in Jacksonville, Florida (Thursday, January 26, moderated by Wolf Blitzer, CNN anchorman), Abraham Hassan, an American citizen of Palestinian descent asked a simple question as to how the candidates will facilitate a peaceful resolution between Israel and Palestine.

Tamil Leaders in the Making at Kilinochchi

Five hundred Tamil students from schools in the Kilinochchi district are undergoing a unique training programme to become change agents in society and lead the youth in developing a positive attitudinal change as part of the government’s reconciliation programme.

Shahi Imam dubbed communal by Congress leader

Calling the Shahi Imam of Delhi's Jama Masjid a "communal person", Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Saturday said that Muslims of Uttar Pradesh will not be misled by his appeal, in which has urged them to vote for Samajwadi Party candidates.

Elements behind Tibetan Insurgency

Police in China shot dead more protesters on January 24 and 25 this year in Tibetan-inhabited regions as unrest spread to some other areas. China’s Sichuan province, which has big ethnic populations, has been rocked by violent clashes.

Free speech or wild world

Undoubtedly India is the world’s largest democracy and our democratic system is uninterruptedly functioning for last 6 decades. Two days back Indian have celebrated the 63rd Republic Day with fanfare and glittering colours.

Minister Devananda Clarifies the Present Situation in Jaffna to Abdul Kalam


Mr. Abdul Kalam, the Former President of India met Douglas Devananda, Minister of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development at the Northern Province Governor’s Office when he visited Jaffna on the 23rd of January, 2012.

Brits Abandon Curry in favour of Chinese Stir-fry: Is culinary bastardisation to blame?

If statistics are to believe, the ‘love affair’ between the British and their once favourite dish, the curry, has strained seriously. Its place, according to the same source of data, has been won over by Chinese stir-fry.


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