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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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West Bengal CM Mamata ‘pulls up’ cops for cracking rape case

Two senior police officers have been made to pay the price for solving a rape case that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had said was a "fabricated story".

Al Rabeeah, the health minister of Saudi Arabia

The exclusive interview with the health minister, Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah ‘It’s patients first, health minister spells out policy’, I read in one of the gulf dailies, is really outstanding. It shows what a dedicated person he is.

Over 50 pilots desert cash-strapped Kingfisher

An exodus of pilots is perhaps the reason behind cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines' recent travails. Thirty-five of its A320 commanders put in their papers on February 14 and joined rival IndiGo the next day.

Ban on LTTE;Jayalalithaa government to adopt Centre's stand in Madras HC

The Tamil Nadu government headed by AIAIDMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, has submitted before the Madras High Court that it was adopting the Centre's counter to a writ petition challenging an order of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Tribunal confirming the Union government's ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

Ship crew arrests: India, Italy diplomatic row brewing

With the Italian foreign minister Guilio Terzi ramping up pressure on India about the involvement of the Italian naval personnel in killing two local fishermen off the Kerala coast, a diplomatic row appears to be brewing between New Delhi and Rome.

Election Commission on the lookout for new polling stations for Pradeshiya Sabhas elections in the Mullaitivu district

Search for appropriate new polling stations is underway for Puthukkudiyiruppu and Karaithuraippattu Pradeshiya Sabhas in the Mullaitivu district.

CB series -Sri Lanka Vs India on 21st February- -Every chance for Sri Lanka to get morale-boosting bonus-point

Even though Sri Lanka is down in the points table, tomorrows win with bonus point against India will enhance the morale of the team further.

Annual Mini KSAALT Conference Held

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Association of Language Teachers (KSAALT) held the 3rd Annual Mini Conference under the auspices of Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU) in Holiday Inn Resort, Al- Khobar. Language educators from around the Kingdom participated in it.

Sri Lanka Embassy in association with KITA hosts Trade & Investor Forum in Seoul

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Seoul together with the Korea International Trade Association (KITA). One of the largest and leading business organization in Korea, arranged a Trade and Investor forum dedicated to Sri Lanka on 17th February 2012.

Drowning in War: President Obama Commands War Chariots against Iran

If President Obama thought war is noble and heroic to contest the presidential re-elections, he is an affront to human rationality. Wickedness and righteousness cannot be combined in one human character and policy manifestation.

Sri Lanka marched on to second spot in the CB series

Sri Lanka had won the 8th match in the CBS series at Brisbane by 51 runs against India, earning themselves a total of 11 runs and gaining the second spot with 11 points.