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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2557

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Romney takes lead taking Arizona and Michigan:Super Tuesday next

Winning Arizonabig and scrapping through in Michigan-his birth place and the US manufacturing Mecca,where his father had been a popular governor earlier, Romney seemed set to press on towards the nomination in a week’s time on Super Tuesda, when ten states hold primaries.

New Jersey Federal Court upholds class action suit against L & T

The federal court in New Jersey has upheld class claims for sex discrimination against India-based Larsen & Toubro, and its U.S. subsidiary L&T Infotech.

An Open Letter to President Barrack Obama

Ven. Walpola Piyananda a Buddhist Clergy from United States of America has sent a open letter US President Barrack Obama criticizing the double standard adopted by him and his administration.

'Dravida Nadu' for 'Dravidian's':Karunanidhi tries to sell the old wine in a new bottle

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(DMK) patriarch and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has once again raised the slogan, "Dravida Nadu-Dravidarukkay", which was buried by his mentor and late Chief Minister Perarignar Anna (Annadurai) in early sixties.

57 per cent voting in sixth phase of UP assembly poll

An estimated 57 per cent votes were on Tuesday cast in the sixth and penultimate phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls in 68 seats across 13 districts, popularly known as the Jat land, where voting was by and large peaceful.

Abductors threaten the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka

The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) is gravely concern about the abduction of Ramasamay Prabhakaran, 42, who was bundled into a white van by seven men armed with assault rifles and hand guns.

India-Italy talks on fishermen killing fail

India and Italy on Tuesday failed to resolve their difference over the trial of two Italian marines for killing two fishermen despite talks between their foreign ministers in New Delhi.

Exhibition of the Contemporary Sri Lankan Art inaugurated by Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Srilanka

The High Commissioner of Pakistan to Srilanka, Seema Illahi Baloch, inaugurated the Exhibition of Contemporary Sri Lankan Art at the National Arts Gallery Colombo.

Kudankulam n-plant protests: Cases registered against 4 NGOs

The Union Home Secretary on Tuesday said that cases had been lodged against four NGOs for allegedly diverting funds to fuel protests against Kudankulam nuclear plant project in Tamil Nadu.

28th Session of the Board of Directors of the India – Sri Lanka Foundation held in Colombo

The India - Sri Lanka Foundation was established by a Memorandum of Understanding between the governments of India and Sri Lanka in 1998 in order to foster India - Sri Lanka relations through the enhancement of economic, scientific, technical and cultural cooperation and to promote greater understanding between the peoples of the two countries.

Sonia Gandhi goes abroad for medical check-up

Nearly six months after undergoing a surgery abroad, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has travelled out of the country for a "routine check up" in connection with the treatment for her undisclosed illness.

Indonesia made vague reference about Sri Lanka

Yesterday a statement made by Dr Marty M Natalegawa, Indonesian Minister for Foreign Affairs, at the top the segment of the 19th session of the Human Rights Council. It may be noted that he has made a very vague reference to Sri Lanka.