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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2556

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Hung assembly likely in Uttar Pradesh; Samajwadi party to lead the pack

Two exit polls Saturday predicted a hung assembly in Uttar Pradesh, putting the Samajwadi Party on top of a mainly four-horse race.

Can Burma’s President persuade his army to obey his order?

On 1 March, 2012, President of Burma (Myanmar) Thein Sein delivers a speech at Parliament in capital Naypyidaw. The president started his speech by saying that his government is a turning point to a historic beginning for the next generations and the ‘extent of success, stability and durability of the transition process of the present government’ will become the legacy for the future succeeding governments.

Congress ready with excuse for “Rahul magic” fadeout

Having upped the Rahul Gandhi brand as a grand factor in the UP assembly polls, the Congress has been silence by all exit polls at the end of the last seventh phase of UP assembly poll that show SP may come up with a grand total making it less reliant on Congress to form the government.

Kooky Sooka – What? Is she a Lawyer?

I read the transcript of the comments made by Yasmin Sooka who was a member of the UN Secretary-General’s Panel of Experts, during a radio debate in Durban on Sri Lanka.

Record turnout in Goa elections

Goa witnessed a huge turnout for the Assembly elections on Saturday with a record 81% voters casting their ballots.

Spilt in FeTNA

The present President Mr. Pazhani Sundaram has taken umbrage against the organizer of FeTNA and has through his letter notifying all the members of FeTNA regarding his unhappiness working with the organizer and former president Dr. Muthuvel Chelliah.

Maldives frees Indian fishermen

Eleven Indian fishermen apprehended by Maldivian Navy for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line have been released and handed over to the officials of the High Commission of India, police said on Saturday.

Australia wins the first finals of the Commonwealth Bank series.

Australia won by 15 runs against Sri Lanka at Brisbane in the first of the three finals in the Commonwealth Bank series.