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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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Exit polls good for entertainment channels: CEC

Amid a flurry of exit polls predicting the outcome of assembly elections ahead of the March 6 results, Chief Election CommissionerS.Y. Quraishi on Sunday said such surveys should at best be on entertainment channels.

Is Witch-hunt back in Europe?

The convenient assumption that Witch-hunt, a synonym for the combination of medieval cruelty and barbarity, is just a dark chapter in history that we all love to forget as if it didn’t exist, was dealt a severe blow this week with the disturbing emergence of the details of the practice among some immigrants of African origin in the United Kingdom.

Unveil elephant statues in UP, orders EC

The Election Commission has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to uncover statues of Chief Minister Mayawati and the elephant, the BSP's poll symbol, in the state.

Letter from America: Muslim Predicament in the post-colonial era - 1

The seventh century which saw the rise of Islam also saw Christian Europe enters the Dark Ages. In the Western Europe the invading Goths had almost obliterated the culture and technology of the Romans.

Plan to abduct Dr. Shanmugaraja foiled

Dr.K. Shanmugarajah, at present the Medical Superintend of Mullaitivu Hospital and who was earlier associated with the last minute safeguarding efforts of the lives of hundreds of IDPs, narrowly survived, when there was a move by the Tamil Diasporas operatives to abduct him in Geneva.