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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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Iranian link to Israeli car bomb attack confirmed

Syed Mohammed Ahmad Kazmi, an Iranian journalist working in New Delhi, arrested for his alleged role in the February 13 Israeli car bombing case in New Delhi , was on Wednesday remanded in police custody for 20 days by a Delhi court.

Bribery Charges:Top DRI Official Rajan got red-handed- CBI arrests and seized Rs 37 Lakhs

A Top most official in the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence Department(DRI), who posed as a Honest Officer for several years, arrest by the CBI on Tuesday in Chennai on charges of taking bribe to do a favor.

Sri Lanka briefed Human Rights Council, its experience on the IDP situation

Out of over 290,000 IDPs housed in welfare centres at the end of May 2009, only 6.647 IDPs remained to be resettled at the end of 2011. The remaining IDPs will be resettled once the demining has been completed announced Mr Shavindra Fernando.

After Mulayam party triumph in UP, demand for son Akhilesh as CM

After scoring a spectacular victory, the Samajwadi Party was on Wednesday faced with a demand from within for making Akhilesh Yadav, son of party president Mulayam Singh Yadav, the chief minister, as the two leaders met the Governor n Lucknow and staked claim to form the government.

Slim tops the billionaire list for the third year!

Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim has once again come top of Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest billionaires.

Wrong choice of candidates to blame for poor tally: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday ruled out any “damage” to the UPA government in the wake of electoral outcomes in which, she said, wrong choice of candidates and weak organisation in U.P. played a role in the party’s dismal performance.

Mayawati accuses Congress, BJP for Muslim vote swing towards SP

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Wednesday blamed Congress and BJP for polarisation of Muslim votes in favour of the Samajwadi Party on the minority sub-quota issue and rejected suggestions that corruption charges led to her defeat.

‘JEC is the best mechanism for Lanka-Bangladesh MoUs’- Minister Rishad

The Sri Lanka-Bangladesh Joint Commission (JEC) is the most appropriate mechanism to implement the 2011 MoUs between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

TB Germs Thrive On Poor Nutrition

TB has been with us since times immemorial. In ancient India it was called Rajrog or the King’s Disease. A benevolent king would dole out gold coins to the poor, which raised their economic status, leading to improvement in their nutritional standards.

Australia wins the Commonwealth Bank Series 2012.

Australia won by 16 runs against Sri Lankan in the final match of the Commonwealth Bank series in Adelaide and seals the CB title.