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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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Centre stays hanging of former Punjab CM Beant Singh’s killer

The Union government on Wednesday stayed hanging of Balwant Singh Rajoana, a Babbar Khalsa International terrorist facing death sentence for the assassination of then Chief Minister Beant Singh.

Democratic India lost control over Army Chief

Differences between 26Th Indian Chief of Army Staff General VK Singh and government (govt) have been exposed when he tried to take actions against some of the most corrupt generals of the Army and simultaneously also went to the Supreme Court against the govt for correction of his “date of birth” .

Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives in Delhi for BRICS summit

Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday on a two-day visit to participate in the BRICS summit and to hold wide-ranging bilateral talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Sri Lanka issue: Malaysia Government explains abstention

Putrajaya has defended the decision to abstain from voting in a United Nations resolution urging Sri Lanka to “credibly investigate” allegations of war crimes during the final months of its civil war there.

1st Test: England steady in it's chase

Day 3 of the first test match in Galle between England and Sri Lanka turned out to be eventful, as Sri Lanka set a target of 340 runs for England to chase in their second innings to win the first of the two test matches in Sri Lanka.

Govt in a fix on handling the Army Chief

Asking Army Chief Gen VK Singh to go on forced leave is one of the options before the Government, which is more than upset over the leakage of his letter to the Prime Minister projecting the country's defence preparedness in poor light.

Erik Solheim – What future holds for him?

Solheim getting kicked out came in the wake of a strong protest by Sri Lanka to the Norwegian government for his meeting with the Global Tamil Forum/ Norwegian Council of Eelam Tamils (GTF/NCET), on Friday, March 16.