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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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U.S. using UN Platform against Pakistan

After tabling resolution on Balochistan Issue on February 17, 2012, by US House of Representatives Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) and supporting undercover NGO's mission at the occasion of 19th session of United Nation Human Rights Commission (UNHRC), have left no doubt that US and her ally India are making serious efforts to create an 'Independent Great Balochistan" (comprising of Iranian, Pakistani and Afghan territory).

Army chief’s bribe charge: CBI begins probe

Launching its probe into Army Chief Gen VK Singh's allegation of having been offered bribe by an equipment lobbyist, CBI on Friday registered a case for alleged irregularities in supply of all-terrain Tatra trucks through state-owned BEML to the Army.

Burma Army Burns Villagers’ Homes To The Ground

Burma Army soldiers burnt down the homes of six villagers in Nam San Yang Township in Burma’s Kachin State, near the China-Burma border, on 25 March 2012.

SC upset at political support for convicted killer of ex-Punjab CM

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to pass any order on a plea for clemency to Balwant SinghRajoana, awarded death penalty for assassination of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh.

Catering to true national needs via the Centre for Media Development

The challenges Sri Lanka has to face in its march towards development are manifold. Although the war has ended the wrong political ideologies, proposals, and timetables it created are still in operation. Similarly, various social activity groups and individuals and organizations operating under the advice of local and foreign parties are continuing to exert pressure on the country.

Burma's election irregularities may damage its reform plans

Burma’s Foreign Affairs Minister Wunna Maung Lwin made clarification on the trip of observers to constituencies in townships of regions and states where by-elections are to be held on 1 April 2012, at the hall of the Foreign Ministry on Thursday morning, the New Light of Myanmar said on 30 March.

Indian Business supports Sri Lanka Expo 2012

A large group of Indian businessmen are visiting Sri Lanka Expo 2012. According to Export Development Board officials, Indian participation is one of the largest in EXPO 2012, with participation of over 200 business visitors.

Tuberculosis: Ugly scar on beautiful childhood

Jugalkishore is a six year old boy whose impish smile hides the ugly germs of TB that are ravaging his health. He is the third child of Ramdulari - the charming, but uneducated, hapless wife of daily wage earner Shivprasad, who uses excessive alcohol and tobacco, and is also a former TB patient who successfully completed TB treatment.

Ambassador Kohona Receives MDG Achievement Award


Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Dr. Palitha Kohona, was felicitated at an awards ceremony organized at the United Nations by the Jack Brewer foundation, along with the Ambassadors of Mexico and Malawi for the promotion of the Millennium Development Goals(MDGs) at the UN. This recognition acknowledges Sri Lanka’s rapid progress in realizing the MDGs, mandated by the UN General Assembly in 2000.


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