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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2836

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You are now representing Paradise on Earth : Tea Businessman Olav C. Ellerbrock is Hamburg’s longest-serving Honorary Consul

When Peter Schulz issued the exequatur - the approval for the office of representative of a foreign country in Hamburg, to the tea businessman Olav C. Ellerbrock, the then Mayor said: “I would like to be in your position. You are now representing Paradise on Earth.”

2G Spectrum case: Govt moves SC with Presidential Reference

The government on Thursday moved the Supreme Court with a Presidential Reference for its opinion on issues arising out of its 2G spectrum judgment including whether auctioning of natural resources across all sectors is mandatory and the verdict be given retrospective effect for radio waves granted since 1994.

Jayalalitha withdraws her lone MP from All Party delegation visiting Sri Lanka

Expressing displeasure over the itinerary of the all-party MPs delegation scheduled to visit Sri Lanka next week, AIADMK leader Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa yesterday announced pulling out her party's lone representative A William Rabi Bernard from the team.

India, China Foreign Ministers to meet

Foreign ministers of India and China will meet on Friday for a bilateral meeting in Moscow during which important international issues and terrorism in the region are likely to figure.

Gujarat massacre: 18 get life sentence

A designated Special Investigation Team (SIT) court in Gujarat on Thursday pronounced the quantum of sentence in the Ode massacre case in which 23 people were found guilty of killing 23 Muslims in the Ode town of central Gujarat during the 2002 riots.

US apology after Shahrukh Khan detained at airport

The US customs and border protection authorities have expressed "profound" apologies for the Shahrukh Khan detention incident.