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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2768

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Shahrukh detention: India tells US “mechanical apology” won’t do

Not satisfied with the US regret over detention of Shah Rukh Khan at an airport for the second time, India on Saturday said "mechanical apologies" will not help and the US should have a serious look at its procedures to ensure there is no repetition.

Samudri allowance to be paid to the needy in the North

Minister of Economic Development is making necessary arrangements to provide Samurdhi allowance to the Mullaitivu, Mannar and Kilinochchi Districts and to the Divisional Secretariats of Maruthankerni in the Jaffna District, Vavuniya North in the Vavuniya District and Verugal in the Trincomalee District.

Delhi to vote in Municipal Corporation elections

Come Sunday, residents of the capital will cast their votes in elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi ( MCD) with a hope that the newly created civic agencies would provide better education, road, health, sanitation and other amenities.

Letter from America: The War Party is Alive and Kicking – 2

In the immediate aftermath of 9/11 these warmongers – many are Washington insiders either active in politics or linked with dozens of think tanks and military industrial complex - wanted to use the event as the ‘Pearl Harbor’ moment to capitalize on their long-desired plans, concocted in the 1990s, to create a new American century which would ensure her unchallenged dominance in the 21st century.

Salman Bashir named new Pakistan envoy to India

Pakistan's former Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir, who has been part of the post-26/11 Indo-Pak dialogue process, is the country's new High Commissioner to India.

Welcome Boost for Brand Brangelina: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are engaged

It was the news that the fans had been waiting for seven anxious years: the most glamorous couple of Hollywood are to get married at some point in time in future – finally.

Dr Jayalath Jayawarden MP admitted to hospital in London

UNP Gampaha District MP Dr Jayalath Jayawardena has been admitted to East Surrey Hospital, the former minister was found unconscious at the Gatwick Air Port on 13 April.