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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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S&P’s lowering of rating, scaring away foreign investors from India

Though the Indian government has been downplaying the effect of S&P’s lowering of credit rating outlook from stable to negative, already there are ominous signs.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa concludes First State Visit to the Republic of Korea : Sri Lanka - Korea Relations reach new heights

At the invitation of President Lee Myung-bak , President Mahinda Rajapaksa, paid a State Visit to the Republic of Korea (ROK) from 24rd to 27th April 2012.

Mediators say Collector abducted by Maoists in good health

Abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon is in “good health”, said the two mediators who briefed Maoists on their talks with the Chhattisgarh government on their demands for release of the IAS officer.

Rich man's name not on the list!

Top spot for the eighth straight year is held by Indian steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal, 61, with 12.7 bn. Sterling Pounds in the UK rich list.

President Pratibha Patil on her last foreign trip, dismisses criticism

As she embarked on her last tour abroad as President, Pratibha Patil on Sunday dismissed criticism over a large number of foreign visits undertaken by her, insisting that they were not on her own volition but at the request of the government to promote India’s relations.

The Government must apologise to the Muslim community

The violent mob attack on the Dambulla Muslim Mosque in the presence of the Police on 20 April is a serious event that can ignite communal disharmony in the country, including open violence, if the government fails to apologise to the Muslim community and take appropriate action to thwart the efforts by communal elements among its own ranks to create rift and mischief.


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