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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2765

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Cartoon on Dalit icon Ambedkar rocks Parliament

A cartoon on Dalit icon B R Ambedkar printed in an NCERT textbook set off a storm in both houses of Parliament on Friday, with some members saying it was insulting and should be withdrawn.

United Nations Commemorates Vesak at a ceremony in the General Assembly Hall

The United Nations commemorated Vesak in accordance with resolution 54/115 on 7th May 2012 at a ceremony held at the General Assembly Hall.

Court reserves order on Raja bail plea

A special CBI court on Friday reserved its order on bail plea of former telecom minister A. Raja till May 15.

India fooled Tamils and Prabakaran fooled India

Trust is like a piece of paper, once it’s crumpled it loses its originality. Several dates in history reveal the real nature of the conflict that has prevailed in Sri Lanka and it has nothing to do with any ethnic strife existing between the Sinhalese and Tamils and everything to do with how India has been manipulating a sovereign nation and its people who have been made to suffer so that India can remain undivided and maintain its stature as a regional power.

American Idol contestants narrowed down to three

With the elimination of Hollie Cavanagh, the 2012 American Idol contest is narrowed down to three, for Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet to wage an epic duel to the finish.

Black vs. Mormon: would US voters shun bigotry?

Americans are witnessing the incredible show-down between a candidate fathered by an African, President Obama and a White Mormon, Governor Mitt Romney. Both are minorities that had to put up with years of oppression in their fight for upward mobility. Blacks are about 12 percent and Mormons about2 percent of the population.