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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2340

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Special sittings to mark 60 years of Indian Parliament

The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, holding special sittings on Sunday, will focus on the 'sixty years journey of Indian Parliament' as they celebrate 60th anniversary of its first session. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will initiate the debate in the Rajya Sabha while Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will do it in the Lok Sabha. Singh and Mukherjee are the Leaders of the two Houses.

Norway warns of political fallout if Telenor fails

A failure of Telenor's $3 billion investment in India will have political implications, Norway has warned.

Can Burma’s President do well creating good and clean governance?

President Thein Sein of Myanmar (Burma) made a speech at the work coordination meeting to carry out the national and regional development tasks held at the President Office on Friday, the New Light of Myanmar said today.

Mamata remarks on Lok Sabja polls next year start tongues wagging

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's remarks suggesting that Lok Sabha elections could be held next year, at least a year before the scheduled time, evoked mixed reactions from Congress and BJP.

Letter from America – Pre-emptive Strikes – the Kabilite Syndrome - 2

As I hinted earlier, pre-emptive strikes against the perceived enemy is part of the strategic planning of the Kabilite forces of our world, whether it is carried out at an individual or a state level. So the Kabilite crime committed in Norway by the Christian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik has a justification! It did not matter to Breivik that the median age of his victims in the Labor Party youth camp in the Utoya Island was only 18.

Euro crisis: it doesn’t sound Greek any more

A crisis of epic proportion looms over the entire European Union, perhaps in one of the most destructive forms since the Second World War: Greece, without the prospect of forming a government after the election this week, is heading towards a cliffhanger, as the Left-leaning parties are flexing the political muscles to confront its creditors, especially Germany while insisting on the need of tearing up the deals agreed upon by the previous government – and under immense pressure from the richer members of the Eurozone. They treat the much-hated austerity measures – strings attached to bail-out funds - as the forbidden word.

Parliament resolves to uphold, maintain dignity on 60th anniversary

Parliament on Sunday resolved to uphold and maintain its dignity, sanctity and supremacy to make it an effective instrument of change and strengthen the democratic values and principles.

World’s biggest Hindu temple to come up in Bihar

A religious body - Mahavir Mandir Trust (MMT) - will construct the world's largest Hindu temple in Bihar's East Champaran district, its Secretary Kishore Kunal said on Sunday.


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