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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2553

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US Patriot Act hasdenied Americans their freedom

If eyebrows are raised as to 9/11 bombing being an inside job having nothing to do with Al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden or Afghanistan then the 342 page, ten title ddocument called the US Patriot Act which amends 15 statues and signed on 26October 2001, clearly shows that the document had to have been prepared well before 9/11 took place and 9/11 was an excuse to immediately enforce it.

Sachin Tendulkar opens new innings as Rajya Sabha MP

Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Monday took oath as member of the Rajya Sabha making it clear that his focus would be cricket and hinting at concentrating on Parliament work after he stops playing the game.

Rio+20: The Future We Want.

20 years ago, in Rio de Janeiro world leaders agreed on the fundamental principal that robust economic growth should be balanced with the necessity to conserve our planet's resources for present and future generations. They called it ‘sustainable development’.

Landmark meet on sexual minorities: National Hijra Habba Consultation

Pehch?n, in association with India HIV/AIDS Alliance, recently organized a national consultation, aptly called Hijra Habba (Habba is a Kannada word meaning festival), in Delhi to draw attention to the current challenges facing the transgender (TG) and hijra communities of India and to develop an action plan to address the problems affecting them.

Sonia Gandhi defends PM against “baseless charges”

Congress supremo Sonia Gandhi on Monday strongly defended Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the UPA government, slamming the opposition for "baseless" allegations.

The Duke of Edinburgh admitted to hospital with bladder infection

The Duke of Edinburgh was taken to King Edward VII Hospital in London on Monday afternoon, from Windsor Castle, as a precautionary measure after developing a bladder infection, which is being assessed and treated.

Seize the agenda and move forward Sri Lanka: Challenge for President Rajapaksa

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has probably been advised that only time will heal the wounds of his countrymen and women, and that a political solution to the political conflict that has bedeviled Sri Lanka for decades will also be found in time.