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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2610

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Stop war against Kachin ethnic for peace and stability in Burma

United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) central executive committee issued an ultimatum dated 9 May, to Burmese military to stop military offensives in Kachin State by June 10, 2012 at Thai-Burma border.

Allegations made by Lankan Prez against Indian fishermen unconfirmed: Indian Minister Narayanasamy

Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office V. Narayanasamy today urged Colombo not to harm Indian fishermen, if they inadvertently drift into Sri Lanka water while fishing in high seas.

Julian Assange: the Rise and Tumble of a Moral Tsar

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, who is currently holed up in Ecuadorian Embassy in London, appears to be struggling where to fix the centre of gravity in the caricature built around the mirror image of his soul by the relatively-hostile main-stream media.

Letter from America – The Doggy Mess – Part 1

Seemingly our world is going to the dogs. That is how I have been feeling lately. Hardly anything good is happening anywhere. Here below are some samples from this past week.

Naga Lady Major’s highest peak conquer story would inspire youngsters to challenge bigger things in their lives

The panelists in this week’s DDK Live Discussion under its regular --- “Trend of Nagaland” --- have lauded the remarkable achievement of Maj (Dr) Neikhrietuonuo Linyu who conquered the highest peak of the world, the Mount Everest. They panelists felt that Maj Linyu’s extraordinary achievement would definitely inspire thousands of Naga youngsters to face bigger challenges in their lives.

Pranab to quit as FM on June 26, to sign papers for Presidential poll

Pranab Mukherjee will resign as Finance Minister on June 26 ahead of filing nomination papers for the Presidential election for which he made a veiled appeal to defiant ally Trinamool Congress for support.

Indian Prime Minister underlined the importance for the Tamil people to lead a life of dignity and as equal citizens

Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh underlined the great importance attach in India for the Tamil people to lead a life of dignity and as equal citizens of Sri Lanka.

Actor Rajesh Khanna admitted to hospital

Once a heartthrob of millons of fans, romantic superstar Rajesh Khanna has been admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai as his health deteriorated on Saturday.

The Contagion of Mahinda Chinthanaya

The Colombo Municipal Council is at war. The UNP-led institution is battling, not dengue mosquitoes or disease vectors such as open drains, sewage spills or uncollected garbage, but birds.

VP stakes an intense political calculus for Romney

Picking a Vice President has caused consternation in the past for many. Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee is exhibiting some birth pangs ushering in a compatible protégé to energize the party--an intense political calculus, according to many analysts. Past picks like Jack Kemp, Dan Quayle, Al Gore, John Edwards and Sarah Palin bring unforgettable memories.