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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2552

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How India and Sri Lanka handles the headache of Tamil Eelam

Tamil Eelam has without a doubt turned into an issue that has nothing to do with the Tamil people either in Tamil Nadu or in Sri Lanka and everything to do with India’s strategic interests. Eelam is nothing but a tool and a white horse to advance India’s strategic interest. It is something the Tamil people of both countries must learn to accept and refuse to fall prey to.

Sensex clocks year's biggest single-day gain

Stock markets closed on Friday with the biggest single-day gain of 439 points in 2012 as investors, richer by Rs1.17 lakh crore, cheered clarity on tax-avoidance rules and upbeat global market sentiments.

HIV prevention needs more tools such as microbicides

Vaginal and anal sex continues to put millions of people at risk those who are unable to use or negotiate the use of existing HIV prevention options. Microbicides although currently under research, are being seen as an important new HIV prevention tool that will expand the range of prevention options for men and women.

Üzümcü impressed, wraps up successful tour with a floating banquet

As the tenth Regional Chemical meet topped 60delegates from 32 countries, Ahmet Üzümcü, Director-General of the Netherland based Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)announced that he was highly taken up on the event.

Sharad Pawar to head panel on Spectrum auction

Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar will head a high-powered ministerial panel tasked with the onus of deciding on auction of telecom spectrum, a top DoT official said on Friday.

Indian National Security Advisor Shivasankar Menon: India had always stood for a "united Sri Lanka"

India’s National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon, who arrived yesterday and held talks with President Mahinda Rajapaksa as well as with the leader of the main Tamil party TNA, R Sampanthan, said after the meetings that while reconciliation was a "Sri Lankan issue", India was willing to provide all possible assistance in this regard.

Terrorist Jundal arrest: Many missing pieces of 26/11 attack revealed

In the Home Ministry's monthly report, Home Minister PChidambaram said that the arrest of Lashkar-e-Taiba(LeT) handler Abu Jundal was an important development in terms of investigations of the 26/11 massacre.