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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2702

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Polling over for India's Presidential elections

Voting in the Presidential elections ended on Thursday evening. Polling began in Parliament House and state capitals for electing a new President in a race that appears clearly in favour of UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee, who faces P A Sangma sponsored by some Opposition parties.

“Trapped in Constituency Politics” A Rejoinder

Raj Gonsalkorale’s recent article titled “Sri Lanka trapped in constituency politics; A point of view” (Asian Tribune, 16 June 2012) merits serious thought both by the Sinhala and Tamil intellectuals and those who wish to promote reconciliation in the country.

US advisory on overseas travel, including India

The US has issued a fresh travel advisory on overseas travel to its citizens, including India which "continues to experience terrorist and insurgent activities."

Goons behind attacks on Tamil settlement and the Judge in Mannar

It is alleged that Rishad Bathiudeen, Sri Lanka’s Minister of Industry and Commerce, has unleashed his racism yet again and went one step further by threatening the Judiciary itself.

Bigger role for Rahul Gandhi in party, Govt soon

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday broke his silence on the growing clamour for a greater role in the party and government announcing that he was ready for it with a caveat that it was for the leadership to decide on the timing.

A vessel with 67 persons off to Australia intercepted

Sri Lanka Navy intercepted a boat-load of asylum seekers on 18th July, some eight nautical miles off Wennappuwa.

GM killed in Maruti Suzuki plant violence, 100 workers arrested

Police on Thursday arrested 100 workers of the Maruti Suzuki's plant at manesar, near Delhi, in connection with yesterday's violence in which a senior company official, was killed and 50 others were injured.

Vietnam’s Prime Minister Looks Forward To Enhancing Co-operation With Sri Lanka

Professor G L Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung of Vietnam at the Prime Minister’s Office in Hanoi on Wednesday.

97-yr-old 'Most Wanted' Nazi war criminal arrested in Hungary

Hungarian prosecutors have taken into custody the Nazi-era war crimes suspect Ladislaus Csizsik-Csatary, 97, who reportedly helped organizing the 1944 deportation of 15,700 Jews to Auschwitz.

National Conference On The Role Of Women In Reconciliation

The Lakshman Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies (LKIIRSS) will convene the National Conference in Reconciliation on the Role of Women in Reconciliation from on Monday, 23rd July.