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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2737

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Centre rushes 4000 troopers to violence-hit Assam districts

The Central government on Tuesday said nearly 4,000 paramilitary troopers have been rushed to two violence-hit Assam districts where communal clashes have left 25 people dead.

USAID Partnership with Apparel Factory Creates Opportunities in the East

On Monday, the United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Patricia A. Butenis, opened an apparel factory in Thirukkovil, Ampara, set up under the Eastern Garment Alliance, a public private alliance between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Daya Apparel Pvt Ltd.

Anna Hazare deadline on Jan Lokpal Bill

Reversing his earlier decision, Anna Hazare said he will join his team members on an indefinite fast if the government does not agree to bring Jan Lokpal Bill in parliament within four days of their fast, which is due to begin on Wednesday.

Rameswaram Fishermen demand the immediate release of drug smugglers

Mechanized Boat Fishermen of Rameswaram has demanded the immediate release of 5 fishermen arrested on November 28, 2011 by Sri Lanka Navy on the charges drug smuggling.

Ally NCP warns of pullout from UPA if demands not met

Ties between allies—Congress and Nationalist Congress Party—seem to have reached a breaking point on Tuesday, despite desperate efforts by Congress leaders for an amicable patch-up.