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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2730

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Despite poor crowd response, Anna Hazare threatens indefinite anti-graft fast

A poor crowd on a weekend at Team Anna's indefinite fast on Saturday did not deter Anna Hazare to threaten a fast-unto-death from Sunday on Lokpal issue and talk about a political alternative in the 2014 elections.

Dr. Swamy Meets President Obama

The Janata Party President Dr. Subramanian Swamy met President Barack Obama yesterday at a dinner and exchanged views with him.

Defence Minister in Kashmir to review security situation

Defence minister A K Antony on Saturday arrived in Srinagar on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir during which he will review the security situation in the Valley and also interact with troops deployed in forward locations.

July 83, Old Assumptions and New Dangers

Riots are times of mob-rule. And in times of mob-rule, words of sanity and deeds of decency must occur in secret.

PM sanctions Rs 300 crore relief package for Assam

Assuring that causes of the ethnic violence in lower Assam will be addressed, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday announced a Rs300 crore relief package for the affected districts.

Letter from America: Targeted Massacre of Minorities in Assam

South Asia is really going to the dogs or so it appears these days. When we thought that we had seen enough of a pogrom directed by the Rakhine extremists and Burmese authorities against the Rohingyas of Arakan state of Burma (Myanmar), we are forced to witness yet another massacre of unarmed civilians in the state of Assam.

28 Australia-bound Sri Lankans drifting in South-eastern Deep Sea rescued

Sri Lanka Navy rescued 28 Sri Lankans heading for Australia, while drifting in the deep sea off South-eastern Sri Lanka. They were safely brought to the Galle Fisheries Harbor on 29th July 2012, having rescued from the 11-day drifting ordeal at sea.