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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2966

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Legal barriers and stereotypes block care services for same sex couples

Despite alarming HIV rates amongst the men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people, many countries, community leaders, media and society at large continue to hold discriminating stereotypes against them. "Punitive laws will drive MSM and transgender populations underground" rightly said Aradhana Johri of Department of AIDS Control, Government of India.

Can Asia challenge the West

A question never answered is why does the West dominate the world and why do the rest of the world allow the West to dominate them? Moreover, it is always inferred that the West is superior and thus what the West says, does or advises is superior – no questions asked. As we enter the 21st century we can be assured that the world is witnessing two major changes – beginning of the end of Western domination and the Asian renaissance.

Blamed for massive power failure, Shinde rewarded with Home Ministry!

The appointment could not have come at a much worse time. Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde under all-round attack for inefficient running of his ministry, with power grids collapse for two consecutive days, was on Tuesday given the Home portfolio.

Anand Sharma - India’s Minister of Commerce, Industry & Textiles to Visit Sri Lanka from 2-5 August

Anand Sharma, Minister of Commerce, Industry & Textiles of India will visit Sri Lanka from 2-5 August 2012 coinciding with the prestigious “India Show – Land of Limitless Opportunities” being organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce from 3-5 August, 2012 at BMICH, Colombo.

World's biggest blackout: 67 crore Indians go without power

Triggering a major power crisis, , three electricity grids connecting more than 22 states and the national capital collapsed on Tuesday.

Liberalism versus and wealth debate dampens US electorate

Americans are baffled by the nitpicky policy debate about corporate wealth versus liberal democracy. Glamour has dwindled in the midst of the jackhammer roar of million dollar Ads trying to re-define—President Obama, already over-assessed to smithereens, while the challenger, Mitt Romney seemed indefinable and elusive.