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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2765

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Manmohan Singh opposed to external intervention in Syria

Promising full cooperation to Iran as it leads the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) over the next three years, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in his speech on the opening day of the XVIth summit in Tehran, in a reference to Syria spoke against external intervention.

Naughty Harry exposes himself to the world!

There is a heated debate going on in Britain about the decision of ‘Sun’ newspaper to print the naked photographs of Prince Harry. The newspaper’s managing editor David Dinsmore has said it would have been ‘perverse’ not to publish the pictures, which are now in the public domain in every country in the world.

Bar on bulk SMS, MMS removed

The government on Thursday withdrew the ban on bulk SMS and MMS which was imposed to check spread of rumours related to the violence in Assam that led to exodus of people hailing from the northeastern states from Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and Pune.

The Sick House Syndrome: Indoor Air Pollution

Scene 1: A brick walled house in a narrow by lane of a typical urban slum of Lucknow. A small open veranda leads to two small, dingy and damp rooms, with no access to sunlight, and hardly any ventilation. One of the rooms doubles up as a kitchen, which has a chulha (mud stove) run on wood fuel.

Police look-out notices to DMK Minister Alagiri’s son in illegal granite scam

Police have alerted immigration authorities to help them in preventing Durai Dayanidhi, Union minister M K Alagiri's son (DMK supremo Karunanidhi's grandson), and 11 others from leaving the country in connection with alleged illegal granite quarrying into which the state government has launched a crackdown.

Story of killings of bin Laden and Prabhaharan: Contradictions and double standards

A firsthand account of the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden contradicts previous official accounts and raises questions as to whether the terror mastermind presented a clear threat when SEALs first fired upon him.