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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2554

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Remembering the Wizard of Apple: Steve Jobs

Almost one year has elapsed since Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple, the world’s most valuable company, made the transition to the spirit realm while leaving a gaping hole in the world of technology.

Sri Lanka Festival At Higashiyama Zoo In Nagoya

The Higashiyama zoo in Nagoya organized a special Sri Lanka Festival to mark the 60th Anniversary of Diplomatic ties between Japan and Sri Lanka on Saturday, 6th October in Nagoya, Japan. A large gathering of invitees graced the occasion with Ambassador Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda in special attendance as the Chief Guest.

Shocking case of baby battered to death by mother

The violence inflicted on three-month-old Aahuti Joshi by her parents in Mumbai that led to her death has shocked the society.

Attack on Buddhist Temples premeditated: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the violent attack on Buddhist monasteries and houses at Ramu in Cox's Bazar centring an anti-Islam photo on Facebook was a premeditated , reports the ‘Daily Star’. No one linked to the recent attacks on Buddhists will be spared, she has said assuring the minorities of Bangladesh.

Cauvery water sharing row: Minister Krishna wants supply to TN stopped

The dispute over sharing of Cauvery waters has blown into a major political battle with Karnataka on the boil after the State began releasing waters to Tamil Nadu following harsh criticism by the Supreme Court.

A Society Poisoned by Violent-intolerance

Last week, Sri Lanka experienced an outrage unprecedented in its annals. A group of uniform-wearing students, led, aided and abetted by a mob of parents, launched a violent attack on the incoming principal in a Galle school. Even police protection was of no avail; in the end the principal had to flee, to save himself.

Karunanidhi’s shift to black shirt fuels speculation

DMK chief always makes news when he speaks but now he is in the headlines for a change in colour of his shirt!

Seven (Lucky) reasons for Sri Lankans probable win in T20 world cup- 2012

Sri Lanka will be meeting West Indies in the grand finale on seventh of October 2012 at Premadasa International Stadium Sri Lanka.

BJP not “anti-Muslim’, claims party chief Gadkari

BJP president Nitin Gadkari asserted on Saturday that his party was neither anti-Muslim nor anti-dalit but had been victim of "false propaganda", clearly carrying forward the campaign to reach out to sections which are seen as outside the party's vote bank.

EWC Alumna Shari Villarosa Confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to Mauritius and Seychelles

Former East-West Center Diplomat-in-Residence Sharon (“Shari”) Villarosa has been confirmed as the new U.S. Ambassador to the Indian Ocean island nations of Mauritius and the Seychelles. Villarosa was nominated to the post by President Obama last fall and confirmed by the Senate on Sept. 22.

Letter from America: The Price of Hatred

In our time there is no denying of the enormous influence of the social media employing web- and mobile-based technologies to support interactive dialogue and communication between organizations, communities and individuals.