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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2525

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Is it Like Father Like Daughter?

An old man like me, near dotage stage cannot do anything except to show my solidarity with the Kachin brethren, as the small Vancouver Ethnic Community launch a fund drive for the Kachin Women Association Thailand (KAWT) to relief the Kachin refugees in no man’s land numbering over 100,000, whose humanitarian aid is cut off both by the Chinese and the Burmese governments. The clearly depicts not only the Myanmar and the Chinese mentality but also to what length can the dictatorial regimes go to justify their political appetite.

President’s son wins by-election by thin margin

Abhijit Mukherjee, son of President Pranab Mukherjee, won the parliamentary by-elections from Jangipur the seat vacated by his father, in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district on Saturday. The seat was held by Mukherjee since 2004.

Police arrests fundamental conversion group attempted to convert Buddhists

‘Bodu Bala Sena’ organization (Buddhists Power Force) had caught seven members led by a Pastor named Dinesh who tried to convert Buddhists in Homagama, Piliyandala area who tried to convert Buddhists in to a Christian Fundamental group.

Kejriwal released, vows to challenge Salman Khurshid

Arvind Kejriwal and his supporters, who were detained during a a protest demanding resignation of Law Minister Salman Khurshid, were on Saturday released from the makeshift jail in Outer Delhi.

Naked Rambler of Britain

Imagine a Royal Marine commando, a member of one of the most elite military units in the world, in full combat suit: muscular, 6-foot tall, cheerful individual on one single mission – to scare a potential adversary to death by sheer presence. Now, visualize the same individual without a stitch on him - the very spectacle, according to the law enforcement authorities in Scotland that should not be in the public domain in any part of Britain.

Payout scandal hits Manmohan Singh govt

A fresh corruption scandal has hit the scam-tainted UPA-II government headed by Prime Minister manmohan Singh.