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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2552

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Bihar CM cancels his political yatra after violence

Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar has deferred his 'Adhikar Yatra' to Buxar and Bhojpur districts in the wake of violent protests in Madhubani over the killing of two people in police firing on Oct 12, an official said on Sunday.

Sri Lanka Navy denies attacking Tamil Nadu Fishermen: A leading DMK politico behind major poaching operations

Fishermen from Jegathapattinam in the Puthukottai district alleged that Lankan navy attacked them in the mid-sea with rubber wires which has been strongly denied by the Sri Lankan Navy.

Attacks on Sri Lanka by Western political powers- An attempt upset the gains in peace

Critical statements of the American State Departments about Sri Lankan human rights has conveniently forgotten to mention of CIA officers’ coverts visits to Sri Lanka advising military intelligence officers during the civil war, which led to many arrests and gains in the battlefield.

Law Minister Khurshid produces “proof” to rebut charges

Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid produced pictures on Sunday to show that camps were held by Zakir Hussain Memorial Trust to distribute equipment to the disabled demolishing the charge that his trust did not hold any camps.

Sri Lanka PRDS calls BIDS for 2-D Seismic Data Processing of Mannar Basin

Sri Lanka’s state run Oil & Gas Sector Exploration & Production development regulator Petroleum Resources Development Secretariat (PRDS) has recently called for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from Geophysical Exploration companies to perform modern reprocessing and imaging on various vintages of existing 2D seismic data covering the Mannar basin offshore Sri Lanka; a frontier petroleum resources potential basin that is said to be holding natural gas potential in the western shores of the island nation.

The Nobel Peace Prize For 2012 Is Unquestionable

The peace prize awarded by the Nobel Committee of Norway to the European Union in 2012 has outraged and baffled many, and many more have derided it as shameful, absurd, satirical and a joke. The reason for derision of the European Union is its heavy debt and the dissatisfaction of some of its members who have threatened to get out of the Union. Some have dubbed the European Union a club of hatred and rivalry.

Obama’s discomfiture in Benghazi versus Romney’s extreme make-over

The next presidential debate points to a rough and tumble toe to toe match-up between President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney.

Norodom Sihanouk - Cambodia's former King dies at 89

Norodom Sihanouk, the former king who was a towering figure in Cambodian politics through a half-century of war, genocide and upheaval, died Monday. He was 89.