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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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Khurshid Foreign Minister, Moily gets Petroleum, Railways for Bansal in Cabinet reshuffle

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday appointed Salman Khurshid as his new Foreign Minister. Khurshid, 59, replaces SM Krishna as the top diplomat and his post as a Law Minister goes to Ashwani Kumar.

Better Leaders Through Education and Idea Exchange

There was no actual conflict between ethnicities in Sri Lanka. The truth is that ethnicity, language, religion, caste and gender have no bearing on peoples’ opportunities in this country. This is amply borne out by the statistics, pointed out Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

Minister Bathiyutheen case hearing rescheduled for 25th December

The case against Minister Rishad Bathiyutheen in the Mannar Magistrate Court has been rescheduled for hearing on 16th. December.

375 000 people to leave homes, as ‘Hurricane Sandy’ expected to hit New York

In New York store shelves are empty and long lines of people are seen in search of supplies to be in readiness for the feared weather.

Rogue Elephant destroyed more than 30 houses in Odduchuddan

As the single rogue elephant’s rampage continues and bring about untold miseries to the people of Odduchuddan, the Government Agent of Mullaitivu Mr. N.Vethanayakam has expressed frustration over the failure to send the Wildlife Department staffs to take away the relocated elephants.

Lackluster exercise, says opposition

The Union Cabinet reshuffle was dubbed as "lackluster" and a "face saving" exercise by the opposition on Sunday with the BJP claiming it will not do any good to the country or improve the Congress' image.

A deadly hurricane hitting America's east coast affecting 60 million people

Hurricane Sandy a deadly hrricane now closing on the east coast of the United States could potentially be the biggest storm that could impact the nation in 2012. Already, local, state, and federal governments have mobilized throughout the eastern seaboard of the United States as they brace for the impact and potential damage that Hurricane Sandy could deliver. What originally churned around near Miam in the deep south of the U.S., Hurricane Sandy has traveled upward towards the mid to northeast coasts of the United States.