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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2993

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Set aside 50 lakh a year to prevent suicides, IITs told

All central government funded technical institutions (CFTIs) in the country, including the IITs, IIMs and NITs, have been advised to set aside Rs 50 lakh a year to provide counselling services and conduct activities to ensure the mental health of their students.

Pirith Chanting in London to Invoke Blessings for President Rajapaksa

Fifteen Venerable members of the Maha Sangha from several Buddhist Viharas in the United Kingdom gathered to invoke blessings on His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa at a Pirith Chanting and Sanghika Dana organised by the Sri Lanka High Commission in London.

Now Chidambaram says Coal scam loss too will prove to be a “myth”

After terming CAG's estimate of Rs1.76 lakh crore loss in 2G Spectrum allocation as a "myth", Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday said the projected Rs1.86 lakh crore loss in coal blocks allocation would also turn out to be a "mythical" and "fancy" number.

Is Nagaland heading for the President’s Rule?

The Government of India’s indecisive stand on the crucial Naga political issue is all the more making “unprecedented confusion.” Sometimes they said solution in 12 months, on the other in 24 months.

Mumbai bids tearful farewell to Bal Thackeray

Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray was given a tearful farewell by lakhs of people in Mumbai on Sunday evening.

Obama arrives in Myanmar, a historic first for an American president: Broader engagement in Asia

The United States president Barack Obama, fresh from his re-election at the November 6 national presidential election, touched down Monday, 19 November morning at the Yangon airport in Myanmar - also known as Burma, becoming the first U.S. president to visit the Asian nation.

PM meets Wen Jiabao, says bilateral relations in good state

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Chinese counterpart Wen Jiabo on Monday shared the view that bilateral relations were in good state and endeavour was to make these "stronger, wider and deeper".