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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2702

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Tamil Nadu a drag on India’s ascent as an Asian powerhouse

India’s relentless move to be a powerhouse in Asia to counter the growing sphere of influence wielded by China got a kick in the teeth by Tamil Nadu’s demeaning posture cuddling with separatist sentiments during the recent terror war in Sri Lanka.

Shiv Sena firm on Thackeray memorial at Shivaji Park

The Shiv Sena on Saturday reiterated its demand to build their late patriarch Balasaheb Thackeray's memorial at Mumbai’s Shivaji Park, where he was cremated.

A ‘nurse for the queen’

A ‘nurse for the queen’ that is how Jacintha Saldanha was called by her immediate neighbors, who committed suicide in apparent shame, after she transferred a hoax call from Australian DJs, who retrieved sensitive information about Kate Middleton while in hospital.

Activist Kejriwal seeks referendum on FDI

Social activist Arvind Kejriwal who recently launched the Aam AadmiParty on Friday demanded a referendum on FDI in retail.

The Shameful Ending of a Prefab Impeachment

The Rajapaksas, those Wonder-Brothers, have wrought another miracle. They have beaten Usain Bolt, hollow.

Letter from America: The Rohingya Question – Part 3

The Burmese history is replete with accusations against the British government of following a policy of divide and rule; deliberately separating the hilly people from the Burmans/Burmese.

Honor killing: Kolkata man beheads sister in public

In the first honour killing in Kolkata in decades, a 29-year-old youth dragged his sister out on the street and cut off her head with one stroke of the sword in Ayubnagar locality of Nadial, barely 13km from Kolkata’s city centre, on Friday.

Analysis: Can Uganda achieve zero new HIV infections and AIDS deaths by 2015?

"Getting to zero: Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS related deaths," is the theme for World AIDS Days between 2011 and 2015, in line with a new global vision being spearheaded by UNAIDS.

Ottawa Tea Festival: Sharing Culture Through The Language Of Tea

With the intention of promoting the tea drinking culture in Canada the Sri Lanka High Commission in Ottawa for the second time participated at the Tea Festival held on 1st December 2012 at the Ottawa Convention Centre.

He is back! : Berlusconi to run for the fourth term as premier in Italy

“I am running to win,” said Silvio Berlusconi, the former Italian Prime Minister, who was forced to resign after becoming the most notable focal point of the critical state of the Italian economy last year, during a visit to AC Milan Soccer training centre on Saturday. Beaming with confidence while being surrounded by scores of supporters, Mr Berlusconi’s body language implied he meant ‘business’ with the declaration - the very thing Italy needs to shore up its coffers after seeing a technocrat at the helm for over a year.