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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2730

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Parl panel pulls up airlines for unfair fare hikes

Charging most Indian carriers with "unreasonably" hiking air fares, a parliamentary panel has sought a probe against them and recommended that any increase in ticket prices should be approved by aviation regulator DGCA in the future.

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There is compelling evidence to believe that Mother’s milk is the cheapest investment in child survival, growth and investment. It is that magical potion which wards off malnutrition and offers protection against many killer diseases like diarrhea and pneumonia. On the other hand, artificial formula milk increases not only the risk of life threatening childhood infections, but also of non-communicable diseases like diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular diseases.

Ex-CM Yeddyurappa launches new party

Former CM B.S. Yeddyurappa took charge of his new party the Karnataka Janata Party at a function in Haveri, 330km from Bangalore, on Sunday.

Sri Lanka’s National Human Rights Action Plan on the web

Sri Lanka’s National Action Plan for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (NHRAP) will be published on the internet today (10 December 2012).

Venezuela's Chavez back in Cuba for cancer treatment: Near abdication of power

“If something were to happen that would incapacitate me in some way, in that situation, Nicolas Maduro should not just complete, as the constitution requires, the term, but my firm opinion, full like a full moon, absolute and total, is that in that situation that would require new presidential elections to convene, as the constitution requires, you should elect Nicolas Maduro as president,” was what President Hugo Chavez said addressing the nation moments before he left for Cuba for further cancer treatment on Sunday.

‘Lanka Industry Ministry sleek, focused’- Glowing praise from TESCO

Sri Lanka’s Industry and Commerce Ministry and its Department of Commerce have earned glowing praise from the world’s third largest retailer TESCO. “I am impressed with the professionalism of Sri Lanka’s Industry Ministry and its DoC.