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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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SC/ST Bill on job quota: Mayawati warns Govt of tough steps

The BSP on Monday threatened to take a "tough stand" in case the government does not help bring order in the Rajya Sabha and get passed a bill providing for reservation to SCs/STs in promotion in government jobs.

Philippines: Red Cross helps region worst hit by Typhoon Bopha

Typhoon Bopha has taken an immense toll on communities in Eastern Mindanao. Relief agencies across the nation are trying to provide the needed help to those who were struck by the typhoon. International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has provided a draft of the relief measures undertaken by them along with Philippine Red Cross.

Spectrum allocation: CBI chargesheet over NDA favours

The CBI is likely to file this week its chargesheet in connection with alleged irregularities in telecom spectrum allocation during the tenure of NDA government involving two telecom service providers along with officials of telecom department and the then telecom minister Pramod Mahajan.

Dilip Kumar becomes Nonagenarian

Dilip Kumar, the greatest living legend of the Indian screen ever created by Bollywood cinema celebrates his 90th Birthday on 11th December 2012. Greetings of Blessings for a healthy, long life from the fans around the world will enliven this indomitable actor who has contributed an excellent performance on the Indian screen during the last several decades.

Congress confirms Rahul Gandhi will lead party campaign in 2014 poll

In signals that he could well be the next prime ministerial candidate, Congress on Monday declared that Rahul Gandhi will lead UPA's campaign in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and take up an "important responsibility " in the party "very soon".

Karnataka stops supply of Cauvery waters to Tamil Nadu

Karnataka has stopped releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu since Sunday evening, Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar told the assembly on Monday.