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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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Rapists should be hanged or castrated, says NCW chief

Demanding enactment of stringent laws to deter people from committing crimes like rape, the National Commission for Women (NCW) on Thursday favoured capital punishment for perpetrators and even suggested that they should be made "impotent".

Virbhadra Singh leads Congress to victory in Himachal Pradesh

Riding an anti-incumbency wave and staving off corruption charges against its veteran leader Virbhadra Singh, the Congress on Thursday wrested power from BJP in Himachal Pradesh with a wafer-thin majority of 36 in the 68-member Assembly.

Chidambaram happy Congress “contained” Modi

As results poured in from Gujarat, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said the Congress was a winner there also as it has been able to contain the BJP in the state.

Victorious Narendra Modi thanks supporters

Narendra Modi's national pitch has become even bigger after his third consecutive win in Gujarat. From his victory speech that he delivered in Hindi in Ahemedabad, Modi said "country understands the real issues that need to be confronted."

Union model leads to successful TB-HIV collaborative care

In 2004, when the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) launched the Programme of Integrated HIV Care for TB Patients Living with HIV/AIDS (IHC),

Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Sri Lanka and Grenada

The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and Grenada established formal diplomatic relations on 19th December 2012. H.E. Dr. Palith Kohona, the Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations, signed the Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of Sri Lanka, while H.E. Ms. Dessima M. Williams, the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Grenada to the United Nations, signed on behalf of Grenada.

Look forward for a Mahela resurgence!

The first Test of The series for Warne-Muralitharan trophy played at Hobart ended in a victory for the host team, Australia, in the last stages of the fifth day.