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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2340

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Rejoice For Giving Birth And Bringing Life To This Earth

A consultation, to draft a policy to correct the trend of declining sex ratio for the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh was organized by ActionAid and Saajhi Duniya. UP has a dismal sex ratio of 908 and a child sex ratio of 899, which is even worse than the corresponding national average of 940 and 914 respectively.

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Seoul, participates at SIWA & Diplomatic Bazaar 2012

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Seoul participated at the SIWA & Diplomatic Bazaar 2012 held at the Seoul Museum of History on 13th November 2012.

Sachin Tendulkar retires from One-Day Cricket

One of the game's all-time greats, Sachin Tendulkar, announced onSunday his retirement from one-day cricket, bringing to an end a glorious 23-year-old career in the format during which he rewrote numerous batting records.

Burma: State-owned Newspapers wait for ‘Editorial Independence’ next year

Burma’s state-owned newspapers are taking up the change with attempts to modify themselves in the direction of restructuring as ‘Public Service Media’. As a result, the Government of Burma (Myanmar) has formed the five-member Governing Body in order to transform the three dailies - Myanma Alin, Kyemon and the New Light of Myanmar - currently run by the Ministry of Information into Public Service Media (PSM) under Notification No 72/2012 dated 18-10-2012, the state-run media said on 20 October.

Modi to shift to high-security Rs 150 crore office

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi would shift to his newly-built office in Gandhinagar unofficially dubbed as the 'North Block' after 'kamurtas' or the inauspicious period ends in mid-January. Incidentally, the Prime Minister's office is located inside New Delhi's South Block.

Austere economics quells belligerence in US foreign policy

Belligerence, the hard core component of US foreign policy seemed swamped by austere economics affecting a war-weary populous. The use of military muscle by instinct and proclivity has lost its lure. The axe will begin to fall on defense expenditure. The battle in the House has just begun.

Gang rape protesters defy ban, lathi-charged at India Gate

The National Capital continued to remain angry on Sunday over the brutal rape of a young girl in a moving bus a week ago, and despite ban orders, India Gate virtually turned into a battle ground with police lathi-charging and teargasing furious protesters who included girls and women.

Sweden's Princess Madeleine To Marry In June

Sweden's royal family says Princess Madeleine's wedding will take place on Saturday, June 8, at the Royal Palace chapel in down-town Stockholm.


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