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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2960

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Upset Jayalalithaa walks out of NDC meeting

Tami Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa walked out of the National Development Council meeting in Delhi on Thursday after being interrupted during her speech.

Tiny was a passionate rugby player

When a scrum is formed in a game of rugby the eight forwards from each team bind together into a pack of players. The referee says ‘crouch, touch, engage!’ and the two opposing packs crash together.

Nothing changes in crime Capital; yet another woman gang-raped, dumped on road

It is shocking but true. Even as protest at the gang-rape of a girl on bus is continuing in Delhi, yet another copycat incident occurred on Thursday.

Smoking Is A Big Health Risk For Women

It is said that women who are addicted to cigarettes and other tobacco products are at increased health risks by reason of their biology. Since women biologically conceive and produce children, a coating of tar on their lungs, poisoning due to carbon monoxide or arsenic, or the chemicals that go into the making of a cigarette or a bidi, are more dangerous for them than for men.

Gang-rape victim flown to Singapore in critical condition

The 23-year-old Delhi gang-rape victim was admitted on Thursday morning to the Mount Elizabeth Hospital's intensive care unit in Singapore in an extremely critical condition.

Former Egypt's strongman Mubarak's health worsens, transferred to a military hospital

Egypt's state prosecutor on Thursday ordered imprisoned former dictator Hosni Mubarak to be transferred to a military hospital after his health deteriorated a source at the prosecutor's office said.

President’s son says sorry for remarks on anti-rape protesters

President Pranab Mukherjee was embarrassed on Thursday when his son Abhijit stoked a major controversy by describing women participating in Delhi protests against gang-rape of a student as 'highly dented and painted', triggering angry backlash.