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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2785

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Ministers Douglas and Dissanayake assures to involve in the release of 4 University students in case Unversity academic activities commences

“In case the Jaffna University’s academic activities commence immediately and functions smoothly, then we will be able to contact Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa and urge him for the release of the 4 university students who are presently arrested by the Military and held at the Welikanda Rehabilitation Centre,” said S.B.Dissanayake, Minister of Higher Education, as well as Douglas Devananda, Minister of of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development.

Google Gets Away with Anti-trust Charge – for now!

Google, the most popular search engine on the planet, managed to walk away with a slap on the wrist, when the Federal Trade Commission – FTC – in the United States ruled on Thursday that the former did not manipulate the search results while harming the consumers.

Final year students of Jaffna University are back attending the university and rest expected to follow after tomorrow

The final year students of the Jaffna University are back attending the university says sources close to the university.

Al-Jazeera's dominant presence inside USA

Al-Jazeera, the popular Pan-Arab news channel has acquired Current TV network co-founded by the former US vice president Al Gore.

Police to file case against Zee for airing interview of gang-rape victim’s friend

The Delhi Police on Friday decided to register a case against Zee News after the channel aired an interview with the male friend of the girl who was gang-raped in Delhi on December 16, a shocking crime to which he is the lone witness.

Letter from America: The Rohingya Question – Part 7

So, what is ethnicity? Can the minority Rohingya qualify as an ethnic group? Ethnicity has been a debated topic and there is no single definition or theory of how ethnic groups are formed.

Seven arrested for kidney racket in Bangalore

As demands for organ transplants rise in India, a parallel racket to supply kidneys for those suffering from organ failure, has sprung up and in parts of South India “kidney bazaars” are notorious as poor people are enticed with money to donate kidneys.

Burma: Moral and Morale of the Super Power

The video link shot by the humanitarian group Free Burma Rangers, and publicized by BBC is an authentic proof, that real power is the hands of the sullen face, bulldog Than Shwe who controls the eleven member NDSC (National Defense and Security Council) hand picked by him, where Thein Sein is almost powerless and could not do anything.

Call centre girl found stripped, dead in NOIDA

A 22-year-old woman was found stripped and dead in Noida. The woman's mother alleged that the girl had been raped and the rapists had killed her to destroy evidence.

Will the Constitutional Logjam be shattered with a Political Cudgel?

Hasitha Madawala was shot dead on the night of January 5th, outside his house. His murderers rode a motorcycle, wore hoods, and got away.