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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2832

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JuD chief presence in Poonch; BJP not surprised

BJP leader Balbir Punj on Thursday said he is not surprised by reports that Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed was in Poonch a week before the brutal killing of two Army jawans took place near Mendhar across the Line of Control (LoC), saying the 26/11 mastermind is very much a part of the Pakistani establishment, which is hell bent upon creating problems for India and also exporting terror to India.

The despicable act of the execution of Rizana Nafeek in Saudi Arabia

It is indeed a great gesture by the Government of Sri Lanka, by both the Members of Parliament as well as the Members of the Opposition in observing a moment of silence on the most barbaric, illegal, heartless, despicable, inhuman, coldblooded and insensate execution of Rizana Nafeek, the Sri Lankan Housemaid, by the Saudi Arabian Government.

Soldiers killing: India rejects Pak proposal for UN probe

India on Thursday out rightly rejected Pakistan’s proposal for UN investigation into Tuesday’s incident on Line of Control (LoC) in which two Indian soldiers were killed with the body of one being badly mutilated.

Recalling Sri Lankan Ambassador in Saudi Arabia is not enough

Sri Lanka has recalled its Ambassador based in Riyadh, as a show of protest over the brutal killing of Rizana Nafeek, but this act will not be enough as Saudi Arabia is not a country that will be least perturbed over such acts of international diplomatic gestures.

U.S. Embassy On Impeachment Process

In a statement, United States Embassy has said that it remains deeply concerned by the impeachment proceedings against Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake, which were conducted in defiance of a Supreme Court order.