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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2787

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Kapil Sibal cautions against foreigners coming to India for doing business

Union minister Kapil Sibal on has warned against foreigners who come to India to do business. His remark comes at a time when the UPA-2 government at the Centre is trying to attract FDI to boost the economy.

BJP concerned for State’s most backward districts- Tuensang, Mon, Longlen and Kiphire

Nagaland Unit of BJP has opened its Central Election Office here at Kohima Saturday.

India may have to look at other options: IAF Chief

Asserting that repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan are "unacceptable", IAF chief Air Chief Marshal NAK Brone on Saturday warned that India may have to look at "some other options for compliance" if such incidents continue.

Rizana Nafik, Shirani Bandaranayake and the Lankan Reality

Rizana Nafik was beheaded at 11.40 am on 9th January 2013. Two hours later, at 1.40 pm, Minister Dilan Perera informed the Lankan parliament that “the government has done everything to save Rizana and she will be released soon” (Gossip Lanka).

Has Global Warming Stalled? – Hockey Stick has met a sticky puck!

The global warming debate, which has been lying dormant in recent months with rapidly dwindling support, was rekindled again this week in the journalistic realm, thanks to a report published by the British Met Office on Christmas Eve last year. Had it not been for the anxiety loomed over the ‘End the of the World’ event, in all probability, it could have dampened the festive spirit of the folks beyond repair, who had been very emotional supporters of the immensely-controversial phenomenon.

Naughty boy Shane Warne

Former Australian spinner Shane Warne has defended his behavior after his confrontation with West Indian batsman Marlon Samuel in the Big Bash tournament played in Australia but who is prepared to accept his lame excuses.

Letter from America: Gitmo – America’s legal black hole

Friday, January 11 was the 11th anniversary of the opening of the Guantánamo Bay prison in Cuba in which hundreds of Muslims, mostly unrelated to any terrorist activities, continue to be holed up without any rights.