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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2346

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Uncle among three arrested for siblings’ murder

Delhi Police on Sunday claimed to have solved the killing of two siblings with the arrest of their 22-year-old uncle and his two friends who were eyeing Rs 30 lakh the victims' family had got in a property deal.

The three persons Amit Singh (22), Shivam Gupta (19), and Pankaj Kashyap (19), who have been arrested by the Delhi Police in connection with the kidnap and murder of the two children in New Delhi on Sunday. Photo: PTI
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Provide security to Begumganj minority: HC

The High Court on Sunday directed the government to provide immediately security to the religious minority people attacked allegedly by the opposition party in Begumganj upazila of Noakhali.

Provide security to Begumganj minority: HC
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Syria reaches out to India

Syrian president Bashar-Al-Asad is sending his top aide Buthaina Shabaan to India to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and brief him about the ongoing conflict in the country.

Top Syrian presidential adviser Bouthaina Shaaban
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Pranab Mukherjee arrives in Dhaka amid violence

Bangladesh on Sunday rolled out the red carpet for Indian President Pranab Mukherjee who arrived on a three-day state visit to boost bilateral ties amidst a general strike by fundamentalist Jammat-e-Islami to protest the conviction of its three top leaders for 1971 war crimes.

Indian  President Pranab Mukherjee
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Fat Cat Initiative: the Swiss say ‘yes’ in a referendum to curb executive pay excesses

Almost 68% of Swiss voters, in an unprecedented move, voted in favour of a move in a country-wide referendum, which allows shareholders of companies to veto on executive remuneration packages. The ripple effect of the initiative is going to be felt not only in Europe but also beyond its borders, especially when the impact of recession shows no sign of a let-up.

Fat Cat Initiative: the Swiss say ‘yes’ in a referendum to curb executive pay excesses
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Narendra Modi hits out at UPA governance

Against the backdrop of a growing chorus for making him the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lashed out at the "commission-seeking" Congress-led UPA government which is destroying the nation like a termite and dubbed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as a "night watchman" for the Gandhi family.

Narendra Modi hits out at UPA governance
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