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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2402

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A leader dearly loved by his people

Hugo Chavez’s death is being mourned by every Venezuelans and almost all Latin American countries.
He was an outspoken person, who never cared for diplomacy in his speeches whether it is made on a public platform or while using the rostrum of the world body.

A leader dearly loved by his people
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Aggressive PM defends UPA record

An unusually aggressive Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday took on the BJP saying the Congress-led UPA performed better than the BJP-led NDA.

Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh
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Sri Lankan High Commission on Baseless reporting on Kudankulam

Continuous reports about leaks having developed in critical equipment of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant raises unwarranted fears, points our Sri Lankan High Commission in Colombo.

 Sri Lankan High Commission  on Baseless reporting on Kudankulam
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U.S. Express Alarm Over Peaceful Protesters’ Detention

The U.S. Embassy has expressed concern over reports that hundreds of Sri Lankan family members of the disappeared were blocked in Vavuniya by the Sri Lankan authorities while traveling to Colombo.

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Arrangement for Commonwealth Business Council

Professor G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, presided over a discussion at the Ministry on Wednesday with Dr. Mohan Kaul, Chairman of the Commonwealth Business Council, and with representatives of Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Sri Lanka with regard to arrangements for the meeting of the Business Council in Colombo on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) meeting to be held in Sri Lanka in November this year.

 Arrangement for Commonwealth Business Council
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Nasheed trial deferred by four weeks

After spending 24 hours in detention, former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed on Wednesday walked out of police custody as his trial for alleged illegal detention of a judge has been deferred by four weeks.

Nasheed's lawyers requested the court in Male to defer his case for at least four more weeks.
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Pakistan’s New Envoy to Sri Lanka arrives in Colombo

A retired retired Pakistani Major General Qasim Qureshi who has served in PoK, arrived in Colombo on Wednesday to take charge as Islamabad’s new High Commissioner in Sri Lanka.

 Major General (R) Qasim Qureshi
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All set for TESO meet in Delhi

DMK treasurer and former Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister M K Stalin arrived New Delhi on ahead of the Tamil Eelam Supporters’ Organisation (TESO) conference to be held in the national capital on Thursday.

DMK treasurer and former Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister M K Stalin
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