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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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More Mountain Warriors

The defence ministry issued the ‘formal sanction letter’ for the raising of a Mountain Strike Corps last November to guard the Himalayas from Ladakh in the west to Arunachal Pradesh in the east.

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India not to issue immigration clearance for Iraq

India has decided to not issue immigration clearance for travel to Iraq for the next one month in view of prevailing uncertain conditions with the jihadi militants on a rampage. Already some forty Indian workers are held hostage near Mosul and efforts to secure their release have not made much headway.

India not to issue immigration clearance for Iraq
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Lalin’s Column: Check Point Pasyala killing

A motor cyclist Subash Jayasinghe, father of one child was shot dead at a police ‘check point’ at Pasyala, Nittambuwa on 11 June 14. The agony of the distraught and devastated father, seen going down in shock on TV , then worshipping the authorities even calling them ‘gentlemen’ (hamuduruwo) and asking for his young son who had done no wrong, moved a shocked, appalled and frightened nation.

 Lalin’s Column: Check Point Pasyala killing
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Sushma Swaraj to visit Dhaka next week

India’s foreign minister Sushma Swaraj will be visiting Dhaka next week to defreeze relations with Bangladesh, and to give a push to neighborhood policy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Sushma Swaraj to visit Dhaka next week
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President Mahinda To Appoint High Level Panel To Inquire Into The Recent Disturbances

Pesident Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to appoint a high-level panel to inquiry into the recent disturbances in in Aluthgama, Beruwala and various parts of the country.

President Mahinda To Appoint High Level Panel To Inquire Into The Recent Disturbances
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Letter from America: Brotherhood of Mankind – Is it possible?

Nearly 1300 years ago, Hassan al-Basri (R: may Allah have mercy on him), one of the great saints, scholars and preachers of Islam, was asked: "What is Islam, and who are the Muslims?" He answered: "Islam is in the books, and Muslims are in the tomb."

Letter from America: Brotherhood of Mankind – Is it possible?
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Russia time tested, reliable friend, says Modi

The Russian Deputy PM Dmitry Rogozin, who is the second high-level foreign dignitary to come here after the Modi government took office last month, has conveyed President Putin’s desire to work with the new Indian leadership.

Indian Prime Minister Receiving Russian Deputy PM Dmitry Rogozin
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Analysing the Science of Penalty – following the early exit of England

The unfortunate early exit of England from FIFA World Cup 2014 was truly frustrating for those of us, who had been waiting for four years to witness much better performance from the national team than what we saw in 2010.

Analysing the Science of Penalty – following the early exit of England
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