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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2341

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Nexus Spells Trouble in Punjab

State assembly polls in Punjab are still a year away but the campaign bugle has been sounded. Leaders of the ruling Akali Dal-BJP government and their main challenger, the Congress have addressed large public meetings where they spoke the language of election campaigns. Both the parties got a shock when the new kid on the political block, the Aam Admi Party, held a rally of its own with an impressive crowd listening to the party convener, Arvind Kejriwal, taking on both the Akali-BJP combine and the Congress.

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How we Sri Lankan fell in love with Windies!

There was a time Sri Lanka was not given Test status and that's the time when Windies had a star studded team with Frank Worrel, Garfield Sobers, Andy Roberts, Wesley Hall, Lance Gibbs and that solid opener Roy Fredrick, a player who did not fancy hitting sixes.

Andy Roberts (left), Clive Lloyd (centre) and Roy Fredericks (right) are all smiles after masterminding West Indies thumping win over Australian in the 1975-76 Perth Test
 Carlos Brathwaite,  Six. Six. Six. Six. Job done with two balls to spare.
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Lalin’s Column: Indian Gifts

When a bearded Indian President was searched on suspicion at an US airport and later an Indian woman diplomat was stripped searched by US police, many in SL sympathized with them. That may not be the case hereafter with Indian High Commissioner in SL, VK Sinha’s most undiplomatic forays into SL’s politics.

Lalin’s Column: Indian Gifts
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