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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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Where are we heading to? Can’t we all look back?

Our country is undergoing untold hardships politically, economically and due to National calamities off and on. We faced big crises in the government and just limping back with hopes for a better future.

Where are we heading to?  Can’t we all look back?
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Rishad meets flood victims

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen visited Colombo’s flood affected zones in Wellampitiya and Kolonnawa on 21, 22 and 23 May.

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen meets flood victims on May 23 at Wellampitiya.
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Despite Assam show, BJP Can’t Shield Amit Shah

In the post-Assam euphoria, the Bharatiya Janata Party may not admit it, but it has suffered a big blow in Uttarakhand where it failed disastrously in its attempt to dislodge the Congress. A state that looked set to deal a telling blow to the Congress, the party in power, before the BJP misadventure no longer looks certain to fall into the BJP lap, if, as is being speculated, elections are held in the state before the January 2017 outer limit.

Amit Shah
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NJ author releases book in Chennai

Uma Swaminathan, a New Jersey-based community activist and a fighter of injustice in NJ school system last week released her book “Healing with Herbs- Ancient Ayurvedic Wisdom for Health and Longevity” at a gala book signing event in Odyssey Book Store in Chennai.

Ms. Uma Swaminathan
Uma book signing - Prabhala Subash, Uma Swaminathan, Krishnamurthy, Selvaraj and Chari at the book signing event.
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New Left government in Kerala: CPM leader Pinarayi Vijayan to be sworn in as CM today!

The Left Democratic Front (LDF) led by the CPM won a decisive mandate in the 16 May assembly elections with 91 out of the 140 seats. Thus the people of Kerala have removed the Congress party led UDF government that faced anti-incumbency for its corrupt governance and replaced it with the Left parties led by CPM through a direct election for the state assembly.

Pinarayi Vijayan and the party state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan ponder over a few points with CPM leader V S Achuthanandan at the Cantonment House in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday
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