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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2340

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War Within Indian Media Over Pakistan Is Futile

It is no secret that soon after Pakistani terrorists had attacked the Uri army camp war cries broke out in the Indian media backed by a full phalanx of leadership of the ruling party. While the electronic media may have taken the lead, the print media was not very far behind in supporting the idea of a ‘reprisal’ which, it was presumed, is one way of advocating a military response.

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Met, Ministry of Culture renew MoU

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that The Met and the Ministry of Culture of the Government of India have reaffirmed their long-term cooperative relationship through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which renews for five additional years the two-way partnerships for sharing knowledge and expertise that have been established between the Museum and cultural institutions in India. The MOU was signed in June by Shefali Shah, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, and Mr. Campbell.

  Consul General Riva Ganguly Das with the Met senior officials at a function held at Indian Consulate in New York
Consul General Riva Ganguly Das addressing the gathering
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BlackBerry: the End of an iconic smartphone

With the announcement by BlackBerry, the pioneer of the world’s first smartphone, about the end of the production of the device, the once-mighty tech giant displayed a new way of admitting a failure, a new way of looking forward and implied an old way of dealing with something that it could not defy during the most tumultuous years of the relatively-young company.

BlackBerry: the End of an iconic smartphone
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Book Review: The prima materia of Myanmar Buddhist Culture by Shwe Lu Maung

Myanmar, formerly Burma, is a resource rich country in south-east Asia, bordering Bangladesh, India, China, Laos and Thailand. The country of nearly 52 million people is going through a mammoth change these days. The old men of the military that ran the country for more than half a century have been displaced by a popular, elected, civilian government of National League for Democracy (NLD). Aung San Suu Kyi, the daughter of the founding father Aung San, is the de facto leader of the government with the title of the State Counsellor.

Book Review: The prima materia of Myanmar Buddhist Culture by Shwe Lu Maung
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