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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2253

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The Dirtiest Poll?

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar calling Narendra Modi a ‘neech admi’ simply cannot be accepted even by those who have no love for the prime minister and his fondness for rather freely using derogatory terms for his opponents, particularly Rahul Gandhi, the new president of the Indian National Congress. According to an unwritten but widely accepted code abuses will not be hurled at the prime minister even when disliked by many.

 Mani Shankar Aiyar calling Narendra Modi a ‘neech admi’
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Why should millions of animals destroyed during Christmas to celebrate birth anniversary of one man?

Life is the most precious possession of all living beings. No religion can deny this simple fact. Reverence for life is the epitome of ethics. To confine the reverence for life to only one species and discard the claims to live unharassed of the other eight million species that share the planet with humans is ethically and morally indefensible.

Why should  millions of animals destroyed during Christmas to celebrate birth anniversary of one man?
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Climate change, unplanned urbanization and air pollution can fail us in beating NCDs

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), mostly cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes, and lung diseases, account for over two-thirds of world's deaths each year. "Of these, the lung diseases are the least recognized" said Dr Dean Schraufnagel, Executive Director, Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), who was among the key experts at the 2nd Global NCD Alliance Forum in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Climate change, unplanned urbanization and air pollution can fail us in beating NCDs
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The brave, not so brave and the timid at the UN

In a rare emergency session of the UN General Assembly 128 countries voted to call on the US to rescind its Dec. 6 decision on Jerusalem. 9 voted against and 35 abstained.

Votes to Call US to Rescind Its Decision On Jerusalem
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