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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2783


Drunk driving could result in Rs 5000 fine

The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the proposed changes in the Motor Vehicle Act. This paves way for passing the legislation in Parliament to increase penalty on traffic rule violators across the country.

Repercussions of the 11th match in the Commonwealth Bank series.

The 11th match in the Commonwealth Bank series in Australia was a must win game for both Sri Lanka and India in order to qualify for the final matches against Australia. The stakes were higher for India than Sri Lanka as they had to win the game in order to keep them in the series.

India takes up detention of fishermen with Maldives

India on Thursday said it has taken up the issue of detention of 11 Indian fishermen by Maldivian Navy with Maldives and was working for a "swift" resolution.

Karnataka porngate: TV channels questioned over Assembly coverage

The Legislature committee probing the porngate episode on Thursday decided to summon three MLAs who had to quit as Ministers following the scandal, even as its decision to first question the television channels which aired the footage has sparked a controversy.

Russians to cast vote from Goa for Presidential elections

A day after voters in Goa exercise their franchise to elect legislators to the State assembly on March 3, Russians holidaying in the coastal state would also cast their vote for the presidential elections scheduled on March 4.

Fishermen killing: Kerala rejects out of court settlement

The Kerala government on Wednesday ruled out the possibility of any out of court settlement in the case relating to the killing of two Indian fishermen by two Italian marines onboard a merchant ship.

Polio eradication has a lesson for TB control

A week back the doorbell rang and two ladies stood with vaccine boxes at my doorstep asking if there were children five years and below in the house as they wanted to give polio drops.

Arrested Lashkar terrorists had plans to bomb crowded area of Delhi

The Lashkar -e-Taiba (LeT) -sponsored terror module busted in New Delhi on Wednesday had planned to attack a crowded locality with bombs, Home Minister P Chidambaram said.

57 per cent voting in sixth phase of UP assembly poll

An estimated 57 per cent votes were on Tuesday cast in the sixth and penultimate phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls in 68 seats across 13 districts, popularly known as the Jat land, where voting was by and large peaceful.

India-Italy talks on fishermen killing fail

India and Italy on Tuesday failed to resolve their difference over the trial of two Italian marines for killing two fishermen despite talks between their foreign ministers in New Delhi.

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