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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 945

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Myanmar opposition claims a by election win for Aung San Suu Kyi

Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi won a seat in Myanmar's parliament on Sunday, her party said, in a by-election that raised the prospect of a government role for the Nobel peace laureate following a two-decade struggle against military dictatorship.

Driver arrested: Body of MLA Muthukumaran cremated


The body of S.P. Muthukumaran, Communist Party of India (CPI) MLA of Pudukottai, who was killed in a road accident on Sunday after his car overturned following the burst of one of the tyres, was cremated at his native village Neduvasal, near Alangudi on Monday.

India rebuts charge of LTTE camps in Tamil Nadu

The Indian High Commission in Colombo has denied a report in a Sri Lankan newspaper on Monday that 'terrorists' were being trained at three secret camps in Tamil Nadu, describing it "entirely erroneous".

Burma’s By-elections Results - "a step forward, but there is still a long way to go"

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) welcomed the results of Sunday's parliamentary by-elections in Burma, as preliminary reports indicated that Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and her party, the National League for Democracy, have won as many as 43 of the 45 parliamentary seats.

Bollywood glitter for IPL opening ceremony

A galaxy of stars, including Amitabh Bachachan and American pop star Katy Perry, will set the ball rolling for the fifth edition of Indian Premier League with a glittering opening ceremomy which promises to enthrall the audience on Tuesday.

After the gap of five months: Ferry services to Sri Lanka will resume on April 19

After a gap of five months, ferry service between Tuticorin and Colombo will resume on April 19, A. Subbiah, Chairman, V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust, Tuticorin, has said here on Sunday.

Truth of Channel Four Untruth


‘Singhalaya Surekeeme Sanvidhaanaya (SiSuSa)’ organized a media briefing on the 21st of March 2012 at the Hotel Omega Inn, Vellavaththa, proving that none were killed or is dead & therefore no war crimes were committed as alleged by C4 / UN in the 1st Channel 4 fake video aired by them in 2009.

Sachin Tendulkar gives up Mumbai Indians captainship

Sachin Tendulkar on Monday decided to hand over the captaincy of Mumbai Indians in the fifth edition of IPL to Harbhajan Singh following a discussion with the management of Mumbai Indians.


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