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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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Western Govts watch while LTTE front organizations swindle their citizens

Sri Lanka has proven that terrorism can be eliminated when most thought it was impossible. The challenges to achieve that impossible fete and how they were overcome equal that military victory. A factor that contributed towards the strength of the LTTE is the LTTE Tamil Diaspora’s involvement in financing terrorism.

Maoists’ fresh ultimatum in Odisha; threat to kill Italian hostage

In a grim turn to the three-week old hostage crisis, Maoists on Friday issued a fresh ultimatum threatening to execute the abducted Italian if their demands are not met within 96 hours.

US presses Nepal to provide ‘safe passage’ to Tibetan refugees

Amid complaints from Tibetan exiles that they were dealt harshly by the government, the United States has urged Nepal government to ensure that Tibetans refugees taking shelter in the Himalayan nation are dealt as per the international refugee laws.

Swann spins- England in charge


Day 4 of the second Test at Colombo between England and Sri Lanka remains in favor of England, with the help of Graeme Swann. At stumps of Day 3, Sri Lanka was trailing by 181 runs with the night watchman Dhammika Prasad and Lahiru Thirimanne still at the crease.

Better health increases age: World Health Day

In India, population more than 60 years of age in 2001 was 6.9% which is now increased to 8.3% (2011) and is estimated to be 17% (30 crores) by 2050. If today’s young India is not made healthy then in future these would suffer from large number of diseases in their older age.

After Rahul Gandhi review of UP debacle, drastic overhaul of Congress unit likely

With the Lok Sabha polls not far away, a drastic reorganisation of the Uttar Pradesh Congress appears to be on the cards with Rahul Gandhi giving hints that tough steps will be taken to stem the rot in the wake of the assembly poll debacle.

A man with an outstanding memory

The single most important attribute given to the well-known anti-war activist, George Galloway, is the quality of his memory, which is virtually photographic in relation to the spoken and written word along with his passion. This explains the reason for his success as an orator.

India to study UK move to close post-study visa for students

External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has said he would seek details of the British government's decision to close from Friday a facility that allowed Indian students to work in the UK for two years after their courses were over as part of drive to cut migration.

Olympic gold medalist figure skater Evan – newly appointed US Sports Envoy

Olympic gold medalist figure skater Evan Lysacek has been appointed as a Sports Envoy by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

New rules of engagement must respect sovereignity: Pakistan PM

US Deputy Secretary of State, Mr. Thomas Nides called on Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani at Prime Minister’s House.


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