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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2706

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Paramhans is dead

Mahant Ramchandradas Paramhans, president of the Ramjanambhoomi Nyas and leading architect of the movement for construction of the Ram temple at Ayodhya, died after a protracted illness here early today.

Youngsters being forcibly imported in Britain as cheap labour

Stating that youngesters from a growing number of countries are being imported into Britian against their will as cheap labour, the UN has asked London to adopt a legislation banning child labour.

SC gives TN govt time till Tuesday to reinstate employees

The Supreme Court today gave time till Tuesday to Tamil Nadu government to reconsider the cases of nearly 30,000 employees, who had not been reinstated.

New website recounts tales of immigrants in Britain

Who opened the first Indian restaurant in Britain? It was Dean Mahomet, a resident of Patna who moved to England in 1784. Born in 1759, Dean joined the East Indian Company and rose to the rank of 'subedar'. He also claimed to have introduced the art of 'champi', or shampooing, to England.

Landslides kill at least 19 in Nepal

At least 19 people were killed on Thursday when landslides triggered by heavy rains struck a village in west Nepal.

Iraqi Governing Council Names Jaafari Its Leader

By Naseer Al-Nahr • Asharq Al-Awsat

Iraq’s governing council picked its first leader yesterday and denied it was divided, as Washington said the noose was tightening around fugitive dictator Saddam Hussein.