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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2708

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Sri Lanka: Hundreds of voluntary teachers to be made permanent thus end their travails.

Sri Lanka’s President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga in her capacity as the Minister of Education has come up with a scheme to end the travails of voluntary teaches in the country thus ending the grievances of hundreds of them to satisfactory completion.

Senior General Than Shwe Of Burma Visiting India From 24-29 October

From R C Rajamani - Political Editor, Asian Tribune

Exactly a week after the conclusion of an international convention on the restoration of democracy in Burma (Myanmar), hosted non-officially, New Delhi is all set to welcome the leadership of the military Junta that has been ruling Burma with an iron fist for four decades.

Opposition's attitude was dubbed as 'undemocratic and unethical' by Information Minister

Lubna Jerar Naqvi – Reporting from Islamabad Pakistan

Pakisatn's Information Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad said on Friday that the government enjoyed the support of 37 opposition members in the National Assembly who did not turn up in the session called for the voting on the no-trust motion against speaker Chaudhry Amir Hussain put forward by the opposition.

LTTE’s 3 week European Visit coming to an end– gained political mileage, but lost Denmark

Three weeks European visit by the 15 member delegation of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam led by S.Paramu Tamilselvan, head of the political division, came to an end, after their second meeting yesterday they had in Berlin.

Prabakharan Is Not The Solution To The Tamil Issue, But The Problem, Says TIVM

From R C Rajamani, - Political Editor, Asian Tribune

The LTTE Chief Velupillai Prabakharan is not the solution to the Sri Lankan Tamil issue, but represents the problem itself, says the newly formed TamilEela Ikkiya Viduthalai Munnani - TIVM (TamilEela United Liberation Front ).

Bangladesh Rifles Recovers a Huge Cache of Arms Near Burmese Border

Ahmede Hussain – Reporting from Dhaka, Bangladesh

In a pre-dawn raid paramilitary Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) today seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition, including one AK-47 rifle, from the deep forest.

Tribal elders accompany security forces in search operation in South Waziristan

Lubna Jerar Naqvi – Reporting from Islamabad, Pakistan

A large quantity of arms and ammunitions and two dead bodies of local men
were found during a search operation conducted by Security forces in South Waziristan’s Spinkai Raghzai area along with local tribal elders. No untoward incident, however, was reported during the search operation.