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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2522

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Taiwanese Trade Show Failed to Generate Much Enthusiasms

Ahmede Hussain Reporting from Dhaka, Bangladesh

Taiwanese garments raw material producers who staged the first-ever
promotional show in the city, find their sales disappointing.
Garments factory representatives visiting the two-day show at Hotel
Sonargaon say they are impressed with the high quality products at the

Chandrika explains the status of peace talks to the Iranian Leader.

Sri Lanka President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga explained the briefed the Iranian leader that the majority of Sinhala and Tamil people in Sri Lanka are for a negotiated settlement within a united country.

Postpone the National Security Council demands Muttahida Majlis Amal

Lubna Jerar Naqvi – Reporting from Islamabad, Pakistan

Muttahida Majlis Amal has demanded to postpone the National Security Council (NSC) meeting scheduled to be held on Thursday 25 November.

Aziz meets warring Kashmiri separatists fails to unite them

From M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

Pakistan Prime Minister, Shaukat Aziz on his maiden visit tried his hand at bringing together warring Kashmiri separatist leaders of the Hurriyat (freedom) conference who flew in here from Srinagar at his request. And he, as the “Asian Tribune” said on the eve of the visit, failed in his mission.

Bhutto’s Spouse Released on Bail

By Iqbal Khan Yousafzai – Asian Tribune

Asif Ali Zardari, spouse of the former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, who was granted bail by the Supreme Court was released and taken to Bilawal House by jubilant workers and leaders of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP).

Sri Lanka and Nepal sign Air Service Agreement

By Arjun Dhakal – Reporting from Kathmandu, Nepal

Sri Lanka and Nepal have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that allows the operation of flights between the two countries near future.

Hindu Seer, Jayendra Saraswati, in fresh trouble, afresh case slapped.

From M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

Hindu Seer, Jayendra Saraswati, the Sankaracharya of Kanchi Mutt ( monastery in Tamilnadu, South India) is in fresh trouble even as the case against him in a September murder of a former associate is going through legal and police motions.

BJP to skirt Uma Bharati suspension in executive.

From Narendra Kaushik – Reporting from New Delhi

The first national executive of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the current tenure of Lal Krishna Advani as party president will get underway in Ranchi, capital of Jharkhand state.

Sri Lanka President Kumaratunga on state visit to Iran

President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga left for Tehran yesterday, 23rd November. The President is on a two day state visit to Iran at the invitation of President Mohammed Khatami.

Teesta Setalwad involved in the Best Bakery case given protection

From Narendra Kaushik – Reporting from New Delhi

The Best bakery case continues to hog headlines. If it is not for Zaheera Sheikh, the prime witness of the 14-persons massacre in the bakery at Vadodara over two and half years back, it is alive for Teesta Setalwad, the representative of Non-governmental organization (NGO) Citizens for Justice and Peace who has been fighting for justice to victims of Gujarat riots.

First India – ASEAN Car Rally Flagging Off.

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio flagged off 1st India-Asean Car Rally at the Kohima Local Ground on November 24, 2004 at 06:00 hrs.