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Nepal's atmosphere conducive for elections: King Gyanendra

[b]Nepal's atmosphere conducive for elections: King Gyanendra [/b]

By Bikash Sangraula in Kathmandu

[b] Kathmandu, 10 November, (Asiantribune.com);[/b] In his address to the nation on Wednesday, the occasion of Nepal's Constitution Day, King Gyanendra claimed that conducive environment to initiate free and fair elections has been created after his takeover of executive powers on February 1,

Burmese human rights activist Aung Myint Thein dies in custody

A Burmese human rights activist, Aung Myint Thein, died in custody in the notorious Insein Prison. He is the fourth political prisoner to have died in the short span of seven months.

A national policy to solve problems created by Diabetes

A wide-ranging group of professionals, National Task force for Diabetes set up with the intention of formulating a comprehensive National policy for the prevention of Diabetes is to hand over its consensus document to the Director General of Health Services on the 13th of November.

Nepal's atmosphere conducive for elections: King Gyanendra

By Bikash Sangraula in Kathmandu

In his address to the nation on Wednesday, the occasion of Nepal's Constitution Day, King Gyanendra claimed that conducive environment to initiate free and fair elections has been created after his takeover of executive powers on February 1, this year. Post your comments

K R Narayanan, former Indian President, dead

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

R Narayanan, former Indian President is dead. He died of renal failure. Narayanan, 84, who has been suffering pneumonia and renal failure, breathed his last at 1745 hours on Wednesday, according to a Defence ministry spokesman.Post your comments

Islamic states called for end to female genital mutilation.

Ministers of nearly 51 Islamic countries and more than 20 Arab and Islamic organizations organizations has called for an end to harmful traditional practices including child marriage, female genital mutilation, and gender discrimination in education.Post your comments

Uranium rich area without basic needs.

By Raymond R Kharmujai

The village Council of Phlangdiloin near Uranium-rich Domiasiat in West Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya have appealed the State government to set up proper health centre in the areas.

DPRK should first abandon its nuclear program and create a nuclear-free Korea Peninsula - US Chief Negotiator

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

The United States has forward a condition before starting
the fifth-round of the six-party talks, aiming at
resolving the nuclear issue in the Korean
Peninsula, which has begun on Wednesday in Beijing.

Commonwealth experts to observe Presidential election

Neville de Silva - Diplomatic Editor, Asian Tribune

A six-member team from the Commonwealth will begin its preliminary work today in Sri Lanka observing the preparations for Sri Lanka’s presidential election to be held in November 17.Post your comments

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh rejects Opposition demand for Natwar's resignation

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

Indian opposition has stepped up its campaign against Natwar Singh and is turning its guns on the ruling Congress in the Volcker report controversy.

U.N. Blasts Practice of Outsourcing Torture

By Thalif Deen Inter Press Service

Six countries -- the United States, Britain, Canada, France, Sweden and Kyrgyzstan -- have been singled out for violating international human rights conventions by deporting terrorist suspects to countries such as Egypt, Syria, Algeria and Uzbekistan, where they may have been tortured.

U.N. Blasts Practice of Outsourcing Torture

By Thalif Deen Inter Press Service

Six countries -- the United States, Britain, Canada, France, Sweden and Kyrgyzstan -- have been singled out for violating international human rights conventions by deporting terrorist suspects to countries such as Egypt, Syria, Algeria and Uzbekistan, where they may have been tortured.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh rejects Opposition demand for Natwar's resignation

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

Indian opposition has stepped up its campaign against Natwar Singh and is turning its guns on the ruling Congress in the Volcker report controversy.

K R Narayanan, former Indian President, dead

[b]K R Narayanan, former Indian President, dead[/b]

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 09 November (Asiantribune.com): [/b]K R Narayanan, former Indian President is dead. He died of renal failure.

Narayanan, 84, who has been suffering pneumonia and renal failure, breathed his last at 1745 hours on Wednesday, according to a Defence ministry spokesman.

Islamic states called for end to female genital mutilation.

[b]Islamic states called for end to female genital mutilation.[/b]

[b] New York, 10 November, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Ministers of nearly 51 Islamic countries and more than 20 Arab and Islamic organizations organizations has called for an end to harmful traditional practices including child marriage, female genital mutilation, and gender discrimination in education.

At a United Nations-back

Commonwealth experts to observe Presidential election

[b]Commonwealth experts to observe Presidential election[/b]

Neville de Silva - Diplomatic Editor, Asian Tribune

[b]London 10 November (Asiantribune.com):[/b]A six-member team from the Commonwealth will begin its preliminary work today in Sri Lanka observing the preparations for Sri Lanka’s presidential election to be held in November 17.

The Commonwealth Expert Team, as it is called, se

A national policy to solve problems created by Diabetes

A wide-ranging group of professionals, National Task force for Diabetes set up with the intention of formulating a comprehensive National policy for the prevention of Diabetes is to hand over its consensus document to the Director General of Health Services on the 13th of November.

Nepal's atmosphere conducive for elections: King Gyanendra

By Bikash Sangraula in Kathmandu

In his address to the nation on Wednesday, the occasion of Nepal's Constitution Day, King Gyanendra claimed that conducive environment to initiate free and fair elections has been created after his takeover of executive powers on February 1, this year. Post your comments

K R Narayanan, former Indian President, dead

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

R Narayanan, former Indian President is dead. He died of renal failure. Narayanan, 84, who has been suffering pneumonia and renal failure, breathed his last at 1745 hours on Wednesday, according to a Defence ministry spokesman.Post your comments

Islamic states called for end to female genital mutilation.

Ministers of nearly 51 Islamic countries and more than 20 Arab and Islamic organizations organizations has called for an end to harmful traditional practices including child marriage, female genital mutilation, and gender discrimination in education.Post your comments


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