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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2642

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Nepal Maoists enforce blockade to capital city

The agitating UCPN (Maoist) cadres on Tuesday blocked vehicles entering and leaving Kathmandu, the capital city of the country, through all entry points.

Education: Rich nations exploiting the poor

Seeking higher educational opportunities in affluent countries has apparently paved the way for them to exploit students of poor nations, especially those of South Asia. The background to this is rooted in a situation that has developed over the past 50 years.

US and British embassy personnel visited NLD (Headquarters) 27 times in October

The National League for Democracy (Headquarters) has kept in touch with the US and British embassies and is following their instructions.

Deep brain stimulation offers hope for Parkinson's patients

Deep brain stimulation, a minimally invasive, high frequency in stimulation therapy, offers hope for patients suffering from Parkinson's disease, Dystonia, a muscular movement disorder, and essential tremors, a team of leading neurosurgeons of Chennai said on Tuesday.

Dangers Ahead For MR

If MR were to go for Presidential elections at the end his term in two years time he will win and it will not matter even if he wins by one vote. If he on the other hand were to go for Presidential elections now, as we hear he has decided, he will also win but if the margin of win is not as massive as expected due to external intervention or any other reason it will have a very negative psychological impact on the general elections that will follow soon after.

IOM assists Sri Lankan Government with the speedy resettlement of IDPs

In close coordination with the government and the UN, IOM has scaled up its logistics and transport operations in the past month to help return some 90,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) from the Menik Farms displacement camp to their home districts across northern and eastern Sri Lanka.

US Ambassador Launches New Ice Cream Project Benefiting Eastern Farmers

The U.S. Ambassador, Patricia A. Butenis, officially opened a new ice cream plant in Batticaloa District as part of a dairy revitalization project that will increase the incomes of 4,000 dairy farmers and create new jobs in the former conflict-affected area.

Veteran Drama Actor Henry Jayasena expired

Veteran film and stage drama artist Henry Jayasena passed away this morning at the Kalubowilla Hospital .He was 78.