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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2559

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Preventing an epidemic of drug-resistant tuberculosis in India

Tuberculosis (TB) is one of India's oldest and perhaps most neglected public health challenges. It is a disease caused by bacteria that are spread from person to person through the air. Chronic cough (for more than 2 weeks) and fever are the most important symptoms of TB.

Shanghai awakes to the rhythm of Sri Lankan traditional performances

Four days of Sri Lankan traditional dancing, music and singing in different venues with presentations on introduction to Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka tourism promotion videos and a gem show, are among the latest promotional activities organized by the Sri Lanka Consulate General in Shanghai.

Tight security after terror threat to Bodhgaya

Tight security measures have been put in place at the world-famous Mahabodhi temple at Bodh Gaya in Bihar's Gaya district and the Special Task Force (STF) deployed there in view of threat of militant attack.

Shehan Ratnavale new High Commissioner of Sri Lanka for the Republic of Mozambique

Shehan Ratnavale High Commissioner in Pretoria visited Maputo between 9-11 October and presented credentials to Armando Guebuza concurrently accrediting him as the new High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to The Republic of Mozambique.

Extremist Settlers and Olive Trees

Extremist Jewish settlers in the West Bank hate olive trees as they hate their Palestinian proprietors. Different reasons move religious zealots to vandalize and damage fruitful olive trees: First and foremost, they are deeply rooted in their Palestinian soil as deep as their rightful owners.

Tamil Nadu, Andhra brace for cyclonic storm

Even as Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc in the US, closer home, coastal districts of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh braced for a cyclonic storm that is expected to make landfall tomorrow, as incessant rains hit normal life on Tuesday in Chennai.