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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2347

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How the US President is elected: Electoral College, not Popular Vote

In the United States, a system called the Electoral College periodically allows a candidate who receives fewer popular votes to win an election. In fact, there have been several presidential candidates who won the popular vote, but lost the election because they received fewer electoral votes. In 2000, George W. Bush received fewer popular votes but was elected president because he received majority of the Electoral College votes.

Shiv Sena chief health worsens, meeting of party MPs, MLAs held

Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray held a meeting of party MPs and legislators in Mumbai on Friday afternoon amid reports of deteriorating health of saffron outfit's patriarch Bal Thackeray.

New Roll Back Malaria report highlights malaria burden in Asia?Pacific

As the ‘Malaria 2012: Saving Lives in the Asia?Pacific’ conference hosted by the Australian Government draws to a close, health and foreign affairs ministers, malaria experts and representatives from donor and malaria?endemic governments call for a stronger response in the Asia?Pacific, emphasising the importance of political leadership and regional coordination.

Stalin, Baalu hand over TESO resolutions to UN

DMK treasurer M K Stalin has submitted to the United Nations the party-backed TESO resolutions seeking redressal to problems faced by Sri Lankan Tamils in that country.

Major General M. Hathurusinghe participates at the 2nd International Symposium on development of CBRN

The Second International Symposium on Development of CBRN – Defense capabilities was held in Berlin from October 22nd to 24th under the auspicious of the German Ministry of Interior and the support of the Federal Ministry of Defense.

Cauvery row: Jayalalithaa says State’s rights being protected

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday, said that her government was making all efforts to uphold the rights of the state on the Cauvery water-sharing issue and hoped it would get justice from the Supreme Court.

Curing incurable diseases without medicines

Any disease that cannot be cured by medicines or needs surgery can be cured by Nadi Vaidyam without using any medicines in a short time without any complications. The treatment is based on an ancient healing process called Nadi Vaidyam.

Hambantota District Chamber of Commerce Visits UK

A 15-member delegation from the Hambantota District Chamber of Commerce on its recent visit to the UK had an interactive dialogue with sections of the Sri Lankan community here to build trade and commercial links and explore technology transfer.

Bodu Bala Sena Special Team handed over a young drug-addict to police

Bodu Bala Sena Special Investigation Team ( BBS_SIT) had conducted a special investigation on the mid night of 1st November 2012 and managed to hand over to Mirihana Police Station a young drug-addicted person, a wearing a robe and another person who was behind drug-addict to collect money fraudulently for a Buddhist meditation center in Kaduwela.

Minister Peiris meets the new External Affairs Minister of India

Minister of External Affairs G. L. Peiris who is in New Delhi for the 12th Meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC) that is currently chaired by India, met the Minister of External Affairs of India, Salman Khurshid, on 2 November.


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