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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

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Oil Govt in minority, Kathmandu must revisit its polity

This must be the nth time that the Maoists have withdrawn support from the K.P. Oli government (or for that matter any government in Nepal). Refusing to recognise the dynamics of power sharing, the outgoing Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has accused India of creating instability in Nepal! “Blame it all on India” - has become the hallmark of Nepali polity for quite some time.

Oil Govt in minority, Kathmandu must revisit its polity
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US presidency 2016: Donald Trump the Republican candidate!

The Republican Party has formally nominated Donald Trump as its candidate for the presidency of the United States, capping a roller-coaster campaign that saw the billionaire tycoon defeat 16 White House rivals. Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has officially sealed the Republican candidate to fight for US presidency after months of acrimonious campaigning. Now Trump will face Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton former foreign minister of USA and wife of former president Bill Clinton.

A painting of Donald Trump is seen as police officers stand guard outside Public Square at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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India lays foundation stone for Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium

Mr. Y. K. Sinha, High Commissioner of India laid the foundation stone for the Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium in the University of Ruhuna, Matara on July 21, 2016. Snr. Prof. Gamini Senanayake, Vice Chancellor, University of Ruhuna; Mrs. E. A. C. Vidanagamachchi, District Secretary, Matara; Mr. Raj Kumar, Consul General of India in Hambantota; and University staff were also present during the ceremony.

India lays foundation stone for Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium
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Sri Lankans urge immediate resolution of Kashmir issue

The Kashmir Study Forum Sri Lanka along with Pakistani and Sri Lankan community organized a peaceful demonstration in front of United Nation Office at Baudaloka Mawatha in Sri Lanka to highlight the recent upsurge in extrajudicial killing and human rights violation in Indian Occupied Kashmir by the Indian forces.

Chairman Kashmir Study Forum Mr Jamaludeen and President SL-Pak Trade  Friendship Association Mr  Iftikhar Aziz talking to media
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Fox Channel Chief Roger Ailes Resigns After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Roger Ailes on Thursday resigned as chairman and chief executive of Fox News Channel following allegations of sexual harassment, an abrupt end to his 20-year rein over America's most lucrative and powerful cable news channel for conservatives.

Roger Ailes -  Chairman and Chief Executive of Fox News Channel
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Pakistan keen for wider trade engagement with Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s second largest trade partner in SAARC has proposed for a new, turnaround level trade between the two countries on 19 July.

Sri Lankan Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen  ( C ) meets Pakistani Minister for Commerce  Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan at Nairobi’s Kenyatta International Conference Centre on the side-lines of 14th Session of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (#UNCTAD14) on 19 July.
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