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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2528

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India, Nepal Eminent Persons Reviewing 1950 Treaty

Of late Kathmandu is abuzz rife with reports that the Eminent Persons Group, EPG, has agreed to review the 1950 Treaty of Peace and Friendship between India and Nepal. It has representatives from both countries. Set up in January 2016, the EPG term ends this July; its mandate is a review of the whole gamut of bilateral relations, including the 1950 Treaty. The group held its sixth meeting in New Delhi on the 13th of this month; they are likely submitting their recommendations after holding their seventh meeting in Kathmandu next month.

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Tamil National Alliance in a quandary

It is unclear - what has gone wrong with the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) in their local government election campaign? Ilankai Tamil Arasu Kadchi (ITAK) which leads the three party alliances, has suddenly become inactive and dormant, without any major political activities planned in all the eight districts of the North and East, where their candidates are contesting.

ITAK Leadership - M.A. Sumanthiran M.P., R.Sampanthan M.P., & S. Mavai S. Senathirajah M.P.
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