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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2371

Nepal bans woman to exile during menstruation Period

Radha Paudel was 9 years old when she ran away from home wanting to kill herself. Paudel said she was traumatized that her mother and three sisters were banished to a dingy hut whenever they had their periods. Now, more than three decades later, Paudel, an activist for “dignified menstruation,” is cautiously hopeful that a new law will make her work easier.

Nepalese Hindu women bathe in the Bagmati River on Rishi Panchami, a day when rituals are performed to wash away sins committed during menstruation, a period considered impure, in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Sept. 10, 2013. Nepal's Parliament has passed a bill that went into effect in August 2018 and aims to make women safer by stopping the custom of exiling women who are menstruating. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Community health workers, right, perform a skit that portrays the experience of women during chhaupadi in an educational session about the practice in Achham, Nepal, in 2012. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons
Nepal in central Asia, highlighted in red. Map courtesy of Google Maps
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WW II unexploded 500 kg bomb discovered, defused in Germany

A World War II bomb, thought to have been dropped by American forces, was discovered during construction work in the city of Ludwigshafen, near here, earlier in the week.

 Bomb discovered in the western city of Ludwigshafen
WW II unexploded 500 kg bomb discovered, defused in Germany
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Prime Minister Modi’s will & determination to resolve Naga issue seems eroding: KG Kenye

Rajya Sabha MP and Secretary General of the Naga People’s Front (NPF), KG Kenye said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “will and determination” to resolve the Naga political issue seemed to be eroding as the years passed by. He said this while talking to NEPS here at his private residence on Sunday.

KG Kenye - Rajya Sabha MP and Secretary General of the Naga People’s Front
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US Senator John McCain - Dies At 81

US Senator John McCain, the Vietnam war hero turned senator and presidential candidate, has died aged 81.

US Senator John McCain - Dies At 81
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Lalin's Column : Late Lieutenant Colonel V Ramanathan SL Artillery (1931-2018)

Lt Col Vallipuram Ramanathan, late SL Artillery, died in Australia on 4th August 2018 aged 87. He was in the first intake of officer cadets from Ceylon to be trained at the Royal Military Academy (RMA) Sandhurst in 1951.

Lalin's Column : Late Lieutenant Colonel V Ramanathan SL Artillery (1931-2018)
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Shameful anniversary highlights lack of accountability for atrocities against Rohingya - Amnesty International

World leaders’ failure to act has allowed the Myanmar security forces’ perpetrators of crimes against humanity to remain at large for a year after their murderous campaign against the Rohingya prompted an exodus of epic proportions, Amnesty International said today.

Shameful anniversary highlights lack of accountability for atrocities against Rohingya  - Amnesty International
Shameful anniversary highlights lack of accountability for atrocities against Rohingya  - Amnesty International
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Numerological Prediction: Lucky 17 Modi Will Return As PM In The 17th Lok Sabah

2019 Lok Sabha election is significantly related to numbers 3,6,8 and 9. The year 2019 adds up to 3(2+0+1+9=12, 1+2=3). Numbers 3,6 and 9 are mutually lucky. Election is for the 17th Lok Sabha. Hence it is related to number 8(1+7=8).

Narendra Modi
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Guru Purnima down the ages

Guru Purnima was celebrated on 27th July 2018 throughout India and in countries like Nepal with predominantly Hindu population.

Guru Purnima down the ages
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S-400: the weapon system with potential to hit air-borne targets and break alliances

A few months ago, Mohammad Bin Salman, popularly known an MBS, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, issued a stark warning to its tiny neighbour, Qatar, which has been subjected to isolation on many fronts by a Saudi-led coalition.

S-400: the weapon system with potential to hit air-borne targets and break alliances
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