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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2555

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<b>India says division of Sri Lanka not acceptable, calls for peaceful talks with rebels</b>

DILIP GANGULY, Associated Press Writer

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - India threw new weight behind the peace process in Sri Lanka on Friday by saying its neighbor should not be divided along ethnic lines.

<b>Protest against Vaiko's arrest under POTA </b>

Confeferation of Human Rights Organization

July 12, 2002 :We, the undersigned, voice our stern protest against the arrest of MDMK leader, V. Gopalaswami (Vaiko), under the draconian law, POTA , by the Jayalalitha-led AIADMK Government of Tamil Nadu, and demand his immediate release.

<b>President urges early talks with LTTE</b>

The Island

President Chandrika Kumaratunga who met Indian Foreign Minister Yaswant Sinha yesterday stressed the need to commence direct talks with the LTTE at the earliest.

<b>EXCLUSIVE - Indo- Pak Rivalry brought Sinha to Colombo</b>


Colombo July 13 (News Analysis): Why did India’s new foreign minister Yashwant Sinha rush to Colombo within a week after he took up his new post? Is it to reiterate the well known, oft repeated Indian position of “full support for peace process” or to repeat its well orchestrated campaign against global terrorism?

<b>Where is Jesus Today?</b>

Jokes Plus Com

A Sunday School teacher of pre-schoolers was concerned that
his students might be a little confused about Jesus Christ
because of the Christmas season emphasis on His birth