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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2340

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<b>In terms of sea movement agreement —170 LTTE cadres move from Wanni to Vakarai on ‘leave’</b>

Zacki Jabbar and Norman Pallihawadana- The Island

The first movement of unarmed LTTE cadres between the Wanni and Eastern Province in terms of last week’s sea agreement reached between the Government and LTTE commenced yesterday morning, but not without a hitch.

<b>Commends ‘Peace Process’ -Japan to assist North-East rehabilitation projects</b>

Sanjeevi Jayasuriya reporting from Trincomalee - The Island

The Japanese Govt. will assist the North and East rehabilitation projects and has identified four priority areas which needed prompt attention, said the Japanese Ambassador Seichiro Otshuka, yesterday.

<b>We are not allowed to give the last name</b>

My daughter called me at work to say I received a call from
"Josh" at the bank regarding my account. So, I called my
bank and the operator asked me what Josh's last name was and
I explained that he hadn't left his last name.<

<b>Asias Bill Gates as PMs advisor</b>

Nisthar Cassim reporting from Trincomalee - Daily Mirror

Infosys Chairman and Chief Mentor Narayana Murthy is to be appointed as an advisor on information technology to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and the Sri Lankan Government, Industries Minister Rohitha Bogollagama said today.

<b>Government and LTTE to start Peace Campaign</b>

T.Sabaratnam

Colombo August 19: The Government and the LTTE are planning peace campaigns to win over the people to their peace effort.

<b> Sri Lankan Navy and EPDP were involved in the Kayts Assault of the LTTErs.</b>

Colombo August 19 : The 3-member probe team that inquired into the June 20 assault on the LTTE political heads of the Jaffna islands, has found that a group of the Sri Lanka Navy personnel did it with assistance from either the Eelam People’s Democratic Party (EPDP).

<b>Opposition Submits No-confidence Motion against Minister</b>

T.Sabaratnam

Colombo August 19: Sri Lanka’s opposition parties this morning submitted a motion of no-confidence against a senior Minister, charging him on seven grounds, including escalation of violence in the country and attacks on Government opponents.


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