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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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Sub Committee on Humanitarian and Rehabilitation decides to Appeal for financial Support

Kilinochchi, Sri Lanka, Nov. 18: The first meeting of the Sub-Committee on Immediate Humanitarian and Rehabilitation Needs in the North and East (SIHRN) of Sri Lanka, took place in Kilinochchi, one of the two districts in the Vanni region of Sri Lanka in North which is under the complete control of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, (LTTE) the Tamil militant outfit at the Government Agent’s Office.

TULF appeals to CBK, PA to lend meaningful support to peace process

The Island:The Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF) in a special statement appealed to President Chandrika Kumaratunga and the People’s Alliance to lend their active and meaningful support to the peace process.

Diyawadane Nilame calls for resettlement of Sinhala displaced persons in NE

by Dilanthi Jayamanne - The Island

The Islad: The Diyawadane Nilame of the Dalada Maligawa, Neranjan Wijeratne called upon the Ministry of Rehabilitation Resettlement and Refugees (MRRR) to resettle the internally displaced Sinhalese in the North and East. In a letter sent to the Minister of Rehabilitation Resettlement and Refugees Jayalath Jayawardane last Tuesday he requested the Minister to resettle the Sinhala IDP’s in their places of origin.

EPDP wants LTTE out too

The Island: The EPDP said yesterday that it would vacate Delft if the LTTE also vacated the area.

Most Thais want to - loy krathong - with PM:Poll

Bangkok, Nov 19 (TNA) - Most Thai people want to float their krathongs today with Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, according to a recent survey.

Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to inaugurate the meeting of Asian political parties

Bangkok, Nov 19 (TNA) - Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra will preside over the opening ceremony of the second meeting of Asian political parties, to be held here this week.

Lobbying continues for and against the participation of India in the Oslo Donor Conference

By K.T.Rajasingham

Asian Tribune reliably learns that a group of Sri Lankan expatriates in North America and a former Union Minister of India who is a maverick political leader from Tamil Nadu, and at present a don in the Harvard University, are behind the Indian Governments refusal to participate in the Sri Lankan donor Conference, scheduled to be held in Oslo, Norway on November 25.