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<font size = 2> <u> Parallel and similarities between: </u></font><br>Saddam Hussein, Rohana Wijeweera, Abimael Guzman and Prabakaran<br>

Everything was so sudden and swift and at last the imponderable has occurred – Saddam Hussein has been pulled out of a rat hole – a man used to have lived in luxury and only in palaces.. Imagine living in a rat hole.

Hans Blix presented a new Commission for Weapons of Mass Destruction <br>

Dr Hans Blix, former executive chairman of UNMOVIC, presented the newly established Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission, and he will be heading the Commission.

Naga Integration Bill re-introduced in the State Assembly for the fourth time<br>

By Oken Jeet Sandham

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio re-introduced the Naga Integration Bill in the Nagaland State Assembly Session today. Thrice this same Assembly had passed the Naga Integration Bill in the past. And the current one, if passed, will be the fourth one.

Buddhist Demand Investigation Into the mysterious Death of Venerable Soma. <br>

By Walter Jayawardhana - Reporting from Los Angeles

The influential Buddhist organization, Maharagama Sasana Sevaka Samithiya and the All Ceylon Buddhist Congress demanded a full investigation into the sudden death of Venerable Soma, who died in St. Petersburg, Russia, under mysterious circumstances while being hosted by a Sri Lankan fundamentalist Christian priest Rev. Shanthi Pushpakumara Jayasekera.

<font size = 2> <u>Saddam's capture: </u></font> 'The Saddam Hussein I know'<br>

By I K Gujral

While I would not consider Saddam Hussein a megalomaniac, as he has been portrayed in the Western media, he surely was an ambitious man. In my judgement he never wanted to be the leader of Muslims or have pan-Islamic ambitions. His over-riding ambition was to be a leader of the Arabs.

India offers military aid <br>

The Indian Government has agreed to provide military assistance to Sri Lanka.

PM's daughter joins list of top SET billionaires <br>

For the second consecutive year Land and Houses chairman and CEO Anant Asavabhokhin has been named the richest man on the Stock Exchange of Thailand by Money & Banking Magazine.

Burma Politics: Bangkok meet sees progress on road map <br>

By Supalak Ganjanakhundee & Rungrawee C Pinyorat

For the first time, Burma's military junta told the international community during a meeting in Bangkok yesterday that it had set a timeframe for the seven-point road map to national reconciliation and established communication with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Saddam reportedly 'broken' <br>

Saddam Hussein is a broken man and has supplied intelligence leading to the capture of two top wanted men.

DMK flashes quit signal <br>

The DMK today said it was no longer keen on being part of the coalition government at the Centre.

High Court allows MDMK Chief Vaiko to attend Parliament <br>

In a major concession to MDMK leader and POTA detenu Vaiko, the Madras High Court allowed him to participate in a debate and voting on POTA Amendment Bill in Parliament but restrained him from mentioning the case lodged against him under the anti-terrorism law while speaking on the bill.

Government to re-introduce resolution of Naga integration <br>

By Oken Jeet Sandham

The Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) Government will introduce a Bill on the integration of Naga contiguous areas on the opening Session of Nagaland Assembly.

US have no right to arrest Saddam Hussein - JVP <br>

US have no right to take into custody Saddam Hussein, former President of Iraq. It is a violation of international Law, castigates People’s Liberation Front.