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Tamil is a classical language

T S Subaraman is a Professor of Physics, this is one side of him, the other side is, he is the Director of centre for development of Tamil in engineering, Anna University. When this kindled our mind, we spoke to him regarding the centre for development of Tamil in engineering, Tamil language and many other issues.

Lack of fax machines in courts causes delay in justice in Sri Lanka

Courts in Sri Lanka are so poorly equipped that simple communication facilities, such as fax machines, can help safeguard the administration of justice and the civil liberties of defendants, the Asian Human Rights Commission said.

LTTE continues to trade allegations ? recalcitrancy prevails.

Colonel Karuna Amman?s issue continues to dominate the centre stage even at the meeting held yesterday at the political division office of the Tamil rebel outfit at Kilinochchi between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, and Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission.

Rio supports Home Minister, Finance Minister on law and order front

By Oken Jeet Sandham ? Asian Tribune

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio had denied yesterday that law and order had worsened in the State as alleged by the Opposition Congress. The Chief Minister was speaking in support of the Home Minister Dr TM Lotha in the House yesterday.

A new stance on peace talks by Sri Lanka is termed a 'climb-down.'

A marked climbed down is observed in a renewed stance taken by the Sri Lanka?s President Chandrika Kumaratunga, after her return back from England, who was there on a private visit to participate in her daughter?s convocation ceremony at the University of Cambridge.

Sri Lanka: Tamil Tigers Again Abduct Child Soldiers

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam are waging a campaign in eastern Sri Lanka to abduct former child soldiers for their forces, Human Rights Watch said today

China's Chongqing, Sichuan trade exhibition opens in Myanmar

A three-day trade exhibition of China's Chongqing and Sichuan was inaugurated at the Yangon Trade Center here Tuesday to introduce the two regions' export goods.

Bush welcomes handover but warns of Iraqi violence

U.S. President George W. Bush on Monday welcomed the formal handover of power in Iraq to an interim government but said Prime Minister Iyad Allawi may need to take tough measures to tackle a violent insurgency.

LTTE seems unwilling to end child recruitment: Unicef

Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger guerrillas do not seem very keen to end recruitment of children despite making international commitments to this effect, says a UN body.

U.S. high court deals blow to Bush's war on terror

The U.S. Supreme Court placed the first limits on President George W. Bush's war on terrorism on Monday when it ruled that terror suspects can use the American judicial system to challenge their confinement.

Canadian Liberals to Form Minority Government

Canada's ruling Liberals clung to power after Monday's federal election, but lost their comfortable majority in Parliament and will need support from the left-leaning New Democrats to govern.

Indonesia says EU to blame if Asia-Europe summit collapses over Myanmar

The European Union would be to blame if a scheduled summit with East Asian countries collapsed over concerns about the rule of Myanmar's military junta, a senior Indonesian diplomat said Monday.

JVP to the continue the case to quash the MOU between Ranil and Prabhakaran

By Walter Jayawardhana - Reporting from Los Angeles

The junior partner of Sri Lanka’s ruling coalition, the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna has decided to continue with its case filed at the country’s Appeals Courts requesting the judges to issue a writ of certiorari to quash the agreement signed between former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Leader Velupillai Prabhakaran, it was revealed when the case was taken up, June 28 in Colombo.

Canadian Liberals to Form Minority Government

Canada's ruling Liberals clung to power after Monday's federal election, but lost their comfortable majority in Parliament and will need support from the left-leaning New Democrats to govern.

Indonesia says EU to blame if Asia-Europe summit collapses over Myanmar

The European Union would be to blame if a scheduled summit with East Asian countries collapsed over concerns about the rule of Myanmar's military junta, a senior Indonesian diplomat said Monday.

Lack of fax machines in courts causes delay in justice in Sri Lanka

Courts in Sri Lanka are so poorly equipped that simple communication facilities, such as fax machines, can help safeguard the administration of justice and the civil liberties of defendants, the Asian Human Rights Commission said.

LTTE continues to trade allegations – recalcitrancy prevails.

Colonel Karuna Amman’s issue continues to dominate the centre stage even at the meeting held yesterday at the political division office of the Tamil rebel outfit at Kilinochchi between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, and Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission.

Rio supports Home Minister, Finance Minister on law and order front

By Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio had denied yesterday that law and order had worsened in the State as alleged by the Opposition Congress. The Chief Minister was speaking in support of the Home Minister Dr TM Lotha in the House yesterday.

A new stance on peace talks by Sri Lanka is termed a 'climb-down.'

A marked climbed down is observed in a renewed stance taken by the Sri Lanka’s President Chandrika Kumaratunga, after her return back from England, who was there on a private visit to participate in her daughter’s convocation ceremony at the University of Cambridge.

Sri Lanka: Tamil Tigers Again Abduct Child Soldiers

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam are waging a campaign in eastern Sri Lanka to abduct former child soldiers for their forces, Human Rights Watch said today


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