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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 83

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Myanmar seizes large-scale of narcotic drugs

The Myanmar authorities seized large-scale of narcotic drugs in the country twice separately earlier this month, according to official sources on Saturday

M.K.Eelavendan’s elegy on his deportation

It is very intriguing to note that India which provides asylum to persons like Varatharajaperumal, deporting a man like me who seeks goodwill and friendly relationship with India.

Karuna’s eight men killed in their safe-house in Kottawa

Eight cadres of belonging to Karuna’s faction of the of the Batticaloa - Amparai District Liberation Tiger organization were shot dead in the early hours of this morning while staying in a one of their safe-houses at Kottawa near Colombo.

Jt Commission meet to review Bangladesh-Myanmar trade

Commerce Minister Altaf Hossain Choudhury leaves here with a6-member team to Yangon for Yangon today to attend a meeting of the Bangladesh-Myanmar Joint Commission tomorrow.

"Unresolved Naga problem makes Nagas far behind in many fields": Dr Lotha

By Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

Nagaland Minister for Agriculture and Horticulture Dr TM Lotha said the unresolved Naga political problem had not only cost them so dearly but also made them far behind in various fields.

Vidar Helgesen to visit Sri Lanka today to revive the peace talks

Norwegian Deputy Foreign Minister Vidar Helgesen is to arrive here today in a fresh bid to revive the stalled peace process in the country,

Recent Developments in Burma

by Myint Thein, - Senior Advisor to the Burmese Resistance

Khin Nyunt's National Convention ended in failure when the ethnic groups rejected military domination of politics and demanded a federal system of government.

M.K.Eelavendan - Sri Lanka’s Member of Parliament deported from Chennai.

M.K. Eelaventahn, National list Member of Sri Lanka’s Parliament from the ‘Ilankai Thamil Arasu Kadchchi’ and belonging to Tamil National Alliance, a proxy party of the Liberation Tigers Tamil Eelam was refused entry yesterday at the Chennai international airport and sent back to Colombo.

Security of EPDP activists beefed up in the eastern province

DIG eastern province Neville Wijesinghe said that action has been taken to ensure the security of EPDP activists.

Bush weighs 9/11 panel's ideas as pressure builds

As pressure built for swift U.S. government action on the Sept. 11 commission's recommendations to avert another terror attack, President George W. Bush said on Saturday he wanted to "carefully examine" the ideas before deciding how to proceed.

Ex-counterterrorism chief Clarke makes suggestions

Saying that the 9/11 Commission's proposed changes would not have prevented the September 2001 attacks, former U.S. counterterrorism chief Richard Clarke outlined in Sunday's New York Times moves to prevent future attacks.