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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2558

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Kadatkarai Velu

How are you Pit Bull :?: :D :D :D
How was the frock jump in Ooyaathe Allaikal 4 :?: :?: :?: :?: Dec/ 26/2004 :( :(
is Pit bull very busy now :?: :?: :?: 8)

Don`t even think like a God :!: :!:
when you made a single move, God was taking care of how many thousand of your die hart devotees.

wait wait we will see very soon!!!!!!!!!!!!!

How was the Feb 7th Gift :?: :?:

Opposition gets new stick to beat Sonia Gandhi’s Congress

By M Rama Rao in New Delhi

India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has a new stick to beat the Sonia Gandhi Congress. It is the report of inquiry into anti-Sikh riots that broke out across North India in 1984 after the assassination of Indira Gandhi.

Mahindapala responds to Murali’s rejection of allegations

Had Muralidaran issued his statement to the Asian Tribune this delay in replying would not have occurred. However, in the light of statement issued by him I think it is in order that I put the record straight as he has denied my report which was published both in the Asian Tribune and the Daily Mirror.

Pak-Afghan joint economic commission meets

Iqbal Hussain – Reporting from Islamabad

A two-day session of the Pakistan-Afghanistan joint economic
commission opened here on Thursday.

Kofi Annan urges sanctions against LTTE

From our New York Correspondent.

After years of dragging its feet the UN has finally decided to take firm action against the LTTE for abducting children under the age of 18 and using them as soldiers.

"Make Nanawati report on anti-Sikh riots public"- BJP, Sikh bodies and Minority Commission.

From Narendra Kaushik – Reporting from New Delhi

A day after Justice (retired) G T Nanawati submitted a report on anti-Sikh riots of 1984 to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh-led Union government here, a clamor is building up in the opposition parties, Sikh bodies and other organizations for publication of the report.

Pakistan, France vow to enhance bilateral ties

Iqbal Hussain – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan and France have reiterated their desire to strengthen bilateral relations in all sectors.The desire was expressed during telephonic
conversation between President Pervez Musharraf and
French President Jacques Chirac.

Junior Seer too gets bail in Sankararaman murder case

By M Rama Rao - in New Delhi

Almost a month after his arrest in the sensational Sankararamn murder case, the Junior Seer of the Kanchi Mutt Vijayendra Saraswati has some relief come his way on Thursday though with several riders.

Burma Needs a Negotiated Political Settlement

By Myint Thein - Senior Advisor to the Burmese Resistance

In 1994, the foreign exchange rates of Cuba and Burma, the two leading "Outposts of Tyranny", were identical. A dollar was worth 120 Cuban Pesos and the Burmese foreign exchange rate was 120 Kyats/USD.

KNU Felicitation Letter on 57th Anniversary

Karen National Union on the 57th anniversary of Karen National Day, has appealed to the Karen people to struggle on with strong patriotic spirit, firm national political objective and durable national unity as a foundation, and together with the KNU, until the Karen people gain their right to decide their own destiny.

Over 60 killed, many missing as bad weather hit Pakistan

Iqbal Hussain – Reporting from Islamabad

The death
toll in Pakistan due to the heavy rains and
snowfall in more than a decade has risen to as many as
60 as a dam burst in the southwest.

Release the detain Shan Leaders immediately

The National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma and the Members of Parliament Union (Burma) has expresses their strongest condemnation to the Burmese military junta for the recent arrest of the leaders of the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy.

Sri Lanka to Get Special Trade Concession from US

Daya Gamage – Reporting to Asian Tribune

A bill now before the United States Senate, presented in late January by Republican Senator Gordon Smith, a member of the Senate’s influential Finance Committee, would cut tariff rates to zero on textile imports to the United States from tsunami-affected Sri Lanka.

Exchange of notes between the Foreign Minister and our Colombo Correspondent, Rajpal Abeynayake.

It’s nice to hear from the Minister and to know that he has no major grouse with what I have written. As for his reference to the two details, if the Minister says so we would gladly take his word for it.