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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 892

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transformation in laws

Who was this santhuru??
He was abounding his collages, and runaway for hiding, just before the Field start?
Is he a hero? (Pu_ra_mu_thu_ku_kaa_ddy.runaway Hero)
Finally his collage was dumped in front line bunker? Who is a hero? Santhuru families & his in law families are called by real name; and other heroes are called by nickname.

No Democratic Freedoms and Human Rights Under Sri Lanka’s LTTE - Report

Daya Gamage – Reports to Asian Tribune

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, has used adventurism and terrorism to gain a separate state in the north and east of the country,also declared that the Tiger outfit has continued to engage in politically motivated killings, intolerance of dissent among the Tamil ethnic community, holding people for ransom and unlawful detention, disallowing the exercise of universal franchise in the areas under its control and continuing to recruit under-age children for military combat – US "Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for the Year 2004”

Governors key to formation of governments in Bihar & Jharkhand states.

From Narendra Kaushik – Reporting from New Delhi

All eyes are on governors in Bihar and Jharkhand states where the assembly elections have thrown up a fractured verdict with no single party or pre-poll combination looking in a position to form the next government on its own.

President relents to demands and CWC agrees to continue in the Government.

President Chandika Kumaratunga Monday evening agreed to meet the demands of the Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC), during a meeting with its leader Arumugam Thondaman at Persident House.

Tony Blair Trying To Boost Flagging Popularity With Mid-East Parley

By Neville de Silva - Diplomatic Editor Asian Tribune

The Tony Blair-initiated international conference on kick-starting the Middle East peace process opens in London today with the Palestinians skeptical about any real progress.

Pakistan focusing on sustainable growth in economy: Aziz

Iqbal Hussain – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has said that Pakistan is currently focusing on sustainability of growth in the economy and spreading its benefits on a just and equitable basis.

NASA boy turns out to be Fraud.

From Narendra Kaushik – Reporting from New Delhi

The success story of Saurabh Singh, a 15-year-old boy from a village in Balia district of Uttar Pradesh, took a curious turn, when the district administration, investigating his claim that he topped an exam conducted by American Space Agency NASA, found out that the college where he claimed to have appeared for the examination did not exist.

Pakistan urges India to avoid arms race

Iqbal Hussain – Reporting from Islamabad

Urging India to avoid arms race, Pakistan Monday said that increase in Indian defence spending is not a helpful trend and stressed the need for working towards an equilibrium, nuclear restraint, conventional balance and restraint all around.

Britain would continue "livelihood support" – Prince Charles

Heir to the British throne Prince Charles who undertook a lightning visit to Sri Lanka today (28/2), to inspect the December 26, tsunami devastation said Britain would continue "livelihood support"

Chittagong Arms Haul: Weapons headed for Indian insurgents - reports

Ahmede Hussain – Reporting from Dhaka, Bangladesh

Jane's Intelligence Review (JIR), the leading defence magazine, in an investigative report on the Chittagong arms haul in April last year has said the arms and ammunition were shipped from Hong Kong and then more weapons were added to the consignment in Singapore before being brought to Bangladesh.

India asks Pak pay back pre-partition debt

By D P Kamat in New Delhi

Fifty Nine years of India and Pakistan were created as two independent nations at the end of British colonial rule, Indian Finance Minister has brought focus on preparation debt Pakistan owed India.


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