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NSCN (IM) attacks NSCN (K) Supervisory Board Office,<br> kills 1, injures 2

Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

The NSCN (IM) on early Saturday morning attacked the Cease Fire Supervisory Board (CFSB) office of the NSCN (K) located in Mon town, killing 1 cadre and seriously injuring 2.

Sri Lanka: Torture complainant fears threats to his life plotted by ASP Ranmal Kodithuwaaku

Allegations are now emerging about another Sri Lankan police officer, a son of a former Inspector General of Police, of practicing barbarous acts of brutalities and application of ruthless torture on innocent civilian.

Indian PM to flag off bus service across LOC in Kashmir

By DP Kamat in New Delhi

India and Pakistan embark on a new journey of confidence building on April 7 despite their known differences over Kashmir. Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will flag off the bus service between Srinagar in Indian Kashmir and Muzaffarabad in Pakistan Kashmir.

Tamil National Front appeals to unite against LTTE

In a press communiqué released yesterday the Tamil National Front – the most formidable force ranged against the LTTE in the east – has exposed the hidden agenda of Prabhakaran and has appealed to all Tamil forces to join in a common front to liberate the Tamil people from the grip of the LTTE.

Indian leaders re-enact a 75-year old Gandhi March

By DP Kamat in New Delhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi has flagged-off the Dandi March yesterday, that seeks to commemorate the march undertaken by Mahatma Gandhi 75 years ago to protest against the Salt laws imposed by the then British colonial masters.

Touched by a Tiger

Tisaranee Gunasekara

The ISGA; a joint mechanism to distribute aid; a separate state – none of these should be considered in general terms but specifically in relation to the LTTE, the uniqueness of the LTTE. Because anything touched by a Tiger will metamorphose into something else, different and alien.

New Govt takes office in Jharkhand, <br>faces problems from day one

By M Rama Rao - Reporting from New Delhi for Asian Tribune

India’s main opposition, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led multi-party coalition headed by 31-year old Arjun Munda was sworn-in as the fourth Chief Minister of Jharkhand with five independents, whose support is crucial for the survival of his ministry, as ministers by Governor Syed Sibtey Razi at a public function in Ranchi.

Foreign Minister Kadirgamar meets British ministers

Neville de Silva, Diplomatic Editor Asian Tribune

While a Tamil Tiger delegation is on a pilgrimage to Western Europe to plead for pressure on the Sri Lanka Government, Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar arrives in London for a series of key meetings with British ministers and non-government agencies that helped with tsunami relief.

Overseas Tiger offices and officials: LTTE International Inc.

Asian Tribune begins its series on LTTE International Inc. with a survey on Norway – the primary base for diplomatic, financial and political activities for its global network.