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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

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Taraki , source: Daily Mirror -March 9, 2005

Taraki , source: Daily Mirror -March 9, 2005

``What was the larger picture in Pirapakaran's mind that made him forego Jaffna or at least a large chunk of it? We don't know. But it is obvious that he had a political aim in mind.

People of Eastern Sri Lanka ask security to avoid LTTE attacks.

Sunil C. Perera in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Thousands of residents in the Eastern province, Sri Lanka and specially Welioya and Valachchenai areas are seeking government security to avoid the LTTE threats.

Burma Politics

By Myint Thein - Senior Advisor to the Burmese Resistance

Former Vice Chief of Military Intelligence Major-General Kyaw Win was arrested for his involvement with the Tun Nay Yaung companies which were responsible for the importation of 200 unlicensed cars. Major-General Kyaw Win was General Than Shwe's protege. This shows the limited power of Than Shwe.

Jeydevan arrived in London after tasting LTTE’s treatment.

Rajasingham Jeyadevan, a British resident, who was arrested and held incommunicado in a torture cell by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in Vanni arrived in London on Saturday evening and it is learnt that he has been reunited with his wife and three children.

LTTE is purifying the Tamil nation when it eliminates Tamil traitors – M.K. Eelaventhen

In an exclusive interview, the pro-LTTE Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian, M.K. Eelaventhen, told the Asian Tribune that the LTTE tactic of eliminating its opponents was a means of “purifying the Tamil nation”. “When you grow paddy, you remove the weeds. You don’t allow both to grow together,” he said. He branded Col Karuna as a “traitor” for breaking away from the LTTE led by Velupillai Prabhakaran.

Jayalalithaa’s tryst with justice in her assets case continues

By D P Kamat in New Delhi

All the build up in the media and all the stretching unto their limits by the police constabulary in the IT city of Bangalore Monday ended as a damp squib with not even a photo ops.

UNEP to promote alternative energy

From Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The United Nations Environment Programme [UNEP] together with countries in the South Asia is now exploring possibilities of wind and solar power, as alternative energy resources.