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SRI LANKAN BUDDHISTS GONE MAD IN THE NAME OF BUDDHA

THE SRI LANKAN BUDDHISTS PLANTED A SIXTEEN FEET (16') BUDDHIST STATUE OVERNIGHT IN THE MARKET PLACE OF TRINCOMALEE WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE SRI LANKKAN ARMY AND THE MAXIST JVP. THE TRINCOMALEE PUBLIC WENT TO THE DISTRICT COURT AND APPEALED AGAINST THE ACTION OF THE BUDDHISTS. THE COURT AFTER HEARING THE CASE ORDERED THE BUDDHA STATUE TO BE REMOVED IMMEDIATELY.

Three month old Bihar assembly dissolved without a single sitting, fresh elections ordered

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

In a bizarre turn to the political impasse in Bihar, the lawless state in Northern India, the nearly three-month old legislative assembly was dissolved and fresh elections ordered on Monday.

First Person Testimony: Beware - Religious Tsunami to hit Sri Lanka soon

By Christian Eckert – Hamburg, Germany.

When we were travelling through Serendib - Island that was once rightly compared with ‘Paradise on Earth’, presently Tsunami shattered Sri
Lanka, it was observed crossing a great gap of grief.

Islamabad invites APHC leadership to visit Pakistan

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

has invited Hurriyet leaders in occupied Kashmir to visit Pakistan through bus on the 2nd of next month.

Sri Lanka: Vesak Day observed without any incidents.

Though uneasy calm prevailed throughout yesterday in Trincomalee, the port city located in the Eastern province of Sri Lanka, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam accused that the Sinhalese extremist tried to establish another Lord Buddah statue near the Hindu crematorium in Ehamparam Street, but no incidents of any violence was reported while the majority Sinhala Buddhist spend the day in prayers, meritorious activities and celebrations of Vesak, a ceremony to mark the birth, attaining of the Buddhahood and the death of the Lord Buddha.

Indian hawk to visit Pak from May 30

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

The Indian Opposition leader known to Pakistanis as ‘Indian hawk,’ Mr. Lal Krishna Advani would visit Pakistan from 30th of this month at the invitation of Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri.

Sri Lanka: End Killings and Abductions of Tamil Civilians - also set up an Independent Commission of Inquiry – Human Rights Watch

Human Rights watch - New York based human rights organization has called for the immediate end to the killings and abductions of the Tamil civilians in Sri Lanka and urged the setting up of an Independent Commission of Inquiry and insisted that both the Sri Lankan Government and the Tamil rebel outfit, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam to support.

Tracking Tigers' Trail

In case a naturalize Tamil citizen or resident of any Western country is either abducted, arrested, detained, tortured or killed when they visit Sri Lanka, Tiger leaders in that particular Western country should be held responsible for such inhuman act by their counterparts in Vanni.

US Asst. Secretary of Rocca due in Pakistan on Wednesday

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

The US Assistant Secretary of State Ms. Christina Rocca will pay a three-day visit to Pakistan from tomorrow.

Tamil people have lost faith in the Government of Sri Lanka - Tamil Dailies.

Sunil C. Perera , Reporting from Colombo

Some leading Tamil dailies, which are publish in the Northern region of Sri Lanka, said that Tamil people have lost faith in Government of Sri Lanka to deliver a settlement to the conflict peacefully and now they
firmly believe that they have to fight to obtain their
rights.


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