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Hindu American Foundation Gets US Congress Attention: ......

[b]Hindu American Foundation Gets US Congress Attention: Reviews Hindu Human Rights Abuses in Pakistan, Bangladesh[/b]

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

[b] Washington, D.C.

Amirthalingham’s family joins in the appeal for a Presidential Inquiry Commission

Late Amirthalingham’s family agrees with the request of the “Asian Tribune” that Sri Lanka President must come forward to appoint a Presidential inquiry Commission regarding the killing of Amirthalingham on 13 July 1989.

Tamil rebels mount pressure by closing political offices in the east: Army chief warns of return fire

By Sugeeswara Senadhira, Bureau Chief, Asian Tribune, Colombo

Already volatile situation in the troubled eastern province in Sri Lanka further worsened with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) closing down its political offices in the east citing the lack of security for its activists. The rebels claimed that the security measures offered by the government were insufficient.

Hindu American Foundation Gets US Congress Attention: Reviews Hindu Human Rights Abuses in Pakistan, Bangladesh

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

With over 600 documented attacks of murder, rape and physical intimidation of Hindus in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir last year alone, the ongoing atrocities against Hindus can no longer be ignored, said Dr. Ramesh Rao, member of the U.S.-based Hindu American Foundation coinciding the release of its first annual report on the status of Hindu human rights on July 13 Post Your Opinion

Trincomalee turning into a melting pot of violence and serious breach of ceasefire is feared.

Despite Chandrika Kumaratunaga, Sri Lanka President’s appeal to to maintain calm and peace and to restraint from precipitating belligerent campaign in the Eastern port town of Trincomalee, violence continues unabated at a sickening regularity.

DPRK for nuke free Korean Peninsula-Kim Jong-II

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

The denuclearization of
the Korean Peninsula is the goal of the Democratic
People's Republic of Korea(DPRK), its top leader Kim
Jong-II said on Wednesday.

Indo-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement favourable to Lanka and exports to India increased in many folds

By Q Perera - Our Business Correspondent

”Respective governments, India and Sri Lanka have agreed to extend the Indo Lanka Free Trade Agreement to a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with the scope of furthering the free and preferential trade in goods by incorporating economic cooperation in areas of preferential trade in services and enhancing cooperation in investment and to take up specific issues,” said Dr H N Thenuwara, Director Economic Research, Central bank of Sri Lanka.

Dr Lotha asks CMC, Vellore and EHA to start OPD Part in Dimapur by next year

Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

Nagaland Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Excise, Dr TM Lotha expressed his happiness on seeing the recently tripartite MOU of CMC, Vellore, EHA and Nagaland Government for running the Christian Institute of Health Services and Research (CIHSR), Dimapur (earlier known as Referral Hospital) came into reality. He was speaking as Chief Guest at the dedication function of the meeting of the Board of Directors of the CIHSR, Dimapur held here at Hotel Saramati.

Trincomalee turning into a melting pot of violence and serious breach of ceasefire is feared.

Despite Chandrika Kumaratunaga, Sri Lanka President’s appeal to to maintain calm and peace and to restraint from precipitating belligerent campaign in the Eastern port town of Trincomalee, violence continues unabated at a sickening regularity.

DPRK for nuke free Korean Peninsula-Kim Jong-II

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

The denuclearization of
the Korean Peninsula is the goal of the Democratic
People's Republic of Korea(DPRK), its top leader Kim
Jong-II said on Wednesday.

Indo-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement favourable to Lanka and exports to India increased in many folds

By Q Perera - Our Business Correspondent

”Respective governments, India and Sri Lanka have agreed to extend the Indo Lanka Free Trade Agreement to a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with the scope of furthering the free and preferential trade in goods by incorporating economic cooperation in areas of preferential trade in services and enhancing cooperation in investment and to take up specific issues,” said Dr H N Thenuwara, Director Economic Research, Central bank of Sri Lanka.

Dr Lotha asks CMC, Vellore and EHA to start OPD Part in Dimapur by next year

Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

Nagaland Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Excise, Dr TM Lotha expressed his happiness on seeing the recently tripartite MOU of CMC, Vellore, EHA and Nagaland Government for running the Christian Institute of Health Services and Research (CIHSR), Dimapur (earlier known as Referral Hospital) came into reality. He was speaking as Chief Guest at the dedication function of the meeting of the Board of Directors of the CIHSR, Dimapur held here at Hotel Saramati.

Supreme court issues stay order on PTOMS on four ccounts

By Sugeeswara Senadhira – Bureau Chief, Asian Tribune, Colombo

The Sri Lankan Supreme Court issued a stay order on the joint mechanism between the government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) this morning. The 3-member bench headed by Chief Justice issued the stay order on four main points of the Post-Tsunami Operational Management Structure.


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