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“Allocation of money is not our problem” .......

[b]“Allocation of money is not our problem”– Niranjan Deva Adithya MEP[/b]

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Switzerland condemns the killing of Lakshman Kadirgamar

Switzerland has condemned the killing of Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar. The killing has been termed as an “Unjustifiable criminal act.”

Behind the iron curtain in Vanni

After the failure of the Tigers to control the people of Vanni through the Post Tsunami Operational Management Structure (PTOMS) they and their stooges are now talking about a final assault.Post youe comments

Indian PM reviews Nepal security situation, hopes King will honour his commitment to restore political process

By M Rama Rao - Reporting from New Delhi

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked Nepal King Gyanendra to honour his commitment to restore political process in the Himalayan kingdom. Singh saying that direct Palace rule does not serve the long-term interests of Nepal.

He was a Sri Lankan

By Tisaranee Gunasekara

Lakshman Kadiragamar was a Tamil and a Christian. He was also a Sri Lankan. He embodied the Sri Lankan idea; he symbolised the possibility of a Sri Lankan identity, a Sri Lankan nation, a Sri Lankan future.

Pak terms Kadirgamar's killings as unfortunate

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan Saturday described the killing of Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Laxman Kadirgamar as a very unfortunate incident and an irreparable loss for Sri Lanka.

LTTE denial of killing Kadirgamar rejected by national and international community

The international and national backlash from the killing of Lakshman Kadirgamar, Foreign Minister, is falling heavily on the LTTE.

Pak beefs up security for Independence Day

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan Saturday beefed up security amid fears that extremists and militants who have been under a stringent crackdown would try to disrupt Independence Day celebrations.

Germany condemns the killing of Lakshman Kadirgamar.

By Lalith Ganhewa - Berlin

The Killing of Lakshman Kadirgamar, Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka was a senseless and cowardice act of the terrorists and those responsible has to be arrested and brought before the justice said Joschka Fisher, the Foreign Minister of Germany.

Mokokchung District JD (U) joins BJP en bloc

By Oken Jeet Sandham - Asian Tribune

The JD (U) in Nagaland suffered a major setback following its Mokokchung Unit resigning en bloc from it and joining the BJP at a grand function held here at Town Hall on Friday.

Pak authorities nab Taliban's official

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistani authorities have arrested a Taliban official and a spokesman of the militia, media reports said Saturday.

Neville Jayaweera puts on a bogus accent to whitewash the LTTE on BBC

Former Government Agent of Jaffna, Neville Jayaweera, looking more like an oily chettiar (a money-lending shark), came on BBC last night to white-wash the LTTE. He theorized that the LTTE is too clever to strike at this time. Described by the BBC as the ‘former Mayor of Jaffna’ he denied that the LTTE was behind the killing of Lakshman Kadirgamar, the Foreign Minister on last Friday.

Rejoicing over the Killing: Vulgarity of the Tamils in Australia exposed

Our Sydney correspondent - Asian Tribune

Supporters of LTTE in Sydney are rejoicing over the killing of the Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar. A private Sydney Tamil radio station Inbathamil Oli broke the news of the Sri Lankan Minister’s death during its morning broadcast on Saturday and soon listeners came on the air thanking the announcer for giving the good news. Sona Prince, a female announcer of the radio station came on the air waves and said she wanted to give sweets to the announcer who broke the news of Mr Kadirgamar’s death. Post your opinion

Straw condemns the assassination of Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar

Jack Straw, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs said 'I strongly condemn the brutal killing of Mr Kadirgamar yesterday (12 August).’

Are the Tamils barbarians?

By H. L. D. Mahindapala

When the Tamil website, Thenee.com (Honeybee), raised the question: “Are the Tamils barbarians?” (August 8, 2005) it can be viewed as a dagger pointed at the very heart of the Tamil community. Last week’s killings of Lakshman Kadirgamar, the greatest Tamil since Sir. Ponnambalam Arunachalam who had the courage to transcend Tamil tribalism and the journalist Relangi Selvarajah, a TV presenter at the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Cooperation, are deadly messages sent to those Tamils who are agonizing over the descent of the Tamils into barbarism. Post your opinion

Rohingya Youths appeals for justice and fair play in Burma.

[b]Rohingya Youths appeals for justice and fair play in Burma.[/b]

“Free all political prisoners and the Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, also all the other leaders of the National League for Democracy,” appeals the Rohingya Youths and they have urged to stop forthwith the ethnic cleansing and genocidal actions against the Rohingyas in Arakan and to treat them as human beings and peop

Sethusamudram - Can it remain safe and stable .......

[b]Sethusamudram - Can it remain safe and stable in its present form?[/b]

[b]Interview with Prof G Victor Rajamanickam[/b]

Prof.G Victor Rajamanickam is one of the India's eminent coastal geo-morphologists and minerologists. And he is an authority in the studies of Tamil Nadu's coastal geomorphology.

Are the Tamils barbarians?

[b]Are the Tamils barbarians?[/b]

By H. L. D. Mahindapala

When the Tamil website, Thenee.com (Honeybee), raised the question: “Are the Tamils barbarians?” ( August 8, 2005) it can be viewed as a dagger pointed at the very heart of the Tamil community. Last week’s killings of Lakshman Kadirgamar, the greatest Tamil since Sir.

Behind the iron curtain in Vanni

[b]Behind the iron curtain in Vanni[/b]

After the failure of the Tigers to control the people of Vanni through the Post Tsunami Operational Management Structure (PTOMS) they and their stooges are now talking about a final assault.

They are maneuvering to give compulsory weapons training to those up to the age of 15 years. But this did not yield any expected big success.

WHO KILLED LETCHUMANAN KADIRGAMER

LEDCHUMANAN KADIRGAMAR WAS KILLED BY A SNIPPER'S BULLET.
LEDCHUMANAN KADIRGAMAR WAS GIVEN TOP SECURITY IN THE ISLAND NEXT TO THE PRESIDENT CHANDRIKA BANDARANAYAKE. LEDCHUMANAN KADIRAMAR WAS GIVEN 100 SPECIALLY TRAINED ELITE COMMANDOS, TRAINED BY THE INDIAN ARMY. WHAT WERE THE 100 ELITE COMMANDOS WERE DOING?


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