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Kathir Balasundramm’s Pottkalam book release ceremony ......

[b]Kathir Balasundramm’s Pottkalam book release ceremony held in Toronto[/b]

[b]Toronto, 29 August, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The book “Pottkaalam”– Golden Age, written by emeritus principal of Tellipalai Union College was released in Toronto, Canada at a simple ceremony held at the Mother Teresa Secondary School hall located at 40 Sewell’s Road in Toronto.

The author of Pottkaalam, Kathir Bal

<font size = 2>Presidential Elections 2005</font> Holding elections in Tsunami affected areas a problem....

The Elections Commissioner's Office has decided to request funds from the Treasury for the coming Presidential Elections. A senior official of the Elections Commissioner's Office revealed that already the quantum of funds that would be needed for the elections have been estimated and a written requested would be made to the Treasury requesting these funds by next week.

The LTTE shadow over India

The assassination of the Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Kadirgamar recently in Colombo has exposed the fault lines in India’s policy towards the internationally proclaimed terrorist organization, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam[LTTE]. On one side, the Indian government has banned the LTTE as a terrorist organization because of its murderous activities and yet on the other side, despite the continuing assassinations, India does not oppose the “peace dialogue” of the Sri Lanka government with the LTTE, which talks could end up legitimizing the terrorist outfit and making the ban meaningless. Post your comments

Sri Lankan President to address Beijing Women

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

Sri Lankan President
Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunge has arrived in
Beijing on Sunday evening for six day state visit, as
a guest of Chinese President Hu Jintao.

Pak India resume Secretary level talks in New Delhi today

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Islamabad

The two-day Secretary level talks between Pakistan and India under the Confidence Building Measures will begin in New Dehli on Monday.

Kathir Balasundramm’s <i>Pottkalam</i> book release ceremony held in Toronto

The book “Pottkaalam”– Golden Age, written by the emeritus principal of Tellipalai Union College was released in Toronto, Canada at a simple ceremony held at the Mother Teresa Secondary School hall located at 40 Sewell’s Road in Toronto.Post your comments

The importance of accountancy and auditing in transparent economic development

By Q Perera - Our Business Correspondent

Though the importance of accounting and auditing in making activities
transparent and corrupt free in the development process, it is difficult to
gauge the extent of their application in a mixed economy like ours where enterprises are managed by private sector as well as the public sector.

Half-baked anti-hijack steps

By Vinod Vedi - Syndicate Features

There are two weapons that can be made available to the pilots. One is the use of the air-conditioning ducts to pump a quick-acting anaesthetic into the passenger section so that everyone is knocked out immediately including the hijackers even with a mask. The other is the stun-grenade which can be deployed from special compartments in the baggage holds. Both can be activated by the pilots from the cockpit, says the author while pointing out that to eliminate scope for hijackings, the Government needs to survey all airports and shut the “window of opportunity” and “line of sight” that exist there in the brief period of takeoff and landing of aircraft.

The LTTE shadow over India

[b]The LTTE shadow over India[/b]

By Dr. Subramanian Swamy - (The writer is a former Union Law Minister)

The assassination of the Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Kadirgamar recently in Colombo has exposed the fault lines in India’s policy towards the internationally proclaimed terrorist organization, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam[LTTE].

India to help build Parliament, democracy in Afghanistan

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

Marking the visit of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Afghanistan, King Zahir Shah laid the foundation for the construction of new parliament building being built with Indian assistance.


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