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Rajapakse agreement a straightforward challenge .......

[b]Rajapakse agreement a straightforward challenge Ranil Wickremesinghe[/b]

From our Colombo Correspondent

[b]Colombo, 06 September, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The 12-point agreement endorsed by the presidential candidate Mahinda Rajapakse and the JVP stands in stark contrast to the UNP policies on major national issues.

A Moratuwa police officer abducted, assaulted, and robbed of his firearm and jewelleries

The OIC, Minor Complaints Unit of the Moratuwa Police was abducted while he was on an official duty, at Rawathawatte area by an armed gang, then assaulted him mercilessly, tied his hands, robbed his firearm and his personal ornaments worth around Rs 75,000.Post your comments

Jayalalithaa tells Delhi: Stop Sethu dredging

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune

The Sethu Samudram project has become a political football in Tamilnadu with parties guided by vote bank politics since Tamilnadu is going for a general election next year.Post your comments

Sri Lankan peace process will be further strained if Labour Party wins Norwegian elections next week

By H.L.D.Mahindapala -

Norwegian general elections for the Stortington (parliament) will be held on September 12. All 169 seats are contested. Sri Lanka has hardly figured in the national debate between the Conservatives and the Labor Party. Both sides have maintained a prudent silence as the role of the Norwegians has been under fire from international and Sri Lankan sources. As in most elections both parties concentrate on domestic issues.Post your comments

Rajapakse agreement a straightforward challenge Ranil Wickremesinghe

From our Colombo Correspondent

The 12-point agreement endorsed by the presidential candidate Mahinda Rajapakse and the JVP stands in stark contrast to the UNP policies on major national issues. This presents a clear cut alternative to the voters in the forthcoming presidential election. Post your comments

Gunman kills two security officials in Pak tribal belt

Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting to Asian Tribune

Two security officials were killed and two injured as a gunman on Monday opened fire at them when they were trying to enforce a ban on carrying arms in Miran Shah, the headquarters of the North Waziristan Agency, neighboring Afghanistan.

Nepal regime is discriminating Terai Hindus, says opposition

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

Even as the democracy movement has picked up steam with baton wielding police not sparing even former Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, concern is mounting on the continued discrimination of Hindus of Terai region on the borders with India.

Pak urges India to withdraw troops from civilian areas of held Kashmir

Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting for Asian Tribune

Pakistan has urged India to withdraw its troops from population centers in the occupied Kashmir.

A Moratuwa police officer abducted, assaulted, and robbed...

[b]A Moratuwa police officer abducted, assaulted, and robbed of his firearm and jewelleries[/b]

[b]Colombo, 06 September: [/b]The OIC, Minor Complaints Unit of the Moratuwa Police was abducted while he was on an official duty, at Rawathawatte area by an armed gang, then assaulted him mercilessly, tied his hands, robbed his firearm and his personal ornaments worth around Rs 75,000.

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How many Expatriates Tamils willing to live under LTTE rule?

I have seen many expats Tamils speak fervently glorifing the LTTE and their violent acts in Europe and North America. According to them it would be the LTTE that can bring the Tamils happiness and prosperity. But how many of them would be ready to go back and live under the LTTE rule if such a situation arose?

Jayalalithaa tells Delhi: Stop Sethu dredging

[b]Jayalalithaa tells Delhi: Stop Sethu dredging[/b]

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune

New Delhi, Sept 06, (Asiantribune.com): The Sethu Samudram project has become a political football in Tamilnadu with parties guided by vote bank politics since Tamilnadu is going for a general election next year.

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is upped her ante and sternly told Delhi: Stop Sethu

Sri Lankan peace process will be further strained if Labour

[b]Sri Lankan peace process will be further strained if Labour Party wins Norwegian elections next week[/b]

By H.L.D.Mahindapala -

Norwegian general elections for the Stortington (parliament) will be held on September 12. All 169 seats are contested. Sri Lanka has hardly figured in the national debate between the Conservatives and the Labor Party.

Manmohan - Hurriyat talks break new ground, agree on a step-by step approach to Kashmir issue resolution

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune

The Manmohan Singh- Hurriyat talks have succeeded in breaking new ground with Indian Prime Minister stating that he is committed to ensuring peace, self respect and dignity for the people of Jammu and Kashmir and the Hurriayt leaders showering praise on Manmohan Singh as a man of conscience.


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