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USAID post-tsunami projects in Sri Lanka target to unite....

[b]USAID post-tsunami projects in Sri Lanka target to unite diverse communities to work together[/b]

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

[b]Washington, D.C., 23 September, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Being aware of the tragic civil war that has gripped the island for decades, wherever possible, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) uses projects in Sri Lanka

Son of Pakistan's opposition leader escapes assassination bid

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Asian Tribune

Asadur Rehman, son of Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly and Secretary General Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal Maulana Fazlur Rehman, escaped an assassination bid when his car yesterday came under fire from an unidentified gunman in Dera Ismail Khan, some 380 kilometers from the capital Islamabad.

Restrictions on river sand mining seriously affect the construction industry

By Q Perera - Our Business Correspondent

The authorities allowed river sand mining until it seriously affected the
environmental and ecological conditions of the country, confronting the
country of deepening the river beds, river bank erosions, affecting the
underground water levels in wells and affecting agriculture due to lowering the underground water table. Post your comments

Another open letter to New South Wales Member of Parliament Ms.Virginia Judge

Another open letter to New South Wales Member of Parliament Ms. Virginia Judge from Mahinda Gunasekera, President of the Sri Lanka United National Association of Canada asking her to provide the location of a country called “Tamil Eelam” she had referred in the statement she made in the floor of New South Wales Parliament on 15 September, as she has recently visited that country.Post your comments

Rio misleading the Nagas: Hokheto

Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) lambasted the DAN Chief Minister for misleading the people of Nagaland by deliberately misconstruing his controversial policy of "equi-closeness" during the NPF's Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting on Wednesday.

Six killed in Pakistan bomb blasts

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Asian Tribune

At least six people were killed and several injured on Thursdasy in two separate explosions in the eastern city of Lahore, capital of Punjab province.

Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka on the rise

A noteworthy increase of tourist arrival to Sri Lanka has been reported despite many areas were badly affected by Tsunami on 26 December 204. The latest statistics of the Sri Lanka Tourist Board (SLTB) have indicated 362,049 tourist arrivals from January to August 2005 this year.

China-India border issue meeting starts on Monday

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

China and India are scheduled to hold their sixth meeting on
border issue in Beijing from September 26 to 27.

Humanity gone amok in Arakan, Burma

Arakan Rohingya National Organisation alleged that Burmese military rulers are taking systematic and calculated inhuman measures to starve to death the Arakan Rohingya population from depriving them with rice in their region.

Another open letter to New South Wales Member of Parliament

[b]Another open letter to New South Wales Member of Parliament Ms.Virginia Judge[/b]

[b]Toronto, 23 September, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Another open letter to New South Wales Member of Parliament Ms.

Restrictions on river sand mining seriously affect..........

[b]Restrictions on river sand mining seriously affect the construction industry[/b]

By Q Perera - Our Business Correspondent

[b] Colombo, 23 September, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The authorities allowed river sand mining until it seriously affected the environmental and ecological conditions of the country, confronting the country of deepening the river beds, river bank erosions, affecting the

USAID post-tsunami projects in Sri Lanka target to unite diverse communities to work together

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

Being aware of the tragic civil war that has gripped the island for decades, wherever possible, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) uses projects in Sri Lanka to bring together people from diverse communities to work together for the common good, said James Kunder, Assistant Administrator of USAID for Asia and the Near East in a testimony before the United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee on September 15. Post your comments


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