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LTTE intensifying attack on EPDP and Douglas Devananda

[b]LTTE intensifying attack on EPDP and Douglas Devananda[/b]

[b]Colombo, 08 October, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Since of late, it is observed that the Tamil rebel outfit - Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam has intensified its killing spree against the Tamil rival groups, especially against Eelam Peoples Democratic Party (EPDP).

LTTE intensifying attack on EPDP and Douglas Devananda.

Since of late, it is observed that the Tamil rebel outfit - Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam has intensified its killing spree against the Tamil rival groups, especially against Eelam Peoples Democratic Party (EPDP). Furthermore the rebel outfit is seriously concentrating in targeting EPDP leader Douglas Devananda, who is elected as by the Tamils of the Jaffna peninsula as their Member of Parliament. Post your comments

Sinhalese are terrorists alright, but not as bad as the awful Tiger terrorists.

In a letter to the Editor, S. Makenthiran of Canada who wrote the article “An indictment of Sri Lanka Government” underlined that “no one has so far disproved in your columns the numerous charges of crimes leveled against the Sri Lankan government and the Sinhalese Buddhist chauvinists in my indictment. All have discreetly avoided the war crimes and atrocities listed by me. All they have to say is that Sinhalese are terrorists alright, but not as bad as the awful Tiger terrorists.”Post your comments

Mohamed El Baradei says Nobel prize boosts IAEA’s resolve on hard road ahead

United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Mohamed ElBaradei told yesterday that receiving the Nobel Peace Prize along with his agency "strengthens our resolve at a time when we have a hard road ahead of us" in leading the global struggle against nuclear proliferation.

Ian Martin is in Sri Lanka today

Ian Martin, a human rights advisor, will arrive in Sri Lanka today and will remain in the country till 16th of this month.He will be in Kilinochchi meeting the LTTE leadership on 13th and 14th October.Post your comments

First Chamber of Construction Industry Buyers Sellers meet and SME Fair

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

To enhance the capacity and competitiveness of the domestic construction industry (CCI), to meet the increasing demand of the reconstruction and rehabilitation exercise of Tsunami affected areas as well as other development efforts, The Chamber of Construction Industry Sri Lanka for the first time will be hosting a “buyers sellers meet and Small and Medium Term construction trade entrepreneur Fair from14 to 16 October at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Colombo.

Regional Water Forum in Colombo

The South Asian preparatory meeting for the 4th World Water Forum is to take place in Colombo next Thursday, 13 October. The 4th World Water Forum is scheduled for Mexico in March, 2006.

More than 15,000 vacancies at Katunayake Free Trade Zone

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Consequent to the setting up of the Free Trade Zones, specially the first and the large of such FTZ at Katunayake, the authorities for the last 20 years failed to provide hostel facilities. Due to this failure, the private households who provide boarding facilities to a large number of girls have been exploiting them, while failing to provide basic amenities such as water, adequate accommodation and proper sanitation.

Ian Martin is in Sri Lanka today

[b]Ian Martin is in Sri Lanka today[/b]

[b]Colombo, 08 October, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Ian Martin, a human rights advisor, will arrive in Sri Lanka today and will remain in the country till 16th of this month.

Sinhalese are terrorists alright, but not as bad............

[b]Sinhalese are terrorists alright, but not as bad as the awful Tiger terrorists.[/b]

In a letter to the Editor, S. Makenthiran of Canada who wrote the article “An indictment of Sri Lanka Government” underlined that “no one has so far disproved in your columns the numerous charges of crimes leveled against the Sri Lankan government and the Sinhalese Buddhist chauvinists in my indictment.

Nobel Peace Prize Seen as Warning to Big Powers

Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

The United Nations, which has taken a severe beating in recent months over charges of fraud, corruption and cronyism, received a morale booster Friday with news of a Nobel Peace Prize to one of its sister agencies.


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