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P-TOMS Tsunami Relief Boards cannot be dissolved as JVP.....

[b]P-TOMS Tsunami Relief Boards cannot be dissolved as JVP wanted - Anura Bandaranaike[/b]

[b]Colombo, 11 October:[/b]Sri Lanka as a country could never go forward with the implementation of economic policies of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna, said Anura Bandaranaike, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tourism in Colombo yesterday (10 October).

He said that as the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna i

Many Tsunami victims still languishing in shelters and temporary houses - Sri Lanka President

By Mendaka Abeysekera-Reporting from Beijing

Nine months
after the Tsunami catastrophe , Sri Lankan President
Chandrika Kumaratunge seems to acquiesced that her
government’s failure in providing basic necessities to the thousands
Tsunami victims in the country.Post your comments

Who are the worse terrorists?

I can recall the massacre of Tamils in 1956, 1958, 1961, 1977, 1979, 1981 and 1983. I lived through the first three of them and left the country and the misery in 1972, writes S. Makenthiran of Canada in response to the criticism by Asoka Weerasinghe also of Canada.Post your comments

Presidential candidate Hettigoda to induct LTTErs in his cabinet to bring sustainable peace

Sunil C.Perera - Reporting from Sri Lanka

A leading Sri Lankan entrepreneur and a Presidential candidate in the fray, Victor Hettigoda, hopes to introduce representatives of the LTTE also in his cabinet of ministers, if he becomes the President of Sri Lanka in the forthcoming polls.Post your comments

Norway to assist ILO in tsunami rehabilitation work

The Norwegian government has provided the International Labour Organization (ILO) with Rs. 180 million to speed up the tsunami rehabilitation work in Sri Lanka.

Municipal polls announced Parties not participating

By Bikash Sangraula – Khatmandu

Nepal’s Election Commission (EC) has announced that elections for 58 municipalities would be held on February 8 next year. The EC has also made public an election code of conduct with immediate effect.

What happened to Colonel Bhanu?

The fate of Colonel Bhanu (43yrs), LTTE’s Special Commander for Amparai - Batticaloa district is unclear as four inmates in the pick-up he was supposed to be traveling were killed and seven others critically injured in an ambush by the Tamil National Force on Monday evening at 9.45 PM at Vavunathievu in the Batticalao district.Post your comments

U.S. responds promptly to aid quake recovery in Pakistan

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

The United States acted immediately to send recovery aid one day after an earthquake ravaged northern Pakistan and parts of the Kashmir region while Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld designated a task force commander in the region to work with the three affected governments, Pakistan, India and Afghanistan.

Nepal: Controversial media control ordinance proclaimed

BY Bikash Sangraula - Khatmandu

Nepal’s Royalist Government on Sunday promulgated a Media Ordinance imposing heavy restrictions on independent media.Post your comments

China offers 6.2M US dollars for Pakistan

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

China has decided to offer emergency aid worth 6.2 million US
dollars to Pakistan, which was rocked by a 7.6
magnitude quake on Saturday morning.

LTTE's kingpin arrested in Colombo

Charles Gnanakone, originally from Katkovalam, Point Perdo, and presently an Australian Passport holder, who was wanted for questioning in connection with the assassination of former Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar on 12 August 2005, was taken into custody by the police yesterday morning .Post your comments

Lethal weapons recovered before Chandrika’s participation in the election rally.

A large stock of arms were recovered yesterday, before Sri Lanka President Chandrika Kumaratunga’s participation in a presidential election rally in support of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse today at Wariyapola.

Nepal: Controversial media control ordinance proclaimed

[b]Nepal: Controversial media control ordinance proclaimed [/b]

BY Bikash Sangraula - Khatmandu

[b] Khatmandu, 11 October, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Nepal’s Royalist Government on Sunday promulgated a Media Ordinance imposing heavy restrictions on independent media.

LTTE's kingpin arrested in Colombo

[b]LTTE's kingpin arrested in Colombo[/b]

[b]Colombo, 11 October, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Charles Gnanakone, originally from Katkovalam, Point Perdo, and presently an Australian Passport holder, who was wanted for questioning in connection with the assassination of former Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar on 12 August 2005, was taken into custody by the police yesterday morni

What happened to Colonel Bhanu?

[b]What happened to Colonel Bhanu?[/b]

[b] Colombo, 11 October, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The fate of Colonel Bhanu (43yrs), LTTE’s Special Commander for Amparai - Batticaloa district is unclear as four inmates in the pick-up he was supposed to be traveling were killed and seven others critically injured in an ambush by the Tamil National Force on Monday evening at 9.45 PM at Vavunathievu in the

Presidential candidate Hettigoda to induct LTTErs in his....

[b]Presidential candidate Hettigoda to induct LTTErs in his cabinet to bring sustainable peace[/b]

Sunil C.Perera - Reporting from Sri Lanka

[b]Colombo, 11 October, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] A leading Sri Lankan entrepreneur and a Presidential candidate in the fray, Dr.Victor Hettigoda, hopes to introduce representatives of the LTTE also in his cabinet of ministers, if he becomes the Presiden

Many Tsunami victims still languishing in shelters ........

[b]Many Tsunami victims still languishing in shelters and temporary houses - Sri Lanka President[/b]

By Mendaka Abeysekera-Reporting from Beijing

[b]Beijing,11 October.(Asiantribune.com):[/b] Nine months after the Tsunami catastrophe , Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunge seems to acquiesced that her government’s failure in providing basic necessities to the thousands Tsunami victi

Who are the worse terrorists?

[b]Who are the worse terrorists?[/b]

I can recall the massacre of Tamils in 1956, 1958, 1961, 1977, 1979, 1981 and 1983. I lived through the first three of them and left the country and the misery in 1972, writes S.

P-TOMS Tsunami Relief Boards cannot be dissolved as JVP wanted - Anura Bandaranaike

Sri Lanka as a country could never go forward with the implementation of economic policies of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna, said Anura Bandaranaike, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tourism in Colombo yesterday (10 October).Post your comments


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