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Without peace, the tsunami reconstruction hampered.

[b]Without peace, the tsunami reconstruction hampered.[/b]

Sunil C.

Sri Lanka Police continues questioning the linchpin in Kadirgamar’s killing.

The Crime Division Police of Sri Lanka continues with the questioning of Charles Gnanakone, a businessman and the resident of Australia, the alleged linchpin in the murder of former Foreign Affairs Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar, who was arrested on 10 October and held by the Colombo Crime Division, despite report emerging that he is taken sick and the police are arranging for his medical treatment.Post your comments

Two leading college principals brutally killed by LTTE gunmen in Jaffna.

Two leading college principals from Jaffna were brutally shot and killed in succession within the last two days by the pistol group of the Tamil rebel outfit, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. Fratricidal killings continue unabatedly and those who open their mouth against the Tamil Tigers are virtually living in mortal fear of being killed as rule of the jungle prevails.Post your comments

You are from a 'privileged minority' and I from the 'wrong majority’

“Right now, it is the Tamils who are mainly getting killed by the Tamil Tigers. It is easy for me to say, "Good, go after your bloody Tamils and keep killing your own people.", but I will not. I am saddened by the whole brutal skullduggery and terrorism by the Tamil Tigers, who target the Tamils, their own flesh and blood. That is sick, ” Asoka Weerasinghe from Canada writes.Post your comments

Japan Sri Lanka signs new technical cooperation agreement.

By Sunil C. Perera in Colombo

Sri Lanka’s top government official Dr.P.B.Jayasundara hailed the Japanese government and said that Japan is one and single largest donor which assists Sri Lanka without any limitations.

Parliamentary polls announced in Nepal

By Bikash Sangraula in Kathmandu

King Gyanendra announced Wednesday that he has commanded Nepal’s Election Commission to conduct parliamentary polls in 2007.Post your comments

"It would be better to die than be living and suffering" -Tsunami victims of Kalmunai

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The Eastern Province of Sri Lanka was worst affected by the last year’s December 26 Tsunami – Tidal Wave and more than 4,000 families have lost their houses along with their kith and kin and all their belongings.Post your comments

World rushes rescue teams, food, supplies to Pakistan

Daya Gamage – US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

Pakistan has already received or has been pledged funds, rescue teams, food and reconstruction equipment as a gesture of goodwill and cooperation to lift the Pakistan nation out of the current misery as a result of October 8 massive earthquake that killed almost 40, 000 people and destroyed livelihood for another million Pakistanis.

Sri Lanka government proposes concessions for the tailoring industry

Sunil C.Perera - Reporting from Sri Lanka

A number of concessions including foreign training facilities will be introduced for the local master tailors to improve the tailoring industry. Minister of Advancement Technology and National Enterprise Development Rohitha Bogollagama assured to introduce BOI concessions for the

"It would be better to die than be living and suffering

[b]"It would be better to die than be living and suffering" -Tsunami victims of Kalmunai[/b]

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Colombo, 13 October, (Asiantribune.com): The Eastern Province of Sri Lanka was worst affected by the December 26 Tsunami – Tidal Wave and more than 4,000 families have lost their houses along with their kith and kin and all their belongings.

The worst affected peo

Parliamentary polls announced in Nepal

[b]Parliamentary polls announced in Nepal[/b]

By Bikash Sangraula in Kathmandu

[b]Kathmandu, 13 October, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]King Gyanendra announced Wednesday that he has commanded Nepal’s Election Commission to conduct parliamentary polls in 2007.

“We have commanded the Election Commission to conduct parliamentary elections within the year 2062 Bikram Sambat (mid-April, 2007),” said

You are from a 'privileged minority' and I from the........

[b]You are from a 'privileged minority' and I from the 'wrong majority’[/b]

“Right now, it is the Tamils who are mainly getting killed by the Tamil Tigers. It is easy for me to say, "Good, go after your bloody Tamils and keep killing your own people.", but I will not.

Two leading college principals brutally killed by LTTE gunme

[b]Two leading college principals brutally killed by LTTE gunmen in Jaffna.[/b]

[b]Colombo, 13 October, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Two leading college principals from Jaffna were brutally shot and killed in succession within the last two days by the pistol group of the Tamil rebel outfit, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

Sri Lanka Police continues questioning the linchpin.........

[b]Sri Lanka Police continues questioning the linchpin in Kadirgamar’s killing.[/b]

[b]Colombo, 13 October, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The Crime Division Police of Sri Lanka continues with the questioning of Charles Gnanakone, a businessman and the resident of Australia, the alleged linchpin in the murder of former Foreign Affairs Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar, who was arrested on 10 October and

Without peace, the tsunami reconstruction hampered.

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Visiting United Nations Under-Secretary-General (USG) for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) Jan Egeland believes that the tsunami reconstruction would end within next year, but peace is important element to achieve a progress in these relief and reconstruction works.Post your comments


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