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Sniper link to Dubbo identity

[b]Sniper link to Dubbo identity[/b]

[b]By Kathy Stone [/b]

[b]Melbourne, 14 October:[/b] Former Dubbo businessman Charles Gnanakone has been named as the alleged linchpin in August's assassination of Sri Lankan foreign affairs minister Lakshman Kadirgamar.

It is the story of roaring but mellowed Maheswaran

By Anne Rodrigo - Asian Tribune

Thiyagarajah Maheswaran, the United National Party's Member of Parliament, who usually maintains an unpredictable profile, became the center of controversy recently over a statement he made about the Ceylon Workers’ Congress. Post your comments

“The bizarre double life of Charles Gnanakone” and his links with the LTTE and Ranil Wickremesinghe

From our Australian Correspondent

60-year-old Charles Gnanakone first shot in to the limelight when the Weekend Liberal in Australia exposed his 60-million deal to develop Dubbo – a rural town between Sydney and Melbourne. Gnanakone with his Singaporean partner lodged a 60-million dollar property development plan which includes residential houses, golf course and other facilities. It was the biggest ever development plan ever lodged with the Dubbo City Council.Post your comments

A Sri Lankan NGO appeals for funds to educate rural poor: In it’s No Child Left Behind project

Daya Gamage – Asian Tribune

The village Na-ula, located between Matale and Dambulla in the central hills of Sri Lanka, is one of the economically backward and educationally handicapped localities in this island-nation, which came to geographic prominence when it was hit by the devastating tsunami last December.Post your comments

‘Wrong Majority’ and wrong notion about <i>Thesawamalai</i>

In a letter written to 'Asian Tribune' about Thesawamalai, P.Chandran of Canada explains that the age old Tamil law is only applicable to
determine marriage, ownership and inheritance of the
Tamils. It does not prevent anyone from buying land
in Northeast.Post your comments

United Nations Under Secretary General focuses on early warning and equity issue.

Jan Egeland, UN Under-Secretary-eneral (USG) for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) reiterated the need for early warning to avoid the spiralling numbers of dead and wounded experienced in recent disasters.

Deadly Asian bird flu has reached Europe

The outbreak of bird flu in turkeys in north-west Turkey was caused by the same strain of H5N1 bird flu that was isolated in August 2005 from poultry in Siberia – meaning that the deadly strain has reached Europe as feared. The European Union’s commissioner for health, Markos Kyprianou, announced the finding on Thursday in Brussels.

CBI to seek Interpol help for extradition of LTTE chief

[b]CBI to seek Interpol help for extradition of LTTE chief[/b]

Staff Reporter

[b] Decision on Tehelka tapes soon: U.S. Misra [/b]

[b]Madura, 13 October: [/b]The Central Bureau of Investigation will take up the extradition of the prime suspects in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case and Mumbai serial blasts through Interpol, according to U. S. Misra, its director.

‘Wrong Majority’ and wrong notion about Thesawamalai

[b]‘Wrong Majority’ and wrong notion about Thesawamalai[/b]

In a letter written to 'Asian Tribune' about Thesawamalai, P.Chandran of Canada explains that the age old Tamil law is only applicable to determine marriage, ownership and inheritance of the Tamils.

A Sri Lankan NGO appeals for funds to educate rural poor:...

[b]A Sri Lankan NGO appeals for funds to educate rural poor: In it’s No Child Left Behind project[/b]

Daya Gamage – Asian Tribune

The village Na-ula, located between Matale and Dambulla in the central hills of Sri Lanka, is one of the economically backward and educationally handicapped localities in this island-nation, which came to geographic prominence when it was hit by the devastating ts

“The bizarre double life of Charles Gnanakone” and his links

[b]“The bizarre double life of Charles Gnanakone” and his links with the LTTE and Ranil Wickremesinghe[/b]

From our Australian Correspondent

[b]Melbourne, 14 October, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]60-year-old Charles Gnanakone first shot in to the limelight when the Weekend Liberal in Australia exposed his 60-million deal to develop Dubbo – a rural town between Sydney and Melbourne.

It is the story of roaring but mellowed Maheswaran

[b]It is the story of roaring but mellowed Maheswaran[/b]

By Anne Rodrigo - Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 14 October, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Thiyagarajah Maheswaran, the United National Party's Member of Parliament, who usually maintains an unpredictable profile, became the center of controversy recently over a statement he made about the Ceylon Workers’ Congress.

Sniper link to Dubbo identity

Former Dubbo businessman Charles Gnanakone has been named as the alleged linchpin in August's assassination of Sri Lankan foreign affairs minister Lakshman Kadirgamar. The Daily Liberal has learned that Mr Gnanakone came to the attention of Australian Federal Police more than two years ago while he was still active in Dubbo. Post your comments


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