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Sajith Premadasa "skins" the presidential candidat

[b]Sajith Premadasa "skins" the presidential candidate Mahinda Rajapakse[/b]

By Anne Rodrigo - Asian Tribune

Colombo, 24 October, (Asiantribune.com): Hamanthota district UNP Parliamentarian and the son of former President Ranasinghe Premadasa - - Sajith Premadasa said Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse’s manifesto is “full of carrot” and attractive but way too far fetched.

Sajith Premadasa "skins" the presidential candidate Mahinda Rajapakse

By Anne Rodrigo - Asian Tribune

Hamanthota district UNP Parliamentarian and the son of former President Ranasinghe Premadasa - - Sajith Premadasa said Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse’s manifesto is “full of carrot” and attractive but way too far fetched. Post your comments

EPDP Backs Mahinda Rajapakse to the hilt

In a 37-point programme Douglas Devananda, the General-Secretary of the Eelam People’s Democratic Party (EPDP) has outlined the reasons for its decision to back Mahinda Rajapakse in the presidential race. He says that after several rounds of open talks with Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse, EPDP has come to the conclusion that he is the best option available to the Tamil-speaking people to resolve their problems non-violently and build a secure future to achieve their cherished goals of a federal constitution.Post your comments

"Please use your liberty to promote ours" - Suu Kyi

A candle light vigil is to be held today evening at 7 PM, at No. 1 Rosa Avenue, Springvale, Melbourne to commemorate the ten years of detention of Aung San Suu Kyi and for the for the democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, U Tin Oo and all political prisoners in Burma, presently languishing in the notorious Burma’s prisons.

An argument built around "a great liar"

Ask Mr. Prabakaran why he is not willing to support federalism in Sri Lanka. Bob Rae former Quebec Premier and the President of the Forum of the Federations who has been visiting Sri Lanka many times to explained to the Kilinochchi leaders to understand the virtues of federalism. Unfortunately the LTTE leaders in Kilinochchi has failed to accept federalism, writes Asoka Weerasinghe of Canada.Post your comments

World Bank report indicates some success in poverty reduction in Sri Lanka

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

In a bid to fulfill the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) by the year 2015, number of activities has been launched by the World Bank in Sri Lanka. Recently the World Bank launched a survey in Sri Lanka to understand the depth of the penetration of these activities and also the other economic and social activities that are being carried on in the Country.

Anti-terrorism law is not aimed at any section of the community – John Howard

John Howard Prime Minister of Australia expressed confidence that the Counter Terrorism Law proposed by his Government would be passed by the Parliament before the Christmas. He said that the proposed counter terrorism law would be in the national interest if it were. He further explained that the question then of whether control orders are put in place is a matter for the process that would be laid down, and that involves an application to a magistrate or a judge and it’s subject to all of the provisions and all of the safeguards that are contained in the legislation.

Advocating victory for Ranil in the Presidential polls

[b]Advocating victory for Ranil in the Presidential polls[/b]

“If Ranil becomes President, he may be able to steer it through the stormy seas ahead. While, it is not possible to say from distant Canada about the reactions of the Sri Lankan electorate, overall, as a political analyst, I think Ranil has an advantage as of now," writes S.

An argument built around "a great liar"

[b]An argument built around "a great liar"[/b]

Ask Mr. Prabakaran why he is not willing to support federalism in Sri Lanka. Bob Rae former Quebec Premier and the President of the Forum of the Federations who has been visiting Sri Lanka many times to explained to the Kilinochchi leaders to understand the virtues of federalism.

EPDP Backs Mahinda Rajapakse to the hilt

[b]EPDP Backs Mahinda Rajapakse to the hilt[/b]

Colombo, 24 October, (Asiantribune.com): In a 37-point programme Douglas Devananda, the General-Secretary of the Eelam People’s Democratic Party (EPDP) has outlined the reasons for its decision to back Mahinda Rajapakse in the presidential race.

Suspect trapped with Rs 130 million worth heroin at Mannar

Day-before-yesterday (22) the Mannar Police arrested a Tamil person with 4 kilos and 140 grams of Brown Sugar, a kind of heroin with a street value of Rs 130 million.


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