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Sonia names a senior to head Congress coalition in Indian...

[b]Sonia names a senior to head Congress coalition in Indian Kashmir [/b]

From M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

New Delhi, 28 October, (Asiantribune.com): Sonia Gandhi, the Congress party chief has named one of her close lieutenants Ghulam Nabi Azad to head the coalition government in Indian Kashmir.

Azad, 56, a native of Jammu and Kashmir will take over on November

Sonia names a senior to head Congress coalition in Indian Kashmir

From M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

Sonia Gandhi, the Congress party chief has named one of her close lieutenants Ghulam Nabi Azad to head the coalition government in Indian Kashmir.Post your comments

Infiltration continues from across LOC in Kashmir

From M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

Despite the gravity of the human tragedy in the wake of October 8 earthquake, Pakistan is aiding and abetting infiltration bids across the Line of Control, Indian security officials say.

Oil rich Norway should do more to help Pakistani victims -- sociologist

The bitter winter is only few weeks away from the mountainous regions of Pakistan which was hit recently by one of the most devastating earthquakes. The Pakistan government and aid agencies are worried that the aid will come too late to help the earthquake victims as the snow will cover their villages making it impossible for aid to be delivered.

November budget to give a bonanza for new entrepreneurs

Sunil C.Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Rs.500 million will be set aside from the next budget
to support Sri Lankan entrepreneurs who embark on
international enterprises, said Minister
Rohitha Bogollagama addressing officials of the
regional Trade Chambers in Colombo.

You are a racist, extremist chauvinist, together with the other throat-slitting separatists

The Tamil caste fascism of the Vellalha elites has institutionalized slavery of the lower caste Tamils for over three centuries, exploiting their own Tamils as a sub human race. This is a hidden fact in the global context of human right., alleges Asoka Weerasinghe of Canada.Post your comments

Supreme Court stays government action on FM station

By Bikash Sangraula in Kathmandu

Tense developments in Kathmandu eased up Thursday evening after Nepal's Supreme Court issued an interim order preventing the government from revoking the license of a popular FM station, Kantipur FM.Post your comments

President squashes Ranil's proposal to postpone budget till after the election

Mahinda Rajapakse's camp is hoping to reap the political benefits from the goodies that will flow from the latest budget that will be presented in parliament soon.

Second freedom struggle to take off the ground

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

In the dark hours of midnight on 23/11/89, a combined team of armed force from Divulapitiya Police and Hunumulla Army Camp raided the Welagana Temple, Divulapitiya and took away Ven Kapugalewe Indawimala Thero, removed all clothes to be fully naked and while taking him on to he Badalgama bridge beaten him mercilessly. With him fully naked were seven others including a woman planked on the bridge. Guns were aimed at them but he without waiting a moment, jumped into the river. Bullets whisked, missing his body.Post your comments

Turn stumbling blocks into stepping-stones

Mithrasena Liyanage – Kuwait

Another election is round the corner and a lot of opinion is expressed by the runners to the race, general public, sections of the clergy, business community, the international players and various other interest groups about the challenges that the country is faced with and various remedies available to take the nation out of thismorass.Post your comments

Tamil Eelam Judicial service out of the barrel of a gun.

Under the shadow of terrorism, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, the Tamil rebel outfit has propounded a judicial service system with the view to have an effective and impartial judicial system in the ad hoc administrative regions that are coming under them. The structure of Tamil Eelam judicial administration, though it is the in the very formative stage, is appreciable that a concerted effort has been taken to have an organized system in the regions under their control. May be through the corrective process of the system might emerge acceptable to all but it is very much doubted whether an impartial judicial system might emerge out of the barrel of a gun.Post your comments

Tamil Eelam Judicial service out of the barrel of a gun

[b]Tamil Eelam Judicial service out of the barrel of a gun[/b]

Under the shadow of terrorism, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, the Tamil rebel outfit has propounded a judicial service system with the view to have an effective and impartial judicial system in the ad hoc administrative regions that are coming under them.

Turn stumbling blocks into stepping-stones

[b]Turn stumbling blocks into stepping-stones[/b]

Mithrasena Liyanage – Kuwait

Another election is round the corner and a lot of opinion is expressed by the runners to the race, general public, sections of the clergy, business community, the international players and various other interest groups about the challenges that the country is faced with and various remedies available to take the n

Second freedom struggle to take off the ground

[b]Second freedom struggle to take off the ground[/b]

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

In the dark hours of midnight on 23/11/89, a combined team of armed force from Divulapitiya Police and Hunumulla Army Camp raided the Welagana Temple, Divulapitiya and took away Ven Kapugalewe Indawimala Thero, removed all clothes to be fully naked and while taking him on to he Badalgama bridge beaten him

Supreme Court stays government action on FM station

[b]Supreme Court stays government action on FM station[/b]

By Bikash Sangraula in Kathmandu

[b]Kathmandu, 28 October, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Tense developments in Kathmandu eased up Thursday evening after Nepal's Supreme Court issued an interim order preventing the government from revoking the license of a popular FM station, Kantipur FM.

Kantipur FM has been at the epicenter of confront

You are a racist, extremist chauvinist, together with ......

[b]You are a racist, extremist chauvinist, together with the other throat-slitting separatists [/b]

The Tamil caste fascism of the Vellalha elites has institutionalized slavery of the lower caste Tamils for over three centuries, exploiting their own Tamils as a sub human race.

Kathmandu goes on general strike against media restrictions

Expressing solidarity with journalists against the restrictive media laws enforced by the government in early October, Nepal's capital Kathmandu went on strike Friday. Educational institutions and most of the shops remained closed, and road traffic was almost nil. Even shops along Durbarmarg that leads to the Royal Palace, remained mostly closed.


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