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Rising backlash against the LTTE at home and abroad

[b]Rising backlash against the LTTE at home and abroad [/b]

[b]Part 1[/b]

Eluvan Karayan (Person from the East) is a hunted man in Australia. His crime: he writes a column to the Uthayam (Dawn) Tamil community newspaper, circulated Australia-wide, exposing the horrors and terrors of the LTTE.

Public Forum on Sri Lanka Peace Process in Washington

Daya Gamage - US Correspondent to Asian Tribune

A public forum on Sri Lanka’s peace process is scheduled for Friday, November 4 at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C.

Reality Reminder

By M Rama Rao – Asian Tribune

Delhi’s Saturday blast are a grim reminder of the urgency for a greater measure of realism in policing the country, and in pursuing foreign policy goals since even western agencies acknowledge the rise of Islamic militancy in Bangladesh and western media reports that the terror infrastructure in occupied Kashmir has remained untouched despite the tall promises made by Gen Musharraf to dismantle them, says the author.

Rising backlash against the LTTE at home and abroad

Eluvan Karayan (Person from the East) is a hunted man in Australia. His crime: he writes a column to the Uthayam (Dawn) Tamil community newspaper, circulated Australia-wide, exposing the horrors and terrors of the LTTE.Post your comments

I am for peace and not for war - Dr. Victor Hettigoda (Vedamathaya) of "Siddhalepa"

A person of Dr. Victor Hettigoda caliber should be the best President of Sri Lanka. His words reverberate when he declared, “I am for peace and not for war,” writes S.Santhirasegera of Canada. He further adds that the “Siddhalepa” Vedamathaya announced very clearly: "Why I am contesting the presidential elections is to end the war and bring peace.Post your comments

Two dozen more journos held in Nepal

Only a day after police arrested 16 journalists from protest rallies in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, police crackdown on media workers continued on Oct. 30 with the arrest of over two dozen journalists from demonstrations in the Himalayan kingdom’s eastern town of Dharan.

Japanese biopathy consultant to visit Sri Lanka.

By Sunil C.Perera - from Colombo.

Dr. (Mrs.) Besa, M.D. a most senior consultant of the Biopathy medical system will be visiting Sri-Lanka Japanese Biopathy centre during the first week of November, deputizing Japan and Manila Biopathy council.

Indo – Bangla Border security alerted

By Raymond R Kharmujai - Meghalaya

The Border Security Forces has put on high alert along the porous international Indo-Bangla border in wake of the 10/30 serial bomb blast at New Delhi.

Presidential Election in Sri Lanka - a guideline for voting

Bodipala Wijeyesinghe

Presidential election will be held in Sri Lanka in 17 November 2005. There are thirteen candidates trying to get the top job.It is widely expected, that, two candidates will emerge as strong contenders. This is high time the voters be educated and guided in exercising their franchise. This my endeavor to educate the voters on their voting pattern.Post your comments

Announce the guaranteed price, and the total amount of paddy to be purchased.- demands aggrieved rice farmers

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Though the government announced that it would purchase paddy at the rate of Rs 16.50 and Rs 15.50 per kilo, depending on the quality, but only Rs 500 million was allocated to purchase a quantity of 1.3 million metric tons of paddy last season, which amounted only a meager fraction of 2.4 percent of the paddy harvested in the country. Therefore the two presidential candidates must publicly declare the amount of money they would allocate to purchase paddy, said Sarath Fernando, President, National Land and Agriculture Project, at a press briefing to announce a joint attempt to salvage the rice farmer from the grips of annihilation.Post your comments

Implications of state clampdown on private media

By Mohan Nepali

Shockwaves have spread throughout Nepal following the midnight invasion on Kantipur FM Radio Station by state forces on October 21 when some satellite uplinking equipment were also seized by the government forces.Post your comments

EDB to take Sri Lankan professional services to the global marketplace

Sunil C.Perera - Reporting from Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) is making arrangements to launch the National Market Strategy for the professional services sector in Sri Lanka. This is a pioneering attempt initiated by the EDB with the assistance of the Commonwealth Secretariat to strategize the promotional efforts on exporting Sri Lanka’s professional services to the global market.

Colonel Karuna’s TVMP denies involvement in threat campaign

[b]Colonel Karuna’s TVMP denies involvement in threat campaign against any presidential election candidates.[/b]

[b]Colombo, 31 October, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Tamil Eelam Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TVMP), the political formation led by V.

Implications of state clampdown on private media

[b]Implications of state clampdown on private media[/b]

By Mohan Nepali

Shockwaves have spread throughout Nepal following the midnight invasion on Kantipur FM Radio Station by state forces on October 21 when some satellite uplinking equipment were also seized by the government forces.

Media sector, human rights institutions, political parties, student unions, youth organizations and othe

Announce the guaranteed price, and the total amount of paddy

[b]Announce the guaranteed price, and the total amount of paddy to be purchased.- demands aggrieved rice farmers[/b]

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

[b]Colombo, 31 October, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Though the government announced that it would purchase paddy at the rate of Rs 16.50 and Rs 15.50 per kilo, depending on the quality, but only Rs 500 million was allocated to purchase a quantity

Presidential Election in Sri Lanka - a guideline for voting

[b]Presidential Election in Sri Lanka - a guideline for voting[/b]

Bodipala Wijeyesinghe

Presidential election will be held in Sri Lanka in 17 November 2005. There are thirteen candidates trying to get the top job.It is widely expected, that, two candidates will emerge as strong contenders. This is high time the voters be educated and guided in exercising their franchise.

I am for peace and not for war - Dr. Victor Hettigoda.......

[b]I am for peace and not for war - Dr. Victor Hettigoda (Vedamathaya) of "Siddhalepa"[/b]

A person of Dr. Victor Hettigoda caliber should be the best President of Sri Lanka. His words reverberate when he declared, “I am for peace and not for war,” writes S.Santhirasegera of Canada.

Colonel Karuna’s TVMP denies involvement in threat campaign against any presidential election candidates.

Tamil Eelam Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TVMP), the political formation led by V. Muralitharan alias Colonel Karuna has slammed a newspaper report emanating from Colombo for publishing news report alleging them of involved in a threat campaign against the UNP Presidential election candidate.Post your comments


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