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Douglas Devananda, leader of the EPDP, goes all out to back

[b]Douglas Devananda, leader of the EPDP, goes all out to back Mahinda Rajapakse [/b]

[b]Part 1. The case for supporting the presidential candidate Mahinda Rajapakse[/b]

In the following text Douglas Devananda, the leader of the Eelam Peoples' Democratic Party, presents his case for supporting the presidential candidate Mahinda Rajapakse.

Douglas Devananda, leader of the EPDP, goes all out to back Mahinda Rajapakse

In the following text Douglas Devananda, the leader of the Eelam Peoples' Democratic Party, presents his case for supporting the presidential candidate Mahinda Rajapakse. His decision is bound to divide the Tamil votes in the north. This will dash the hopes of Ranil Wickremesinghe, the opposition candidate, who is relying on the tacit support of the LTTE, to collect the bloc votes of the Tamils in the north. Post your comments

Former Nepalese PM's son safe

A son of former Nepalese Prime Minister Lokendra Bahadur Chand, who was abducted by the Maoists on October 27, is safe in their captivity.

Include Muslims and Sinhalese of Jaffna in the happy family of the LTTE

Although Tamils claims that they have become oppressors, but Tamils daringly asks the "oppressed" Muslim community to forget, forgive and play happy family just so long as it is against the Sinhalese and help the LTTE claim the north and east as their homeland. Post your comments

Failure to fulfill the future of 4.2 million children would result in the eruption of a human volcano

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

In an ceremony held at the Bandaranaile Memorial International Conference Hall in Colombo, Omalika Ravindrani Jayatilake, of Ferguson High School, Ratnapura, who is the President of the board of directors of the Skiff Company, was adjudged the ‘Most Outstanding Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2004-2005’ at the seventh annual Young Entrepreneurs National Awards ceremony, conducted by the Young Entrepreneurs Sri Lanka (YESL), which is a member Junior Achievement Worldwide.Post your comments

US Congressmen urge Rice for multi-pronged and multi-year strategy for Nepal

By Bikash Sangraula - in Kathmandu

Seven US Congressmen have urged US Secretary of State Condoleezze Rice to develop a "multi-pronged and multi-year strategy" to ensure Nepal's political, economic, and democratic health. They have also suggested that a package including diplomatic intervention, economic development, and restoration of civil security is required to persuade King Gyanendra to embrace democratic governance. Post your comments

Chinese billionaires increased by triple

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

The Asian giant
China is having ten billionaires this year. According to Forbes magazine's annual ranking of the China's wealthiest people, there are presently ten Chinese billionaires this year compared with three on last
year.

Natwar Singh gets 'Left parties bail' in the Volcker report

[b]Natwar Singh gets 'Left parties bail' in the Volcker report controversy[/b]

By M. Rama Rao - Reporting from New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 05 November(Asiantribune.com):[/b] India's External Affairs Minister Natwar Singh appears to have survived the Volcker report controversy with the Left parties coming out only in his support.

Open letter to members of UNP, SLFP and JVP

[b]Open letter to members of UNP, SLFP and JVP[/b]

By Nagananda Kodituwakku - from London

It is generally believed that the people of Sri Lanka are yet to learn a lot about the true democracy and how it works in the interest of the people.

US Congressmen urge Rice for multi-pronged and multi-year st

[b]US Congressmen urge Rice for multi-pronged and multi-year strategy for Nepal [/b]

By Bikash Sangraula - in Kathmandu

[b]Kathmandu, 05 November, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Seven US Congressmen have urged US Secretary of State Condoleezze Rice to develop a "multi-pronged and multi-year strategy" to ensure Nepal's political, economic, and democratic health.

Failure to fulfill the future of 4.2 million children would

[b]Failure to fulfill the future of 4.2 million children would result in the eruption of a human volcano[/b]

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

In an ceremony held at the Bandaranaile Memorial International Conference Hall in Colombo, Omalika Ravindrani Jayatilake, of Ferguson High School, Ratnapura, who is the President of the board of directors of the Skiff Company, was adjudged the ‘Most O

Include Muslims and Sinhalese of Jaffna in the happy family

[b]Include Muslims and Sinhalese of Jaffna in the happy family of the LTTE[/b]

Include Muslims and Sinhalese of Jaffna in the happy family of the LTTE Although Tamils claims that they have become oppressors, but Tamils daringly asks the "oppressed" Muslim community to forget, forgive and play happy family just so long as it is against the Sinhalese and help the LTTE claim the north and east a

Natwar Singh gets 'Left parties bail' in the Volcker report controversy

By M. Rama Rao - Reporting from New Delhi

India's External Affairs Minister Natwar Singh appears to have survived the Volcker report controversy with the Left parties coming out only in his support. The opposition BJP has decided by Sunday evening to go into overdrive demanding the minister's resignation but the 'Left parties bail' has checkmated the campaign.Post your comments


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