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A Toshiba man sold a Russian secrets.

[color=blue]Police accused a Russian trade official, 35, and a Toshiba person, 30, on Oct 20, 2005, police said.

A War of Deception

By Tisaranee Gunasekara

The Tigers are engaged in a mind game – and their target is the Sinhala majority in the South. With increasing attacks on the Armed Forces in the North and the East, big enough to receive news coverage but not big enough to get a military or even political reaction, the Tigers are subtly but surely trying to create the impression of an impending war. The objective cannot be hard to guess – create a fear psychosis in the South and compel a majority of the Sinhalese to vote for total and unqualified appeasement as the only way to keep the guns silent and the South safe from bombs.Post your comments

Mahinda Rajapakse -- the best answer to the problems of the Tamil-speaking people -- Douglas Devananda

In this concluding second part Douglas Devananda, the leader of Éelam People's Democratic Party, appeals to the Tamil-speaking to vote for Mahinda Rajapakse as it is possible to work out a formula with him to resolve the problems of the Tamil-speaking people. Post your comments

TNA MPs to meet the LTTE next week to decide whom they should back in the coming presidential election – Sampanthan, leader of TNA

By Anne Rodrigo – Asian Tribune

Tamil National Alliance leader R. Sampanthan condemned the spree of political killings that has been going in the North and East whether they committed by the LTTE or paramilitary groups.Post your comments

Exports save the economy - Peter Harrold, World Bank’s Country Director in Sri Lanka

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Exports should be provided the centre place in the country’s economy and it is the most important requirement so that local industries could develop and the people would be able to buy their consumer items, said Peter Harrold, World Bank’s Country Director in Sri Lanka, speaking as chief guest at the 13th Annual National Chamber Exporters (NCE) Export Awards ceremony, held at BMICH last week.

UN special envoy coming to Nepal

By Bikash Sangraula in Kathmandu

In another visit from a high level foreign dignitary to the war-torn Himalayan kingdom of Nepal, Tamart Samuel, UN Senior Political Affairs Officer at the Department of Political Affairs, will be arriving in Kathmandu on November 12 to take stock of the situation here and to push for peace.Post your comments

Stinky Branding

BY Naseem Javed

The smell of armpits, dirty laundry, and soiled diapers are all now highly sought-after scents, as companies, pursuing smelly-branding have all lined up, excited for having exclusive rights to aromas which they can use to bring odor to their lifeless products. Like peachy-smelly-bras or chocolate-smelly-underpants and so on.

<font size = 2>Presidential Election in Sri Lanka</font> Confusions Bandaranaikes bring can cost Rajapakse The Presidency: It happened to Kerry in US

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent to Asian Tribune

A month before the November 2004 presidential election in the United States, the former president Bill Clinton addressing a vital Democratic Party gathering with party’s presidential candidate Senator John Kerry and his running mate Senator John Edwards at his side, gave a prophetic advice.Post your comments

A War of Deception

By Tisaranee Gunasekara

The Tigers are engaged in a mind game – and their target is the Sinhala majority in the South. With increasing attacks on the Armed Forces in the North and the East, big enough to receive news coverage but not big enough to get a military or even political reaction, the Tigers are subtly but surely trying to create the impression of an impending war. The objective cannot be hard to guess – create a fear psychosis in the South and compel a majority of the Sinhalese to vote for total and unqualified appeasement as the only way to keep the guns silent and the South safe from bombs.Post your comments

Mahinda Rajapakse -- the best answer to the problems of the Tamil-speaking people -- Douglas Devananda

In this concluding second part Douglas Devananda, the leader of Éelam People's Democratic Party, appeals to the Tamil-speaking to vote for Mahinda Rajapakse as it is possible to work out a formula with him to resolve the problems of the Tamil-speaking people. Post your comments

<font size = 2>Presidential Election in Sri Lanka</font> Confusions Bandaranaikes bring can cost Rajapakse The Presidency: It happened to Kerry in US

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent to Asian Tribune

A month before the November 2004 presidential election in the United States, the former president Bill Clinton addressing a vital Democratic Party gathering with party’s presidential candidate Senator John Kerry and his running mate Senator John Edwards at his side, gave a prophetic advice.Post your comments

Stinky Branding

BY Naseem Javed

The smell of armpits, dirty laundry, and soiled diapers are all now highly sought-after scents, as companies, pursuing smelly-branding have all lined up, excited for having exclusive rights to aromas which they can use to bring odor to their lifeless products. Like peachy-smelly-bras or chocolate-smelly-underpants and so on.

TNA MPs to meet the LTTE next week to decide whom ..........

[b]TNA MPs to meet the LTTE next week to decide whom they should back in the coming presidential election – Sampanthan, leader of TNA[/b]

By Anne Rodrigo – Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 06 November, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Tamil National Alliance leader R.

Mahinda Rajapakse -- the best answer to the problems.......

[b]Mahinda Rajapakse -- the best answer to the problems of the Tamil-speaking people -- Douglas Devananda[/b]

[b]Part II - Devananda's manifesto[/b]

[b]Colombo, 06 November, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] In this concluding second part Douglas Devananda, the leader of Éelam People's Democratic Party, appeals to the Tamil-speaking to vote for Mahinda Rajapakse as it is possible to work out a formula

A War of Deception

[b]A War of Deception[/b]

By Tisaranee Gunasekara

[i][b]“Force is decisive. But it is equally important to have the psychological
something which the animal trainer needs to be master of his
beast.

Presidential Election in Sri Lanka Confusions Bandaranaikes

[b]Presidential Election in Sri Lanka Confusions Bandaranaikes bring can cost Rajapakse The Presidency: It happened to Kerry in US[/b]

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent to Asian Tribune

[b]Washington, D.C., 06 November, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] A month before the November 2004 presidential election in the United States, the former president Bill Clinton addressing a vital Democratic Par

UN special envoy coming to Nepal

[b]UN special envoy coming to Nepal [/b]

By Bikash Sangraula in Kathmandu

[b] Kathmandu, 06 November, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]In another visit from a high level foreign dignitary to the war-torn Himalayan kingdom of Nepal, Tamart Samuel, UN Senior Political Affairs Officer at the Department of Political Affairs, will be arriving in Kathmandu on November 12 to take stock of the situation here

Crocodile tears, once again

[b]Crocodile tears, once again[/b]

By Sarla Handoo - Syndicate Features

Pakistan has once again rejected Indian complaint about involvement of its hand in the serial blasts that took place in Delhi on Saturday last. Its Foreign office spokeswoman Tasnim Aslam said unless India shares evidence with Pakistan, it is merely an allegation “which cannot be accepted”.

Threats of violence against SEP meeting in Jaffna

[b]Threats of violence against SEP meeting in Jaffna[/b]

By the Socialist Equality Party

The Socialist Equality Party (SEP) was unable to hold a planned presidential election campaign meeting in Jaffna last Sunday because of threats of violence that were aimed at preventing the local population from hearing the party’s policies.

The meeting was to be held on October 30 at 2.30 p.m.

Exports save the economy - Peter Harrold, World Bank’s Country Director in Sri Lanka

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Exports should be provided the centre place in the country’s economy and it is the most important requirement so that local industries could develop and the people would be able to buy their consumer items, said Peter Harrold, World Bank’s Country Director in Sri Lanka, speaking as chief guest at the 13th Annual National Chamber Exporters (NCE) Export Awards ceremony, held at BMICH last week.


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