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Tamilselvan tells TIME magazine that LTTE does not trust....

[b]Tamilselvan tells TIME magazine that LTTE does not trust Wickremesinghe and is not concerned about his election[/b]

In an interview with TIME magazine S. Paramu Tamilselvan has given the lie to the canard that the LTTE has reversed its decision and is urging the Tamils in the north and east to vote.

Militant strike in Srinagar, three killed, 40 injured

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

Militants again stuck in the heart of Srinagar- for the second time this week by triggering an explosion outside the headquarters of Jammu and Kashmir Bank on Wednesday morning.

Tamilselvan tells TIME magazine that LTTE does not trust Wickremesinghe and is not concerned about his election

In an interview with TIME magazine S. Paramu Tamilselvan has given the lie to the canard that the LTTE has reversed its decision and is urging the Tamils in the north and east to vote. Tamilselvan repeated its original decision that they are "not at all concerned about the election."Post your comments

Tamil film star Khushboo surrenders to court.

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

Leading Tamil film actress in the eye of a storm for her remarks on pre-marital sex by women, Khushboo has surrendered yesterday to a court in Tamilnadu.Post your comments

Bush Visit to Asia to Focus on Economic, Security Issues

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent to Asian Tribune

With the latest opinion polls showing a low acceptance among the American people of his job performance, series of mid-term election defeats last week for his Republican Party, growing domestic opposition to nation’s involvement in Iraq, American public’s skepticism about his democracy promotion move in the Middle East and the recent political setback for his administration in south America in its bid to promote free trade, President Bush left on a week-long tour in Asia primarily to promote economic cooperation and strengthen security ties with Asia-Pacific nations in his world crusade against terrorism.

God and his two insurance salesmen -- Bishop Gomis and Lalith

BY Mahinda Weerasinghe

The intervention of Deshamanya Lalith Kotelawela and Bishop Oswald Gomis in the current presidential election, with a full-page advertisement in the newspapers indicating their political preference, is not likely to serve God, Church, Sri Lankans or Ranil Wickremesinghe, the UNP candidate allied to the LTTE. Post your comments

National reconciliation in Burma is possible only be negotiation - NLD

The National League for Democracy has pointed out that the root cause behind the various problems in Burma is the political tension. Since "National Reconciliation" is central to resolving those problems, the national reconciliation in Burma is only possible by discussions held between the two sides. Further it underlined that the State Peace and Development Council and the National League for Democracy need to meet face to face for talks and consultations to find a solution.

No votes for 1.5 million Sri Lankans working abroad - majority of them in the Middle East

At this Presidential Elections 1.5 million Sri Lankans who are working in other countries have lost their privilege to vote. They constitute 12 percent of the total number of eligible voters and the majority of them are working in the Middle-east.Post your comments

Sri Lankan elections: a conspiracy to prevent Tamils from voting

By Deepal Jayasekera – World Socialist Web Site

In the communally charged atmosphere of Sri Lankan politics, a conspiracy is underway to prevent large numbers of Tamils in the war-ravaged northern and eastern provinces from voting in the November 17 presidential elections. In what is an unlikely alliance, the Colombo government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)—each for their own political purposes—are seeking to obstruct Tamil voters from exercising their basic right to vote.Post your comments

Prabakaran’s intended blitzkrieg in the East against Karuna

[b]Prabakaran’s intended blitzkrieg in the East against Karuna is on the hold[/b]

[b]Colombo, 16 November, (Asiantribune. com):[/b] A major flare up is imminent in Eastern Sri Lanka with the LTTE getting ready to launch a big attack on Colonel Karuna’s cadres, a splinter group from the Tamil separatist organisation of Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan elections: a conspiracy to prevent Tamils from ..

[b]Sri Lankan elections: a conspiracy to prevent Tamils from voting[/b]

[b]By Deepal Jayasekera – World Socialist Web Site [/b]

In the communally charged atmosphere of Sri Lankan politics, a conspiracy is underway to prevent large numbers of Tamils in the war-ravaged northern and eastern provinces from voting in the November 17 presidential elections.

No votes for 1.5 million Sri Lankans working abroad ........

[b]No votes for 1.5 million Sri Lankans working abroad - majority of them in the Middle East[/b]

[b] 1996 Regulations remains inactive[/b]
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Colombo, 16 November, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]At this Presidential Elections 1.5 million Sri Lankans who are working in other countries have lost their privilege to vote.

God and his two insurance salesmen -- Bishop Gomis and Lalit

[b]God and his two insurance salesmen -- Bishop Gomis and Lalith [/b]

BY Mahinda Weerasinghe

The intervention of Deshamanya Lalith Kotelawela and Bishop Oswald Gomis in the current presidential election, with a full-page advertisement in the newspapers indicating their political preference, is not likely to serve God, Church, Sri Lankans or Ranil Wickremesinghe, the UNP candidate allied to t

Tamil film star Khushboo surrenders to court.

[b]Tamil film star Khushboo surrenders to court.[/b]

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

[b]New Delhi, 16 November, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Leading Tamil film actress in the eye of a storm for her remarks on pre-marital sex by women, Khushboo has surrendered yesterday to a court in Tamilnadu.

She made the controversial remarks in an interview to a magazine while f

Prabakaran’s intended blitzkrieg in the East against Karuna is on the hold

A major flare up is imminent in the Eastern Sri Lanka with the LTTE getting ready to launch a sudden big attack on Colonel Karuna’s battle hardened cadres, a splinter group from the Tamil separatist organisation of Sri Lanka.According to reliable information received by the “Asian Tribune” from Eastern Sri Lanka, LTTE leader Velupillai Pirabaharan has despatched a strong force of 400 battle hardened LTTE cadres armed with recently shipped modern weapons with instructions to search and destroy Karuna’s men.Post your comments


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