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Educationalist Rasathurai remembered

[b]Educationalist Rasathurai remembered [/b]

Udara Soysa - exclusively from Atlanta

In memory of the slain principal of Jaffna central College, Mr 'Kalviman' Kanapathy Rasathurai, the former students of Jaffna central college living in USA,Canada, Australia and other countries and present students had recently jointly established the "Kanapathy foundation".

[url]http://www.kanapathyfounda

Norwegian government hands millions to Tamil Tigers -- Ny Tid (New Times), Norwegian newspaper

Quoting official sources from the Norwegian Foreign Ministry, Ny Tid (New Times) newspaper revealed yesterday (November 27, 2005) that the Norwegian government has handed 25 million kronors (Norwegian Currency) to the Tamil Tigers, a terrorist group in Sri Lanka, during the last four years .This year the LTTE was given 7.5 million kronors but the Foreign Ministry could not give details of how the money has been used. A travel ban was imposed on Tamil Tigers recently by the EU after the assassination of the Sri Lankan Foreign Minister.Post your comments

What next after Prabhakaran’s annual speech?

By H. L. D. Mahindapala

If Wickremesinghe won the presidential election he would have hailed Prabhakaran’s self-serving ”wait and observe” attitude as a personal victory for his rapport with the LTTE. He and his backers in the Churches and NGOs (is there a difference between the two?) would have crowed that his pro-peace policies (other call it appeasement) had staved off another round of war.Post your comments

Witness in the Udathalawinna murder case abducted, shot and critically injured

By Udara Soysa – Reporting for Asian Tribune

A main witness in the Udathalawinna murder case was abducted from Athamalawela town last 28'th and later shot him near the Madawala junction. The victim Mohommed Shehan had been critically injured in his leg by the shooting, he claims that an unidentified group who arrived in a van abducted and later shot him and fled.

Mahinda Rajapakse assured of steps to redouble Tsunami reconstruction on a fast-track

President Mahinda Rajapakse told that the Government is taking every possible step to fast-track the process of post-tsunami reconstruction. He admitted that the resettlement process has taken much longer than expected and assured the visiting US former President and the UN Special Envoy for Tsunami Reconstruction that Post-tsunami reconstruction will be carried out equitably in the South and North-East.Post your comments

Supreme Court issues stay order against government action on FM station

Nepal’s Supreme Court has issued a stay order to the government barring it from going ahead with its decision of closing down Radio Sagarmatha, the first community radio of South Asia, based in Kathmandu. Post your comments

Economic development through Industrialization possible

By Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Anti.dumping laws would be necessary in Sri Lanka to prevent redundant cheap products flooding the market from countries like China said Dr Saman Kelegama, Executive Director, Institute of Policy Studies, speaking as the Chief Guest at the 44th Annual General Meeting of the Ceylon Natonal Chamber of Industries, held at the Holiday Inn Hotel. In this regard he reiterated the views expressed by the Chairman, CNCI earlier.

Sri Lankan newspaper advocates anti-democratic restrictions

[b]Sri Lankan newspaper advocates anti-democratic restrictions for future elections[/b]

By Saman Gunadasa – World Socialist Web Site

In the aftermath of the November 17 presidential election in Sri Lanka, an editorial appeared in the newspaper Lakbima last Sunday endorsing a proposal by the election commissioner to limit the number of contenders in the future.

Supreme Court issues stay order against government action ..

[b]Supreme Court issues stay order against government action on FM station[/b]

[b] Kathmandu, 30 November, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Nepal’s Supreme Court has issued a stay order to the government barring it from going ahead with its decision of closing down Radio Sagarmatha, the first community radio of South Asia, based in Kathmandu.

Mahinda Rajapakse assured of steps to redouble Tsunami .....

[b]Mahinda Rajapakse assured of steps to redouble Tsunami reconstruction on a fast-track[/b]

Colombo, 30, November, (Asiantribune.com): President Mahinda Rajapakse told that the Government is taking every possible step to fast-track the process of post-tsunami reconstruction.

What next after Prabhakaran’s annual speech?

[b]What next after Prabhakaran’s annual speech?[/b]

By H. L. D. Mahindapala

[b]Part ll[/b]

If Wickremesinghe won the presidential election he would have hailed Prabhakaran’s self-serving ”wait and observe” attitude as a personal victory for his rapport with the LTTE.

Norwegian government hands millions to Tamil Tigers

[b]Norwegian government hands millions to Tamil Tigers -- Ny Tid (New Times), Norwegian newspaper [/b]

[b]Oslo, 30 November, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Quoting official sources from the Norwegian Foreign Ministry, Ny Tid (New Times) newspaper revealed yesterday (November 27, 2005) that the Norwegian government has handed 25 million kronors (Norwegian Currency) to the Tamil Tigers, a terrorist

Educationalist Rasathurai remembered

Udara Soysa - exclusively from Atlanta

In memory of the slain principal of Jaffna central College, Mr 'Kalviman' Kanapathy Rasathurai, the former students of Jaffna central college living in USA,Canada, Australia and other countries and present students had recently jointly established the "Kanapathy foundation".Post your comments


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