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Mahinda envisages to build a new economy with social justice

[b]Mahinda envisages to build a new economy with social justice through his revised budget- 2006[/b]

[b]Colombo, 09 December, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse, who is also the Minister of Finance, breaking with tradition went to the Parliament yesterday and presented a new budget based on his election manifesto ‘Mahinda Chinathana.’

The President explained the ne

Brother punishes his own sisters for supporting 'Karuna Faction' & the condition of Iniyabarathy reported stable

By Udara Soysa

A brother supporting the LTTE – Prabhakaran faction murdered his own sisters for supporting the TamilEela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (Karuna's faction) in Batticaloa.Post your comments

Mahinda envisages to build a new economy with social justice through his revised budget- 2006

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse, who is also the Minister of Finance, breaking with tradition went to the Parliament yesterday and presented a new budget based on his election manifesto ‘Mahinda Chinathana.’Post your comments

Nepal's chief election commissioner warns political parties

Nepal's Chief Election Commissioner Keshav Raj Rajbhandari has warned political parties that have announced to defy polls that they may become irrelevant.Post your comments

President instructs Security Chiefs to strengthen security in Muslim and Tamil border villages

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting from Colombo

President Mahinda Rajapakse has directed the Security Chiefs to urgently strengthen the security of Muslim and Tamil border villagers in the East, following an urgent appeal made by National Unity Alliance Leader Ferial Ashraff, during a meeting with the President.Post your comments

World Rights Day to be observed expressing solidarity with pro-democracy movement

The Citizens' Movement for Democracy and Peace (CMDP) is defying government prohibitory orders by gathering in the prohibited area of Ratna Park on December 10, the World Human Rights Day.

What I saw about two years ago still remains

Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

Former Nagaland Chief Minister and current Governor of Goa, SC Jamir said any solution to the long drawn out Naga political issue should be durable, permanent and honorable and it should be acceptable to the people of Nagaland and the Government of India.Post your comments

Diabetes takes endemic proportions in Sri Lanka

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

In Sri Lanka ailments like Diabetes and Heart diseases are on the increase and it is estimated that around 5 percent of the population suffer from diabetes, which is considered to be endemic and further this figure could rise as around 50 percent if have not been tested for their conditions. Post your comments

Another mine explosion in China - 72 killed

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

At least 72
miners feared dead and 32 are still missing in a coal
mine explosion which happened at the Liuguantun coal
mine in Kaiping District of Tangshan,North China's
Hebei Province,Wednesday.

Sri Lankan president installs unstable minority government

The minority government formed by Sri Lanka’s new president, Mahinda Rajapakse, late last month is a sign of deep political instability. With only 70 seats in a 225-seat parliament, he is completely dependent on the support of the two Sinhala chauvinist parties—the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) and Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU)—that backed his presidential election campaign.Post your comments

Brother punishes his own sisters for supporting

[b]Brother punishes his own sisters for supporting 'Karuna Faction' & the condition of Iniyabarathy reported stable[/b]

By Udara Soysa

[b]Colombo, 09 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] A brother supporting the LTTE – Prabhakaran faction murdered his own sisters for supporting the TamilEela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (Karuna's faction) in Batticaloa.

Yogarasa Yogeswary, 26, and Thurairasa Va

Sri Lankan president installs unstable minority government

[b]Sri Lankan president installs unstable minority government[/b]

By Nanda Wickremasinghe – World Socialist Web Site

The minority government formed by Sri Lanka’s new president, Mahinda Rajapakse, late last month is a sign of deep political instability.

Diabetes takes endemic proportions in Sri Lanka

[b]Diabetes takes endemic proportions in Sri Lanka [/b]

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

[b]Colombo, 09 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] In Sri Lanka ailments like Diabetes and Heart diseases are on the increase and it is estimated that around 5 percent of the population suffer from diabetes, which is considered to be endemic and further this figure could rise as around 50 percent if have

"What I saw about two years ago still remains": Ja

[b]"What I saw about two years ago still remains": Jamir[/b]

Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

[b]Kohima, 09 December, (NEPS):[/b] Former Nagaland Chief Minister and current Governor of Goa, SC Jamir said any solution to the long drawn out Naga political issue should be durable, permanent and honorable and it should be acceptable to the people of Nagaland and the Government of India.

Tal

President instructs Security Chiefs to strengthen security i

[b]President instructs Security Chiefs to strengthen security in Muslim and Tamil border villages[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting from Colombo

[b] Colombo, 09 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] President Mahinda Rajapakse has directed the Security Chiefs to urgently strengthen the security of Muslim and Tamil border villagers in the East, following an urgent appeal made by National Unity All

Nepal's chief election commissioner warns political parties

[b]Nepal's chief election commissioner warns political parties [/b]

Kathmandu, 09 December, (Asiantribune.com): Nepal's Chief Election Commissioner Keshav Raj Rajbhandari has warned political parties that have announced to defy polls that they may become irrelevant.

Speaking in a program at Nepal's Kaski district Thursday, Rajbhandari said, "The king has expressed commitment for democracy

Norway - Honest Broker held meaningful talks in New Delhi

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

The visiting Norwegian Prime Minister, Jens Stoltenberg, who has wound up his visit to India and left for Kabul marking the end of his visit to South Asia, held wide ranging discussions with Indian leaders on bilateral ties and the Lanka questions. His message to New Delhi is that, his country is an honest broker on the Island at the request of the parties concerned, namely LTTE and the government in Colombo.


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