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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 863

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Three Sri Lanka Navy sailors died in the sea – LTTE.

[b]Three Sri Lanka Navy sailors died in the sea – LTTE.[/b]

[b]Colombo, 23 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam has informed that all the three Sri Lanka Navy sailors said to be missing in the Mannar sea on 22 December have died.

Three Sri Lanka Navy sailors died in the sea – LTTE.

Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam has informed that all the three Sri Lanka Navy sailors said to be missing in the Mannar sea on 22 December have died. The Tamil rebel outfit revealed this in a letter addressed yesterday to Hagrup Haukland, Head of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission.Post your comments

Lack of coordination in the state sector prevented much work for Tsunami victims

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

When the Tsunami disaster struck Sri Lanka, most of the Sri Lanka ministers of the Government including the President were out of the country holidaying abroad. But the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka spontaneously rose up to the saddest moment of the nation and immediately set up relief network to assist not only their members, but also all the micro, small and medium businesses and industries destroyed by Tsunami.

WB to provide US$ 400m credit to Pak for quake recovery

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

The World Bank would provide four hundred million dollar interest free credit to Pakistan for helping the country's emergency earthquake recovery and reconstruction programme in the quake hit areas. Post your comments

Stinky garbage story in Sri Lanka’s metropolitan cities.

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

As yucky, smelly, gooey, worm prone garbage heaps in all sizes began sprouting up in Colombo and its suburbs, helpless and desperate local authorities are turning towards President Mahinda Rajapakse and the Central Government for help. Post your comments

Government plans to increase sugar production in Sri Lanka

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The Ministry of Plantation has extensive plans to introduce a list of concessions for the local sugar industry which produces an important food item next to rice and flour in Sri Lanka.

Remembering Tsunami with two minutes silence

Sri Lanka to remember the one year anniversary of the tsunami catastrophe on 26 December by observing at 9.30 AM two minutes silence nationwide. This is in a bid to remember all those who lost their lives in this brief but telling and unimaginable catastrophe ever visited the country.Post your comments

Dams matter of life and death for Pakistan: Musharraf

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf cautioned the country would lag far behind in agricultural and industrial development if new water reservoirs were not built.

Tamil Tigers abduct three sailors: Sri Lanka Government strongly condemns the attack

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

Armed Tamil Tiger rebels in a flotilla of about ten boats opened fire at two Sri Lanka navy vessels at around 7.4o a.m. on Thursday morning and abducted three sailors and injured another sailor.Post your comments

India: Dozens killed in second stampede at Chennai flood rel

[b]India: Dozens killed in second stampede at Chennai flood relief centre[/b]

In the early hours of Sunday morning, 42 people were killed, including 23 women, and 37 injured in a stampede at an emergency flood-relief distribution centre in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Tigers abduct three sailors: Sri Lanka Government

[b]Tamil Tigers abduct three sailors: Sri Lanka Government strongly condemns the attack[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 23 December, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Armed Tamil Tiger rebels in a flotilla of about ten boats opened fire at two Sri Lanka navy vessels at around 7.4o a.m.

Remembering Tsunami with two minutes silence

[b]Remembering Tsunami with two minutes silence [/b]

[b] Colombo, 23 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Sri Lanka to remember the one year anniversary of the tsunami catastrophe on 26 December by observing at 9.30 AM two minutes silence nationwide. This is in a bid to remember all those who lost their lives in this brief but telling and unimaginable catastrophe ever visited the country.

Stinky garbage story in Sri Lanka’s metropolitan cities.

[b]Stinky garbage story in Sri Lanka’s metropolitan cities.[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 23 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] As yucky, smelly, gooey, worm prone garbage heaps in all sizes began sprouting up in Colombo and its suburbs, helpless and desperate local authorities are turning towards President Mahinda Rajapakse and the Central Government for hel

WB to provide US$ 400m credit to Pak for quake recovery

[b]WB to provide US$ 400m credit to Pak for quake recovery [/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 23 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The World Bank would provide four hundred million dollar interest free credit to Pakistan for helping the country's emergency earthquake recovery and reconstruction programme in the quake hit areas.

13 Sri Lankan Navy sailors killed in two landmine attacks.

Tamil Tigers triggered two powerful landmines that killed 12 sailors and injured seventeen others in Pesalai, 15 km northwest of Mannar around 1:30 p.m. Friday, while they were traveling in a bus and a truck toward their base in Talaimannar district, 220 kilometers (135 miles) north of the capital, Colombo.


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