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Mahinda Rajapakse begins today state visit to India

[b]Mahinda Rajapakse begins today state visit to India[/b]

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 27 December (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse arrives here Today on a four-day state visit.

Mahinda Rajapakse begins today state visit to India

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

The Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse arrives here Today on a four-day state visit. His official engagements, which include wide ranging talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ruling alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi will begin on Wednesday, Dec 28.Post your comments

Karens urge United Nations to insist Burma for dialogue

At the recently held fourth Karen Unity conference, it was resolved to call upon the United Nations and the international community to increase pressure on the State Peace and Development Council, the Burma Army’s regime for the emergence of tripartite dialogue for the resolution of a variety of conflicts and crises prevailing in Burma.

Silent contribution by Sri Lanka Don Bosco Salasians for the Tsunami victims

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The Sri Lanka Don Bosco (SLDB) a Catholic Institution involved in large scale training of youth and school leavers in vocational training and also involved in various social and community service, now has come forward to build a large number of houses for the Tsunami victims.

Don't raise the interest rates on SME loans - EU Parliamentarian

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Niranjan Deva Adithya Member of the European Parliament who is the spokesman of the Overseas Development for the European Parliament said thatTtsunami affected businessmen and other SMEs can obtain loans from the DFCC bank to re-launch their operations.

US troops to leave Pakistan next March

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

American troops assisting in relief and rehabilitation operations will leave Pakistan's earthquake-hit areas in March next year, US Ambassador Ryan C Crocker has said.Post your comments

Nation remembers those perished in the tsunami disaster

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Sri Lankan nation remembers and pays respect to those who perished in the tsunami disaster on the 26th of December last year. The entire country observed a silence for two minutes at 9.30 to 9.32 am, as a gesture of remembrance of all those deceased in the natural calamity.Post your comments

<i>Senan Padai</i> claims responsibility for the killing of Joseph Pararajasingham

Completely a new organization, Sennan Padai, (Sennan Force), hitherto unknown, now claimed responsibility for the killing of Joseph Pararajasingham, a Tamil National Alliance Member of Parliament, killed on 25 December in Batticalao. This claim strikes resemblance to that of another earlier similar claim made by a relatively unknown "Mannar District Resurgence People Force," for the killing of the 13 Sri Lankan Navy troops on 23 December in Pesalai, Mannar.Post your comments

Chimp-human segregation not beyond 7 m years ago: Study

By Sankar Ray

Scientists, working in a collaborative venture, at the Arizona State and Penn State Universities, inferred that the genetic divergence between the ape man and the man took place sometime between the last five and seven million years. The leading scientist, an Indian by birth, is Sudhir Kumar, director of the Center for Evolutionary Functional Genomics in the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University.

President Rajapakse offers additional security for TNA MPs

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

President Mahinda Rajapakse has offered to provide additional security
to Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarians, following the
assassination of Batticaloa District MP Joseph Pararajasingham.Post your comments

President Rajapakse offers additional security for TNA MPs

[b]President Rajapakse offers additional security for TNA MPs[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 27 December, (Asiantribune.com);[/b] President Mahinda Rajapakse has offered to provide additional security to Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarians, following the assassination of Batticaloa District MP Joseph Pararajasingham.

Mr.

Senan Padai claims responsibility for the killing

[b]Senan Padai claims responsibility for the killing of Joseph Pararajasingham[/b]

[b]Colombo, 27 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Completely a new organization, Sennan Padai, (Sennan Force), hitherto unknown, now claimed responsibility for the killing of Joseph Pararajasingham, a Tamil National Alliance Member of Parliament, killed on 25 December in Batticalao.

Nation remembers those perished in the tsunami disaster

[b]Nation remembers those perished in the tsunami disaster[/b]

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Colombo, 27 December, (Asiantribune.com): Sri Lankan nation remembers and pays respect to those who perished in the tsunami disaster on the 26th of December last year.

US troops to leave Pakistan next March

[b]US troops to leave Pakistan next March [/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 27 December, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]American troops assisting in relief and rehabilitation operations will leave Pakistan's earthquake-hit areas in March next year, US Ambassador Ryan C Crocker has said.

There are over 1,000 American personnel in Pakistan to 'assist wit

Seven Sri Lanka army men killed in a landmine attack in Point Pedro

In another deadly landmine attack this afternoon around 01.00 PM in Point Pedro, located north of Jaffna city, seven soldiers were killed and numerous others sustained shrapnel injuries. According to reports reaching Colombo, the incident took place on the Point-Pedro – Jaffna main road, near the Point Pedro bus depot.


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