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TNA wants Government to 'dismantle all its clandestine .....

[b]TNA wants Government to 'dismantle all its clandestine relationships'[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 28 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has called upon the Government to immediately take corrective action by dismantling all clandestine relationships, which would be the only way to infuse any confidence in the peace proces

TNA wants Government to 'dismantle all its clandestine relationships'

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has called upon the Government to
immediately take corrective action by dismantling all clandestine
relationships, which would be the only way to infuse any confidence in
the peace process.Post your comments

Rajapakse arrives in Delhi for talks with Indian leaders

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa and his wife Mrs. Shiranthi Rajapaksa is being received by the Minister of State for External Affairs Shri E. Ahammed in New Delhi on December 27, 2005.Post your comments

Plantation sector to receive boost from the government

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The newly appointed ministers of the Sri Lankan government have come up with some positive plans to boost the economy and increase job oriented industries to overcome unemployment in Sri Lanka.

Stop bloodshed, meet face to face soon – chides Erik Solheim

The focus now has to be on the need to stop the bloodshed and prevent further loss of life. The CFA must be upheld to prevent the further escalation of violence," emphasized Erik Solheim, Norway’s Minister of International Development and formerly the Special Envoy involved with the facilitation of the peace process between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and the Government of Sri Lanka.Post your comments

Central Bank introduces loan scheme for tsunami affected small businessmen

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka has introduced a new loan scheme for tsunami affected small business ventures. The loan scheme is being carried out in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme and several other banks and financial institutions.

India's BJP organisation secretary's figures in a sex scandal

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

India's main opposition, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is celebrating its silver jubilee with a three day convention in Mumbai, is making news for things other than politics.Post your comments

All out war declared on Sri Lanka.

Undoubtedly Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam has covertly declared a war on the Sri Lanka Government. The LTTE’s belligerent campaign has taken the propensity of an undeclared war. It all started in earnest when on 4th December this year; LTTE activated a claymore mine killing seven soldiers on a tractor at Kondavil, in Jaffna. That was the beginning, but it was told loudly "a false alarm." Post your comments

Celebration of Christmas in Sri Lanka

By Oscar E V Fernando

Naththal Nadagama produced by Jackson Anthony and televised over Swarnavahini on the 24th December was a treat to watch and is a far cry from the aping of western Christian drama by our vernacular educated Catholics: why should we eastern Christians ape the west in celebrating Christmas or as a matter of fact any other Christian drama when Jesus Christ himself is an easterner?

Sri Lanka Arts Council condemns the killing of Joseph Pararajasingham

Sri Lanka Arts Council of Australia joins with the International Community to condemn the brutal murder of the Tamil Parliamentarian and human rights activist Joseph Pararajasingham during the midnight Christmas cathedral service.

All out war declared on Sri Lanka.

[b]All out war declared on Sri Lanka.[/b]

[b] Colombo, 28 December, (Asiantribune.com); [/b]Undoubtedly Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam has covertly declared a war on the Sri Lanka Government. The LTTE’s belligerent campaign has taken the propensity of an undeclared war.

India's BJP organisation secretary's figures in a sex scanda

[b]India's BJP organisation secretary's figures in a sex scandal[/b]

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 28 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] India's main opposition the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is celebrating its silver jubilee with a three day convention in Mumbai, is making news for things other than politics.

The party's general secretary in charge of org

Stop bloodshed, meet face to face soon – chides Erik Solheim

Stop bloodshed, meet face to face soon – chides Erik Solheim

[b]Oslo, 28 December, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]"The focus now has to be on the need to stop the bloodshed and prevent further loss of life.

Rajapakse arrives in Delhi for talks with Indian leaders

[b]Rajapakse arrives in Delhi for talks with Indian leaders[/b]

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

New Delhi, 28 December (Asiantribune.com): Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse arrived here yesterday night on a four-day state visit, his first since he became the executive head of the island republic.

Challenges 2005-2006: U.N.'s Authority Tested by Perils Ahead

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

After prolonged discussions and seemingly endless debates, the United Nations ended an uneventful year with no firm decisions on several politically sensitive issues, including the reform of the Security Council, the creation of a new Human Rights Council and the revitalization of the Secretariat's management structure.


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