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India remains non-committed on direct involvement

[b]India remains non-committed on direct involvement in Sri Lanka's peace process.[/b]

By M Rama Rao - in New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 29 December (Asiantribune.com):[/b] India has remained non-committed on President Mahinda Rajapakse's suggestion for its direct role in the peace process.

India remains non-committed on direct involvement in Sri Lanka's peace process.

By M Rama Rao - in New Delhi

India has remained non-committed on President Mahinda Rajapakse's suggestion for its direct role in the peace process. The Sri Lanka president held a one-on-one meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and briefed him about his assessment of the current status of the peace process. The issue dominated at the delegation level talks as well since reports from northern Sri Lanka are causing concern here in Delhi and in Washington as well.Post your comments

Erik Solheim to step down as "facilitator"

Erik Solheim, the failed "facilitator" accused of being pro-LTTE, told the Norwegian TV2 new channel yesterday that he will take a step back and allow a new team to handle the day-to-day work in the Sri Lankan peace process. He said that a new team will be appointed by the Norwegian Foreign Ministry.Post your comments

Terrorists strike in India's IT capital - one scientist killed.

By M Rama Rao - in New Delhi

Terrorists stuck in the IT capital of India on Wednesday night killing a Mathematics professor and injuring at least five other scientists. The attack at the prestigious Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore took place during an international conference.Post your comments

Pakistan, China agree to further enhance nuclear cooperation

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan and China have agreed to further enhance cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.Post your comments

Live and let live – Give peace an opportunity

War will never be a solution to a Tamil Eelam. Even in case Tamil Eelam is achieved by war, there will be continuous clashes between the Tamil ‘Desam’ and the Sinhala ‘Desa.’ Therefore it is important to live and let live and give peace an opportunity, admonished the coordinator for the London based organizing Committee for the Tamil Unity.Post your comments

India voices concern over Pak military operations in Balochistan

By M Rama Rao - in New Delhi

India has voiced concern over the flare up of violence in Balochsitan
province of Paksitan, the fourth in the past five decades. It hoped
that Pakistan authorities would exercise restraint and address the
issue through a political dialogue.

Killing of Joseph Pararajasingam, condemned – Tamil Information Centre

The London based Tamil Information Centre, understood to be a pro-LTTE organization has expressed grief and concern over the killing of the Tamil National Alliance Member of Parliament Joseph Pararajasingham and also express their concern over the ongoing killings of the members of parliament, journalists, writers, academics, human rights defenders, social and community workers, NGO staff, lawyers, students, women, educators, priests and members of political parties, progressive organizations and trade unions.Post your comments

Religious schools in Pakistan refuse to expel foreign students

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

A body of the Madaris (religious seminaries) in Pakistan have rejected a government deadline to expel foreign students by the end of the year.

Broad Tamil alliance in stormy waters

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

Amidst mounting criticism against his party, Ceylon Workers Congress
(CWC) Vice President R. Yogarajan vowed to proceed with the 'broad
based Tamil alliance', despite a series of hiccups, including
statements against his party's commitment to such an alliance.Post your comments

Indian Ocean Early Warning System begin operation in 2007.

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The Government of Sri Lanka says that it is now working with the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission-IOC, World Meteorological Organization –WMO and the Intergovernmental Coordination Groups for the development of the Indian Ocean Tsunami Early Warning System -IOTWS .Post your comments

Killing of Joseph Pararajasingam, condemned ................

[b]Killing of Joseph Pararajasingam, condemned – Tamil Information Centre[/b]

London, 29 December, (Asiantribune.com):The London based Tamil Information Centre, understood to be a pro-LTTE organization has expressed grief and concern over the killing of the Tamil National Alliance Member of Parliament Joseph Pararajasingham and also express their concern over the ongoing killings of the members

Indian Ocean Early Warning System begin operation in 2007.

[b]Indian Ocean Early Warning System begin operation in 2007.[/b]

Sunil C.

Broad Tamil alliance in stormy waters

[b]Broad Tamil alliance in stormy waters[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 29 December, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Amidst mounting criticism against his party, Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) Vice President R.

Live and let live – Give peace an opportunity

[b]Live and let live – Give peace an opportunity[/b]

[b]London, 29 December, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]War will never be a solution to a Tamil Eelam.

Pakistan, China agree to further enhance nuclear cooperation

[b]Pakistan, China agree to further enhance nuclear cooperation[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 29 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Pakistan and China have agreed to further enhance cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

The agreement was reached during a meeting between Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz and Chinese Minister f

Terrorists strike in India's IT capital-one scientist killed

[b]Terrorists strike in India's IT capital - one scientist killed.[/b]

By M Rama Rao - in New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 29 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Terrorists stuck in the IT capital of India on Wednesday night killing a Mathematics professor and injuring at least five other scientists.

Erik Solheim to step down as "facilitator"

[b]Erik Solheim to step down as "facilitator"

[b]Oslo, 29 DEcember, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Erik Solheim, the failed "facilitator" accused of being pro-LTTE, told the Norwegian TV2 new channel yesterday that he will take a step back and allow a new team to handle the day-to-day work in the Sri Lankan peace process. He said that a new team will be appointed by the Norwegian Foreign Ministry.

SLMM fires letter to LTTE demanding the release of the three abducted soldiers

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) has fired out a letter to the LTTE Peace Secretariat demanding the immediate release of the three abducted sailors.


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