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Prabakaran summons regional commanders for the Iruthi Pore -

[b]Prabakaran summons regional commanders for the Iruthi Pore - final assault.[/b]

[b]Colombo, 03 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The Tamil rebel outfit, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam is quietly readying for an open confrontation with the Government of Sri Lanka in the Jaffna Peninsula.

Prabakaran summons regional commanders for the <i>Iruthi Pore</i> - final assault.

The Tamil rebel outfit, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam is quietly readying for an open confrontation with the Government of Sri Lanka in the Jaffna Peninsula. They have already contrived successfully to win psychologically over the Sri Lanka armed forces with their undeclared the stealth war. Post your comments

Three Aussies shedding crocodile tears for Lankan women

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

A visibly annoyed Women's Empowerment Ministry Secretary Indrani Sugatadasa yesterday called a recent Australian report on women and the post-tsunami situation in Sri Lanka as 'greatly exaggerated and very dramatic'.Post your comments

Pak sees foreign hand in Balochistan

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan has said that there is evidence of foreign involvement in the situation in Balochistan.

Rajnath Singh takes over BJP chief and turns guns on Congress

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune

Rajnath Singh, a 54-year- old former college lecturer, who had cut his teeth in student politics, today took over as the eighth president of India's main opposition, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Post your comments

CMC wants public participation to solve garbage crisis

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

The Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) has taken an innovative approach by launching a source segregation project in a bid to solve the ongoing garbage crisis.

Pak reviewing ratification of SAFTA

By Iqbal Hussain Khan – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan Monday said that it was in the process of ratifying the South Asian Free Trade Agreement (SFTA) but no decision has yet been taken in this regard.

Indo(Assam)-Bangla border fencing to be completed by this year : Patil

By Lakhyajit Gohain – Asian Tribune

The Government of India is expected to complete barbed wire fencing in India-Bangladesh border along Assam by the year-end to check the illegal influx from Bangladesh to the Northeastern state of Assam. Union Home Minister Mr Shivraj Patil said here on Monday.

Sri Lanka needs alternative power resources.

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Minister of Science and Technology hailed the government’s decision to increases payments for renewable energy and said it would be a great step forward to reduce foreign exchange on oil imports.

Sri Lanka Army Commander urges to exercise restraint in his New Year message

Sri Lanka Army commander Lt General Fonseka called the Army to exercise restraint and maximum patience possible. He added that the prime responsibility and concern of the Army was meeting the aspirations of the country which is on its way to achieve peace with dignity.Post your comments

Sri Lanka Army Commander urges to exercise restraint

[b]Sri Lanka Army Commander urges to exercise restraint in his New Year message[/b]

[b]Colombo, 03 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Sri Lanka Army commander Lt General Fonseka called the Army to exercise restraint and maximum patience possible.

Sri Lankan fertiliser scheme in shambles due to lack........

[b]Sri Lankan fertiliser scheme in shambles due to lack of funds[/b]

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse’s much publicized election pledge to supply fertiliser to farmers at the subsidized price of 350 rupees ($US3.50) a 50kg bag is in disarray. The government has failed to release enough funds to provide adequate quantities of fertilizer at the cheaper prices.

Rajnath Singh takes over BJP chief and turns guns on Congres

[b]Rajnath Singh takes over BJP chief and turns guns on Congress [/b]

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]New Delhi, 03 January ( Asiantribune.com): [/b]Rajnath Singh, a 54-year- old former college lecturer, who had cut his teeth in student politics, today took over as the eighth president of India's main opposition, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Three Aussies shedding crocodile tears for Lankan women

[b]Three Aussies shedding crocodile tears for Lankan women[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 03 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] A visibly annoyed Women's Empowerment Ministry Secretary Indrani Sugatadasa yesterday called a recent Australian report on women and the post-tsunami situation in Sri Lanka as 'greatly exaggerated and very dramatic'.

Three Australian

Five young men fall victim to their own hand grenade

[b]Five young men fall victim to their own hand grenade[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 03 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]An accidental explosion of a hand grenade on the beachside at Trincomalee, near the library last night (02) at about 8.00 p.m. killed five young men and injured two others, army sources said.

Five young men fall victim to their own hand grenade

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

An accidental explosion of a hand grenade on the beachside at
Trincomalee, near the library last night (02) at about 8.00 p.m.
killed five young men and injured two others, army sources said.
Those young men, suspected to have arrived there in order to carry out
an attack on the troops or the Police, were on the beach at the time
their grenade went off bringing death to five of them.Post your comments


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