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Tamil Parties set to meet to discuss matters on 'Broad based

[b]Tamil Parties set to meet to discuss matters on 'Broad based Tamil Alliance'[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 04 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC), Up-Country Peoples Front (UPF) and the Western Peoples Front (WPF) are expected to meet this week to discuss matters pertaining to the setting up of the 'broad based Tamil alliance

Remand of three Sri Lanka policemen extended until 17 of this month.

A LTTE court in Kilinochchi has further extended the remand of the three Sri Lankan policemen in custody till 17 of this month, when the case was taken up by the courts today.Post your comments

Tamil Parties set to meet to discuss matters on 'Broad based Tamil Alliance'

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

The Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC), Up-Country Peoples Front (UPF) and the Western Peoples Front (WPF) are expected to meet this week to discuss matters pertaining to the setting up of the 'broad based Tamil alliance'.Post your comments

Indian police arrest top militant of Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Toiba in Andhra Pradesh

By M Rama Rao reporting from New Delhi

Terrorism shadow is lengthening over India-Pakistan relations putting a question mark over the composite dialogue process which was to go into overdrive with a meeting of foreign secretaries in about a fortnight. A top militant of Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Toiba has been arrested at Nalgonda about 60 km from Hyderabad and police say he is in-charge of the Let's operations in south India comprising Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Tamilnadu which form the IT triangle account for about $ 14billion $17.2 billion software annually, besides Kerala, the home to India's space operations.Post your comments

Irate Sri Lankans in Europe condemn SLMM remarks

By Neville de Silva - Diplomatic Editor Asian Tribune

The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission’s spokesperson has been accused of trying to "whitewash" the LTTE of responsibility for recent attacks on the armed forces in remarks to BBC Television last Thursday.Post your comments

Pak denies reports of acquiring nuclear reactors from China

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan has denied reports that it was holding talks with China to buy up to eight nuclear reactors from Beijing in a deal worth up to $10 billion.Post your comments

Technical issues related to Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project

D.S.B.Hettiarachchi - Port Engineer ( Retired)

India has embarked on a development project to open up a shipping channel to connect up Bay of Bengal and Gulf of Mannar across Palk Bay. The channel is divided into a few segments. At the 1st phase, the channel segments identified as Palk Strait and Adams Bridge are being cut to a depth of 12.0 meters, with no dredging being planned in Palk Bay.Post your comments

Army denies hand in Trincomalee incident

[b]Army denies hand in Trincomalee incident[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 04 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The Sri Lanka Army today vehemently denied any involvement in the Trincomalee incident where five youth were killed and another two injured.

The denial comes following allegations by the LTTE and the Tamil National Alliance which claimed that the s

Amid danger of civil war, Sri Lankan president visits ......

Amid danger of civil war, Sri Lankan president visits New Delhi

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse chose to make his first foreign visit to New Delhi in late December, in order to seek greater backing from the Indian government as the danger of a return to civil war heightens on the island.

Technical issues related to Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project

[b]Technical issues related to Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project [/b]

D.S.B.Hettiarachchi - Port Engineer ( Retired)

[b]Introduction[/b]

India has embarked on a development project to open up a shipping channel to connect up Bay of Bengal and Gulf of Mannar across Palk Bay. The channel is divided into a few segments.

Pak denies reports of acquiring nuclear reactors from China

[b]Pak denies reports of acquiring nuclear reactors from China[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 04 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Pakistan has denied reports that it was holding talks with China to buy up to eight nuclear reactors from Beijing in a deal worth up to $10 billion.

Irate Sri Lankans in Europe condemn SLMM remarks

[b]Irate Sri Lankans in Europe condemn SLMM remarks[/b]

By Neville de Silva - Diplomatic Editor Asian Tribune

[b]London, 04 January (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission’s spokesperson has been accused of trying to "whitewash" the LTTE of responsibility for recent attacks on the armed forces in remarks to BBC Television last Thursday.

Angry Sri Lankans including Tamils

Indian police arrest top militant of Pakistan based Lashkar-

[b]Indian police arrest top militant of Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Toiba in Andhra Pradesh[/b]

By M Rama Rao reporting from New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 04 January (asiantribune.com):[/b] Terrorism shadow is lengthening over India-Pakistan relations putting a question mark over the composite dialogue process which was to go into overdrive with a meeting of foreign secretaries in about a fortnight.

Remand of three Sri Lanka policemen extended until 17......

[b]Remand of three Sri Lanka policemen extended until 17 of this month.[/b]

[b]Colombo, 04 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] A LTTE court in Kilinochchi has further extended the remand of the three Sri Lankan policemen in custody till 17 of this month, when the case was taken up by the courts today.

LTTE cadres, of the Murukkan Kokkupadayan camp, arrested the three policemen, who went to

Army denies hand in Trincomalee incident

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

The Sri Lanka Army today vehemently denied any involvement in the
Trincomalee incident where five youth were killed and another two
injured.Post your comments


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