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Sri Lanka tries again to bring sense to Washington on LTTE

[b]Sri Lanka tries again to bring sense to Washington on LTTE terrorism[/b]

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent to Asian Tribune

[b]Washington, D.C.

India, Pak to ink deal on second rail link today

By M Rama Rao reporting from New Delhi

India and Pakistan are expected to finalise modalities for resuming a rail service between Munabao in Rajasthan and Khokrapar in Sindh province after four decades.Post your comments

Pak grateful to Thailand for its relief assistance to quake victims

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

President General Pervez Musharraf has expressed gratitude for Thai assistance in the wake of deadly earthquake in Pakistan, saying Islamabad and Bangkok enjoy excellent bilateral relations which would be further strengthened through increased commerce and trade cooperation.Post your comments

Business rescue firm starts operation in Sri Lanka

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

One of Sri Lanka’s leading financial groups –Capital Reach Holdings entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with UK’s largest independent business rescue and turnaround firm Begbies Traynor UK, establishing BT CAPREACH, Sri Lanka’s first business rescue and turnaround service.

Pak Japan agree to extend security dialogue

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

The Foreign Minister of Pakistan Mr. Khurshid M. Kasuri and the Foreign Minister of Japan Mr. Taro Aso, agreed to extend the scope of the existing bilateral security dialogue to include two senior expert level working groups.

Buddhist Monks to felicitate Nirj Deva MEP

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

First time in the political world of Sri Lanka, Maha Sangha attached to the Vidyaratne Pirivena, Panadura has decided to present “Vishwa Keerthi Sri Lanka Abhimani,” honorary title to the Member of European Parliament Niranjan Devadithya (Nirj Deva).

Pak to shift 10,000 quake survivors to safer places

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Alternate arrangements have been made to accommodate vulnerable quake survivors to the safer places in emergent situation, Provincial Relief Commissioner in Pakistan, Fazale Rabbi, said.

Industrial Service Bureau to the rescue of vehicle service station wastewater treatment

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Large quantity of wastewater contaminated with oil, grease and other substances are discharged by the vehicle service stations throughout the country polluting the environment. It is now revealed that the vehicle service stations find it difficult now to comply with the wastewater discharge standards set out by the Central Environmental Authority, due to the lack of awareness and knowledge on technologies available to clean this contaminated water before discharging to the environment.

Letter to Mr.Anandasangaree

Dear Sir,

I read your letter to Mr.Thondaman on a website.It was interesting and a very sound advice to Mr.Thondaman and his party. Whether he takes it up or not is a question but rest assured the LTTE is already there in the Up-country.

In this contextI have to go back and remind myself that it was the TULF which created the LTTE. I am confident you would not deny this fact.

Pak grateful to Thailand for its relief assistance to quake

[b]Pak grateful to Thailand for its relief assistance to quake victims [/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 06 January (Asiantribune.com): [/b]President General Pervez Musharraf has expressed gratitude for Thai assistance in the wake of deadly earthquake in Pakistan, saying Islamabad and Bangkok enjoy excellent bilateral relations which would be furt

India, Pak to ink deal on second rail link today

[b]India, Pak to ink deal on second rail link today[/b]

By M Rama Rao reporting from New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 6 January (Asiantribune.com):[/b] India and Pakistan are expected to finalise modalities for resuming a rail service between Munabao in Rajasthan and Khokrapar in Sindh province after four decades.

Sri Lanka tries again to bring sense to Washington on LTTE terrorism

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent to Asian Tribune

Greatly concerned about the passive attitude of the United States and the international community toward Liberation Tiger’s (LTTE) recently stepped up military campaign to put Sri Lanka’s democracy under siege, Sri Lanka’s foreign minister Mangala Samaraweera endeavored to get the attention of Washington the need to get tough with the Tiger outfit and cut the resources it gets from the American soil.Post your comments


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