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Fate of 13 sailors on board the ill-fated Dovra still unknow

[b]Fate of 13 sailors on board the ill-fated Dovra still unknown[/b]

[b]Colombo, 07 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The fate of the 13 sailors belonged to the ill fated Sri Lanka Navy vessel is still not known. Reports points to the Sea Tiger, the naval wing of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for the attack on the naval vessel early this morning.

Will Sri Lanka Government fall into LTTE's trap by launching Eelam War IV?

The fragile peace that has prevailed so far in Sri Lanka is now on verge of collapsing. According to the fever pitched tense situation prevailing after the sinking of the Sri Lanka Naval craft this morning off the coast of Trincomalee, it is highly doubtful whether Government of Sri Lanka and the armed forces would continue to exercise restraint any further. Post your comments

India, Pak will run Thar desert express train from February

From M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

India and Pakistan ended their two-year long deliberations on a second rail link with the agreement to start the service from February 1.

Sri Lanka Naval vessel with 15 sailors reported missing

Sri Lanka Navy has encountered yet another blow in the small hours of Saturday, as the Sri lanka Navy’s two patrol craft put out to sea - one is missing with 15 sailors.

Pak hopes for positive Indian response

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan was optimistic that India would respond positively to its proposals of demilitarization and self-governance in Kashmir to facilitate a lasting solution to the lingering Jammu and Kashmir dispute.

Dr. Swamy to appeal against the fine of Rs. 5 lakhs.

Dr. Subramanian Swamy, a former Federal Minister and Chief of the Janata Party is to file an appeal in the Supreme court of India against the decision of the New Delhi High Court, which imposed recently a fine of Rs. 5 lakhs.Post your comments

A new courier service is launched in Sri Lanka

By Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Hayleys Adventis a subsidiary of Hayleys group public company and Mountain Hawk Express the licensee of FEDEX Corporation announced the launch of an international courier service.

Avalanche kills 7 in Northern Pakistan

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

At least seven people were killed and about 18 others injured when an avalanche crushed a passenger bus in the earthquake hit Northern Pakistan. Post your comments

LTTE mole in the Rajapakse’s entourage on Delhi visit

From M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

A week after President Mahinda Rajapakse returned from a successful India visit, a question is doing rounds: did his entourage to Delhi have a LTTE mole?Post your comments

Marriage for a foreigner made a cumbersome in UK

Marriages are made in heaven, but in the United Kingdom marriages hereafter has to be solemnized by the Secretary of State. A holy matrimonial, wedlock in the future in UK by a foreigner would remain null and void if it’s not blessed by the political officeholder – almighty Secretary of State.Post your comments

Marriage for a foreigner made a cumbersome in UK

[b]Marriage for a foreigner made a cumbersome in UK[/b]

Marriages are made in heaven, but in the United Kingdom marriages hereafter has to be solemnized by the Secretary of State.

Sri Lankan security forces conduct massive sweep of Tamils

[b]Sri Lankan security forces conduct massive sweep of Tamils in Colombo[/b]

In a flagrant violation of basic democratic rights, calculated to inflame communal tensions, Sri Lanka’s security forces launched a massive cordon and search operation against Tamil residents of the capital Colombo on December 31.

Entire neighbourhoods were sealed off and nearly a thousand Tamils were arrested and

Avalanche kills 7 in Northern Pakistan

[b]Avalanche kills 7 in Northern Pakistan [/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 07 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] At least seven people were killed and about 18 others injured when an avalanche crushed a passenger bus in the earthquake hit Northern Pakistan.

LTTE mole in the Rajapakse’s entourage on Delhi visit

[b]LTTE mole in the Rajapakse’s entourage on Delhi visit [/b]

From M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 07 January (Asiantribune.com):[/b] A week after President Mahinda Rajapakse returned from a successful India visit, a question is doing rounds: did his entourage to Delhi have a LTTE mole?

There is no clear cut answer to this engrossing question.

Dr. Swamy to appeal against the fine of Rs. 5 lakhs.

[b]Dr. Swamy to appeal against the fine of Rs. 5 lakhs.[/b]

[b] New Delhi, 07 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Dr. Subramanian Swamy, a former Federal Minister and Chief of the Janata Party is to file an appeal in the Supreme court of India against the decision of the New Delhi High Court, which imposed recently a fine of Rs. 5 lakhs.

Dr.

Will Sri Lanka Government fall into LTTE's trap by launching

[b]Will Sri Lanka Government fall into LTTE's trap by launching Eelam War IV?[/b]

[b]Colombo, 07 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The fragile peace that has prevailed so far in Sri Lanka is now on verge of collapsing.

Fate of 13 sailors on board the ill-fated Dovra still unknown

The fate of the 13 sailors belonged to the ill fated Sri Lanka Navy vessel is still not known. Reports points to the Sea Tiger, the naval wing of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for the attack on the naval vessel early this morning. Post your comments


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