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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2339

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VP's personell adviser

It seems that Mr. Erik Solheim will be the next adviser for LTTE after Anton Balasingam. The God must help the tamil people in the endless suffring in Srilanka, also in abroad by LTTE punamies.

Pak likely to ratify SAFTA this month

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan is expected to ratify the South Asia Free Trade Area (SAFTA) agreement this month, the ministry of commerce in Pakistan said.Post your comments

I was never interested to be a national list MP - V.Anandasangaree

"I never wanted to be a national list Member of Parliament. If I wanted to enter the Parliament as a national list MP, I would have become an MP in 1989 after the death of A. Amirthalingham on 13 July 1989 and also again when Neelan Thiruchelvam was killed on 29 July 1999," said V.Anandasangaree, Leader of the Tamil United Liberation Front.Post your comments

Tamil Nadu Leaders in Bangkok for a close-door meeting with LTTE

The close-door secret confab between the Sri Lanka’a separatist Tamil rebel outfit - Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and the leaders of Tamil Nadu political parties, Dr. S. Ramadoss – Founder President of the Pattali Makkal Kadchchi, G.K.Mani - President of the Pattali Makkal Kadchchi and R. Thiumavalavan of the Dalith Panthers of India has been rescheduled to be held in Bangkok today.Post your comments

UN suspends aid missions in two Pak quake-hit areas

By Iqbal Hussain Khan –Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Angered by storming of its relief helicopters by dozens of survivors in Azad Kashmir, the United Nations has suspended its relief operation in two quake-hit areas of Pakistan.

Small scale wood-based industry neglected

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Denzil Aponso, former president, Toy Exporters Association in a memorandum to President Mahinda Rajapakse complains that the export quality wood-based industry that was carried on for the last 20 years is in danger of extinction due to it not receiving the support promised eight years ago by the government.

Sri Lanka on the boil

By Vinod Vedi - Syndicate Features

The newly-elected President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapakse came to New Delhi to garner support for his hard-line confrontation with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) which has had the effect of destroying an already tenuous ceasefire agreement signed in 2002. He won the election on the basis of a repudiation of the "engage LTTE policy" adopted by his predecessors Chandrika Kumaratunga and Ranil Wickremesinghe.Post your comments

Sri Lanka on the boil

[b]Sri Lanka on the boil[/b]

By Vinod Vedi - Syndicate Features

The newly-elected President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapakse came to New Delhi to garner support for his hard-line confrontation with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) which has had the effect of destroying an already tenuous ceasefire agreement signed in 2002.

Tamil Nadu Leaders in Bangkok for a close-door meeting

[b]Tamil Nadu Leaders in Bangkok for a close-door meeting with LTTE[/b]

[b]Bangkok, 09 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The close-door secret confab between the Sri Lanka’a separatist Tamil rebel outfit - Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and the leaders of Tamil Nadu political parties, Dr. S.

I was never interested to be a national list MP

[b]I was never interested to be a national list MP - V.Anandasangaree[/b]

[b]London, 09 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] "I never wanted to be a national list Member of Parliament. If I wanted to enter the Parliament as a national list MP, I would have become an MP in 1989 after the death of A.

Pak likely to ratify SAFTA this month

[b]Pak likely to ratify SAFTA this month[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 09 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Pakistan is expected to ratify the South Asia Free Trade Area (SAFTA) agreement this month, the ministry of commerce in Pakistan said.

An official of the ministry said that a summary to this effect has already been submitted to the cabi

TN politics cast new shadow over India-Lanka ties

[b]TN politics cast new shadow over India-Lanka ties[/b]

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 09 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]With assembly elections looming large on the horizon, Sri Lanka factor has begun to assume fresh importance in the Tamilnadu politics. More so since a blatantly pro-LTTE party like MDMK of Mr Vaiko is a partner in the ruling alliance in Delhi.

TN politics cast new shadow over India-Lanka ties

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

With assembly elections looming large on the horizon, Sri Lanka factor has begun to assume fresh importance in the Tamilnadu politics. More so since a blatantly pro-LTTE party like MDMK of Mr Vaiko is a partner in the ruling alliance in Delhi. Vaiko has already managed to stall the long planned India- Sri Lanka defence deal. Post your comments


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