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Sri Lanka Government condemns the killing of Navy sailors.

[b]Sri Lanka Government condemns the killing of Navy sailors.[/b]

[b][Colombo, 13 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Sri Lanka Government
has condemned the killing of the nine Sri Lanka Navy sailors in a claymore mine attack at Chettikulam yesterday evening. "We totally condemn this attack," government spokesman and Cabinet minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said.

Jaffna University to be closed before launching the final war.

Tamil Tigers are making secret arrangements to force the closure of the Jaffna University, sources close to the University student population said. According to a plan conceived by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, it is reliably learnt that the Jaffna University would remain closed until the iruthip pore, (the ultimate war), against the Sri Lanka army was over once and for all.Post your comments

Sri Lanka Government condemns the killing of Navy sailors.

Sri Lanka Government has condemned the killing of the nine Sri Lanka Navy sailors in a claymore mine attack at Chettikulam yesterday evening. "We totally condemn this attack," government spokesman and Cabinet minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said. Post your comments

No war with LTTE, states Sri Lanka government once again

Despite the recent attacks by the LTTE in which 115 have been killed the Mahinda Rajapakse government pledged once again that it will not start the war with the Tamil Tigers. Yesterday the LTTE blew up another nine sailors in Cheddikulam.Post your comments

Scotland Buddhist Temple provides relief for tsunami victims

Sunil C.Perera - Reporting from Colombo

A Scotland based Buddhist Temple has launched number of tsunami development projects for the affected people in various parts of Sri Lanka with the assistance of the government and various international donors.

TRO recruits Tamil youth abroad and ships them to Vanni

Expatriate Tamil youth who volunteered to work for the tsunami victims in the Vanni have returned with tales of being introduced to (1) Prabhakaran and (2) to arms and ammunition during their short stay. They were recruited by the Tamil Rehabilitation Organisation (TRO) – a front organisation of the LTTE set up collect monies from the Tamil expatriates. The sympathetic youth volunteers were enticed by the TRO agents abroad and shipped to Vanni in the aftermath of tsunami. The youth initially considered this an adventure or a fun thing. But they have come back home with unexpected experiences. Post your comments

Tsunami hit ship up for sale

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

A ship currently not sea worthy, worth US $ 1.2 million will be up for grab by mid of this month at a public auction.

A political prisoner of the Burma's Putao Prison died.

A Burmese political prisoner, died due to inadequate medical facilities. When the said prisoner developed life-threatening illness, Burmese junta refused to give permission for him to obtain treatment in a hospital outside the prison, alleged Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma), a non-governmental organization outside Burma, which monitors the plight of the Burmese political prisoners.

TRO recruits Tamil youth abroad and ships them to Vanni

[b]TRO recruits Tamil youth abroad and ships them to Vanni[/b]

Expatriate Tamil youth who volunteered to work for the tsunami victims in the Vanni have returned with tales of being introduced to (1) Prabhakaran and (2) to arms and ammunition during their short stay.

No war with LTTE, states Sri Lanka government once again

[b]No war with LTTE, states Sri Lanka government once again[/b]

Colombo, 13 January, (Asiantribune.com): Despite the recent attacks by the LTTE in which 115 have been killed the Mahinda Rajapakse government pledged once again that it will not start the war with the Tamil Tigers.

Jaffna University to be closed before launching ........

[b]Jaffna University to be closed before launching the final war[/b]

[b]Colombo, 13 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Tamil Tigers are making secret arrangements to force the closure of the Jaffna University, sources close to the University student population said.

Six Tigers killed and seven injured in the East.

In two separate incidents in the East of Sri Lanka, six Tamil Tigers and an EPRLF cadre were reported to be killed this morning.


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