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Dispute over the appointment of Muslims as home guards

[b]Dispute over the appointment of Muslims as home guards[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq –Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 15 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] A fresh dispute has arisen with regard to the recruitment of home guards to the Trincomalee district, following authorities wanting to station the new recruits in villages other than their hometowns.

The youths who had gone for the int

The Contest for the East

By Tisaranee Gunasekara

Nature abhors a vacuum, so, it seems, does politics. The government’s obvious inability to respond effectively to the Tiger challenge has created a dangerous politico-psychological vacuum. Nowhere is this more evident than in the multi-ethnic, multi-religious East, where Sinhala hegemonic forces are stepping into the breach created by the President’s mishandling of the security issue. If allowed to develop this ‘Sinhala resurgence’ will achieve for the Tigers what they and their proxies could not – a mini civil war along ethnic lines in the volatile East.Post your comments

Take Action against Ramadoss, Thirumavalavan urges Subramanian Swamy

Indian Government should take appropriate action against the leaders of Tamil Nadu political parties, namely 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, who recently went on a trip of a very highly of secretive nature to Bangkok, Thailand to meet with the LTTE handlers.Post your comments

Suspend temporarily the higher education until Independent Tamil Eelam Homeland is dawn by next Thai Pongal of 2007.

Higher Education of Jaffna University students are to be suspended, until the birth of the Independent Tamil Eelam by 14 January 2007, on the next Thai Pongal Day. This is said to be the expected D-day the Tamils are suppose to joyously celebrate the dawn of an independent homeland, according to the Leaders of the Tamil rebel outfit – Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.Post your comments

Bombing Peace Monitors' office the last straw in the Ceasefire Agreement

The grenade lobbed into the garage of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) in Batticoloa on Friday night has confirmed the doubts expressed by the SLMM about the existence of the Ceasefire Agreement, analysts told the Asian Tribune. Post your comments

Maldives: Roadblocks to democracy

By Alok Bansal

After promising multiparty democracy in Maldives, President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, who has ruled Maldives uninterruptedly since 1978, seems to have developed cold feet. The government has already missed a pledge to implement widespread democratic reform by January 2006. The arrests of opposition leaders in recent past have severely jeopardized the island nation’s planned transition to democracy and have severely dented the credibility of President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom.Post your comments

Intel creates 'New Norms' for mobile work and play

Q Perera - Reporting from Mumbai, India

Intel Corporation unveiled, the designed in India, Intel Centrino Duo mobile technology for a new generation of laptops, at Taj Lands End Hotel, Mumbai and the Chief Guest at the launch was Dayanidhi Maran, Minister for Communication and Information Technology, Government of India.

Tamil National Flag of tomorrow's independent Tamil Eelam

The Tamil National flag is the symbol of tomorrow’s independent Tamil Eelam. This was revealed in a handbook on the Tamil National Flag. Recently released handbook has generated a keen interest locally and internationally at the backdrop of the ongoing ‘Stealth War,’ the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam has launched against the Government of Sri Lanka on 07 December 2005, when 7 Sri Lankan Army soldiers were killed in a claymore attack at Kondavil, in the Jaffna district.Post your comments

Tamil National Flag of tomorrow's independent Tamil Eelam

[b]Tamil National Flag of tomorrow's independent Tamil Eelam[/b]

[b]Colombo, 15 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The Tamil National flag is the symbol of tomorrow’s independent Tamil Eelam. This was revealed in a handbook on the Tamil National Flag.

Maldives: Roadblocks to democracy

[b]Maldives: Roadblocks to democracy[/b]

By Alok Bansal

After promising multiparty democracy in Maldives, President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, who has ruled Maldives uninterruptedly since 1978, seems to have developed cold feet. The government has already missed a pledge to implement widespread democratic reform by January 2006.

Bombing Peace Monitors' office the last straw in the .......

[b]Bombing Peace Monitors' office the last straw in the Ceasefire Agreement[/b]

Colombo, 15 January, (Asiantribune.com): The grenade lobbed into the garage of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) in Batticoloa on Friday night has confirmed the doubts expressed by the SLMM about the existence of the Ceasefire Agreement, analysts told the Asian Tribune.

Suspend temporarily the higher education until Independent

[b]Suspend temporarily the higher education until Independent Tamil Eelam Homeland is dawn by next Thai Pongal of 2007.[/b]

Colombo, 15 January, (Asiantribune.com): Higher Education of Jaffna University students are to be suspended, until the birth of the Independent Tamil Eelam by 14 January 2007, on the next Thai Pongal Day.

Take Action against Ramadoss, Thirumavalavan urges ......

[b]Take Action against Ramadoss, Thirumavalavan urges Subramanian Swamy[/b]

[b]New Delhi, 15 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Indian Government should take appropriate action against the leaders of Tamil Nadu political parties, namely Dr. S. Ramadoss – Founder President of the Pattali Makkal Kadchchi, G.K.Mani - President of the Pattali Makkal Kadchchi and R.

The Contest for the East

[b]The Contest for the East[/b]

By Tisaranee Gunasekara

[i][b]"This frenzy of stupidity…"[/b][/i]
[b]Ernst Toller [/b]([i]Wotan Unchained[/i])

Nature abhors a vacuum, so, it seems, does politics. The government’s obvious inability to respond effectively to the Tiger challenge has created a dangerous politico-psychological vacuum.

Dispute over the appointment of Muslims as home guards

By Munza Mushtaq –Reporting for Asian Tribune

A fresh dispute has arisen with regard to the recruitment of home guards to the Trincomalee district, following authorities wanting to station the new recruits in villages other than their hometowns.Post your comments


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