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Controversy over Guruvayur temple entry and Sri Lanka's Firs

[b]Controversy over Guruvayur temple entry and Sri Lanka's First Lady.[/b]

Colombo, 16 January, (Asiantribune.com): Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse’s four day official visit to India has plagued him with too many controversies.

Sri Lanka may decide on incinerator to end garbage crisis

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

The seven member committee appointed by President Mahinda Rajapakse to devise an acceptable solution to the ongoing garbage crisis is and expected to finalize their report by mid next month.

Controversy over Guruvayur temple entry and Sri Lanka's First Lady.

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse’s four day official visit to India has plagued him with too many controversies. The latest in the series was the entry into the Guruvayur Lord Krishna Temple’s holy sanctum by Sri Lanka’s First Lady - Shiranthi Rajapakse.Post your comments

Solheim expected come out of Vanni with more demands than peace

Erik Solheim is due in Sri Lanka on January 23 to move forward the peace process, according to a Norwegian press release.Post your comments

Pak lodges protest with US over airstrike leaving 18 dead

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan has condemned a deadly American air strike on Damadola village in the northwestern tribal region that left 18 people dead, calling the American Ambassador to the foreign office to register protest over the incident with the US government.Post your comments

Sri Lanka and the LTTE

By Dr. W.Y. Rambukwelle – New Zealand.

"The democratic freedom of expression Mr Gnanakone enjoys in the USA has enabled him to be highly critical of the US government's foreign policy. Sadly and tragically such freedom is denied to the thousands of peace loving Tamils living under the LTTE," points out Dr. W.Y. Rambukwelle – New Zealand in a letter written to Editor of "Asian Tribune".Post your comments

Tamil Canadians to vote for Paul Martin, who attended LTTE's fundraisers

Paul Martin, the Leader of the Liberal Party and the Prime Minister of Canada attended all the LTTE’s fundraisers, therefore Tamil Canadians will vote for the Liberals and no one else.Post your comments

Abuse of Sri Lanka women in the Middle East

By Sunil C. Perera – Reporting from Colombo

Ministry of Labor and Foreign Employment do not possess the complete details of the number Sri Lankan women working in the Middle East despite complains of abuse inundates the Ministry. The latest details available with the Ministry were that of the 2003 figures.

Col Karuna condemns LTTE attack on Norwegian Peace Monitor

[b]Col Karuna condemns LTTE attack on Norwegian Peace Monitors: Against Tamil rules of war[/b]

[b]Colombo, 16 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] A statement issued by TamilEeela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP) has strongly condemned the attack on the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) office located at Lake Road, in Batticoloa on the night of January 13 (Friday).

Nepal blues

[b]Nepal blues[/b]

By Tushar Charan - Syndicate Features

All too soon it is back to square one in the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal. The Maoist rebels have announced the end of the (extended) ceasefire unilaterally announced by them four months ago, leading to fears of eruption of violence that has already taken a toll of over 12,000 in the last decade.

Tamil Canadians to vote for Paul Martin, who attended LTTE's

[b]Tamil Canadians to vote for Paul Martin, who attended LTTE's fundraisers[/b]

[b] Toronto, 16 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Paul Martin, the Leader of the Liberal Party and the Prime Minister of Canada attended all the LTTE’s fundraisers, therefore Tamil Canadians will vote for the Liberals and no one else.

In a letter the Editor, one Mauyran Thigaratnam angrily protested to an articl

Sri Lanka and the LTTE

[b]Sri Lanka and the LTTE [/b]

By Dr. W.Y. Rambukwelle – New Zealand.

"The democratic freedom of expression Mr Gnanakone enjoys in the USA has enabled him to be highly critical of the US government's foreign policy. Sadly and tragically such freedom is denied to the thousands of peace loving Tamils living under the LTTE," points out Dr. W.Y.

Pak lodges protest with US over airstrike leaving 18 dead

[b]Pak lodges protest with US over airstrike leaving 18 dead[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 16 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Pakistan has condemned a deadly American air strike on Damadola village in the northwestern tribal region that left 18 people dead, calling the American Ambassador to the foreign office to register protest over the inci

Solheim expected come out of Vanni with more demands .......

[b]Solheim expected come out of Vanni with more demands than peace [/b]

[b]Colombo, 16 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Erik Solheim is due in Sri Lanka on January 23 to move forward the peace process, according to a Norwegian press release.

The press release quotes him as saying: "I am deeply concerned about the recent increase in violence in Sri Lanka," said Mr Solheim.

Col Karuna condemns LTTE attack on Norwegian Peace Monitors: Against Tamil rules of war

A statement issued by TamilEeela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP) has strongly condemned the attack on the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) office located at Lake Road, in Batticoloa on the night of January 13 (Friday).Post your comments


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