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Chandrika to face charges on Rs. 350 million land deal

[b]Chandrika to face charges on Rs. 350 million land deal and mini army of 200 [/b]

[b] 17 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] President Chandrika Kumaratunga will have to face a court case in which she is charged with violating the 1986 Presidential Privileges Act by acquiring prime land worth over Rs.350 million.

80 Bangladeshi nationals detained in Meghalaya

By Raymond R Kharmujai – Asian Tribune

At least 80 people suspected to be Bangladeshi nationals were detained by the state police in Meghalaya state in North East India for illegal entry and stay in the state.

BOI Conducts Discussion on Promoting Investment into the Regions

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

In a bid to fast track investments conform to Government policy,
the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka (BOI) is holding a series of
discussion to inform the Business Community of the Government's key
initiatives.

Pak delegation leaves for third round of composite dialogue with India

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Riaz Muhammad Khan has left for New Delhi on Monday to lead Pakistani delegation at the third round of the composite dialogue process between Pakistan and India that begins in New Delhi today.

Saving hydro power for desperate times…….

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

With water levels in hydro reservoirs close to the brim, the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has devised a 'strategic plan' in making use of hydro for its power generation.The aim of this plan is to safeguard hydro power for 'desperate times' in the event of a drought.

Musharraf asked to resign for security failure

Condemning the US airstrike in Bajaur agency, President of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal MMA and Chief of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan Qazi Hussain Ahmed has said that the government of General Pervez Musharraf has failed to provide security to the citizens of the country against foreign aggression and demanded him to tender his resignation for the failure. Eighteen people including women and children were killed in the incident.Post your comments

Chandrika to face charges on Rs. 350 million land deal and mini army of 200

President Chandrika Kumaratunga will have to face a court case in which she is charged with violating the 1986 Presidential Privileges Act by acquiring prime land worth over Rs.350 million. Post your comments

The mystery of the missing UNP millions

After raising billions to fight the last presidential election, UNPers are questioning as to why Ranil Wickremesinghe, the beleaguered UNP leader, has not released a full statement on the use or abuse of the monies collected to fight his election. Post your comments

Peace monitors must get their facts right and Prabhakaran must punish his sex-crazy commanders, says Col. Karuna

In a blunt dismissal of the statements made against TamilEela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TEMVP) by Ms. Helen Olafsdottir, the spokeswoman for the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission in Colombo, V. Muralitharan nom de guerre, Col. Karuna, head of the TEMVP told the Asian Tribune that 1) she can't substantiate the allegation of blaming the TEMVP for the breakdown of the Ceasefire Agreement because Prabhakaran had walked out of the peace talks in 2003 and violated the Ceasefire Agreement long before Karuna quit in 2004; 2) she must get her facts and perspectives right about TEMVP and stop propagandizing to please the Scandinavian master and Prabhakaran and 3) Prabhakaran must punish his sex-crazy commanders who rape innocent Tamil cadres and Tamil women.Post your comments

SL-Libya joint venture to launch new business strategy to reduce losses

By Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo, Sri Lanka

A government owned agricultural and livestock joint venture with the Libyan government, the Sri Lanka –Libya Agricultural and Livestock Development Company plans to reduce its losses applying a number of management and innovative sales measures.

14 Al-Qaeda branches in North East India

By Raymond R Kharmujai – Asian Tribune

The North East Students' Organization has claimed that the Al-Qaeda, have set up more than 'fourteen branches in the North East India' with the support of the Pakistan intelligence agency, the Inter Service Intelligence. Post your comments

Portuguese encounter – Reply to Satkurunathan

By Janaka Perera

Raveen Satkurunathan writing in the Asian Tribune of January 8, 2006, seems to have got his wires crossed about the conference on the 500th Anniversary Portuguese Encounter held at the BMICH Colombo on Dec.10-11, 2005. His comments display either total ignorance or total disregard for what was actually discussed at the conference. Post your comments

The mystery of the missing UNP millions

[b]The mystery of the missing UNP millions[/b]

[b]Colombo, 17 January, (asiantribune.com):[/b] After raising billions to fight the last presidential election, UNPers are questioning as to why Ranil Wickremesinghe, the beleaguered UNP leader, has not released a full statement on the use or abuse of the monies collected to fight his election.

UNP coffers were filled with billions.

Portuguese encounter – Reply to Satkurunathan

[b]Portuguese encounter – Reply to Satkurunathan[/b]

By Janaka Perera

Raveen Satkurunathan writing in the Asian Tribune of January 8, 2006, seems to have got his wires crossed about the conference on the 500th Anniversary Portuguese Encounter held at the BMICH Colombo on Dec.10-11, 2005.

"Tamils want what they lost"

[b]"Tamils want what they lost"[/b]

[b]London, 17 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]You have to be a Tamil to understand the problems Tamils are today facing. It must be remembered that Tamils in Colombo are sitting on a time bomb today.

In a letter to the Editor, "Asian Tribune" by G.Amirthalingam of London, writes that Dr. W.Y.

The Canadian elections and the phony gun-crime

[b]The Canadian elections and the phony gun-crime epidemic
[/b]

The terrible shooting death of an innocent bystander over the Christmas holiday has been fashioned by the media and the mainstream political parties as a key issue in the current federal election.

14 Al-Qaeda branches in North East India

[b]14 Al-Qaeda branches in North East India[/b]

By Raymond R Kharmujai – Asian Tribune

[b]Shillong, 17 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The North East Students' Organization has claimed that the Al-Qaeda, have set up more than 'fourteen branches in the North East India' with the support of the Pakistan intelligence agency, the Inter Service Intelligence.

Peace monitors must get their facts right and Prabhakaran

[b]Peace monitors must get their facts right and Prabhakaran must punish his sex-crazy commanders, says Col. Karuna[/b]

Colombo, 17 January, (Asiantribune.com): In a blunt dismissal of the statements made against TamilEela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TEMVP) by Ms. Helen Olafsdottir, the spokeswoman for the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission in Colombo, V. Muralitharan nom de guerre, Col.

Musharraf asked to resign for security failure

[b]Musharraf asked to resign for security failure [/b]

[b]Islamabad, 17 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Condemning the US airstrike in Bajaur agency, President of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal MMA and Chief of Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan Qazi Hussain Ahmed has said that the government of General Pervez Musharraf has failed to provide security to the citizens of the country against foreign aggression a

"Tamils want what they lost"

You have to be a Tamil to understand the problems Tamils are today facing. It must be remembered that Tamils in Colombo are sitting on a time bomb today.Post your comments


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