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Senior official claims bias in UN contracts probe

[b]Senior official claims bias in UN contracts probe[/b]

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

[b]United Nations, 27 January, (IPS):[/b] Andrew Toh of Singapore, a U.N.

British High Commissioner on an exploratory visit

British High Commissioner for the Maldives Islands Stephen Evans, at present is on an exploratory tour to the country, 'to find out about the local political and social issues.'

Army Commander felicitated at his old school

Lieutenant General Fonseka in his address, assured that he would do everything possible to achieve peace with dignity. The Sri Lanka’s Army Commander declared this when he visited his old school, Ananda College in Colombo to participate in a ceremony in his honor.Post your comments

Colonel Karuna's loyalist in the LTTE's delegation for talks.

Colonel Jeyam, one of Colonel Karuna’s loyalists, has been included in the delegation of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, for the forthcoming peace talks to be held in Geneva, most probably after the second week of February.Post your comments

India's Controversial Bihar governor Buta Singh quits

By M Rama Rao - Reporting from Asian Tribune

India showcased its military might and cultural richness with a three-hour long display in the presence of visiting Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud on what was once the Kings' way in imperial Delhi to mark the country's 58th Republic Day. Post your comments

Anton Balasingham was paid in kind by Karuna's men

Killing a total of 11 LTTE cadres in two separate incidents yesterday in the Eastern province was the response given to Anton Balasingham, the Chief Negotiator of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, for his reprehensible remarks made against the TamilEela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal and it’s leader Colonel Karuna alias V. Muralitharan, said a spokesman of the outfit.Post your comments

Enter Kamil : Azath Sally's mayoral ambitions doomed

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

In what appeared to be a blow to Deputy Mayor of Colombo Azath Sally's
ambitions, former Colombo Mayor Omar Kamil is back in the limelight in
a bid to stake claim to the Colombo Municipal Council's top post once
again at the forthcoming local government elections.Post your comments

Emerging Political Scenario in Sri Lanka: A Response to Rajasingham

Prof. Laksiri Fernando of the University of Colombo

This is in response to K. T. Rajasingham’s article "Will Mahinda Rajapakse preside over the disintegration of Sri Lanka?" appeared in Asian Tribune (24 January 2006), which I consider a candid and a forthright exposition on the current situation in Sri Lanka. Obviously there are points that I agree, and others I disagree.Post your comments

Interpol issues arrest warrants for Benazir, Zardari

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

The International Police (Interpol) has issued red notices for the arrests of former Pakistani Prime Minister and chairperson of Pakistan Peoples Party Benazir Bhutto and her spouse Asif Ali Zardari.Post your comments

Colombo Circular Road plans finalized

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

Work on the proposed Japanese aided Outer Circular Road for Colombo
which is expected to minimize the traffic congestion on existing trunk
roads, will commence from Kerawelapitiya and will run through
Mattumagala, Kadawatha, Biiyagama, Kaduwela and join at Kottawa,
according to the recently finalized plans.

Pest Control and the greenhouses - a recent study

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The Greenhouse concept is very popular in the Uva province, but most greenhouse owners say that their in-house farms are affected by insects and diseases.

Interpol issues arrest warrants for Benazir, Zardari

[b]Interpol issues arrest warrants for Benazir, Zardari[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 27 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The International Police (Interpol) has issued red notices for the arrests of former Pakistani Prime Minister and chairperson of Pakistan Peoples Party Benazir Bhutto and her spouse Asif Ali Zardari.

A statement issued f

Emerging Political Scenario in Sri Lanka: A Response to Raja

[b]Emerging Political Scenario in Sri Lanka: A Response to Rajasingham[/b]

Prof. Laksiri Fernando of the University of Colombo

This is in response to K. T. Rajasingham’s article "Will Mahinda Rajapakse preside over the disintegration of Sri Lanka?" appeared in Asian Tribune (24 January 2006), which I consider a candid and a forthright exposition on the current situation in Sri Lanka.

Anton Balasingham was paid in kind by Karuna's men

[b]Anton Balasingham was paid in kind by Karuna's men[/b]

[b]Colombo, 27 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Killing a total of 11 LTTE cadres in two separate incidents yesterday in the Eastern province was the response given to Anton Balasingham, the Chief Negotiator of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, for his reprehensible remarks made against the TamilEela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal and it

India's Controversial Bihar governor Buta Singh quits

[b]India's Controversial Bihar governor Buta Singh quits[/b]

By M Rama Rao - Reporting from Asian Tribune

[b]New Delhi, 27 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]India showcased its military might and cultural richness with a three-hour long display in the presence of visiting Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud on what was once the Kings' way in imperial Delhi to mark the country's 58th Re

Colonel Karuna's loyalist in the LTTE's delegation for talks

[b]Colonel Karuna's loyalist in the LTTE's delegation for talks.[/b]

[b] Colombo, 27 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Colonel Jeyam, one of Colonel Karuna’s loyalists, has been included in the delegation of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, for the forthcoming peace talks to be held in Geneva, most probably after the second week of February.

Army Commander felicitated at his old school

[b]Army Commander felicitated at his old school[/b]

[b]Colombo, 27 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Lieutenant General Fonseka in his address, assured that he would do everything possible to achieve peace with dignity.

Enter Kamil : Azath Sally's mayoral ambitions doomed

[b]Enter Kamil : Azath Sally's mayoral ambitions doomed [/b]

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b] Colombo, 27 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]In what appeared to be a blow to Deputy Mayor of Colombo Azath Sally's ambitions, former Colombo Mayor Omar Kamil is back in the limelight in a bid to stake claim to the Colombo Municipal Council's top post once again at the forthcoming

Hmar students' stands agains UNLF

By:T.Siamchinthang

On the same day that the United National Liberation Front (UNLF) denied atrocities against Hmars causing them to flee to Mizoram, the Hmar Students Association joint headquarters based in Aizawl and pointed finger at the UNLF for all the troubles that Hmar people are facing.

Senior official claims bias in UN contracts probe

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

Andrew Toh of Singapore, a U.N. assistant secretary-general who has been placed on "special leave with full pay" while his office is under investigation, has implicitly accused the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) of discrimination on grounds of nationality.Post your comments


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