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A Time for Politics

[b]A Time for Politics[/b]

By Tisaranee Gunasekara

[b][i]“Tyranny like hell is not easily conquered”.[/i][/b]
[b]Tom Paine [/b]([i]The American Crisis[/i])

There is a time to fight and a time not to fight. The Tigers know this, always knew this – as can be evidenced by their periodic ceasefires. Faced with an adverse international and internal climate the LTTE did the wise thing.

Bhutto dismisses Interpol notices, says ready to face court

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Former Pakistan Premier and Life Chairperson of the Pakistan People Party Benazir Bhutto has shrugged off Interpol notices for her and her spouse Asif Ali Zardari’s arrest, saying she was ready to return to the country and not hesitant to face any charges in court. Post your comments

December 2005 tea production down by three million kilos

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

According to the statistics issued by the Sri Lanka Tea Board, the tea production for 2005 December stood at 23.5 million kgs while 2004 December it was 26.5 million kgs a decrease of 3 million kgs and the percentage decrease is 11.4.

Saudi Monarch’s Visit and India’s entry into OIC

By Alok Bansal

The recent visit of His Royal Highness King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz, the Saudi Monarch to India has opened new vistas of cooperation between the two countries. This visit by the Saudi monarch comes after 51 years, during which the relations between the two countries were definitely not at their best. Saudi Arabia actively supported Pakistan during 1971 war and the relations were further strained when India failed to condemn the Soviet Union for invading Afghanistan..Post your comments

World Leprosy Day

By Oscar E V Fernando

World Leprosy Day is the 29th of January. Contrary to popular belief that leprosy causes no concern now, it is still very closely monitored by the world health bodies, as is evidenced by this day set apart.Post your comments

US Dollar 56 Million shopping mall in Kandy

By Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Kandy City Centre (KCC), ultra-modern Commercial and Shopping Complex constructed at a cost of US $ 56 million at Dalada Vidiya, Kandy would be the most modern commercial complex in Sri Lanka and it would become operative by end May 2006.Post your comments

"Khmer Genocide Survivor Can't Get on With His Life"

By Antonio Graceffo

"I risked my life to get here, and I have done nothing with my time in
America." Says taxi driver, Matt Sindvith. "I have seen women who were
raped, or people who survived the war in Bosnia or Sarajevo. They were able to put that behind them. But I cannot. And, until I do, I can't get on with my life." Post your comments

"Khmer Genocide Survivor Can't Get on With His Life&quo

[b]"Khmer Genocide Survivor Can't Get on With His Life"[/b]

By Antonio Graceffo

"I risked my life to get here, and I have done nothing with my time in America." Says taxi driver, Matt Sindvith. "I have seen women who were raped, or people who survived the war in Bosnia or Sarajevo. They were able to put that behind them. But I cannot.

US Dollar 56 Million shopping mall in Kandy

[b]US Dollar 56 Million shopping mall in Kandy[/b]
By Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

[b]Colombo, 29 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Kandy City Centre (KCC), ultra-modern Commercial and Shopping Complex constructed at a cost of US $ 56 million at Dalada Vidiya, Kandy would be the most modern commercial complex in Sri Lanka and it would become operative by end May 2006.

World Leprosy Day

[b]World Leprosy Day[/b]

By Oscar E V Fernando

World Leprosy Day is the 29th of January. Contrary to popular belief that leprosy causes no concern now, it is still very closely monitored by the world health bodies, as is evidenced by this day set apart.

Saudi Monarch’s Visit and India’s entry into OIC

[b]Saudi Monarch’s Visit and India’s entry into OIC[/b]

By Alok Bansal

The recent visit of His Royal Highness King Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz, the Saudi Monarch to India has opened new vistas of cooperation between the two countries. This visit by the Saudi monarch comes after 51 years, during which the relations between the two countries were definitely not at their best.

Bhutto dismisses Interpol notices, says ready to face court

[b]Bhutto dismisses Interpol notices, says ready to face court[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 29 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Former Pakistan Premier and Life Chairperson of the Pakistan People Party Benazir Bhutto has shrugged off Interpol notices for her and her spouse Asif Ali Zardari’s arrest, saying she was ready to return to the coun

A Time for Politics

By Tisaranee Gunasekara

There is a time to fight and a time not to fight. The Tigers know this, always knew this – as can be evidenced by their periodic ceasefires. Faced with an adverse international and internal climate the LTTE did the wise thing. The almost daily attacks on the Army have stopped for now and the Tigers have gained quite a bit of political mileage by their seeming willingness of compromise in the interests of peace.Post your comments


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