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Manmohan Singh takes 19 new ministers

[b]Manmohan Singh takes 19 new ministers[/b]

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

New Delhi.

Karuna declares unilateral ceasefire with warning to LTTE

V.Muralitharan (Colonel Karuna), Leader of the TamilEela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP), yesterday announced a unilateral cessation of their "self-defence campaigns against the Tamil Tigers" to enable President Mahinda Rajapakse to negotiate a permanent peace settlement for the Tamils and Tamil-speaking people in particular and to Sri Lanka in general.Post your comments

Roots of "Militancy in Pakistan"

By Mohammed Yousuf

This work is an endeavor to look at emergence of "Militancy in Pakistan", with a cursory glance at its historic perspective and its evolution in the sub-continent. Post your comments

Tokyo Cement sells one million tons of cement in 2005

Q Perera reporting from Colombo

S R Gnanam, Joint Managing Director, Tokyo Cement Group at the celebrations to mark the 'Tokyo Cement' crossing the One Million ton cement selling target, which was never before achieved by any other company in Sri Lanka, at a ceremony a ceremony at the Colombo Hilton Hotel said that the Company was recreated through the ashes of destruction as on 20th May 1986. He added that the company was shut down and kept closed for two years due to extensive damages caused to the factory at Trincomalee by unknown miscreants.

A culture of peace for Sri Lanka

By Oscar E V Fernando

Peace has been defined as—freedom from war, cessation of war—with honor or at any cost, a treaty between two powers at war, freedom from civil disorder, quiet tranquility, in a state of friendliness.Post your comments

CTC supports Bopana villagers to boost their income

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Udadumbara, Sri Lanka

Poverty, lack of common facilities and knowledge based economy are common features in most villages of Sri Lanka, but some villagers have hidden hands to assist them to improve their day to day life.

Zomi Council urged Manipur Government for tri-partite talks with its cadres

By T.Siamchinthang

The Manipur state government’s total indifference to the willingness of the tribal armed groups for dialogue has led to the lifting of the suspension of operation, SOO, by the Indian Army which had agreed on a ceasefire with most of the tribal armed groups during the last six months and some other pacts are due to expire on January 31, 2006.

Sri Lankan government and LTTE agree to hold talks

[b]Sri Lankan government and LTTE agree to hold talks[/b]

After considerable international pressure, the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) last Wednesday agreed to hold talks next month in Geneva for the first time since April 2003.

A culture of peace for Sri Lanka

[b]A culture of peace for Sri Lanka[/b]

By Oscar E V Fernando

Peace has been defined as—freedom from war, cessation of war—with honor or at any cost, a treaty between two powers at war, freedom from civil disorder, quiet tranquility, in a state of friendliness.

Roots of "Militancy in Pakistan"

[b]Roots of "Militancy in Pakistan" [/b]

By Mohammed Yousuf

This work is an endeavor to look at emergence of "Militancy in Pakistan", with a cursory glance at its historic perspective and its evolution in the sub-continent.

Karuna declares unilateral ceasefire with warning to LTTE

[b]Karuna declares unilateral ceasefire with warning to LTTE[/b]

[b]Colombo, 30 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]V.Muralitharan (Colonel Karuna), Leader of the TamilEela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP), yesterday announced a unilateral cessation of their "self-defence campaigns against the Tamil Tigers" to enable President Mahinda Rajapakse to negotiate a permanent peace settlement for the Tam

Manmohan Singh takes 19 new ministers

By M Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

Expanding his cabinet for the first time after taking over as prime minister, Manmohan Singh on Sunday inducted 19 new ministers (seven of Cabinet rank and 12 ministers of state), and elevated three juniors including Kapil Sibal, a noted jurist to the Cabinet level. With an eye on Tamilnadu which is going for assembly elections soon, he took in Tamil Nadu Congress leader and son of the late G K Moopanar, G K Vasan as Minister of State with Independent Charge. Post your comments


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