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TRO workers gone missing decreases to eight

[b]TRO workers gone missing decreases to eight[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b] Colombo, 02 February, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Despite an initial claim made by the Tamil Rehabilitation Organization (TRO) that another five of their workers has gone missing since Sunday (29), latest reports have stated that only three persons are currently missing, bringing the total numbe

TRO workers gone missing decreases to eight

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

Despite an initial claim made by the Tamil Rehabilitation Organization
(TRO) that another five of their workers has gone missing since Sunday
(29), latest reports have stated that only three persons are currently
missing, bringing the total number of TRO workers gone missing to
eight.Post your comments

Saudi King arrives in Pakistan to a warm welcome

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia has arrived to a red carpet welcome in Islamabad on a two-day state visit to Pakistan. Post your comments

Kidnapping of TRO personnel a propaganda trick of the LTTE to abandon talks -- Karuna's spokesperson

ThamilEelam Makkal Viduthalai Puligal (TMVP) has dismissed the kidnapping accusations leveled against them by the LTTE as a propaganda ploy to abandon the proposed talks in Geneva. When Asian Tribune contacted the TVMP spokesperson, Thooyavan (a nom de guerre), he said that it would be a violation of their unilateral declaration of a ceasefire . "TMVP is not that mad to kidnap LTTE personnel soon after declaring a unilateral ceasefire ," he said. Post your comments

Need for effective communication and transparency during tsunami reconstruction highlighted

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

The need for more effective communication, widespread transparency and robust monitoring came out strongly at a workshop that discussed the eight "Guiding Principles" for tsunami reconstruction. Post your commrnts

Independence in Sri Lanka is a history of missed opportunity

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Dew Gunasekera, Minister of Constitutional Affairs and National Integration, speaking at the International Seminar on “Towards a Durable settlement on the way forward,” at the Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2006, organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce held at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel for two days recently, remembered that they were completing 50 years by June this year since the language question emerged in this country and said that 58 years of Independence is a history of missed opportunities, in the context of nation-building.Post your comments

Daylight Fire Destroyed 16 Houses in Chin state

By T Siamchinthang

Daylight fire broke out and destroyed around sixteen houses in Chin state village, while most of the villagers were out to work in the forced road construction and also to participate in a Women conference.

Nawaloka Hospital acquires latest life saving CS100 Intra Aortic Balloon Pump

Q Perera - reporting from Colombo

Cardiac Unit of the Navaloka Hospital (Pvt) Ltd has acquired the world’s latest model to save the lives of heart patients CS100 Intra Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) as it is the only such equipment available in Sri Lanka.

The Indian Institutes of Managements (IIMs) Globalization: Are They Really Ready for It?

Dr. Prem Lal Joshi - Professor of Accounting, University of Bahrain

The premier management schools of India are located in the cities of Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Lucknow, Indore, and Kozhikode. They award post-graduate diplomas in management with various specializations. The CAT (Common Admission Test) conducted by the IIMs and is considered one of the toughest in the world as competitive test for admission to the numerous graduate programmess in Management at the six campuses.

Extortion in 24 villages for Army camp construction Actions

By T.Siamchinthang

Widespread extortion in 24 villages is underway for the construction of a Burmese army camp in Thantlang Township, Chin state, Burma. The 24 villages surrounding Lungler village were forced to pay 1200 kyat per household for the construction of the Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) – 266 camp in Lungler village, report our sources. The commander of LIB – 266, Major Myo Naing Oo, had reportedly issued an order for collection of the money from the 24 villages by the first week of January.

Independence in Sri Lanka is a history of missed opportunity

Independence in Sri Lanka is a history of missed opportunity

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

[b]Colombo, 02 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Dew Gunasekera, Minister of Constitutional Affairs and National Integration, speaking at the International Seminar on “Towards a Durable settlement on the way forward,” at the Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2006, organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerc

Need for effective communication and transparency

[b]Need for effective communication and transparency during tsunami reconstruction highlighted [/b]
By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 02 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The need for more effective communication, widespread transparency and robust monitoring came out strongly at a workshop that discussed the eight "Guiding Principles" for tsunami reconstruction.

Kidnapping of TRO personnel a propaganda trick of the LTTE

[b]Kidnapping of TRO personnel a propaganda trick of the LTTE to abandon talks -- Karuna's spokesperson [/b]

[b]Colombo, 02 February, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]ThamilEelam Makkal Viduthalai Puligal (TMVP) has dismissed the kidnapping accusations leveled against them by the LTTE as a propaganda ploy to abandon the proposed talks in Geneva.

Saudi King arrives in Pakistan to a warm welcome

[b]Saudi King arrives in Pakistan to a warm welcome[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 02 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia has arrived to a red carpet welcome in Islamabad on a two-day state visit to Pakistan.

Parliamentary sittings suspended after bomb scare

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

Sri Lankan parliamentary proceedings were suspended today morning till February 14th (Valentine's Day), following a bomb scare within the
Sri Lanka's parliamentary complex.


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