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DAN's ruling an era of development: Dr Lotha

[b]DAN's ruling an era of development: Dr Lotha[/b]

Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

[b]Wokha, 06 February (NEPS):[/b] Nagaland Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Excise Dr TM Lotha called the DAN's 3 years of ruling under the dynamic leadership of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio in the State as "an era of development."

Addressing publics in his whirlwind 38 Assembly Constituency tou

U.S. Government committed to safeguarding Sri Lanka's territorial integrity – Ambassador Goonetilleke

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent for Asian Tribune

The most recent pronouncements by leading personalities of the United States administration clearly reflect the commitment of the United States to safeguard Sri Lanka’s territorial integrity and the support it gives to pursue a durable peace in Sri Lanka, said Sri Lanka ambassador to the U.S. Bernard Goonetilleke addressing a large gathering assembled to commemorate Sri Lanka’s 58th National Day here in the U.S. capital.Post your comments

Karuna's group threaten to dislodge Prabhakaran if he cotinues to oppress Tamil people

In the latest press release issued by TamilEela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP) -- the LTTE wing that broke away from Prabhakaran's command -- has warned that it will be forced to withdraw from its unilateral declaration of ceasefire and confront Prabakaran if he continues with its provocative acts by targeting his people. TMVP is now threatening to unleash its deep penetrating forces to dislodge Prabhkaran from his fortified bunkers in the Vanni.Post your comments

Pakistan asks India to reciprocate its offer to resolve Kashmir dispute

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf has called on Indian leadership to reciprocate Pakistan's offers and move forward for the resolution of the Kashmir dispute.Post your comments

What did Stephen Harper actually win?

By John Chuckman

There has been a lot of noise about the victory of Stephen Harper, leader of Canada’s new Conservative party, but just what did he win?Post your comments

Six killed in clashes in Southern Pakistan

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

At least six people have been killed in clashes following Tribesmen blown up a gas pipeline in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province.

State of Mauritius invites foreign investors

Sunil C.Perera, - Reporting from Colombo

Mauritius –one time a French colony, which is located in Indian Ocean and which is a small and peaceful island said to be a heaven for tourists, now invites more investments to boost their economy and hopes to increase tourists arrivals using their traditional and non-traditional marketing and promotional strategies.

DAN's ruling an era of development: Dr Lotha

Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

Nagaland Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Excise Dr TM Lotha called the DAN's 3 years of ruling under the dynamic leadership of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio in the State as "an era of development." Post your comments

Unreliable Ranil facing another party crisis

[b]Unreliable Ranil facing another party crisis[/b]

[b]Colombo, 06 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] It is official. Six UNPers are running to grab the Mayoral seat after the next local government elections.

U.S. Government committed to safeguarding Sri Lanka's

[b]U.S. Government committed to safeguarding Sri Lanka's territorial integrity – Ambassador Goonetilleke[/b]

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent for Asian Tribune

Washington, D.C.

Karuna's group threaten to dislodge Prabhakaran

[b]Karuna's group threaten to dislodge Prabhakaran if he cotinues to oppress Tamil people[/b]

[b]Colombo, 06 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] In the latest press release issued by TamilEela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal (TMVP) -- the LTTE wing that broke away from Prabhakaran's command -- has warned that it will be forced to withdraw from its unilateral declaration of ceasefire and confront Prab

Pakistan asks India to reciprocate its offer to resolve Kash

Pakistan asks India to reciprocate its offer to resolve Kashmir dispute

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 5 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf has called on Indian leadership to reciprocate Pakistan's offers and move forward for the resolution of the Kashmir dispute.

He was addressing a big public meeting

What did Stephen Harper actually win?

[b]What did Stephen Harper actually win?[/b]

By John Chuckman

There has been a lot of noise about the victory of Stephen Harper, leader of Canada’s new Conservative party, but just what did he win?

Votes in the recent election for progressive parties - Liberals, New Democrats, and Bloc Quebecois (quite progressive on social issues) - went from 64.8% in the 2004 election to 58.2% in 2006,

Unreliable Ranil facing another party crisis

UNP nomination board is meeting today to decide as to who will get the Mayoral seat after the next local government elections. The six candidates in the contest are former General Secretary Sirisena Cooray, Party’s Anuradhapura District Organiser Tilanga Sumathipala, National Olympic Committee chief Hemasiri Fernando, Deputy Mayor Asath Sally, former Deputy Mayor Omar Kamil and former UNP Treasurer Bodhi Ranasinghe, says the General Secretary of the party MP Tissa Attanayake. Post your comments


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