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SLMC going solo at Local Government polls

[b]SLMC going solo at Local Government polls[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 07 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Sri Lanka's pre dominant Muslim party, the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) has decided to contest the fourth coming local government elections on their own, the party's Secretary General M.T.

Switzerland pledges to host talks in a conducive environment.

Switzerland has come forward to host the talks between the Government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in a conducive environment to reach a mutually acceptable solution when both parties to the conflict meet on 22 and 23 February in Geneva.Post your comments

India, Pak interior secretaries to discuss drug trafficking, cross border terrorism

By M Rama Rao - Reporting from New Delhi

India and Pakistan interior secretaries are going to meet in Islamabad to discuss drug trafficking and cross border terrorism. This will be their fourth round of talks in the past 20-months. Home Secretary V K Duggal and his Pakistani counterpart Syed Kamal Shah met here in August last year.Post your comments

Flexibility, sincerity, courage imperative for Kashmir solution: Pakistan

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan said Monday that the Kashmir dispute needs to be addressed in very forthright manner for an amicable solution that must be acceptable to all stakeholders particularly the Kashmiris.Post your comments

Sri Lanka Talks scheduled for 22- 23 February, in Geneva.

At last Norway has managed to fix the dates for the talks, between both the protagonists of the conflict - Government of Sri Lanka and the Tamil rebel outfit, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. The ‘Talks’ is to be held in Geneva; Switzerland and is now fixed for 22 and 23 February. Switzerland will host the talks and Norway will facilitate the talks.Post your comments

War of words continues: AASU's stand dangerous: ULFA

By Lakhyajit Gohain – Asian Tribune

The war of words between the influential All Assam Student Union(AASU) and the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom(ULFA) took a significant turn. The rebel outfit had termed the student organization's stand that it is not in favour of an independent Assam as dangerous and said they had no option but to resist AASU's move.

Pak police nab two for blast that killed 13

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistani Police in the southwestern Balochistan province have arrested two suspects for a bomb blast on a passenger bus that left at least 13 people killed and about 20 injured.

BSNL comes under fire again

By T.Siamchinthang

BSNL, whose service had not evoked appreciation in the public even in best of times, have come under scathing criticisms because of a flaw in its billing system.

A new courier service is launched in Sri Lanka

"A new courier service is launched in Sri Lanka" - In response to a question by our reporter based in Colombo, Mr. Mohan Pandithage responded by saying "As Blue Dart was acquired by DHL, we terminated our agency agreement with Blue Dart"

Sri Lanka Talks scheduled for 22- 23 February, in Geneva

[b]Sri Lanka Talks scheduled for 22- 23 February, in Geneva[/b]

[b]Colombo, 07 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] At last Norway has managed to fix the dates for the talks, between both the protagonists of the conflict - Government of Sri Lanka and the Tamil rebel outfit, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. The 'Talks' is to be held in Geneva; Switzerland and is now fixed for 22 and 23 February.

Flexibility, sincerity, courage imperative for Kashmir

[b]Flexibility, sincerity, courage imperative for Kashmir solution: Pakistan[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 07 February, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Pakistan said Monday that the Kashmir dispute needs to be addressed in very forthright manner for an amicable solution that must be acceptable to all stakeholders particularly the Kashmiris.

Foreign

India, Pak interior secretaries to discuss drug trafficking

[b]India, Pak interior secretaries to discuss drug trafficking, cross border terrorism[/b]

By M Rama Rao - Reporting from New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 07 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] India and Pakistan interior secretaries are going to meet in Islamabad to discuss drug trafficking and cross border terrorism. This will be their fourth round of talks in the past 20-months.

Switzerland pledges to host talks in a conducive environment

[b]Switzerland pledges to host talks in a conducive environment.[/b]

[b] Colombo, 07 February, (Asiantribune.com);[/b] Switzerland has come forward to host the talks between the Government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in a conducive environment to reach a mutually acceptable solution when both parties to the conflict meet on 22 and 23 February in Geneva.

It is learn

SLMC going solo at Local Government polls

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

Sri Lanka's pre dominant Muslim party, the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress
(SLMC) has decided to contest the fourth coming local government
elections on their own, the party's Secretary General M.T. Hasan Ali
told the "Asian Tribune."Post your comments


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