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President appoints a steering committee on peace building

[b]President appoints a steering committee on peace building[/b]

From our Colombo Correspondent

[b]Colombo, 10 February, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Creating peaceful atmosphere san killings, abductions and other types of hostile acts is the primary aim of the Government at the Geneva talks scheduled to hold on February 22 and 23, the Government announced here in Colombo.

"We want to make sur

Veteran Indian actress Nadira dead

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

Veteran Indian film actress, Nadira, died today after going into coma due to old age complications and prolonged illness. She was 73.

Sri Lanka too joins in condemning controversial cartoon of Prophet Muhammed

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka (MCSL) a network of over 50 of the
largest and most influential National organizations of Muslims in Sri
Lanka joined over 1.5 Billion Muslims the world over to condemn the
publication of the blasphemous cartoons depicting our Prophet
Muhammed, which initially was published in a Danish newspaper
'Jyllands Posten'.Post your comments

Kashmir no longer a secular nationalist movement, says American expert

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

An American expert with first hand knowledge of south Asia avers that the trouble in Kashmir is no longer a secular nationalist movement.

23 killed in Pakistan blast sparking riots

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

At least 23 people were killed and more than 50 injured when a suicide bomber attack a Shiite Muslims congregation in Hangu town of the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan.Post your comments

Court action sought for assistance of released TRO members for police inquiry

From our Colombo Correspondent.

Sri Lanka's Government on Thursday blamed the Tamil Rehabilitation Organization for not extending their support to identify the so-called abductors involved in the alleged abduction case of TRO members and has sought the Court assistance by way of ‘B' report to compel the released TRO members to come forward for conducting the Police inquiry.Post your comments

TN political scene getting ready for the d-day in April- May

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

Tamilnadu political parties are getting ready for the D-day in April-May. First to be off the block is Jayalalithaa Jayaram, the chief minister and AIADMK supremo, who has announced a series of sops for the government employees. Post your comments

President appoints a steering committee on peace building

From our Colombo Correspondent

Creating peaceful atmosphere san killings, abductions and other types of hostile acts is the primary aim of the Government at the Geneva talks scheduled to hold on February 22 and 23, the Government announced here in Colombo.Post your comments

HR egg-heads appeal to avoid fuelling hatred in cartoon controversy

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

Strongly deploring the raging cartoon controversy over depictions of the Prophet Muhammad, three global egg-heads on human rights have made a fervent appeal to all parties concerned to avoid fuelling hatred. "Try to bring together all in a spirit of dialogue", Doudou Diene, Asma Jahangir, and Ambeyi Ligabo in a statement. Post your comments

Tamil Struggle: The Need for self-determination

By G.Amirthalingam

Struggle is not a new experience for the Tamils of North and East of Sri Lanka. From the time the British merged the North and East with the rest of the country in 1833, Tamil Nationalism, political aspirations and the concept of self determination began due to many factors. Most importantly the feeling of neglect by the British rule, interference of Sinhalese politicians in the administration against the Tamil welfare and unfavorable and unconstitutional amendments to the Constitution fanned the fire of Tamil Nationalism.

Brus comment hurt sentiments' of Mizos

By T.Siamchinthang - Asian Tribune

Representatives of Mizoram's biggest NGOs expressed deep resentment over Brus' "baseless accusations against Mizos," at the National Human Rights Commission.

Canadian government is urged to ban the LTTE.

In an open letter written to three of the most powerful cabinet ministers of Canada, who are from the Conservative Party, Asoka Weerasinghe, a naturalized Sri Lankan, an academic and a member of the Conservative Party of Canada has urged them to ban the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, the separatist Tamil rebel outfit of Sri Lanka.

Do US Security Laws Hamper US Refugee Resettlement Program

[b]Do US Security Laws Hamper US Refugee Resettlement Program Or Tighten Asylum System Abused by Terrorists[/b]

Daya Gamage - A Review to Asian Tribune

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HR egg-heads appeal to avoid fuelling hatred in cartoon

[b]HR egg-heads appeal to avoid fuelling hatred in cartoon controversy[/b]

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 10 February (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Strongly deploring the raging cartoon controversy over depictions of the Prophet Muhammad, three global egg-heads on human rights have made a fervent appeal to all parties concerned to avoid fuelling hatred.

TN political scene getting ready for the d-day in April- May

[b]TN political scene getting ready for the d-day in April- May[/b]

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 10 February (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Tamilnadu political parties are getting ready for the D-day in April-May.

Court action sought for assistance of released TRO members f

[b]Court action sought for assistance of released TRO members for police inquiry [/b]

From our Colombo Correspondent.

[b]Colombo, 10 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Sri Lanka's Government on Thursday blamed the Tamil Rehabilitation Organization for not extending their support to identify the so-called abductors involved in the alleged abduction case of TRO members and has sought the Court

23 killed in Pakistan blast sparking riots

[b]23 killed in Pakistan blast sparking riots[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 10 February (Asiantribune.com):[/b] At least 23 people were killed and more than 50 injured when a suicide bomber attack a Shiite Muslims congregation in Hangu town of the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan.

The attack sparked angry riots on the holiest day of

Sri Lanka too joins in condemning controversial cartoon of P

[b]Sri Lanka too joins in condemning controversial cartoon of Prophet Muhammed[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 10 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka (MCSL) a network of over 50 of the largest and most influential National organizations of Muslims in Sri Lanka joined over 1.5 Billion Muslims the world over to condemn the publicatio

LTTE - TO BE TERMINATED

LTTE paramilitary activities has been extended up to middle east was hard for some times due to the restricted islamic law against crimes.but after LTTE attack karuna members in quartar is prooved that it capability of expanding their activities through any restricted law environment any part of the globe and also their assosiation with other terrorsit net work including possibale links with Ai-qu

Hmar people’s convention (Democratic) refutes allegation

By T.Siamchinthang-Asian Tribune

A tribal armed militant of the Hmar people’s convention (Democratic) today vehemently denied the allegation labeled against it regarding a plan to blow up the historic Khaspur fort in Cachar and procuring RDX for this purpose.


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