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Toshiba's Malfeasance in TEPCO

Toshiba Corp announced it made false data for TEPCO's Nuclear Plant Fukushima phase I unit 6 only in Japanese Press Releases, Jan 31, 2006, http://www.toshiba.co.jp/about/press/2006_01/pr_j3102.htm.
(I knew it from Nihonkeizai Shimbun ??????, Feb 1, 2006, and I wrote this without English translation in my thread "USA really doesn't know the reason ?", http://www.asiantribune.com/forum/viewtopic

Government delegation, yet to be finalized

From our Colombo correspondent

The Government peace negotiating team led by Health Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva is scheduled to arrive at Geneva in Switzerland on February 20 for the Ceasefire Talks with the Liberation Tigers on February 22 and 23, sources close to the Government Peace Negotiating team told the 'Asian Tribune.'Post your comments

Zawahiri kin killed in Bajaur raid, confirms Musharraf

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has confirmed that a close relative of Al-Qaeda leader Dr Ayman al-Zawahiri was among five foreigners killed in the US air-strike on Damadola village in Bajaur Agency on January 13.Post your comments

Muslims and Indian Tamil parties to ally with Opposition and Government in the Local government polls

From our Colombo Correspondent

The key political parties representing two minority communities - the Muslims and the Indian Tamils, have decided to form allies with the major parties at the forthcoming elections for 330 Local government bodies in the country.Post your comments

Pak ruling party presents strategy to protect sanctity of Islam

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan Muslim League (PML), the ruling party in Pakistan has presented a three-point strategy to effectively counter the publication of blasphemous caricatures and protect the sanctity of Islam and the Muslim Ummah (world).

Assam government to probe police firing

Lakhyajit Gohain.- Asian Tribune

After five days of unrest and violent public uprising against the death of one Ajit Mahanta whilst in army custody in Tinisukia district of the northeastern state of Assam, Indian Army has come forward and gave Rs 1 lakh 5 thousands as compensation to Mahanta’s family.Post your comments

Karens oppose dam construction across lower Salween.

Karen National Union has decried efforts by the Burmese generals to construct with the external aid the Hatgyi dam and the dam to be located in a site in the lower part of Salween River (Thanlwin River) in Karen State.Post your comments

Karens oppose dam construction across lower Salween.

[b]Karens oppose dam construction across lower Salween.[/b]

Karen National Union has decried efforts by the Burmese generals to construct with the external aid the Hatgyi dam and the dam to be located in a site in the lower part of Salween River (Thanlwin River) in Karen State.

In a statement released to the press, Karen National Union (KNU) lambasted the State Peace and Development Council

Assam government to probe police firing

[b]Assam government to probe police firing[/b]

Lakhyajit Gohain.- Asian Tribune

[b]Guwahati: 13 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] After five days of unrest and violent public uprising against the death of one Ajit Mahanta whilst in army custody in Tinisukia district of the northeastern state of Assam, Indian Army has come forward and gave Rs 1 lakh 5 thousands as compensation to Mahanta’s f

Muslims and Indian Tamil parties to ally with Opposition and

[b]Muslims and Indian Tamil parties to ally with Opposition and Government in the Local government polls[/b]

From our Colombo Correspondent

[b]Colombo, 13 February, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The key political parties representing two minority communities - the Muslims and the Indian Tamils, have decided to form allies with the major parties at the forthcoming elections for 330 Local government

Zawahiri kin killed in Bajaur raid, confirms Musharraf

[b]Zawahiri kin killed in Bajaur raid, confirms Musharraf[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 13 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has confirmed that a close relative of Al-Qaeda leader Dr Ayman al-Zawahiri was among five foreigners killed in the US air-strike on Damadola village in Bajaur Agency on January

Government delegation, yet to be finalized

[b]Government delegation, yet to be finalized[/b]

From our Colombo correspondent

[b]Colombo, 13 February, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The Government peace negotiating team led by Health Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva is scheduled to arrive at Geneva in Switzerland on February 20 for the Ceasefire Talks with the Liberation Tigers on February 22 and 23, sources close to the Government Peace Nego

United States Congress backs democratic Sri Lanka

[b]United States Congress backs democratic Sri Lanka to the hilt: Congress proposes total duty slash on textile imports to US[/b]

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent for Asian Tribune

[b]Washington, D.C. 13 February (Asiantribune.com): [/b]"Sri Lanka continues to maintain a fragile peace in its own borders with the terrorist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

United States Congress backs democratic Sri Lanka to the hilt: Congress proposes total duty slash on textile imports to US

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent for Asian Tribune

"Sri Lanka continues to maintain a fragile peace in its own borders with the terrorist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). Increasing economic stability and the accompanying growth and prosperity will help to maintain this peace and hopefully give the breathing room for a permanent peace agreement," was the appeal made by U.S. Congressmen Jerry Weller and Jim Moran to their colleagues in the Congress last week when jointly tabling an Act titled ‘Sri Lanka Tsunami Temporary Economic Relief Act of 2006’ before the United States House of Representatives proposing to give a total duty free concession to Sri Lanka’s garment exports to the U.S. for a period of five years. Post your comments


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