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Manoharan succumbed to his head injury in Qatar.

[b]Manoharan succumbed to his head injury in Qatar.[/b]

[b]Colombo, 14 February, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Manoharan, alias Kuruvi, (Bird - 26 years old), from Sittandy, Batticaloa, a handicap and a member of the TamilEelam Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal led by V.Muralitharan alias Colonel Karuna, succumbed to his head injury on Monday at the General Hospital in Doha, Qatar.

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ULFA bandh affects normal life in Assam

Lakhyajit Gohain – Asian Tribune

Normal life has been virtually paralyzed in the northeastern state of Assam on Monday during a dawn to dusk bandh called by the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom(ULFA) in protest against the police firing on public in Tinisukia district killing nine on Friday.

Mizoram-Assam boundary: Trouble in the brewing?

By T Simchinthang - Asian Tribune

A seminar held on the Mizoram-Assam boundary dispute here on Friday, and organised by the state's apex students' group Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP), underscored a long-held sentiment of the Mizo people that much of its territory had been usurped from them.

World Vision contests Murali's allegations

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

Contesting recent allegations leveled against them by Sri Lankan ace spin bowler Muttiah Muralitharan, World Vision Sri Lanka yesterday reiterated their 'surprise' over the spin wizard's charges on grounds that the Organization has so far spent US $ 42 million for tsunami reconstruction for the year 2005 in Sri Lanka alone. Post your comments

Pak to raise cross-border attacks issue with Karzai

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistani will raise the issue of cross-border attacks during Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s visit to the country this week, foreign office spokesperson said on Monday.Post your comments

Integrate strategies for hazard reduction and disaster recovery in the national sustainable development strategy

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The Second International Conference on Sustainable Hazard Reduction, Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Long Term Development (SHARM) was held recently at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute.Post your comments

LTTE urged to release the two policemen held under custody

From our Colombo correspondent

Only one week to go for the crucial cease-fire talks to take place in Geneva the Liberation Tigers have not yet shown any interest over the release of two Sri Lankan Government Policemen keeping under their custody since September last year.Post your comments

Condoleezza finds the Danish cartoons offensive but accuses Iran of inciting violence

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

The Middle East Quartet is united on how to deal with Hamas, says the US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. "All of us including Russia adhere to the position that any Palestinian government must recognize Israel's right to exist, reject violence and accept a two-state solution as the only path to peace and security for all," she says. Post your comments

SLMC to boycott crucial Muslim Parliamentarians Forum meeting today

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress is to boycott today's special meeting convened by the Muslim Parliamentarians Forum to decide on the Muslim nominee to take part at the forthcoming talks between the Government and the LTTE on February 22-23 at Geneva.Post your comments

Pak, BD call for solution of disputes for peace, stablity

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan and Bangladesh have emphasized the imperative need of finding solution to all political disputes for the development, prosperity, peace, security and stability in the region.

Anti-Gas pipeline campaign voices concern

By T Simchinthang - Asian Tribune

The threat arising from the proposed tri-nations Gas Pipeline Project was discussed at length by the conveners of the Anti Gas Pipeline Campaign in Mizoram (AGPCM). It was revealed at a press conference held recently at the Aizawl Press Club in Mizoram.

Nuwara Eliya readies to welcome visitors for the next season

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Sri Lanka

Nuwara Eliya, the highland nature and colonial estates which gives an unique and attractive atmosphere, readies to welcome local and foreign visitors during forthcoming April season.

SLMC to boycott crucial Muslim Parliamentarians Forum

[b]SLMC to boycott crucial Muslim Parliamentarians Forum meeting today[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 14 February, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress is to boycott today's special meeting convened by the Muslim Parliamentarians Forum to decide on the Muslim nominee to take part at the forthcoming talks between the Government and the LTTE on

Condoleezza finds the Danish cartoons offensive but accuses

[b]Condoleezza finds the Danish cartoons offensive but accuses Iran of inciting violence[/b]

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

[b]New Delhi, 14 February (Asiantribune.com ): [/b]The Middle East Quartet is united on how to deal with Hamas, says the US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

LTTE urged to release the two policemen held under custody

[b]LTTE urged to release the two policemen held under custody[/b]

From our Colombo correspondent

[b]Colombo, 14 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Only one week to go for the crucial cease-fire talks to take place in Geneva the Liberation Tigers have not yet shown any interest over the release of two Sri Lankan Government Policemen keeping under their custody since September last year.

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Integrate strategies for hazard reduction and disaster

[b]Integrate strategies for hazard reduction and disaster recovery in the national sustainable development strategy[/b]

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

[b]Colombo, 14 February, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The Second International Conference on Sustainable Hazard Reduction, Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Long Term Development (SHARM) was held recently at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute.

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Pak to raise cross-border attacks issue with Karzai

[b]Pak to raise cross-border attacks issue with Karzai [/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 14 February, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Pakistani will raise the issue of cross-border attacks during Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s visit to the country this week, foreign office spokesperson said on Monday.

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World Vision contests Murali's allegations

[b]World Vision contests Murali's allegations[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 14 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Contesting recent allegations leveled against them by Sri Lankan ace spin bowler Muttiah Muralitharan, World Vision Sri Lanka yesterday reiterated their 'surprise' over the spin wizard's charges on grounds that the Organization has so far spent US

Peace offer by Burma's National League for Democracy.

[b]Peace offer by Burma's National League for Democracy.[/b]

The National League for Democracy, the most popular political party of Burma under the leadership of Aung San Suu Kyi has announced that "it is willing to extend de jure recognition to the current military regime, if the Burmese generals agree to convene the Parliament in accordance with the results of the 1990 elections."

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Peace offer by Burma's National League for Democracy.

The National League for Democracy, the most popular political party of Burma under the leadership of Aung San Suu Kyi has announced that "it is willing to extend de jure recognition to the current military regime, if the Burmese generals agree to convene the Parliament in accordance with the results of the 1990 elections."Post your comments


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