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U.S. Threatens 'No' Vote on Human Rights Council

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U.S. Threatens 'No' Vote on Human Rights Council

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

The United States, which has expressed strong reservations over a proposed draft resolution for the creation of a new Human Rights Council (HRC), is heading for a collision course with the highest policy-making body at the United Nations: the 191-member General Assembly. Post your comments

Attempt to abduct HLD Mahindapala in Geneva foiled.

Investigation now reveals that there was a preplanned move by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to abduct veteran journalist H.L.D. Mahindapala was foiled due to the alertness of the demonstrators who participated in the pro-democratic demonstration against the LTTE atrocities and violence, held on 22 February opposite the United Nation Office in Geneva.Post your comments

Website launched for Sri Lanka’s official candidate for UN Secretary General’s position

From our Colombo Correspondent

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera launching the official website in support of the Sri Lanka's official candidate for the prestigious Secretary General post of the United Nations yesterday said the United Nations needs a balanced leadership - apolitical and independent, for its future survival.Post your comments

Second 'People to People Relations' seminar concluded

By T Siamchinthang - Asian Tribune

The second one-day seminar on ‘People to People Relations (PPR)’, jointly organized by Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) General Head Quarters (GHQ) and Chin Student Union (CSU), Delhi, was concluded on Sunday in Aizawl, Mizoram.Post Your Comments

MOU on CEB reforms being finalized

By Munza Mushtaq -- Reporting for Asian Tribune

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which would see the implementation of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) reforms process is now in the process of being drafted. The MoU is being drafted by a special committee and is expected to be finalized within the next two weeks.

Follow proper guidelines to protect catchments areas

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The conservationists and the Up Country Community
Development Organization [UCDO] said the Regional
Plantation Companies and other major land users should
follow acceptable guidelines to conserve the water
resources in the catchments areas in Sri Lanka.

Assam – Mizoram border dispute continues

By T Siamchinthang - Asian tribune

The Former Underground Welfare Society (FUWS) has accused the Assam government of bombing the bridge located near Dholai on National Highway 54 near the Mizoram border on the night of February 23 at about 10:30 pm.

Second 'People to People Relations' seminar concluded

[b]Second 'People to People Relations' seminar concluded[/b]

By T Siamchinthang - Asian Tribune

[b]Aizawl, 28 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The second one-day seminar on ‘People to People Relations (PPR)’, jointly organized by Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) General Head Quarters (GHQ) and Chin Student Union (CSU), Delhi, was concluded on Sunday in Aizawl, Mizoram.

The one-day seminar on PPR w

Website launched for Sri Lanka’s official candidate

[b]Website launched for Sri Lanka’s official candidate for UN Secretary General’s position [/b]

From our Colombo Correspondent

Colombo, 28 February,(Asiantribune.com): Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera launching the official website in support of the Sri Lanka's official candidate for the prestigious Secretary General post of the United Nations yesterday said the United Nations

NUA scoffs at SLMC claims over Muslim delegation agreement

[b]NUA scoffs at SLMC claims over Muslim delegation agreement[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 28 February, Asiantribune.com):[/b] The National Unity Alliance (NUA) today scoffed at claims made by the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) to the effect that the SLMC and the NUA had entered into an agreement wherein both parties will not represent the Government deleg

Attempt to abduct HLD Mahindapala in Geneva foiled.

Attempt to abduct HLD Mahindapala in Geneva foiled.

Geneva, 28 February, (Asiantribune.com): Investigation now reveals that there was a preplanned move by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to abduct veteran journalist H.L.D.

NUA scoffs at SLMC claims over Muslim delegation agreement

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

The National Unity Alliance (NUA) today scoffed at claims made by the
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) to the effect that the SLMC and the
NUA had entered into an agreement wherein both parties will not
represent the Government delegation in the event a separate Muslim
delegation is not accommodated at peace talks, was shot down by the NUA Spokesman Abul Kalaam.Post your comments


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