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Rehabilitation of King Sri Vikrama Rajasinha

[b]Rehabilitation of King Sri Vikrama Rajasinha [/b]

By K.T.Rajasingham

On the 18th February 1815, Sri Vikrama Rajasingha (1798- 1815), the last serving monarch of Kandy was arrested, and subsequently transported to Vellore, India, where he died on 30th January 1832 at the age of 52. This was the darkest day in the history of the country - a defining moment.

Bush arrives in Islamabad on two-day visit to Pak

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

US President George W. Bush has arrived in Islamabad on Friday on a two-day official visit to Pakistan for crucial talks with Pakistani leadership on important regional and international issues and the global war against terrorism.Post your comments

Jaffna University to reopen on 08 March.

Lectures and other educational activities for the final year students of the Jaffna University will begin from 8th of this month. Despite the heavy presence of Army around the University precincts, students union has decided to urge for a phased opening of the educational activities in the University.Post your comments

Bush leaves India as a friend amidst more protests and four deaths in police firing

By M Rama Rao - Reporting from India for Asian Tribune

Declaring that India and US relationship is closer than ever, President wrapped up his two-day visit to India after interacting with farmers and 'budding business tycoons' and promising to open a new consulate in Hyderabad on a day anti-Bush protests claimed four lives in police firing in Lucknow.Post your comments

No bird flu virus in Sri Lanka

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Bird flu virus, H51 strain has not entered Sri Lanka, declared Dr. Nihal Abeysinghe, Director of the Epidemic Diseases Unit of the Ministry of Health.Post your comments

Bush defends BPOs, rejects protectionism

By M Rama Rao - Reporting from India for Asian Tribune

After tasting a slice of
India's rural life at the NG Ranga Agricultural University campus in
Hyderabad, President Bush held a long session with the faculty and
students of the Indian School of Business, which has collaboration
with Wharton School and Kellogg School of Management.

Rehabilitation of King Sri Vikrama Rajasinha

By K.T.Rajasingham

On the 18th February 1815, King Sri Vikrama Rajasingha (1798- 1815), the last serving monarch of Kandy was arrested, and subsequently transported to Vellore, India, where he died on 30th January 1832 at the age of 52. This was the darkest day in the history of the country - a defining moment. On the very day we lost the last independent out-post to the Britishers in a humiliating manner.Post your comments

Bush on Indo - US friendship

By M Rama Rao - Reporting from India for Asian Tribune

George Bush said that in both our countries, people have struggled to understand the reason for terrorist assaults on free societies. He said that we'e begun to learn some of the answers. "The terrorists are followers of a violent ideology that calls for the murder of Christians and Hindus and Sikhs and Jews, and vast numbers of Muslims who do not share their radical views. The terrorists' goal is to impose a hateful vision that denies all political and religious freedom."

Funeral of <i>Sri Lanka Express</i> editor

By Janaka Perera

The funeral of Deeptha Leelaratne, founder of Sri Lanka Express the first English language newspaper that caters to Sri Lankan expatriates in the U.S. since 1981, will be held in Los Angeles on March 4, according to Buddhist rites. Leelaratne (who co-edited the paper with his wife Hassina) passed away suddenly at his home in LA last week.

No bird flu virus in Sri Lanka

[b]No bird flu virus in Sri Lanka [/b]

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

[b]Colombo, 04 February, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Bird flu virus, H51 strain has not entered Sri Lanka, declared Dr.

Bush leaves India as a friend amidst more protests

[b]Bush leaves India as a friend amidst more protests and four deaths in police firing[/b]

By M Rama Rao - Reporting from India for Asian Tribune

[b]New Delhi, 04 March, ( Asiantribune.com): [/b]Declaring that India and US relationship is closer than ever, President wrapped up his two-day visit to India after interacting with farmers and 'budding business tycoons' and promising to open a new

Bush arrives in Islamabad on two-day visit to Pak

[b]Bush arrives in Islamabad on two-day visit to Pak[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 04 March, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] US President George W.

Jaffna University to reopen on 08 March.

[b]Jaffna University to reopen on 08 March.[/b]

[b]Colombo, 04 March, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Lectures and other educational activities for the final year students of the Jaffna University will begin from 8th of this month.

Indo-US Nuclear Pact to Enter Rough Seas in Washington

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent for Asian Tribune

What the Bush administration calling a 'historic' deal further cementing a strategic partnership with a already growing power in the Asian region, critics interpreting as a price paid for a separate international diplomatic effort to constrain Iran’s nuclear ambitions and in diplomatic terms China becoming the main loser pitted against India becoming the Communist giant’s main rival for future dominance of the Western Pacific, there is growing skepticism among American lawmakers here on the nuclear pact signed between the United States and India on March 2 in New Delhi.


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