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Solution to the ethnic problem is in the hands of the JVP

[b]Solution to the ethnic problem is in the hands of the JVP[/b]

It would be, "one day, after I am dead and gone not only you all, everyone in this country including those Tamils who blindly support the LTTE out of fear and some for personal gains, will regret their mistake of not heeding my advice," Pointed out V.

Solution to the ethnic problem is in the hands of the JVP

It would be, "one day, after I am dead and gone not only you all, everyone in this country including those Tamils who blindly support the LTTE out of fear and some for personal gains, will regret their mistake of not heeding my advice," Pointed out V. Anandasangaree, President of the Tamil United Liberation Front.Post your comments

How corrupt is Sri Lankan "civil society"?

H. L. D. Mahindapala

The best of authorities are tied up in knots trying to figure out what the
term "civil society" means. But this has not prevented the National Peace Council (NPC) from claiming to be a part of the "civil society". This is a term used loosely by foreign-funded NGOs to give them a status in society which they have not earned. Like all self-appointed NGOs with a self-serving political agenda they have classified themselves as the "civil society" as if the rest of the world constitutes the "uncivil society". Post your comments

Pakistan after Bush visit

By Alok Bansal

Pakistan, after President Bush's visit to South Asia appears to be in a state of flux. For the first time in nearly six decades US has tried to de-hyphenate its relations with India and Pakistan. The visit has evoked strong reactions because President Bush made it explicitly clear that the nuclear deal being worked out with India cannot be offered to Pakistan, whose history and needs were different from that of India.

Strong activity despite a slow down in the indices

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

According to the market review of the Hatton National Bank Stockbrokers Research on the Sri Lankan share market equity indicated that the overall market registered a downward trend this week, with both indices falling marginally compared to last week's closing levels. Wednesday was the only day in the week the market picked up, here again indices managed to only achieve modest growth.

United States' Human Rights Record Dismal, says global rights groups

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent for Asian Tribune

The United States government has been widely condemned for violating basic human rights in the fight against terrorism. Since 2001, the Bush administration has authorized interrogation techniques widely considered torture. It has held an unknown number of detainees as 'ghosts' beyond the reach of all monitors, including the ICRC. And it has become the only government in the world to seek legislative sanction to treat detainees inhumanly."

Staff Union Votes "No Confidence" in U.N. Chief

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

For the first time in the 60-year history of the world body, the U.N. staff union has declared it has "no confidence in the secretary-general and his senior management team".

Malice aforethought of the LTTE - D. Sithadthan

In a hard-hitting statement, D. Sithadthan, Leader of the People Liberation Organization of Eelam has blamed the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, the Tamil rebel outfit for its opportunistic stance and for its contempt and malice towards other rival Tamil groups in the country. Post your comments

Malice aforethought of the LTTE - D. Sithadthan

[b]Malice aforethought of the LTTE - D. Sithadthan[/b]

[b]Colombo, 12 March, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] In a hard-hitting statement, D. Sithadthan, Leader of the People Liberation Organization of Eelam has blamed the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, the Tamil rebel outfit for its opportunistic stance and for its contempt and malice towards other rival Tamil groups in the country.

How corrupt is Sri Lankan "civil society"?

[b]How corrupt is Sri Lankan "civil society"?[/b]

H. L. D. Mahindapala

[b]Part I[/b]

The best of authorities are tied up in knots trying to figure out what the term "civil society" means. But this has not prevented the National Peace Council (NPC) from claiming to be a part of the "civil society".

India has not forgotten strategic partners: Manmohan Singh

[b]India has not forgotten strategic partners: Manmohan Singh[/b]

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India has not forgotten strategic partners: Manmohan Singh

M. Rama Rao - in New Delhi

"We have not forgotten our traditional and strategic partners like Russia" even relations with the United States are being strengthened", Prime Minister stated on Saturday while replying to a special debate in both houses of parliament on the India-US nuclear deal in the context of President Bush’s visit to the country.Post your comments


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