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LTTE supporter shown the door in Denmark

[b]LTTE supporter shown the door in Denmark[/b]

Copenhagen, 15 March, (Asiantribune.com) : An elected Councilor of the Herning City Council in Denmark, Arulanantharajah Thillainadarajah has been dismissed from the Social Democratic Party. This was done because he supports the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, an internationally banned organization.

LTTE supporter shown the door in Denmark

An elected Councilor of the Herning City Council in Denmark, Arulanantharajah Thillainadarajah has been dismissed from the Social Democratic Party. This was done because he supports the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, an internationally banned organization. In Denmark however LTTE is not an officially banned organization.Post your comments

Jittery LTTE hit by rival Tamils insist on government disarming dissident cadres

As the Tamil Tigers' security conditions in the East becomes increasingly untenable and vulnerable, the demand for the disarming of Karuna faction continues to mount. Threats, intimidations and attacks are unleashed to force the Sri Lanka Government to fight a dirty war with the Karuna’s Group in the East. This tactic is partly to put pressure on the Government before the next talks due to be held in late April, according to observers.Post your comments

Renegotiate Ceasefire Agreement - US Congressman Frank Pallone

Signalling that a "return to armed conflict in Sri Lanka is a very real
threat", Congressman Frank Pallone told the US House of Representatives on February 8, 2006 that the Ceasefire Agreement should be renegotiated.Post your comments

Architects on a campaign to stop the sale of substandard building material.

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Local architects are up their arms against sale of substandard building construction materials that would affect the building constructions in Sri Lanka. Presently most importers, it is alleged that they import low quality building materials, with lowest prices, to grab customers` pockets.

Post of UN Secretary-General: Why not a Buddhist this time?

By Senaka Weeraratna

The post of UN Secretary – General is usually given to a suitable candidate drawn from a particular continent using the principle of geographical rotation. Next, it is Asia’s turn. It is also incumbent on the Secretary-General to give some representation through his person to the beliefs and values of the dominant civilizations of that continent.Post your comments

Post of UN Secretary-General: Why not a Buddhist this time?

[b]Post of UN Secretary-General: Why not a Buddhist this time?[/b]

By Senaka Weeraratna

The post of UN Secretary – General is usually given to a suitable candidate drawn from a particular continent using the principle of geographical rotation. Next, it is Asia’s turn.

Renegotiate Ceasefire Agreement - US Congressman

[b]Renegotiate Ceasefire Agreement - US Congressman Frank Pallone[/b]

Signalling that a "return to armed conflict in Sri Lanka is a very real threat", Congressman Frank Pallone told the US House of Representatives on February 8, 2006 that the Ceasefire Agreement should be renegotiated.

Moving a resolution in the US House of Representatives Congressman Pallone urged, "in the strongest possibl

Jittery LTTE hit by rival Tamils insist on government disarm

[b]Jittery LTTE hit by rival Tamils insist on government disarming dissident cadres[/b]

[b] Colombo, 15 March, Asiantribune.com):[/b] As the Tamil Tigers' security conditions in the East becomes increasingly untenable and vulnerable, the demand for the disarming of Karuna faction continues to mount.

Zonal Education Director fails to act against corrupt Principal

By Munza Mushtaq -- Reporting for Asian Tribune

Trincomalee Zonal Education Director continues to sit on a directive
issued to him by the Education Ministry with regard to the immediate
transfer of the Principal, Al-Nooriya Vidyalaya, for allegedly
committing a series of malpractices.


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