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Indian ruling and opposition consensus on 'office of profit'

[b]Indian ruling and opposition consensus on 'office of profit'[/b]

By M Rama Rao - in New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 28 March, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]India's ruling and opposition parties have reached a consensus to end acrimony over an issue that had shaken the conscious of the nation.

Jaffna resents the return of LTTE cadres to do political work

Majority of the Tamil people living in the Jaffna, who are getting used to some degree of normalcy, fear that their lives will be unsettled once again if the cadres of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) return to open up a political offices in the Peninsula. This is the general view expressed by Tamils in the Peninsula, from academics to the average man in the streets and farms, to Douglas Devananda MP, Minister of Social Services and Social Welfare and the Secretary General of the Eelam Peoples Democratic Party. He was in the Peninsula from 11 March to 25 March assessing the general conditions and the mood of the peninsula. Post your comments

Denmark police raids TRO Head Office in Denmark

The Public Prosecutor for Serious Economic Crimes and the Danish Security Intelligence Service (PET) yesterday raided the Tamil Rehabilitation Organization’s (TRO) office to investigate how millions of Danish Krones were collected by the TRO for the Tsunami victims of Sri Lanka and how many millions were used for relief work.Post your comments

Democracy Activist and NLD Member Dies in Thayet Prison

Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma), a watchdog organization which monitors the plight of the Burmese political prisoners languishing in the notorious prison facilities in Burma has called for United Nations to investigate into the plight of these prisoners after the death of U Ko Oo, a political prisoner, while serving his prison sentence.Post your comments

Kuwait Hospital in Puttalam Inaugurated

A 50-bed Kuwait hospital in Puttalam was declared open on Sunday at a simple ceremony. This is said to be the first phase of the project launched by the Social Service Department of Sri Lanka Jama'ath e Islami and the project was sponsored by Zakat House, Kuwait .

Funding the final war: Extortion, an exception to the Rule

By Dr. Victor Ragunathan

"A qualitative research, using a snowball sampling is the subject of controversy. By subjecting a selection bias by snowball sampling, without broader participation of Tamil Diaspora and adequate data, the hurriedly released report on extortion is an exception than rule. The author's attempt of syllogistic reasoning based on a deductive and exploratory study has failed to generalize from the limited findings in her content analysis. -VR Post your comments

Sri Lanka Telecom to seek legal action against TRC directions on charges on CDMA

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) has decided to seek legal redress on the direction issued to SLT by the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka(TRC) with regard to installation charges for telephone services using Code Division Multiplex Access (CDMA), based on advice received from its legal counsel.

Assam Elections : Poll date drawing closer, film stars, political bigwigs campaign for parties

By lakhyajit Gohain – Asian Tribune

With only five days left for the first phase of Assembly elction in Assam, political parties are bracing up campaign and leaving no stone unturned to woo the voters.

Guide on Sri Lanka Education

By Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

A comprehensive guide on Education in Sri Lanka was published for the first time by Neptune Publications, recently in association with JobsNet – The National Employment sourcing and delivery system Sri Lanka.Post your comments

Export of Tea becomes a serious job soon –Exporters

By Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Tea exporting sector needs to attend tough regulations and guidelines imposed by tea buying countries and several other institutions. Exporters say that they have to follow these guidelines and modern packing materials to meet the requirements of the buyers.

Indian ruling and opposition consensus on 'office of profit'

By M Rama Rao - in New Delhi

India's ruling and opposition parties have reached a conscience to end acrimony over an issue that had shaken the conscious of the nation. Parliament will be called early May to legislate on the issue, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Priyaranjan Dasmunshi, who had held discussions with the opposition leaders over the weekend, told reporters after a meeting yesterday with the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.Post your comments

Jaffna resents the return of LTTE cadres to do political work

Majority of the Tamil people living in the Jaffna, who are getting used to some degree of normalcy, fear that their lives will be unsettled once again if the cadres of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) return to open up a political offices in the Peninsula. This is the general view expressed by Tamils in the Peninsula, from academics to the average man in the streets and farms, to Douglas Devananda MP, Minister of Social Services and Social Welfare and the Secretary General of the Eelam Peoples Democratic Party. He was in the Peninsula from 11 March to 25 March assessing the general conditions and the mood of the peninsula. Post your comments

Indian ruling and opposition consensus on 'office of profit'

By M Rama Rao - in New Delhi

India's ruling and opposition parties have reached a conscience to end acrimony over an issue that had shaken the conscious of the nation. Parliament will be called early May to legislate on the issue, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Priyaranjan Dasmunshi, who had held discussions with the opposition leaders over the weekend, told reporters after a meeting yesterday with the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.Post your comments

Export of Tea becomes a serious job soon –Exporters

By Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Tea exporting sector needs to attend tough regulations and guidelines imposed by tea buying countries and several other institutions. Exporters say that they have to follow these guidelines and modern packing materials to meet the requirements of the buyers.

Democracy Activist and NLD Member Dies in Thayet Prison

[b]Democracy Activist and NLD Member Dies in Thayet Prison[/b]

Bangkok, 28 March, (Asiantribune.com): Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma), a watchdog organization which monitors the plight of the Burmese political prisoners languishing in the notorious prison facilities in Burma has called for United Nations to investigate into the plight of these prisoners after the deat

Guide on Sri Lanka Education

[b]Guide on Sri Lanka Education [/b]

By Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

[b]Colombo, 28 March, (Asiantribune.com): [/b] A comprehensive guide on Education in Sri Lanka was published for the first time by Neptune Publications, recently in association with JobsNet – The National Employment sourcing and delivery system Sri Lanka.

Funding the final war: Extortion, an exception to the Rule

[b]Funding the final war: Extortion, an exception to the Rule[/b]

By Dr. Victor Ragunathan

"... Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect. That is my point of view, and I adhere to that absolutely and unconditionally. Truth, being limitless, unconditioned, and unapproachable by any path whatsoever, cannot be organized...

Denmark police raids TRO Head Office in Denmark

[b]Denmark police raids TRO Head Office in Denmark[/b]

Copenhagen, 28 March, (Asiantribune.com): The Public Prosecutor for Serious Economic Crimes and the Danish Security Intelligence Service (PET) yesterday raided the Tamil Rehabilitation Organization’s (TRO) office to investigate how millions of Danish Krones were collected by the TRO for the Tsunami victims of Sri Lanka and how many millio

Jaffna resents the return of LTTE cadres to do political

[b]Jaffna resents the return of LTTE cadres to do political work[/b]

[b]Colombo, 28 March, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Majority of the Tamil people living in the Jaffna, who are getting used to some degree of normalcy, fear that their lives will be unsettled once again if the cadres of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) return to open up a political offices in the Peninsula.

Democracy Activist and NLD Member Dies in Thayet Prison

Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma), a watchdog organization which monitors the plight of the Burmese political prisoners languishing in the notorious prison facilities in Burma has called for United Nations to investigate into the plight of these prisoners after the death of U Ko Oo, a political prisoner, while serving his prison sentence.Post your comments


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