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Jayalalithaa promises statehood to Pondicherry, offers Periy

[b]Jayalalithaa promises statehood to Pondicherry, offers Periyar's dream to Tamilnadu [/b]

By M Rama Rao in New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 29 March (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Reflecting a sense of confidence, Jayalalithaa Jayaram's All India Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam has come up with a cliché ridden manifesto.

Transport Minister attempts to deflates private buses

By Munza Mushtaq -- Reporting for Asian Tribune

The Government in its desperate bid to avert yet another private bus
fare hike adopted several tactics this week, attempting to lure the
private bus owners away from their 'tough stand'.

Asia to get Tsunami Warning System by July, UN promises

Countries affected by the South Asian tsunami should have a warning system against sea surges in place by July, UN Under Secretary Jan Egeland said Monday, as officials took nations to task for failing to prepare civilians for a potential future disaster.

No Muslim armed groups called 'Jihad' in the midst of the Muslims - Chairman of PAFFREL concedes

People Action For Free & Fair Elections (PAFFREL) tendered its apology publicly for making a false statement regarding the existence of a Muslim armed group called 'Jihad' in the midst of the Muslim community.Post your comments

Dr Lotha lauds Nagaland GBs, urges to inherit past traditions

Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

Nagaland Minister for Health and Family Welfare and Excise Dr TM Lotha lauded the Nagaland GBs for rendering their selfless services to the people of Nagaland and maintaining its age-old customary practices till today.

British warning against unnecessary travel to North and East of Sri Lanka.

The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office has issued warning against 'all but essential travel to the North and East of Sri Lanka,' as ongoing political violence and civil unrest, especially in the north and east, continues to escalate.Post your comments

Rainwater harvest brings clean water to tsunami families

Dinesh Gunawardene, Minister for Urban Development and Water Supply on Tuesday joined 20 families who received new rainwater harvesting systems at a ceremony held in Godagama, near Galle. Post your comments

Apparel manufacturers discharge their 'Corporate Social Responsibilities' in a big way

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The Free Trade Zone Manufacturers' Association (FTZMA) is the controlling body of almost 90 Investors in the Katunayake Export Processing Zone (KEPZ) the largest among such Zones in the country.

Jayalalithaa promises statehood to Pondicherry, offers Periyar's dream to Tamilnadu

By M Rama Rao in New Delhi

Reflecting a sense of confidence, Jayalalithaa Jayaram's All India Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam has come up with a cliché ridden manifesto. It spewed venom more on the Congress and less on the local rival, DMK and that may be due to Sonia Congress bumping into the centre stage of Indian politics with the 'second' sacrifice by Sonia Gandhi. Post your comments

UN plans for high security sparks protests.

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

The United Nations, which has so far escaped a terrorist attack on its 39-storeyed Secretariat building housing over 3,500 staffers, is planning to strengthen its overall security -- armed with a budget of about 415 million dollars for 2006-2007.

Ex-radical stands for Colombo mayor on ticket of Sri Lankan ruling coalition

In upcoming local municipal elections in Sri Lanka, it is worth noting the candidacy of long-time, middle class radical Vasudeva Nanayakkara, leader of the Democratic Left Front (DLF), who is standing for the position of mayor of Colombo on the ticket of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA). The UPFA—a coalition led by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP)—holds power nationally.Post your comments

Ex-radical stands for Colombo mayor on ticket of Sri Lankan ruling coalition

In upcoming local municipal elections in Sri Lanka, it is worth noting the candidacy of long-time, middle class radical Vasudeva Nanayakkara, leader of the Democratic Left Front (DLF), who is standing for the position of mayor of Colombo on the ticket of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA). The UPFA—a coalition led by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP)—holds power nationally.Post your comments

UN plans for high security sparks protests.

By Thalif Deen - Inter Press Service

The United Nations, which has so far escaped a terrorist attack on its 39-storeyed Secretariat building housing over 3,500 staffers, is planning to strengthen its overall security -- armed with a budget of about 415 million dollars for 2006-2007.

Jayalalithaa promises statehood to Pondicherry, offers Periyar's dream to Tamilnadu

By M Rama Rao in New Delhi

Reflecting a sense of confidence, Jayalalithaa Jayaram's All India Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam has come up with a cliché ridden manifesto. It spewed venom more on the Congress and less on the local rival, DMK and that may be due to Sonia Congress bumping into the centre stage of Indian politics with the 'second' sacrifice by Sonia Gandhi. Post your comments

British warning against unnecessary travel to North and East

[b]British warning against unnecessary travel to North and East of Sri Lanka.[/b]

[b]London, 29 March, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office has issued warning against 'all but essential travel to the North and East of Sri Lanka,' as ongoing political violence and civil unrest, especially in the north and east, continues to escalate.

Furthermore, the British Fo

No Muslim armed groups called 'Jihad' in the midst of

[b]No Muslim armed groups called 'Jihad' in the midst of the Muslims - Chairman of PAFFREL concedes[/b]

[b]Colombo, 29 March, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] People Action For Free & Fair Elections (PAFFREL) tendered its apology publicly for making a false statement regarding the existence of a Muslim armed group called 'Jihad' in the midst of the Muslim community.

The apology was tendered by Kings

Rainwater harvest brings clean water to tsunami families

[b]Rainwater harvest brings clean water to tsunami families [/b]

[b]Godogama, 29 March (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Dinesh Gunawardene, Minister for Urban Development and Water Supply on Tuesday joined 20 families who received new rainwater harvesting systems at a ceremony held in Godagama, near Galle.

The units, funded as part of a US$1 million grant from the U.S.

Ex-radical stands for Colombo mayor on ticket of Sri Lankan

[b]Ex-radical stands for Colombo mayor on ticket of Sri Lankan ruling coalition[/b]

In upcoming local municipal elections in Sri Lanka, it is worth noting the candidacy of long-time, middle class radical Vasudeva Nanayakkara, leader of the Democratic Left Front (DLF), who is standing for the position of mayor of Colombo on the ticket of the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA).

Asia to get Tsunami Warning System by July, UN promises

Countries affected by the South Asian tsunami should have a warning system against sea surges in place by July, UN Under Secretary Jan Egeland said Monday, as officials took nations to task for failing to prepare civilians for a potential future disaster.

No Muslim armed groups called 'Jihad' in the midst of the Muslims - Chairman of PAFFREL concedes

People Action For Free & Fair Elections (PAFFREL) tendered its apology publicly for making a false statement regarding the existence of a Muslim armed group called 'Jihad' in the midst of the Muslim community.Post your comments


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