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No legal action against PAFFREL Chief

[b]No legal action against PAFFREL Chief[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 03 April, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka (MCSL) has decided not to proceed with legal action against People's Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) Chief Kingsley Rodrigo over his recent utterance that several Muslim armed groups was operating in the Eastern

United States continues to court world's populous Muslim nation: Indonesia

By Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent for Asian Tribune

While the United States faces a major set back in Islamic nations in the Middle East and experiencing growing opposition to its policies in that region, it has developed a closer and productive relationship with world's populous Muslim nation: Indonesia.

Tamil online news websites and April Fools Day.

Two popular online Tamil news websites became the latest victims of the April Fool’s day hoaxes by Sri Lanka’s Daily Mirror of 01 April 2006. Post your comments

Doubts persist on links between Indian Naxalites and LTTE

By M Rama Rao in New Delhi

As the Naxalites have carved out a red corridor from India- Nepal border to Tamil Nadu, periodically questions are raised as to whether the Indian Naxalites have links with the Nepali Maoists and the Sri Lanka’s Lineration Tigers of Tamil Eelam ( LTTE.) Also, questions about from where the Naxalites were getting their sophisticated weapons too are raised frequently.Post your comments

Sri Lankan President visits historic city of Lahore

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

A civic reception was given hosted in honour of the visiting Sri Lankan President Mohinda Rajapakse in the historic Pakistani Eastern city of Lahore on Sunday.Post your comments

New Norway's peace envoy begins today familiarization visit to Colombo

Norway's new peace envoy Jon Hanssen-Bauer will be in Colombo today on a four day official visit. He is expected to meet with the representatives of the Government of Sri Lanka including the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse, and with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.Post your comments

J&K govt denies poor Kashmiri families selling children but HR commission calls for details

By M Rama Rao - Reporting from New Delhi

Are poor Kashmiri migrants families selling their children? Yes, say local and national TV reports. But the chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad terms the reports as "political gimmickry" for sensation by some "vested interests".

Will the World Look on the Pol Pot of Burma?

BY Prof. Dr. Kanbawza Win

Southeast Asia or rather ASEAN is the most densely populated area of the world happens to be also the place where the cruelest people, if not the leaders reside. The ASEAN countries had look on or rather defended the Khmer Rouge when Pol Pot virtually killed more than million of its own people. Now Than Shwe is slowly but surely strangling the Burmese people with its economic policy, narcotic drugs, ethnic cleansing and environmental degradation, yet the AEAN countries are indirectly eulogizing the Junta with its illogical Constructive Engagement Policy.

Two killed, 10 injured in bomb blast at Pak state dairy farm

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

At least two persons were killed and ten others injured when a bomb ripped through a state-run dairy farm in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday. Three of the injured were in serious condition.

The way forward for Sri Lankan public sector workers

[b]The way forward for Sri Lankan public sector workers[/b]

Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers are taking part today in industrial action for a 65 percent wage increase to enable them and their families to cope with rising prices.

New Norway's peace envoy begins today familiarization visit

[b]New Norway's peace envoy begins today familiarization visit to Colombo [/b]

[b]Colombo, 03 April, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Norway's new peace envoy Jon Hanssen-Bauer will be in Colombo today on a four day official visit.

Sri Lankan President visits historic city of Lahore

[b]Sri Lankan President visits historic city of Lahore[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 03 April, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]A civic reception was given hosted in honour of the visiting Sri Lankan President Mohinda Rajapakse in the historic Pakistani Eastern city of Lahore on Sunday.

Doubts persist on links between Indian Naxalites and LTTE

[b]Doubts persist on links between Indian Naxalites and LTTE[/b]

By M Rama Rao in New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 03 April (Asiantribune.com):[/b] As the Naxalites have carved out a red corridor from India- Nepal border to Tamil Nadu, periodically questions are raised as to whether the Indian Naxalites have links with the Nepali Maoists and the Sri Lanka’s Lineration Tigers of Tamil Eelam ( LTTE.) A

Tamil online news websites and April Fools Day.

[b]Tamil online news websites and April Fools Day.[/b]

[b]Colombo, 03 April, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Two popular online Tamil news websites became the latest victims of the April Fool’s day hoaxes by Sri Lanka’s Daily Mirror of 01 April 2006.

No legal action against PAFFREL Chief

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka (MCSL) has decided not to proceed with
legal action against People's Action for Free and Fair Elections
(PAFFREL) Chief Kingsley Rodrigo over his recent utterance that
several Muslim armed groups was operating in the Eastern province.Post your comments


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