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President Rajapakse to deliver commemorative lecture on Amir

[b]President Rajapakse to deliver commemorative lecture on Amirthalingam[/b]

[b]Colombo, 10 April, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]After a long lapse a commemoration lecture on the late Appapillai Amirthalingam, the elected leader of the Tamils and the successor to S. J. V.

Pak declares BLA as terrorist organization

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan on Sunday declared Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) as a terrorist organization. Post your comments

April 10 -- day of mourning for the Tamils of the east

Declaring April 10 a day of mourning for the Tamil people of the east, TVMP accused both the Vanni Tigers and the former President Chandrika Kumaratunga of joining hands to massacre 175 of their cadres on April 10, 2004. Post your comments

Col. Karuna opens first political office of TVMP in the east

TamilEela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal led by the breakaway rebel leader, Colonel Karuna, will officially declare open their first Political Office in Batticaloa today at 2 PM, Sri Lanka time. Post your comments

Pak ready to discuss nuke freezing

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistan is ready to hold discussions on production and freezing of atomic weapons in South Asia.This was stated by Pakistan Foreign Office Spokesperson Tasneem Aslam while talking to newsmen here.

TRO Chairman in Denmark make complaints to Police

Ananthan Kanagaratnam Chairman of the Tamil Rehabilitation Organization in Denmark has expressed fears to visit Sri Lanka, as he has been alleged of having links with the terrorists' organization, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. This was disclosed in an interview he gave recently in Denmark. Post your comments

Assembly Election: Assam prepares for second phase voting

By Lakhyajit Gohain – Asian Tribune

Stage is all set for the second phase of Assembly elections in the northeastern province of Assam, amidst tight security arrangements, as over 82 lakhs voters in 61 constituencies are prepared to vote on Monday.

Honesty pays though corruption and dishonesty rides high in Sri Lankan politics

By Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Could anyone believe a man who has been a member of a local government body for 15 years to live in a ramshackle planked hut? It is true in Ja-Ela with this man living in this tiny planked shed whose mother is still running a wayside small beetle shop (Bulath Kade).

LTTE provoked attacks- 03 cadres and a soldier died

03 LTTE cadres were killed and 05 seriously injured, while LTTE killed a Sri Lanka soldier and injuring another, in two separate unconnected incidents reported from Muttur region, in Trincomalee districts on Saturday.Post your comments

30 killed, 50 hurt in Stampede in Southern Pakistan

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

At least 30 people were killed, most of them women and children in a stampede during a religious function in the Southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on Sunday.

Massive contributions by FTZ Manufacturers Association to the Community and the FTZ workers

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The Free Trade Zone Manufacturers Association (FTZMA), under the leadership of its Chairman, Hemaranjana Fernando and with the able support of all the member manufacturers are contributing heavily for social welfare, while serving the needs of its members wherever possible for the large number of working girls.

LTTE provoked attacks- 03 cadres and a soldier died

[b]LTTE provoked attacks- 03 cadres and a soldier died[/b]

[b]Colombo, 10 April, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]03 LTTE cadres were killed and 05 seriously injured, while LTTE killed a Sri Lanka soldier and injuring another, in two separate unconnected incidents reported from Muttur region, in Trincomalee districts on Saturday.

TRO Chairman in Denmark make complaints to Police

[b]TRO Chairman in Denmark make complaints to Police[/b]

[b]Copenhagen, 10 April, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Ananthan Kanagaratnam Chairman of the Tamil Rehabilitation Organization in Denmark has expressed fears to visit Sri Lanka, as he has been alleged of having links with the terrorists’ organization, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

Col. Karuna opens first political office of TVMP in the east

[b]Col. Karuna opens first political office of TVMP in the east[/b]

[b]Colombo, 10 April, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] TamilEela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal led by the breakaway rebel leader, Colonel Karuna, will officially declare open their first Political Office in Batticaloa today at 2 PM, Sri Lanka time.

April 10 -- day of mourning for the Tamils of the east

[b]April 10 -- day of mourning for the Tamils of the east [/b]

[b]Colombo, 10 April, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Declaring April 10 a day of mourning for the Tamil people of the east, TVMP accused both the Vanni Tigers and the former President Chandrika Kumaratunga of joining hands to massacre 175 of their cadres on April 10, 2004.

TVMP states that this is the darkest day of their history.

Pak declares BLA as terrorist organization

[b]Pak declares BLA as terrorist organization [/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 10 April, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Pakistan on Sunday declared Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) as a terrorist organization.

This is the first nationalist group to be declared as terrorist.

President Rajapakse to deliver commemorative lecture on Amirthalingam

After a long lapse a commemoration lecture on the late Appapillai Amirthalingam, the elected leader of the Tamils and the successor to S. J. V. Chelvanayakam, the founding father of the Ilankai Thamil Arasu Kadchi (Federal Party) will be held by The Asian Tribune at the BMICH in Colombo. Post your comments


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