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Solheim's Ceasefire Agreement blown up by a Tamil suicide

[b]Solheim's Ceasefire Agreement blown up by a Tamil suicide[/b]

By H. L. D.

Malnourishment in Meghalaya

By Raymond R Kharmujai - Asian Tribune

Malnourishment among women and children is a major problem facing Meghalaya in North East India.

India promises all help to the new transition regime in Nepal

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

India has welcomed Nepal's return to the multiparty democracy and promised all help to the prime minister –designate Girija Prasad Koirala.

Ten killed in Pak chairlift mishap

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

At least 10 people were killed Tuesday when the supporting cable of a chairlift they were traveling in snapped in Batagram district of Pakistan's quake-hit mountainous region.

Lot of talking by India before King made his decision

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

India wants the Maoists to join the political mainstream and participate in the Parliamentary elections after giving up violence. India sees a ceremonial role for the King since it holds the view that a constitutional monarchy would add to political stability in Nepal.Post your comments

"The incomparable patience shown by us is not weakness or defeat" – President Mahinda Rajapakse

In his address to the nation last night, President Mahinda Rajapaksa, accused the LTTE of unilaterally breaking all efforts towards peace. He said that the LTTE was cruel and merciless in its tactics of killing unarmed security forces returning home.Post your comment

Pak-India talks on nuclear CBMs begin in Islamabad

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

The fourth round of experts level talks on nuclear CBMs between Pakistan and India began here on Tuesday.Post your comments

Solheim's Ceasefire Agreement blown up by a Tamil suicide

By H. L. D. Mahindapala

After letting the LTTE get away with 95% of the violations
of the Ceasefire Agreement since it was signed in 2002 -- a statistic quoted by the European Peace Monitors -- the Sri Lankan government yesterday launched a joint air naval and ground attack on LTTE strongholds in Trincomalee shortly after a female suicide bomber targeted the car of Army Commander, Sarath Fonseka, injuring him critically and killing 10 others last afternoon. Post your comments

India condemns Colombo suicide bombing incident, Pranab phones President Rajapakse to offer solidarity

By M Rama Rao in New Delhi

India has expressed shock at the suicide bombers targetting the Sri Lanka army chief and reiterated that political dialogue and not violence was the answer to the problems facing the island nation.Post your comments

Army Commanders' condition confirmed stable

Hospital sources in Colombo confirmed yesterday evening that Army Commander Lieutenant General Sarath Fonseka who received injuries to his stomach in the blast on Tuesday afternoon is now stable & out of danger at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the Colombo National Hospital after surgeries were done on him.

Recrimination continues: Now it is Tamilselvan's turn

Allegations and counter allegations continues and now it is the turn of S.P.Tamilselvan to charge the Sri lanka Government of "Pervasive duplicity," He made this allegation in a letter he dispatched yesterday to Norwegian Special Envoy, Jon Hanssen Bauer, on the current situation with a view to project the position of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.Post your comments

US consider the attack clearly on SL government authority:

[b]US consider the attack clearly on SL government authority: Annan says its 'atrocious'[/b]

By Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent for Asian Tribune

[b]Washington, D.C.

India condemns Colombo suicide bombing incident,

[b]India condemns Colombo suicide bombing incident, Pranab phones President Rajapakse to offer solidarity[/b]

By M Rama Rao in New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 26 April, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]India has expressed shock at the suicide bombers targetting the Sri Lanka army chief and reiterated that political dialogue and not violence was the answer to the problems facing the island nation.

The Indi

Pak-India talks on nuclear CBMs begin in Islamabad

[b]Pak-India talks on nuclear CBMs begin in Islamabad[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 26 April, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The fourth round of experts level talks on nuclear CBMs between Pakistan and India began here on Tuesday.

The Pakistani delegation at the talks is being led by the additional secretary ministry of foreign affairs, Tariq Usman

"The incomparable patience shown by us is not weakness

[b]"The incomparable patience shown by us is not weakness or defeat" – President Mahinda Rajapakse[/b]

[b]Colombo, 26 April, (Asiantribunbe.com):[/b] In his address to the nation last night, President Mahinda Rajapaksa, accused the LTTE of unilaterally breaking all efforts towards peace.

Lot of talking by India before King made his decision

[b]Lot of talking by India before King made his decision[/b]

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune from New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 26 April (Asiantribune.com):[/b] India wants the Maoists to oin the political mainstream and participate in the Parliamentary elections after giving up violence.

Recrimination continues: Now it is Tamilselvan's turn

[b]Recrimination continues: Now it is Tamilselvan's turn[/b]

[b] Colombo, 26 April, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Allegations and counter allegations continues and now it is the turn of S.P.Tamilselvan to charge the Sri lanka Government of "Pervasive duplicity," He made this allegation in a letter he dispatched yesterday to Norwegian Special Envoy, Jon Hanssen Bauer, on the current situation with a

What next in Nepal?

[b]What next in Nepal?[/b]

By Raghu Bir Bista in Kathmandu

[b]Kathmandu, 26 April (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Never ending protest has surprisingly transferred into victory march all over Nepal on Tuesday. The surprise announcement by the King on Monday night revived the Parliament which was dissolved.

What next in Nepal?

By Raghu Bir Bista in Kathmandu

Never ending protest has surprisingly transferred into victory march all over Nepal on Tuesday. The surprise announcement by the King on Monday night revived the Parliament which was dissolved. The Palace said a meeting of the House of Representative would convene at 1 pm on April 28 at the Parliament House in Singha Durbar. Post your comments

US consider the attack clearly on SL government authority: Annan says its 'atrocious'

By Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent for Asian Tribune

The suicide bomber’s explosion at Sri Lanka’s army headquarters killing nine and severely injuring Army Commander Lieutenant General Sarath Fonseka "is an attack against the Sri Lankan Government authorities," declared United States Department of State spokesman Adam Ereli at a media briefing here.Post your comments


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