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Latest battle between Tamil Tigers and Tamil Eela Makkal

[b]Latest battle between Tamil Tigers and Tamil Eela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal - a big loss to the Tamils[/b]

Time: 1.20 AM -- Sunday 30 April 2006.

Place: Welikande – Polonnaruwa border at Kandankaadu, located about 8 km from Welikande.

Estate companies train school leavers in self-employment projects

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The estate management companies now train school leavers of estates in various self-employment projects. At present a number of school leavers follow vocational training courses to become skilled workers, says Col. Ranjith Ellegala, Director General of the Plantation Human Development Trust [PHDT] .

Sri Lankan expatriate urge Mahinda Rajapakse to act decisively against the LTTE

Sri Lankan Patriots of California, an expatriate Sri Lankan group, in an appeal has urged President Mahinda Rajapakse to keep the sovereignty and the unitary state of Sri Lanka and to act decisively against the LTTE and its leader Prabhakaran who is also wanted by the Interpol.

Government urged to introduce income generation projects to villagers in conserve forests areas

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Local scientists and the environmentalists proposed that the government must take stern action to eliminate poverty among the villagers who reside close proximity of the conserved forests and the catchments areas of the major reservoirs.

Poll confirms Tigers want no peace

By Janaka Perera – Asian Tribune

An opinion poll that the Asian Tribune conducted has confirmed what sensible, honest Sri Lankans have always thought about the Tigers and the Sri Lankan State. It is that the latter which genuinely wants peace and not the Wanni Mafia. This is the view of 960 people (83.33 percent) out of 1152 who voted in the poll. Only 192 (16.67 percent) believe that Prabakaran and company wants peace. Post your comments

Sri Lanka Salasian Don Bosco goes Hammer and Tongs, providing Tsunami housing

Quintus Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Salasians of Don Bosco, a Catholic Order which was started by Saint John Bosco in Italy in 1858 basically focused at destitute children and youth, educating, training and shaping them to be good God fearing worthwhile citizens is now operating in more than 131 countries and its operations in Sri Lanka commenced in 1956.

Indo-Bangla commerce ministers to visit main land trade route in June

Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury Reporting from Dhaka

Top trade policymakers of Bangladesh and India are scheduled to visit the Petrapole-Benapole trade facilitation hub, the main land trade route between the two countries, in June next.

Special Task Force (Sampoor Relief) Completes Assessment

The special Task Force set up by the Prtesident of Sri Lanka on Sampoor Relief revealed that a total of 16 persons died in the uncleared area of Sampoor, 10 injured and 53 houses have been damaged. Post your comments

UK Labour Government faces moment of truth in tomorrow’s local elections

By Neville de Silva - Diplomatic Editor Asian Tribune

UK goes to the polls in local government elections tomorrow with Tony Blair’s Labour administration fighting to survive politically after a month of public exposure that has seriously dented its image.

Indian entrepreneurs to invest US$ 3 billion in Bangladesh

Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury – Reporting from Dhaka

The Tata Group has come up with revised proposals on its $3 billion investment, offering the government 10 per cent ownership of each of the four projects and unveiling a new plan to float shares on the local market for raising funds.

Latest battle between Tamil Tigers and Tamil Eela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal - a big loss to the Tamils

Tamil Eela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal confirmed that a total of 09 of their caders only were killed in the battle launched by the Tamil Tigers of Vanni. They said that all the 9 cadres killed in the battle were posthumously honored and their cremation took place on Sunday evening. Their bodies were wrapped with TMVP falgs and they were given a final farewell with full military honors and gun salutes.Post your comments

"Uthayan" newspaper office attacked, two killed and two injured

An armed gang that entered the office of "Uthayan," a Tamil daily newspaper office located in Jaffna on Monday evening, started indiscriminately shooting, killing, wounding staffs and destroying the newspaper office.

Latest battle between Tamil Tigers and Tamil Eela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal - a big loss to the Tamils

Tamil Eela Makkal Viduthalai Pulikal confirmed that a total of 09 of their caders only were killed in the battle launched by the Tamil Tigers of Vanni. They said that all the 9 cadres killed in the battle were posthumously honored and their cremation took place on Sunday evening. Their bodies were wrapped with TMVP falgs and they were given a final farewell with full military honors and gun salutes.Post your comments

Indian entrepreneurs to invest US$ 3 billion in Bangladesh

Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury – Reporting from Dhaka

The Tata Group has come up with revised proposals on its $3 billion investment, offering the government 10 per cent ownership of each of the four projects and unveiling a new plan to float shares on the local market for raising funds.

Special Task Force (Sampoor Relief) Completes Assessment

[b]Special Task Force (Sampoor Relief) Completes Assessment[/b]

[b] Colombo, 03 May, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The special Task Force set up by the President of Sri Lanka on Sampoor Relief revealed that a total of 16 persons died in the uncleared area of Sampoor, 10 injured and 53 houses have been damaged.

Poll confirms Tigers want no peace

[b]Poll confirms Tigers want no peace [/b]

By Janaka Perera – Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 03 May, (Asiantribune.com):[/b]An opinion poll that the Asian Tribune conducted has confirmed what sensible, honest Sri Lankans have always thought about the Tigers and the Sri Lankan State. It is that the latter which genuinely wants peace and not the Wanni Mafia.

Estate companies train school leavers in self-employment projects

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The estate management companies now train school leavers of estates in various self-employment projects. At present a number of school leavers follow vocational training courses to become skilled workers, says Col. Ranjith Ellegala, Director General of the Plantation Human Development Trust [PHDT] .

Sri Lankan expatriate urge Mahinda Rajapakse to act decisively against the LTTE

Sri Lankan Patriots of California, an expatriate Sri Lankan group, in an appeal has urged President Mahinda Rajapakse to keep the sovereignty and the unitary state of Sri Lanka and to act decisively against the LTTE and its leader Prabhakaran who is also wanted by the Interpol.

Government urged to introduce income generation projects to villagers in conserve forests areas

Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

Local scientists and the environmentalists proposed that the government must take stern action to eliminate poverty among the villagers who reside close proximity of the conserved forests and the catchments areas of the major reservoirs.

Poll confirms Tigers want no peace

By Janaka Perera – Asian Tribune

An opinion poll that the Asian Tribune conducted has confirmed what sensible, honest Sri Lankans have always thought about the Tigers and the Sri Lankan State. It is that the latter which genuinely wants peace and not the Wanni Mafia. This is the view of 960 people (83.33 percent) out of 1152 who voted in the poll. Only 192 (16.67 percent) believe that Prabakaran and company wants peace. Post your comments


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