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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2522

British MP Andy Love opens UK office of LTTE-TV "Tharisanam"

London, 12 June, ( The British Member of Parliament (Edmonton) Andy Love MP declared open LTTE's new TV station "Tharisanam" UK Office yesterday.

Tharisanam UK Office is located at 72-74 Chase side Southgate London N14 4PR, reports said.

Reports added "many other Tamil councilors, religious leaders, representatives of Tamil organizations, and “Tharisanam” viewers were present on the occasion."

LTTE's “Tharisanam” TV was launched on May 21 as a result of rebels' previous TV channel (Tamil Television Network (TTN) shut out from the satellite.

The Paris-based TTN was shut on May 2 after a crackdown by French authorities.

At its launch in March, “Tharisanam” was beamed from Eutelsat Hotbird (13 degree East): 11.470, Vertical, SR 27.500 and fec 5/6.
Tharisanam's European trial run began in May. The European pay channel uplinked from an Israeli satellite platform with feed from Makkal TV in Chennai.

- Asian Tribune -

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