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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 921

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Mommy and Daddy made him as a symbol of their love
Compiled by: V.Rajeny It's a bit long, but cute. I've been teaching now for about fifteen years. I have two kids myself, but the best birth story I know is the one I saw in my own second grade classroom a few years back. When I was a kid, I loved show-and-tell. So I always have a few sessions with...
09.09.2009 - 14:23
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The word unitary was never mentioned during Sattahip Talks
T.Sabaratnam The word ‘unitary’ was never mentioned during the three-day first round of the peace talks held at Sattahip beginning September 16, a government delegate Ports Minister Rauff Hakeem said. The government delegation studiously avoided using that contentious term. The word used was united...
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On the Spot Report: Plight of People returning back to their homes.
Guna Kajananth in Jaffna I came down to Jaffna to investigate the problems refugees’ face, when they return to their homes. UN World Food Program (WFP) country director Jeff Taft-Dick says over 100,000 of the internally displaced persons have returned to their homes since the ceasefire agreement w...
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United Nations Secretary-General Launches New Round Of UN Reform
New York, 23 September: Uinted Nations Secretary-General Kofi A. Annan announced today a plan to further strengthen the United Nations and improveits ability to meet the challenges placed before it by the Member States and the world's peoples. The report sets out an "agenda for further change" that...
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Balasingham: From alien to excellency
by Amal Jayasinghe - The Island
09.09.2009 - 14:22
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I won’t die like a kitten, says President
by Cyril Wimalasurendre, Kandy Staff Corr - The Island. The Islabd:President Chandrika Kumaratunga Friday accused the Ranil Wickremesinghe government of attempting to relieve her of executive powers vested by the constitution, saying they would finally kill her as was done to Prime Minister Indira...
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Development key to continuous peace: Prime Minister
The Island: Sep 20 (IPS) - Economic development in parts of the country devastated by 20 years of bloody civil war will be key to maintaining harmony as peace talks continue, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told reporters Friday. The leader visited the United Nations in New York two days after...
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Consider opinions of smaller groups in peace talks urges Jaffna MC
By S.S. Selvanayagam - Sunday Times Sunday Times:The Jaffna Municipal Council on Wednesday adopted a resolution to urge the international community to consider the views of the splinter Tamil parties in talks to resolve the North-East crisis, an official source said. The resolution was moved by cou...
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Book aid to rebuild Jaffna library
By Neville de Silva in London- Sunday Times Sunday Times:The prestigious Jaffna library that was largely destroyed 20 years ago will be ready for opening when it is rebuilt by the end of this year. Dr Jayalath Jayawardena, Minister for Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Refugees said here that the re...
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Government - LTTE to raise funds jointly
Sunday Times:The LTTE and the Sri Lankan government will jointly carry out an international campaign to raise funds for the redevelopment of the war-ravaged north and eastern provinces. According to LTTE Chief negotiator Anton Balasingham, LTTE representatives will go with Sri Lankan government del...
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Prisoner swap this week?
By Frederica Jansz - The Sunday Leader The Sunday Leader:Eleven LTTE suspects in government custody are expected to be released on Wednesday, September 25, in exchange for seven Sinhalese prisoners of war held by the Tigers. Out of 23 Tiger suspects in state prisons, which the LTTE wanted in exchan...
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Richard ready to tackle president
By Amantha Perera - The Sunday Leader The Sunday Leader -Former Education minister and leader of the House Richard Pathirana last week said that he could tackle President Chandrika Kumaratunga. I have dealt with Ranasinghe Premadasa, I can handle Chandrika Kumaratunga,” he told reporters in parliam...
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PM warns against divisions
By Lasantha Wickremetunge in New York - The Sunday Leader The Sunday Leader:Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in a hard hitting speech yesterday warned both military and civil administrators not to have divided loyalties but to back the government’s peace mandate given by the people. Making his o...
09.09.2009 - 14:22
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Cryptic error messages in haiku...
Compiled by: V.Rajeny Imagine if instead of cryptic, geeky text strings, your computer produced error messages in haiku... A file that big? It might be very useful. But now it is gone. Yesterday it worked Today it is not working Windows is like that The Web site you seek cannot be located but endle...
09.09.2009 - 14:22
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100,000 Refugees Return to Sri Lanka
Yahoo News -Colombo, Sri Lanka September 20(AP): More than 100,000 minority Tamils have returned to their homes in war-ravaged northern Sri Lanka and urgently need food and help resettling, the U.N. World Food Program said Friday. The refugees started to trickle back home after the Sri Lankan gove...
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Sri Lanka Wants Peace Dividend To Yield Investment
By Charles Roth - Of Dow Jones Newswires Yahoo News -New York (Dow Jones) September 21:Now that an eight-month cease-fire has led to a promising first round of face-to-face negotiations between the Sri Lankan government and Tamil Tiger rebels, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe wants to further t...
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Sri Lanka says foreign aid and cooperating on development with Tamil rebels key to peace process
By Dilshika Jayamaha, Associated Press Writer Yahoo News-New York, Sep 20: The Sri Lankan government said Friday that foreign aid and cooperation with the rebels to develop war-ravaged areas was key to keeping the peace process on track. The government and Liberation Tigers of Tamileelam rebels on...
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Bribery Commission to quiz Weerawansa
by Norman Palihawadane- The Island
09.09.2009 - 14:22
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Debate on 19th Amendment may be delayed till SC delivers ruling
by Prasad Gunewardene - The Island
09.09.2009 - 14:22
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