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Sudar Oli – A Tamil language news paper linked to .........

[b]Sudar Oli – A Tamil language news paper linked to the Tamil rebels bombed, one killed two seriously injured.[/b]

[b]Colombo, 30 August, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]The Sudar Oli, the Colombo based Tamil-language daily news paper linked to the Tamil rebel outfit, which carries the image of Tiger Supremo Velupillai Prabakaran in its masthead is one more time in the hotspot, as unidentified per

Eligible one million did not get National Identity Cards <br> It cannot be made compulsory for the Presidential elections

Only in case the Commissioner of Registration of Persons could declare that all eligible voters in the forthcoming Presidential Elections are issued with the National Identity Card, then the NIC could be made compulsory for the Presidential Elections, Dayananda Disanayake has informed the Party
Leaders.

Anura Bandaranaike sends strong signals of protest to Norway and the West from India

By H. L. D. Mahindapala

Anura Bandaranaike, the new Foreign Minister, has put his stamp on Sri Lankan foreign policy by the first two steps he has taken: 1) made his first trip to India which is the critical player in the peace process and 2) defined his attitude towards Norway and the West which is guided by the slanted interpretations and the reporting of the negotiations with Norway as the go-between the two parties.Post your comments

Sri Lankan President for equality and empowerment of women

By Mendaka Abeysekera - Reporting from Beijing

Sri Lankan President
Chandrika Bandarnaike Kumaratunge appealed to the world
community to end the gender discrimination and ensure
the full empowerment of women, at a meeting to
commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Fourth World
Conference on Women, opened in Beijing, yesterday.

Musharraf for holistic approach to resolve global disputes

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf has called for adopting holistic approach for addressing the unresolved political disputes which are the root causes of extremism and terrorism and emphasized that acts of terrorism must not be linked with religion.

India, Pakistan begin two-day interior ministry level consultations on combating drug trafficking, terrorism

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

India and Pakistan Monday began a two –day consultation at the interior ministry level on issues concerning terrorism, drug trafficking and prisoners.

Sudar Oli – A Tamil language news paper linked to the Tamil rebels bombed, one killed two seriously injured.

The Sudar Oli, the Colombo based Tamil-language daily news paper linked to the Tamil rebel outfit, which carries the image of Tiger Supremo Velupillai Prabakaran in its masthead is one more time in the hotspot, as unidentified persons lobbed hand grenades yesterday evening at 6 pm into its office injuring three, out of which one Tamil security guard succumbed to the injuries after being admitted to the hospital.Post your comments

Rajapakse woos JVP and JHU

[b]Rajapakse woos JVP and JHU[/b]

By Sugeeswara Senadhira - Bureau Chief, Asian Tribune, Colombo

Colombo, 30 August, (Asiantribune.com): Prime Minister and Presidential candidate Mahinda Rajapakse at the upcoming elections, is moving towards an agreement with the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) and the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) to obtain their support.

Anura Bandaranaike sends strong signals of protest to Norway

[b]Anura Bandaranaike sends strong signals of protest to Norway and the West from India[/b]

By H. L. D.

Rajapakse woos JVP and JHU

By Sugeeswara Senadhira - Bureau Chief, Asian Tribune, Colombo

Prime Minister and Presidential candidate Mahinda Rajapakse at the upcoming elections, is moving towards an agreement with the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) and the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) to obtain their support. Senior sources in Rajapakse’s Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) said that the party is seriously considering the conditions put forward by the two parties.Post your comments


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