GTF News Update – 16th October 2014

GTF logo_CICOLOMBO GAZETTE  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

TNA insists it is not backing Eelam State

<http://colombogazette.com/2014/10/15/tna-insists-it-is-not-backing-eelam-state/>

 

COLOMBO TELEGRAPH  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Voter Bribery For Upcoming Presidential Election In Jaffna: Suma

<https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/voter-bribery-for-upcoming-presidential-election-in-jaffna-suma/>

 

CEYLON TODAY  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

TNA boycotts President’s meeting

<http://www.ceylontoday.lk/51-75453-news-detail-tna-boycotts-presidents-meeting.html>

 

AFP

Sri Lanka’s military to return gold jewellery

<http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11342597>

 

SYDNEY MORNING HERALD

India was the ‘obvious place’ to send 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers: Immigration

<http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/india-was-the-obvious-place-to-send-157-sri-lankan-asylum-seekers-immigration-20141015-116kbz.html>

 

DAILY MIRROR SRI LANKA  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Sajith against MR’s third term

<http://www.dailymirror.lk/news/53750-sajith-against-mrs-third-term.html>

 

COLOMBO GAZETTE  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

India may clear new sea route to Lanka

<http://colombogazette.com/2014/10/15/india-may-clear-new-sea-route-to-lanka/>

 

THE NATION  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

SL to implement vessel monitoring system

<http://www.nation.lk/edition/latest-top-stories/item/34219-sl-to-implement-vessel-monitoring-system.html>

 

–OPINION/EDITORIAL/INTERVIEW–

 

THE ECONOMIST

Slow train through Jaffna

<http://www.economist.com/blogs/banyan/2014/10/reconnecting-sri-lankas-north>

 

–STATEMENTS–

 

EUROPEAN UNION

“Improved fisheries management thanks to robust cooperation with the EU”

<http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_STATEMENT-14-314_en.htm>

 

–WEBSITE–

 

Global Tamil Forum is pleased to announce our newly redesigned and relaunched website is now online. For up-to-date information on our work, please visit: www.globaltamilforum.org.

 

–COURSES–

 

SCHOOLOF AFRICAN AND ORIENTAL STUDIES – UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

Introduction to Tamil Course

<https://www.soas.ac.uk/languagecentre/languages/tamil/tamil-beginners-course.html>

 

–EVENTS–

 

UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND

Panel Discussion: Sri Lanka and the Office of the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights Investigation

Thursday 16th October, 6:30-8:30pm

<http://www.r2pasiapacific.org/docs/Events%202014/sri-lanka-panel-flyer.pdf>