GTF News Update – 1st to 3rd November 2014

GTF logo_CITHE SUNDAY LEADER  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Probe Team To Accept Late Submissions

<http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2014/11/02/probe-team-to-accept-late-submissions/>

 

THE NATION  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Koslanda landslide: TNA wants team appointed for children’s welfare

<http://www.nation.lk/edition/latest-top-stories/item/34891-koslanda-landslide-tna-wants-team-appointed-for-children%E2%80%99s-welfare.html>

 

CEYLON TODAY  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

TNA Parliamentarian visits landslide victims 

<http://www.ceylontoday.lk/51-76868-news-detail-tna-parliamentarian-visits-landslide-victims.html>

 

COLOMBO PAGE

Sri Lanka Tamil Alliance to meet Muslim party tomorrow

<http://www.colombopage.com/archive_14B/Nov03_1414997806CH.php>

 

THE NATION  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Northern, Eastern citizens to be included in supplementary electoral register

<http://www.nation.lk/edition/news-online/item/34854-northern-eastern-citizens-to-be-included-in-supplementary-electoral-register.html>

 

NDTV  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Chinese Submarine Docks in Sri Lanka Despite Indian Concerns

<http://www.ndtv.com/article/world/chinese-submarine-docks-in-sri-lanka-despite-indian-concerns-615321>

 

SRI LANKA MIRROR  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Prez polls on first week of Jan. 2015

<https://www.srilankamirror.com/news/17694-prez-polls-on-first-week-of-jan-2015>

 

THE HINDU  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Avoid polls during Pope visit: Church to Sri Lanka

<http://www.thehindu.com/news/avoid-polls-during-pope-visit-church-to-sri-lanka/article6560803.ece?homepage=true>

 

THE SUNDAY TIMES SRI LANKA  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

TISL informs Police Chief of intimidation, death threats, event obstruction to no avail

<http://www.sundaytimes.lk/141102/news/tisl-informs-police-chief-of-intimidation-death-threats-event-obstruction-to-no-avail-125922.html>

 

COLOMBO GAZETTE  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Ranil says police service is politicized

<http://colombogazette.com/2014/11/03/ranil-says-police-service-is-politicized/>

 

THE ISLAND  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

British HC inquiring into attack on UK coupleBrawl involving Mervyn’s son at night club

<http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=113394>

 

COLOMBO GAZETTE  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Lankans warned against illegal asylum

<http://colombogazette.com/2014/11/03/lankans-warned-against-illegal-asylum/>

 

SRI LANKA MIRROR  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

UNP loses chance due to Sajith’s statement

<https://www.srilankamirror.com/news/17682-unp-loses-chance-due-to-sajith-s-statement>

 

COLOMBO GAZETTE  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

UK HC and Chief Prelates call for unity

<http://colombogazette.com/2014/11/03/uk-hc-and-chief-prelates-call-for-unity/>

 

TAMIL GUARDIAN

Solheim discusses potential need for sanctions and international election observers in Sri Lanka

<http://www.tamilguardian.com/article.asp?articleid=12688>

 

THE NATION  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

New Zealand Minister leads business delegation here

<http://www.nation.lk/edition/breaking-news/item/34888-new-zealand-minister-leads-business-delegation-here.html>

 

–VIDEO–

 

BBC NEWS

Sri Lanka landslide: No survivors left, say rescuers

<http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-29861943>

 

–STATEMENTS —

 

TAMIL NATIONAL ALLIANCE

Refuting false claims made by the Island newspaper against the TNA

<http://tnapolitics.org/?p=2203&lang=en>

 

CANADIAN TAMIL CONGRESS

Tamil Canadians Condolence Message to Families of Victims of Sri Lankan Landslide

<http://www.canadiantamilcongress.ca/article.php?lan=eng&cat=pr&id=148>

 

ASIA HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

Mayuri Inoka, wife campaigning for disappeared husband, abducted

<http://www.humanrights.asia/news/press-releases/AHRC-PRL-023-2014>

 

–OP/ED & EDITORIAL/COMMENTS–

 

THE SUNDAY TIMES SRI LANKA  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Enter the Dragon

<http://www.sundaytimes.lk/141102/editorial/enter-the-dragon-125695.html>

 

THE SUNDAY TIMES SRI LANKA  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Putting the 18th Amendment at the core of the debate

<http://www.sundaytimes.lk/141102/columns/putting-the-18th-amendment-at-the-core-of-the-debate-125729.html>

 

THE SUNDAY LEADER  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Sharma Raises Concerns

<http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2014/11/02/sharma-raises-concerns/>

 

GROUNDVIEWS  **COMMENTS CAN BE POSTED**

Mahinda Rajapaksa cannot succeed President Rajapaksa

<http://groundviews.org/2014/11/02/mahinda-rajapaksa-cannot-succeed-president-rajapaksa/>

 

–EVENTS–

 

AUSTRALIA TAMIL CONGRESS (ATC)

ATC has joined the Indian Australian Community Foundation (IACF) as a Reception Partner for the Community Reception to welcome India’s Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi.

The event will be held on Monday, November 17 at Allphones Arena, Sydney. Doors open at 4.30 pm.

For further information about how to apply for tickets, please visit:

 

–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>