Raj Rajaratnam, Sri Lankan born US-based investor with significant stakes in several companies here both on his own account and through the Galleon Funds he controls would support Sri Lanka’s efforts to rehabilitate ex-LTTE cadres and had pledged USD 1 million for this cause.Rajaratnam was a supporter and funder of the Tamil Rehabilitation Organization (TRO), widely critiqued as a pro-LTTE organization, helping in post-tsunami and other relief and development work in the country.
Powder keg in East over
Karuna – Pilleyan ‘war’
Political sources said that the government had caused an explosive situation in the East by supporting Minister Karuna Amman against his former colleague Pilleyan, now Chief Minister of the Eastern Province.
Gota slams double standards
of Western Powers
Had the Opposition bothered to peruse the international press it would know the extraordinary counter-terrorism measures adopted by the US and its allies though they criticized Sri Lanka for being callous in her security strategy...