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Vaanampaadi

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  1. சில நாட்களுக்கு முன்பு படித்தது. யார் சொன்னாங்கனு சரியாத் தெரியல, ஆனா படிக்க நல்லா இருந்தது. என்ன சொல்லியிருக்காங்கனா, "Try" என்கிற வார்த்தையை அகராதியிலிருந்து விலக்கிவிடுவது நல்லதுனு சொல்லியிருக்காங்க. சரி அப்படி என்ன தான் அந்த வார்த்தைல பிரச்சனைனு பாக்கலாம். Try என்ற சொல் நம்முடைய மூளைக்கு வெற்றிய மறைச்சு, தோல்விக்கான வழிய காட்டுதாம். என்னடா சிறுபிள்ளைத்தனமாக இருக்குனு நீங்க நினைக்கிற மாதிரி தாங்க நானும் நினைச்சேன். மேல படிச்சாத்தான் இது கூட ஒரு விதத்துல சரீன்னு பட்டுது. ஒரு உதாரணத்தோட விளக்கியிருக்காங்க. ஒரு குழந்தைக் கிட்ட ஒரு பென்சில் தந்து, "Try dropping this pencil" அப்படீன்னு சொல்றதா வெச்சிக்குவோம். அந்தக் குழந்தை என்ன பண்ணும்? பென்சிலக் கீழ போடும். அந்தக் குழந்தைக் கிட்ட மறுபடியும் போய் "நான் உன்கிட்ட பென்சிலக் கீழ போட சொன்னேனா? பென்சிலக் கீழ போட 'Try' பண்ணுனு தானே சொன்னேன்" அப்படீன்னு சொன்னா, அந்தக் குழந்தை என்ன பண்ணும்? பென்சிலக் கீழ போடாம, பென்சிலோட ஒரு முனையப் புடிச்சிக்கிட்டு கீழ போட்ற மாதிரி பாவனை பண்ணும். ஆனா பென்சிலக் கீழ போடாது. ஆக, ஒரு வேலைய செய்ய Try பண்ணுனு சொல்லும் போது, நாம் நமது முளைக்கு அந்த வேலையைச் செய்யாதேன்னு தான் சொல்றோம். இது கிட்டத்தட்ட வெற்றியை மறைத்துத் தோல்வியைத் தான் முன்னிறுத்துது. அதனால தான் Try என்கிற வார்த்தையை அகராதில இருந்து விலக்கச் சொல்றாங்க. யாராவது அவங்க வீட்டுக்கு உங்களக் கூப்பிட்டா, "I will come" இல்ல "I will not come" அப்படீன்னு தெளிவாச் சொல்லனுமாம். மாறாக "I will try to come" அப்படீன்னு சொன்னா, நாம கண்டிப்பா போகமாட்டோமாம். அதேபோல, உங்கக்கிட்ட இந்த வேலைய முடீன்னு சொன்னா, ஒன்னு, "Yes, I will do it" அப்படீன்னு சொல்லணும், முடியலேன்னா, "No, I cant do it", அப்படீன்னு சொல்லணுமாம். அப்படிச் சொல்லாம, "I will try to do it" அப்படீன்னு சொல்லக்கூடாதுனு சொல்லியிருக்காங்க. என்ன சரிதானே? பி.கு: இதைக் கூறியவர் முன்னாள் ஜனாதிபதி அப்துல் கலாம் அப்படீன்னும் இருந்திச்சு. இது உண்மையான்னு தெரியல. http://memynotepad.blogspot.com/2008/11/try.html
  2. வீரகேசரி இணையம் 11/21/2008 கிரடிட் கார்ட் (கடன் அட்டை) மோசடி தொடர்பில் இலங்கையைச் சேர்ந்த ஏழு பேர் சிங்கப்பூரில் கைது செய்யப்பட்டுள்ளனர். சிங்கப்பூர் குடிவரவு,குடியகல்வு திணைக்களமும் வர்த்தக நுகர்வோர் திணைக்களமும் இணைந்து நடத்திய சோதனையின் போதே இவர்கள் ஏழு பேரும் கைது செய்யப்பட்டனர். போலியான முறையில் கிரடிட் கார்ட்களை அச்சடித்து அதன் பொருட்களைக் கொள்வனவு செய்து 20,000 ஸ்டேலிங் பவுண்களை இவர்கள் மோசடி செய்தமை கண்டுபிடிக்கப்பட்டது. 7 Sri Lankans arrested for credit card fraud SINGAPORE: Seven Sri Lankans were arrested on Tuesday in a joint operation by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority and the Commercial Affairs Department. Four of them were arrested in their hotel room, and eight counterfeit credit cards, a card printer, a laptop, stacks of transaction receipts and S$20,000 worth of goods purchased using the counterfeit cards, were seized. Three other Sri Lankans were arrested in the vicinity. They had with them another 10 fake credit cards. Anyone convicted of possessing counterfeit credit cards could be jailed for up to 15 years, fined or both; while the punishment for cheating is a jail term of up to 10 years, or a fine, or both. — CNA/vm http://sg.news.yahoo.com/cna/20081120/tap-...it-231650b.html
  3. வெளிநாட்டில் சம்பாதிக்கும் கணவனா? திருமதி. மீனாட்சி குமரேசன் யாழ்ப்பாணம், கொக்குவில் பகுதியை சேர்ந்த எனது பெயர் மீனாட்சி. எனது பெற்றோர்கள், வெளிநாடு சென்று சம்பாதிக்கும் மாப்பிள்ளை ஒருவரைப் பார்த்து, திருமணம் செய்து வைத்தார் கள். எனது திருமணம் இந்தியாவில் நடந்தது. திரு மணம் முடிந்ததும் தமிழக நகரில் உள்ள அவரின் உறவினர் (பெரியப்பாவின் மகன்) வீட்டில் எங் களது இல்லற வாழ்க்கை தொடங்கியது. இரண்டே மாதம் கழித்து அவர் மீண்டும் அரபு நாட்டிற்கு பணி நிமித்தமாகச் சென்று விட்டார். மூன்று மாதம் கழித்து, உறவினர் பெயரில் பணம் அனுப்பத் தொடங்கினார். பணத்தை, உறவினரின் பெயரில் அனுப்பி வைக்க, என்னுடைய அத்தியாவசிய செலவுக்கே அவர்களிடம் கைகட்டி நிற்க வேண்டிய நிலை ஏற்பட்டது. ஒருநாள் அந்த உறவினரிடம் பணம் கேட்ட தற்கு, ""உனக்கு சாப்பாடு கிடைக்குதே போதாதா? காசு வேற வேணுமா? அப்படி அவசியம் வேணு மின்னா உங்க அப்பன் கிட்டபோய் வாங்கிக்கோ...'' என்று சொல்லிவிட்டார். இதுகுறித்து எனது கணவ னிடம் தொலைபேசியில் பேசும் போது நினைவு படுத்தியதற்கு, ""உனக்கு எதுக்குப் பணம், மூன்று வேளை சாப்பாடு கிடைச்சா போதாதா ? என்று உறவினர் கூறியதையே எனது கணவரும் கூற, அதிர்ந்து போய்விட்டேன். தற்போது உறவினர் குடும்பத்தினருக்கு சமைத்துப்போட்டு, அவர்கள் சாப்பிட்டது போக மீத மிருப்பதைச் சாப்பிடும் ஒரு பணியாளாய் இருக் கிறேன். ஈழத்தில் இருக்கும் எனது பெற்றோர் களிடம் இது பற்றிக் கூறினால், ""உனக்காவது மூன்று வேளை சாப்பாடு கிடைக்கிறதே என்று நாங்கள் சந்தோஷப்படுகிறோம். வீணாக மனதைப் போட்டு குழப்பிக் கொள்ளாதே'' என்று அறிவுரை வழங் குகிறார்கள். எனவே பெண்களே! வெளிநாட்டில் வருவாய் ஈட்டும் மணமகன் என்றவுடன் ஆசைப்பட்டுத் திருமணம் செய்து கொள்ளாதீர்கள். என்னைப்போல் அடிமையாக ஆகிவிடாதீர்கள். ஏனெனில் இன்னும் பத்தாம் பசலித்தனமான ஆண்கள் இருக்கத்தான் செய்கிறார்கள். ஜாக்கிரதை ! http://epaper.virakesari.lk/ArticleImage.a..._008&mode=1
  4. Sri Lanka launches new strikes on Tiger territory By Peter Apps 27 minutes ago COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's military launched new strikes on Tamil Tiger areas in the island's northeast on Wednesday, a day after a deadly suicide bomb attack in the capital blamed on rebels shattered a fragile ceasefire. Military spokesman Brigadier Prasad Samarasinghe said Wednesday's strikes came after the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) fired on naval patrol craft off the eastern port of Trincomalee for a second day. "The navy is heavily patrolling the area," he said. "They requested air support." The government launched attacks on Tiger territory on Tuesday after a suspected suicide bomb in the capital killed nine and wounded the army commander. The attacks were the first official military action since a 2002 ceasefire halted the two-decades-old civil war and raised fears that the Norwegian-brokered truce was on the brink of collapse. More than 100 people had already died in the bloodiest two weeks since the truce even before a female suicide bomber, disguised to look pregnant, blew herself up at Colombo's high-security army headquarters. The Tigers' political leader in Trincomalee district, S. Elilan, told the pro-rebel Tamilnet Web site (www.tamilnet.com) that the rebels, who deny all recent attacks, had not attacked the military and that the strikes on them were unprovoked. He asked the Nordic staffed Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM), tasked with observing the ceasefire, if the war had resumed. "We did not fire a single shot against the Sri Lankan troops Tuesday," he said. "SLMM should inquire into our complaint and should inform us whether the Sri Lankan Army has launched a full scale war on the LTTE." The Tigers on Tuesday denied responsibility for the suicide bomb attack, but scant mention was made of it on their Web site. They indefinitely postponed peace talks that should have taken place last week in Switzerland, accusing the government of obstructing the transport of eastern rebel leaders to a pre-talks meeting. But diplomats say they were just looking for an excuse to pull out, angry the government has not reined in renegade group of ex-rebels, the Karuna group, which has been attacking the mainstream Tigers in the east. Some fear the Tigers may be planning a return to the battlefield to win their goal of a separate Tamil homeland. The government has repeatedly said it will not be provoked, but it changed tactics following the suicide bombing. Tamilnet said more than 150 shells and bombs had fallen on a stretch of northeastern rebel territory controlling the entrance to Trincomalee, causing "severe damage to the life and property of civilians." Tamilnet said a primary school had been hit in the raid, but the military said they had no details on targets struck.
  5. 12 bodies of civilians recovered from Muttur east [TamilNet, April 26, 2006 03:20 GMT] Initial reports from Muttur east in Trincomalee district Wednesday morning said at least twelve bodies of Tamil civilians including men, women and children killed in Tuesday evening air strike by Kfir jets, and artillery attack by Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) and Sri Lanka Army (SLA) were recovered from Muttur east area. More casualties are expected from Tuesday attack by government troops, a NGO source in the affected area said. The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) launched air strike on several villages in the LTTE held Muttur east village Tuesday evening following the bomb attack on Lt.General Sarath Fonseka, Commander of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) in Colombo. Three-pronged attack launched by the SLA, SLAF and Sri Lanka Navy on Muttur east villages commenced around 5.30 evening Tuesday ceased around 10 p.m. in the night. But the attack resumed around midnight Tuesday for about an hour, civil sources said. Groups of people searching for causalities in the Tuesday attacks said at least twelve bodies of Tamil civilians were recovered so far. The death toll is expected to increase. Large number of injured is seeking treatment in Sampoor government hospital where acute shortage medical facilities prevail, sources said.
  6. Police pore over Tamil papers seized in raid http://www.cbc.ca/montreal/story/qc-tiger20060418.html Tigers use canadian charities as 'fronts' http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/story.h...ef-c51da4bb04be
  7. EXCLUSIVE - Sri Lanka Tigers add new conditions for talks By Peter Apps Tue Apr 18, 7:20 AM ET COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels said on Tuesday they will not attend a new round of scheduled peace talks in Geneva unless violence against ethnic Tamils stops, effectively adding new conditions for their participation. The rebels pulled out of the talks -- already postponed once and now due to take place next week -- at the weekend in a dispute over the transport of their eastern commanders to a meeting of the rebel leadership. The government has agreed that the commanders can be transported to the rebels' northern stronghold by a private helicopter, but the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) now also want what they call a "conducive environment". "While our people are being killed and our shops are being looted we are not going to Geneva," head of the Tiger peace secretariat S. Puleedevan told Reuters by satellite phone. Puleedevan said the LTTE, who have fought for two decades for a Tamil homeland, would discuss these issues -- including that of the transport of eastern leaders -- with Norwegian envoy Jon Hanssen-Bauer when he visits them on Thursday. "We will need to discuss a lot of things -- for example, the genocide of Tamils in Trincomalee, attacks of Tamil businessmen. Yesterday night, there was a paramilitary attack on us..." Police disputed the labelling of ethnic riots in the northeastern port city of Trincomalee as "genocide". Mobs from the island's Sinhalese majority attacked Tamil shops after a suspected LTTE bomb exploded in a marketplace. Police say eight or nine Tamils were killed. "The Sri Lankan army and Sinhalese thugs have attacked Tamils," said Puleedevan. "What we are saying is we have to have a conducive atmosphere." The LTTE denies carrying out recent attacks on military and police posts and vehicles, but few diplomats or analysts believe them. Increasingly, diplomats say they believe the LTTE never intended to come to the talks at all. He said the rebels also wanted everything agreed upon at the first round of Geneva talks in February -- the first direct meeting since 2003 -- to be implemented. There, the government pledged to disarm Tamil armed groups operating from army-held territory and attacking the Tigers, primarily a reference to breakaway ex-rebels the Karuna group. Diplomats say that has not, and probably will not, happen. "Geneva 1 has to be implemented before Geneva 2," said Puleedevan.
  8. Tamil organization raided in Montreal Last updated Apr 17 2006 12:32 PM EDT CBC News Police in Montreal have raided the offices of a Tamil organization as part of an investigation into terrorist financing. A joint RCMP-Québec and Montréal police team searched the office of the World Tamil Movement April 12, two days after Public Safety Minister Stockwell Day announced the Tamil Tigers had been put on Canada's list of banned terrorist organizations. Officials told the National Post that no arrests were made at the Van Horne Avenue location, and that documents and information were seized. The Tigers have fought an ongoing battle against the Sri Lankan goverment for independence in Tamil-dominated regions. http://www.cbc.ca/montreal/story/mon_20060417.html
  9. Tamil Canadians fear for Sri Lankan homes SARAH ELTON From Tuesday's Globe and Mail Tamil Canadians who arrived as refugees from Sri Lanka's civil war fear they will lose the homes they left behind after the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam announced last week that they will seize expatriates' property. In a Voice of Tigers radio interview that was widely published in Tamil community papers last week in Toronto, an LTTE legal official with the nom de guerre Sudar revealed the plan to take over property belonging to Tamils who left more than 10 years ago and redistribute it to the landless. "It's quite draconian," said one Toronto Tamil who believes his family will lose a plot of farmland and a house in the town of Jaffna, which they left when they fled northern Sri Lanka to avoid his conscription into the LTTE at the age of 13. The Toronto resident would speak to The Globe and Mail only under conditions of anonymity to protect his family in Colombo. As detailed in the radio interview transcript, the legislation that will be implemented in the LTTE-controlled north and east will forbid expatriates from selling their property in anticipation of the land seizure. Tamils who live abroad or in other areas of Sri Lanka will be permitted to secure the title to their land only by returning to live on it. Though they will be allowed to hand it over to a relative who can cultivate it, control will remain with the LTTE. "This is the only worldly possession that we have," said the Toronto Tamil, explaining that the properties are his family's only assets because they have lived as refugees for more than a decade. "That was the last place that my family was together as a happy, united family. Losing that to somebody -- I can't even think about it." The Canadian Tamil Congress, which aims to provide a unified voice from this country's Tamil community, would not comment on the issue. "We haven't seen the document. Without seeing it, we can't speculate," said the person who answered the phone at the congress and would not give his name. News of the planned takeover is spreading fast through the Tamil expatriate community. According to one of the editors of a community paper that published the Voice of Tigers interview, Tamils in Toronto are angry. Of the more than 200,000 Tamil Canadians, many stand to lose their property back home, though no one feels comfortable speaking publicly about it. Even though readers are upset, he said, none will be writing editorials or letters to the editor to express their outrage here in Canada. "Most of the people don't write letters to us because they're scared. If they write their names, they get a hard time," he said, also declining to give his name for publication. This fear of speaking out about the land transfer because of potential reprisal by LTTE affiliates, even though they live in a democratic society far from the conflict, frustrates the Toronto Tamil. He cited the Human Rights Watch report issued last month detailing widespread intimidation and extortion by the LTTE in the West, including Canada, as proof that their fears are well founded. "We don't have a voice in this war, people who aren't on either side. . . . I'm voiceless because I don't have a gun," he said. Special to The Globe and Mail http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/sto...y/National/home
  10. Curfew re-imposed in Trincomalee [TamilNet, April 17, 2006 16:21 GMT] Curfew was re-imposed in three police divisions, Trincomalee town, Uppuveli and Chinabay in the Trincomalee with effect from 6 p.m. from Monday till Tuesday 6 a.m. The police said the curfew has been imposed as a precautionary measure. Earlier today, police and Sri Lanka Army personnel cordoned off and conducted a house-to-house search in Varothiayanagar, a Tamil suburb about 3 km. north of the eastern port town. About 50 Tamil residents were detained for questioning. All vehicles, motorbikes and push bicycles passing through the village were stopped and throughly checked by the government troops, residents said. Meanwhile, Mr.Gothabaya Rajapakse, Defense Secretary with Mr.Chandra Fernando, Inspector General of Police Monday paid a visit to Trincomalee town and held a discussion with district level military and police officials on the ground situation after the bomb blast and the violence which followed thereafter. The strike by bank employees in Trincomalee came up for during the discussion, security sources said.
  11. 2000 Tamils sought refuge in Kappalthurai School [TamilNet, April 17, 2006 14:34 GMT] About two thousand members from four hundred Tamil families of resettled Tamil village Kappalthurai have sought refuge in Kappalthurai government Tamil school. They fled from their houses when soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army assaulted some of them following the claymore mine blast that killed three troopers of the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Saturday night, sources said. Kappalthurai village is located along Trincomalee-Kandy main road. Mr.K.Thurairatnasingham, Trincomalee district parliamentarian Monday morning visited the refugees in Kappalthurai School. Victims told him that they would not return to their houses until the law enforcement authorities ensure their safety, sources said. Meanwhile Trincomalee Town and Gravets Divisional Secretariat began Monday supplying cooked meals for three days to the refugees. Several non-governmental organizations also have started sending relief and other assistance to the displaced families who have been sheltered in schools in Anpuvallipuram, Varothiayanagar and other public buildings, sources said. Trincomalee town and its suburbs did not return to normal Monday, the first working day after the Tamil and Sinhala New Year. Offices of central government departments, provincial and local councils closed down after an hour due to the absence of ninety nine percent employees failed to report for work. The employees reported for work also left their offices staying for an hour, sources said. Few shops opened in the morning put up their shutters by noon and thereafter most of the roads became deserted. Transport service did not come to normal, as people were afraid of travel by bus, sources said. More police have been brought down to Trincomalee town from outstations and are deployed on duty along with soldiers of the Sri Lanka Navy.
  12. Another Thenmaradchi trader shot and killed [TamilNet, April 17, 2006 08:11 GMT] Four gunmen riding in two motorbikes entered an electric shop located on A9 Road at Meesalai in Thenmaradchi and gunned down Mr. Ramalingam Sakilan, 30, the owner of the shop, around 11:30 a.m., Monday. Tamil traders have been targeted in Thenmaradchi by SLA operated gunmen in retaliation to the escalating Claymore attacks, civilian sources said. Victim's father, who was at the site, when gunmen entered the shop, alleged direct involvement of Sri Lankan Army soldiers. The victim's dead body was taken to Jaffna Hospital.
  13. Sri Lanka blasts kill seven after Tigers suspend peace talks http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060417/ts_af...ankatamilunrest
  14. S.Lanka rebel blast kills 4 soldiers Mon Apr 17, 2006 5:11 AM BST COLOMBO (Reuters) - Suspected Tamil Tiger rebels killed four Sri Lankan soldiers in a claymore fragmentation mine ambush on Monday, an army source said, as violence on the island continued to worsen. "It was a claymore attached to a three-wheeler (auto-rickshaw)," the source said from the northern town of Vavuniya, just south of rebel territory, where the attack occurred. "Four army people were killed." Another army source in the northern town of Jaffna said another claymore mine had exploded prematurely there, killing the suspected Tiger rebel who was carrying it.