Fr. Emmanuel’s snub, a major setback to LTTE front
International observers say that India’s denial
of entry to Fr. S.J. Emmanuel, a leading propagandist for the LTTE,
could be viewed as a major setback for the outfit’s attempt to
regroup using Tamil Nadu as a base. Fr. Emmanuel is the President of
the UK-based Global Tamil Forum (GTF), a leading LTTE front.
Police get tough with jaywalkers
The City Traffic Police will impose heavy
penalties on jay walkers who violate traffic laws while crossing
busy streets. The Police Department has directed police officials
countrywide to take stern action against jaywalkers.
Rajaratnam: Longest prison term for insider trading
Raj Rajaratnam, the hedge fund billionaire, who
allegedly channelled millions of dollars to the LTTE, was sentenced
Thursday to 11 years in prison, at the conclusion of one of the
largest insider trading cases heard in the US. It was the longest
prison term ever for insider trading, according to the Justice
Department, and was the culmination of a years-long federal probe of
cheating in the stock market.