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and the last was a RAW mole in the LTTE, The very basis of our lives is under threat. In these five weeksthe toll in just Sinhala areas crossed 5000 And rememberthe total Sinhala population then would not have been more than 12 crore Thiswhen there had been no riots Just targeted killings The JVP brutalised Sri Lankan society even more than the LTTEbecause it wrecked their heartland And thenall of a suddenin fact just two months after I witnessed that executionthe JVP story was over Rohan Gunaratna has written wonderfully detailed accounts of thisbut basicallyin November 1989Wijeweera and his deputy were captured and killed But not before they had revealedunder tortureall that they knew Thenit was just a matter of the forces and the vigilantes picking out the rest within days And the brutal 2009 assault that finished the LTTE was a similar successon an enormously larger scale On the same tour of dutythe Tamil areas presented a different picture The IPKF was now quite dominantand the LTTE in hiding Between RAW and the Indian armytwo anti-LTTE armed groupsEPRLF and ENDLF (Eelam Peoples Revolutionary Liberation Front and National Democratic Liberation Front) had been set up Essentiallythese were armed mercenaries crueller than the LTTEbut with not a fraction of their discipline Eventuallythe LTTE massacred most of them I have in my notebook two remarkable lines from these fighters A namesakeSekharsaid? 2017 16:19 PM | Updated Date: Sep 04, 2017 16:19:35 IST Comment 0 Tweet This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. The launching of the TBM marks the beginning of the process that is expected to change the way the city travels.(Express photos by Nirmal Harindran) Speaking after the event the CM said “The Metro is constructed for the convenience of the people and all the courts have also ruled in its favour It will most importantly reduce pollution The Metro can reduce as much pollution as 2 crore trees” He said Mumbai would soon have an integrated ticketing system “We had a meeting with Ford Mobility Services on Wednesday and signed an MoU It will provide an app through which you can decide your travel route and purchase a ticket for all public transports — Metro suburban trains Monorail buses or even water transport after it is developed in the eastern front” said Fadnavis The CM suggested that the completion of all Metro lines and elevated rail corridors in the city would augment public transport capacity to 13 crore people per day For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: June 18 2017 3:38 am Punjab Congress leader Sukhjinder Raj Singh Majithia (Source: Express photo by Jaipal Singh) Top News Punjab Congress leader Sukhjinder Raj Singh (Lalli) Majithia Saturday alleged a Rs 915-crore scam in allocation of power tenders related to eight of the nine sugar mills in Punjab alleging complicity by former Akali Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia Lalli Majithia who had contested elections against Bikram Majithia in the February 2017 Assembly elections and lost alleged gross irregularities and nepotism in allocation of tenders for upgradation modernisation and installation of co-generation of power in the eight sugar mills resulting in huge losses to the state exchequer and rendering the Co-operative Sugar mills (CSMs) across the state incapable of being self- sustaining He accused Majithia of favouritism in order take over all cooperative sugar mills in the garb of value addition through co-generation “The total estimated loss from 2010-11 the year in which these projects should have been operational till now is Rs 915 crores The loss will continue to increase till the time co-generation plants are put up and made functional” said Lalli He demanded setting up of a special investigation team (SIT) to probe the alleged scam and bring the guilty to book Meanwhile Bikram Majithia was not available for comments Financial Commissioner (Cooperation) VK Singh was also not available for comments on the allegations levelled by Lalli Majithia Giving background to his allegations Lalli Majithia said tenders were floated by SUGARFED Punjab on behalf of 8 CSMs of Punjab in 2008 Lalli alleged that M/s Saraya Industries Limited (SIL) a family unit of Bikram Singh Majithia misused his official clout and obtained the contracts for four mills directly and four in the name of another company A2Z “Co-operative sugar mills had been facing financial constraints and to get the mills out of this financial mess it was decided to go in for co-generation to increase revenue” he said SIL bagged orders for Nawanshahr Ajnala Batala and Gurdaspur mills and A2Z for Morinda Budhewal Nakodar and Fazilka mills Lalli claimed that tenders received from SIL were conditional and not as per terms of notice inviting tenders (NIT) and hence should have been rejected there and then The earnest money deposited by these eight mills amounting to Rs 3 Crore should also have been forfeited he added “The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was executed with SIL on January 12 2009 as per which the SIL and A2Z had to deposit a security amount of Rs 2 Crore with each of the eight CSMs by 11 April 2009 but SIL and A2Z did not deposit a single penny Hence MOU was liable to be cancelled at this stage itself” said Lalli In addition M/s SIL and A2Z were also required to contribute towards modernization and ungradation of sugar mill machinery so as to make its functioning more efficient and fit for synchronization with co-generation plant which also they defaulted on he said The Congress leader further alleged that in order to safeguard and get the Earnest Money Deposited (EMD) refunded which SIL had deposited for those three mills where they could not start work of co-generation SIL filed arbitration cases with Registrar Cooperative Societies Punjab for cancellation of MOU and refund of EMD According to Lalli had these plants started operations as per the terms and conditions of the agreement CSMs would have been able to earn a revenue of Rs 668 crores which would have enabled the sugar mills to make timely payments to sugarcane farmers from their own resources without having to beg from the state government For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top News On an average, the world number 14, here today. File image of V Muraleedharan.

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