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  • India: Why is TN government scared of investigation into Jayalalithaa’s mysterious end at Apollo hospital?

    India: Why is TN government scared of investigation into Jayalalithaa’s mysterious end at Apollo hospital?0

    India: Why is TN government scared of investigation into Jayalalithaa’s mysterious end at Apollo hospital? –Dr. Abdul Ruff _________ With the announcement made by the Election Commission of the date for the bypoll in RK constituency in Tamil Nadu political parties wake  up to the call to plan  for the poll. Tamil Nadu politics takes

  • Not ‘all is forgiven’ for asylum seekers returned to Sri Lanka

    Not ‘all is forgiven’ for asylum seekers returned to Sri Lanka0

    Not ‘all is forgiven’ for asylum seekers returned to Sri Lanka Niro Kandasamy, University of Melbourne In his recent visit to Australia, the prime minister of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe, urged Sri Lankan asylum seekers to “come back, all is forgiven”. He went on to say: They can come back to Sri Lanka and we

  • Waiting for Husband, Waiting for democracy2

    Waiting for Husband, Waiting for democracy March 9, 2017 The photo of this woman was taken after midnight on Minto Road in Dhaka city. Ms. Shefa Srishti is anxiously standing at the gate of detective branch head office to watch her husband getting released from this detention facility. She knows her little negligence tonight may

  • Maldives: ‘Currency-swap’ with India ahead of big Saudi, China deals0

    Maldives: ‘Currency-swap’ with India ahead of big Saudi, China deals N Sathiya Moorthy www.orfonline.org 8 March 2017 Going on all cylinders on economic diplomacy, President Abdulla Yameen has combined an astronomically high $ 10-b agreement with Saudi Arabia even while laying the foundation work for constructing a second runway in the Male International Airport with Chinese help.

  • Bangladesh’s new child marriage law swings in the wrong direction0

    Bangladesh’s new child marriage law swings in the wrong direction M Niaz Asadullah, University of Malaya and Zaki Wahhaj, University of Kent Bangladesh is a global poster child when it comes to improving women’s status in the developing and the Muslim worlds. It also outranks all of its South Asian neighbours in terms of gender

  • AVOIDABLE FISHERMEN ISSUE BETWEEN INDIA AND SRI LANKA0

    AVOIDABLE FISHERMEN ISSUE BETWEEN INDIA AND SRI LANKA   It is now reported that an Indian fisherman was shot by Sri Lankan navy as he went for fishing in the sea and the poor fisherman lost his life, leaving his poverty-stricken family members in deep sorrow.   Sri Lankan government has denied that the fisherman was

  • Rise In India-Sri Lanka Tensions After Indian Fisherman Killed

    Rise In India-Sri Lanka Tensions After Indian Fisherman Killed0

    Rise In India-Sri Lanka Tensions After Indian Fisherman Killed Fishermen in Tamil Nadu, India. By Dr. Abdul Ruff March 8, 2017 Even as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an investment of Rs 12,000 crore to upgrade eight state highways to National Highways in his home state Gujarat as part of efforts to boost infrastructure

  • Major Christian Charity Is Closing India Operations Amid a Crackdown0

    Major Christian Charity Is Closing India Operations Amid a Crackdown By ELLEN BARRY and SUHASINI RAJMARCH 7, 2017 Pramod Dass, the director of Bethesda Charitable Endeavors, one of the 500 Indian partners of Compassion International that will have to shut down operations. Credit Poras Chaudhary for The New York Times NEW DELHI — India’s crackdown

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  • INDCs of Bangladesh

    INDCs of Bangladesh3

    After twenty years of international negotiations and many years of despair, like desert rain, the historic Paris Climate Conference has brought a long sought gift for the world – a global agreement to combat climate change. At the heart of this agreement, which will determine the future of millions in vulnerable regions such as South

  • The Peace Building in Sri Lanka

    The Peace Building in Sri Lanka0

    The three-decade long civil war in Sri Lanka between govt. forces and rebel groups ended in May 2009, leaving behind several casualties, dead bodies, traumas, destruction of public utilities and civilian properties, and innumerable human rights violations. The country is now confronted with the post-war peace building process to restore the normal life in affected

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