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Letter from America: The Rohingya Question – Part 4

The Baxter report on Indian population in British occupied Burma notes, “The tracing of the growth of the Indian population through the series of census reports is a matter of some complexity. It was not until the sixth census, that of 1921, that a racial classification of the population was attempted.

The president has to act now!

The Republican politicians screamed bloody murder when 4 US embassy officials died in Bengazi, but they all are mute when 20 innocent children and 7 adults died in Connecticut.

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s condolence message to Indian Prime Minister

Sri Lanka President has conveyed his condolence message to Indian Prime Minister to the passing away of great Indian sitarist and composer, Bharat Ratna Pandit Ravi Shankar.

Fracking: Britain’s ambition to become Saudi Arabia of Natural Gas

Ed Davy, the British Energy Secretary, announced this week that he was giving the green light for the exploration of the deposits of shale gas in Britain, ending an 18-month-long moratorium while triggering off an intense excitement among those who support the move and an alarm within the Green lobby simultaneously – not necessarily in equal measures.

Justice Weeramantry: Ideal person to provide President Rajapaksa independent advice on the PSC process that concluded the Chief Justice should be impeached.

President Rajapaksa’s announcement that he will seek advice from an independent panel on the Parliamentary select Committee process that dealt with the impeachment of Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranaike has been welcomed by many.

American gun culture spiralling out of control

Amidst the shock of the massacre of innocent children in an elementary school in central Connecticut, Americans seemed helpess to muffle the entropic trajectory of school shooters running amuck in the country. Gun ownership is supported by a powerful gun lobby. How could a 20-year-old man wearing combat gear and armed with semi-automatic pistols and a semi-automatic rifle kill 26 people —20 of them children in an instant?

Sri Lanka President Condoles Tragic Killing Of 27 Innocent Persons In Connecticut

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa has condoles the tragic killing of 27 persons including 20 innocent little children, in an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.


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