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Marriage of Convenience

In Burma young people got married through love but lamentably I discovered that in West some people got married for their mutual convenience. Once the inconvenience set in they usually parted their ways without any remorse.

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The demise of a Tamil legendary singer

We learn with sadness the death of Tamil legendary singer T.M. Sounderajan, who passed away on Saturday the 25th of May at his residence in Mandaveli, Chennai.

The demise of a Tamil legendary singer
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Obama patiently hears a heckler - says worth paying attention to dissent

America's democracy was seen vibrantly in display when a lone heckler was questioning President Obama's policy planks on drone attacks, terrorist detention camp at Guantanamo and civilian deaths due to drone operation in Af-Pak Region in the middle of his major foreign policy address at Washington's National Defense University on Thursday, May 23.

Attendee questioning Obama's wisdom
Heckler was restrained by secret service but was allowed to question Obama
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Yahoo on an Acquisition Spree – Marissa Mayer’s Latest Gamble

When Marissa Meyer became the CEO of Yahoo in July 2012 after leaving a very senior technical position at Google, the investors pinned their hopes on her technical background, insider-knowledge about the Google’s arteries and veins, her youthful energy and of course, to some extent, her charm to turn around the fortunes of the company, which once was synonymous with the internet.

Yahoo on an Acquisition Spree – Marissa Mayer’s Latest Gamble
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The Buddhist Monk Succumbs

Ven. Bowatte Indrarathana Thera, the Buddhist monk who set himself on fire near the main entrance at the Dalada Maligawa in Kandy, succumbed to his injuries yesterday at the National Hospital, Colombo.

 The Buddhist Monk Succumbs
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Letter From America: Bangladesh – A Nation Divided? – Part 8

In recent months, hundreds have died in Bangladesh as a result of political violence. As more International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) sentences are announced, the violence is likely to continue between the security forces and angry supporters of the political parties whose members are tried and sentenced.

 Letter From America: Bangladesh – A Nation Divided? – Part 8
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