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'Rehabilitation of Muzaffarnagar communal violence survivors is State's responsibility'

Rehabilitating communal violence survivors is State's responsibility, was echoed by the members of Socialist Party (India) in their procession and demonstration in UP state capital of Lucknow on 8th January 2014.

'Rehabilitation of Muzaffarnagar communal violence survivors is State's responsibility'
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House Maid – A Glance

The world came to a stand still for a moment this day last year. Shocked and grieved. That is the day when an innocent young girl was mercilessly executed.

Launching of Rizana Nafeek Foundation at Muthur last year  by her mother Seeiadu Ahammaddu Rezeena . Rizana's father Mohammed Sultan Nafeek and Editor Asian Tribune Mr. K.T.Rajasingham looks on.
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A time to fight back for citizens’ rights

It is predictable that the Union of Burma or Myanmar is at a crossroads in the course of this politically complicated year. People consider that there will be a very big struggle among factions for political power in 2014 ahead of general elections next year. The foremost challenge will be a big battle for constitutional changes especially on presidential qualifications as citizens’ rights.

A time to fight back for citizens’ rights
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Rathika Sitsabaiesan’s ‘catwalk’ in Lanka failed miserably

Sri Lanka High Commission on Ottawa was highly critical of a Sri Lankan born Tamil Member of Canadian Parliament representing New Democratic Party Rathika Sitsabaiesan for her “a self-appointed role to pass judgment baselessly on a sovereign State.”

Sri Lanka's  High Commission  in Canada  accused Rathika  Sitsabaiesan – a self appointed spokeswoman of the Tamils, of attempting to embarrass the Government by claiming she faced political intimidation during a visit  to the Country.
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Sri Lanka and the Philippines discuss collaboration between the Colombo Process and Abu Dhabi Dialogue

Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare Dilan Perera met with his counterpart, Secretary Labour and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz of the Philippines. The areas for collaboration discussed at the meeting included pre-departure orientation, qualification recognition process, comprehensive information orientation programmes and recruitment standards.

Sri Lanka and the Philippines discuss collaboration between the Colombo Process and Abu Dhabi Dialogue
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Rishad, deputy pop 2014 with ‘FMCG hampers’

The Industry and Commerce kicked-off its 2014 sessions -with a difference. Employees of Industry and Commerce became the lucky fulcrum of an unusual event as 2014 sessions popped on 07 January with an unusual seasonal hamper.

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce) hands over a new year essentials hamper to an employee on 07 January as  Lakshman Wasantha Perera (Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce-third from right) and Anura Siriwardena (Secretary, Ministry of Industry and Commerce-far left and who organized the effort) join him on 07 January at Ministry of Industry and Commerce auditorium.
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