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Letter from America: Reflections on my latest trip to Bangladesh

I was in Bangladesh recently visiting my relatives and friends. The air flight from Philadelphia was long via the Qatar Airways. Previously, like many airlines Qatar Airways did not have a direct flight out of Philadelphia. Now it does, which allowed me to avoid traveling to nearby JFK airport in NY or Dulles airport in Washington D.C. to catch the flight.

Letter from America: Reflections on my latest trip to Bangladesh
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Obama’s Foreign Policy Failure or Paying Back in Their Own Coins? Myanmar or Rohingya

On the day that President left Rangoon for Australia came the announcement that Burma signs $ 7.8 billion deal with China on energy, agriculture, telecommunications and infrastructure maybe including the controversial 3.6 billion Myitsone dam project of with 90% going to China. A clear indication that the Burmese Generals still loves their step father. Uncle Sam has been consume by the fiery Dragon.

Obama’s Foreign Policy Failure or Paying Back in Their Own Coins? Myanmar or Rohingya
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Dr Lorna Devaraja – The uncrowned queen of the Muslims

Dr Lorna Srimathie Dewaraja, the brilliant historian of repute who did not receive the recognition that she rightly deserves in her life time for her contribution to the Muslims of Sri Lanka should be engraved in their hearts and minds for her contribution with her luminous academic research and publication, “The Muslims of Sri Lanka – One thousand years of ethnic harmony- 900 to 1915 first published in 1994.

Dr Lorna Srimathie Dewaraja
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Sri Lankan Presidential Election: creation of a benign hybrid by political cloning

The emergence of Mr Maithripala Sirisena, former health minister, as the common, opposition presidential candidate, has changed the political landscape in Sri Lanka beyond recognition, which up until two weeks ago, had been relatively static against a backdrop of a catalog of outcomes of regional elections, which, without a shadow of doubt, were foregone conclusions.

Sri Lankan Presidential Election: creation of a benign hybrid by political cloning
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Sri Lanka joins the Abu Dhabi Dialogue to protect migrant workers

A series of initiatives aimed at boosting protection and improving conditions of employment for millions of foreign workers in the Gulf have been agreed upon at the Third Ministerial Consultative Meeting of the Abu Dhabi Dialogue (ADD) comprising Asian countries sending and receiving labour, which concluded in Kuwait last week.

Sri Lanka joins  the Abu Dhabi Dialogue  to protect migrant workers
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An Open Letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

First of all, I am deeply indebted to you for inducting two dynamic BJP MPs from Northeastern India, Sarbananda Sonowal from Assam and Kiren Rijiju from Arunachal Pradesh, as Ministers of State, into your Council of Ministers. They have been given Ministers in-charge of Sports and Home. By inducting these two youthful and dynamic Northeastern MPs into your Council of Ministers with these important portfolios, you have shown your magnanimity and far-sighted political vision towards the region.

An Open Letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi
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