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Echoes of April 5

April is the month when flowers bloom in Nuwara Eliya. It has also been a month when guns boomed and bombs exploded and of ‘revolution.’ All of them occurred on a 5th of April within a span of 29 years.

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Letter from America: Can Bangladesh’s politicians learn to walk their talk?

On March 26 the Bangladeshi community in Philadelphia celebrated the Independence Day to commemorate the country's declaration of independence from Pakistan in the late hours of 25 March 1971 by the "Father of the Nation" Bongobondhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman before he was arrested by Pakistani forces.

 Letter from America:  Can Bangladesh’s politicians learn to walk their talk?
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UNDP Regional Director arrives in Sri Lanka on a week-long visit

Mr. Haoliang Xu, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, Chair, United Nations Development Group Asia-Pacific and UNDP Assistant Administrator & Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific arrived in the island yesterday for a 6 day visit.

UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Sri Lanka, Mr. Subinay Nandy greeting Mr. Xu upon his arrival.
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Easter stands out as the most important celebration for Christians, as it marks the conquest of death

As Easter revives the Christian spirit, which contributes to achieving social justice and reconciliation, it also gives an important lesson for our own advancement as a nation, said Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena in his Easter message.

President Maithripala Srisena
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Nigerians got a wise change!

At last a sigh of relief for the unlucky Nigerians by freeing themselves from the grip of Goodluck Jonathan. Although he hoped to be reelected, his chances were found to be remote well ahead of the election, because of the new regulations made rigging very hard and impossible.

Nigerian Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan and President Elect Muhammadu Buhari
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Iran’s Nuclear Deal: Iranians jubilant; Saudis muted; Israel dismayed

The historic agreement, reached by the West and Iran over the disputed nuclear programme of the latter on Thursday, has all the political ingredients for a dramatic global political shift, if the stakeholders can see it through.
In this context, there are obvious winners – and, inevitably, of course, losers.

Iran’s Nuclear Deal: Iranians jubilant; Saudis muted; Israel dismayed
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