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Myanmar's 'Rohingya' problem

Human rights groups say the Rohingya people are one of the most persecuted ethnic groups in the world. My own research work on endangered people has also shown that they are the most persecuted people in our time. More than a million people in Myanmar from the Muslim minority are currently stateless, and genocidal violence in the country's west has put nearly 140,000 of them in internment camps.

Myanmar's 'Rohingya' problem
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Thiyagaraja Arasanayagam is the winner of the Gratiaen Prize 2015

Thiyagaraja Arasanayagam was awarded the Gratiaen Prize 2015 for his unpublished manuscript ‘White Lanterns – Wesak 2011,’ for the best creative work in English. The annual prize recognises the best work of creative writing in English by a Sri Lankan resident and comes with Rs. 200,000 in award money.

Mr. Arasanayagam receives the award from Gratiaen Trust Chairman Walter Perera.
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The need for the formation of the Democratic Tamil National Front - Anandasangaree Clarifies

V.Anandasangaree, Secretary General-TULF has explained the need for the recent formation of a Democratic Tamil National Front.

V.Anandasangaree,   Secretary General-TULF
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Trump’s Triumph and Looming Global Trade Wars

With the suspension of the campaigns by the two remaining rivals, Donald J Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for the forthcoming US presidential election, has set his sight firmly on the ultimate goal – the Oval Office. If Mr Trump is the human equivalent of a hurricane, the trail of destruction left behind in his march towards where he stands now, is not short of casualties of many kinds, ranging from political pundits to the opponents in his own party.

Trump’s Triumph and Looming Global Trade Wars
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Tamil Nadu poll 2016: will People’s Welfare Alliance (PWA) be able win polls for Madras Fort?

Certainly, it is not easy for the new political force People’s Welfare Alliance (PWA) in Tamil Nadu to be able to win the Assembly poll, but if it does win, one can obviously expect good and honest governance in the state after several decades.

Tamil Nadu poll 2016: will People’s Welfare Alliance (PWA) be able win polls for Madras Fort?
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