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India assists in developing Model Villages across Sri Lanka

:India and Sri Lanka signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) for construction of 1200 houses through 50 model villages, using Indian grant assistance of SLR 600 million.

India assists in developing Model Villages across Sri Lanka
India assists in developing Model Villages across Sri Lanka
India assists in developing Model Villages across Sri Lanka
India assists in developing Model Villages across Sri Lanka
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USAID Supports Interfaith Forum to Strengthen Humanitarian Response

From October 16-19, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) strengthened partnerships between organizations and local humanitarian response by co-hosting more than 140 participants from 36 countries in Colombo for the Forum on Localizing Response to Humanitarian Need and the Role of Religious and Faith-based Organizations. Representing local and global faith networks, faith-based and secular organizations, aid agencies, policy makers, and governments, participants discussed how “going local” through community and faith-based actors and networks can improve aid to communities experiencing natural and man-made disasters.

 Dr. Andrew Sisson - USAID Mission Director for Sri Lanka and Maldives
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The Wrong Yatra

Accompanied by media hype and much fanfare, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) organised a fortnight-long Janraksha Yatra (Journey for People’s Safety) across Kerala, the southern tip of India. Well, Kerala sticks out as a sore thumb in meeting BJP’s ambition to bind India in one ‘culture’.

Janraksha Yatra (Journey for People’s Safety) across Kerala
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