The Government of Sri Lanka has strongly opposed the appointment, by the Secretary General of the United Nations, of the Sri Lanka-Panel of Experts, announced by his Spokesperson in New York on June 22.
The term ‘diaspora,’ like ‘ethnicity,’ is of contemporary usage with origins in the Greek lexicon. It literally meant “a scattering of seeds” and therefore it is appropriate to use the term for ‘scattered populations or communities’ without any value attached.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravidian Patriarch M Karunanidhi has welcomed outlawed LTTE's lauding of the World Tamil Classical conference at Coimbatore, but said its remark that Tamils of the state have not taken steps to protect them will create a "needless controversy".
The university education is widely regarded as the way of knowledge development and gateway to rapid economic, social and cultural progress in a country. If any country has a high quality university education, it would provide clear evidence that the country has been embarking to a rapid development and growing intellectual abilities of citizens.
Illegal creation of state of Israel in 1948 with the help of USA and Britain at the cost of Palestinians sowed the seeds of antagonism and extremism in Middle East. It gave birth to several radical groups including PLO within the Arab world. Defeat of armed forces of Arabs in 1967 Arab-Israeli enhanced the prestige of Israeli forces.
The affidavit from Central Bureau of Investigation’s most recent affidavit in the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Bhopal provides information that implies that had Emergency been not imposed Bhopal’s catastrophe caused by the US Corporation’s acts of omission and commission would not have happened.
Even as Union finance minister Pranab Mukherjee said in Kolkata on Saturday that India is trying for the extradition of former Union Carbide chairman Warren Anderson, the US has said it would "carefully evaluate" any request from India to bring to justice Anderson.