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What the Kashmiris exactly want?

Eminent Indian writer and journalist Late Mr. Kuldip Nayar commenting on the issue of Kashmir wrote, “The Kashmiris’ protest, more or less peaceful, is Islamic in tone and tenor. But it seems as if it is a way of expression, not the content. The content is that the Kashmiris want a country of their own.”

Late Kuldip Nayar
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Turning a Peninsula into an Island: Saudi Qatar rivalry takes a new turn

Qatar, the tiny gulf nation that has been subjected to a 14-month-long, air and land embargo by its powerful neighbours, may be forced to brace itself for yet another trouble – this time, on its south-western border.

Turning a Peninsula into an Island: Saudi Qatar rivalry takes a new turn
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Israel displays more respect for the civil rights of its Muslim citizens than they receive in Saudi Arabia

Antisemitic and anti Israel forces spread rumors claiming Muslims are barred from entering the Temple Mount; while in reality, Israeli government allows only Muslims to legally enter the Temple and offer prayers in order not to offense Islamic sensibilities. Despite the Temple Mount being Judaism’s holiest place, the site is managed by an Islamic religious committee [Waqf] with a history of destroying priceless Jewish artifacts unearthed at the site.

Israel displays more respect for the civil rights of its Muslim citizens than they receive in Saudi Arabia
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Lalin's Column : Late Lieutenant Colonel V Ramanathan SL Artillery (1931-2018)

Lt Col Vallipuram Ramanathan, late SL Artillery, died in Australia on 4th August 2018 aged 87. He was in the first intake of officer cadets from Ceylon to be trained at the Royal Military Academy (RMA) Sandhurst in 1951.

Lalin's Column : Late Lieutenant Colonel V Ramanathan SL Artillery (1931-2018)
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Numerological Prediction: Lucky 17 Modi Will Return As PM In The 17th Lok Sabah

2019 Lok Sabha election is significantly related to numbers 3,6,8 and 9. The year 2019 adds up to 3(2+0+1+9=12, 1+2=3). Numbers 3,6 and 9 are mutually lucky. Election is for the 17th Lok Sabha. Hence it is related to number 8(1+7=8).

Narendra Modi
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Guru Purnima down the ages

Guru Purnima was celebrated on 27th July 2018 throughout India and in countries like Nepal with predominantly Hindu population.

Guru Purnima down the ages
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S-400: the weapon system with potential to hit air-borne targets and break alliances

A few months ago, Mohammad Bin Salman, popularly known an MBS, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, issued a stark warning to its tiny neighbour, Qatar, which has been subjected to isolation on many fronts by a Saudi-led coalition.

S-400: the weapon system with potential to hit air-borne targets and break alliances
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Lalin's Column : Paisley got but so did Velu P and others - Bring in the Clowns

The news, hardly shaking in a country awash in sensationalism, was that Ian Paisley (Jnr) British MP from Northern Ireland and his family that had been hosted by the SL government twice in 2013. At this time, 4 years after the 30 year old terrorist conflict had ended; SL sorely needed support from UK due to the UN allegations of war crimes against the SL armed forces. Apparently Paisley has now been suspended by the UK Parliament as he has not declared to the UK parliament that a foreign government had spent on him over the threshold an MP is allowed.

Lalin's Column : Paisley got but so did Velu P and others - Bring in the Clowns
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" Legacy of Maj Gen Vijaya Wimalaratne and his vision for a professional military," - Maj Gen (Retd) Udaya Perera

The Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka hosted its Annual Memorial Lecture Series 2018 on 8th August. This lecture was delivered by Major General Udaya Perera (Rtd)

Major General Udaya Perera
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Karunanidhi Immensely Influenced By His Numbers

The late M K Karunanidhi was strongly influenced by his numbers. This influenced remained with him till his death at 6.10 PM.

Two faces of M.Karunanidhi
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