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Together we can eradicate blindness in children: Dr VK Raju

There are 1.2 Million physicians of Indian-origin providing healthcare in nearly 100 countries of the world and together they can eliminate preventable blindness in children from the globe, said Dr VK Raju, Clinical Professor, Department of Ophthalmology at West Virginia University and Founder-President of The Eye Foundation of America in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Together we can eradicate blindness in children: Dr VK Raju
Together we can eradicate blindness in children: Dr VK Raju
Together we can eradicate blindness in children: Dr VK Raju
Together we can eradicate blindness in children: Dr VK Raju
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The war beyond April 2004 has brought destruction to the country and the people

How is it the war that should have come to an end in April 2004, got extended for a further period of five years, and ended in May 2009 with the total eradication of the LTTE.

The war beyond April 2004 has brought destruction to the country and the people
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EU Parliamentary Delegation Discusses National Integration and Reconciliation Initiatives undertaken

A ten member European delegation consisting of a four member European Parliamentarian, with and European Parliament Secretariat, Political Advisor and EU Sri Lankan Mission were in Sri Lanka to study the national reconciliation initiatives and the GSP+ related matters, from 31st October to 3rd November 2017.

EU Parliamentary Delegation Discusses  National Integration and Reconciliation Initiatives undertaken
EU Parliamentary Delegation Discusses  National Integration and Reconciliation Initiatives undertaken
EU Parliamentary Delegation Discusses  National Integration and Reconciliation Initiatives undertaken
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It is music that can unite people

We know the continued rivalry between the two nuclear powers in SAARC over so many unsettled issues between them, which keep them apart. It can even break up the only association these countries of the region are in.

Adnan Sami -  The  Pakistan musician  who has won the hearts of Indian
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Yitachu says …. Indian Constitution is not applicable in the State

Dr. Shurhozelie led NPF has been going aggressively and strongly warning that they could think of having an alternative to the Constitution of India if the Custodian of the Constitution does not honor it in the State of Nagaland.

Yitachu  - Senior NPF MLA
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Pakistan President stresses for enhancing cooperation between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in diverse sectors

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has said that Sri Lanka is the closest friend of Pakistan and stressed the need to further enhance trade relations between the two countries.

High Commissioner of Pakistan to Sri Lanka Maj  Gen  (R) Shahid Ahmad Hashmat called on President Mamnoon Hussain
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Signs of Desperation!

Of late, there is a stepped up shrill cries of desperation emanating from the BJP. There is a competition in painting opponents in dark colours, questioning their patriotism, hurling cheap jibes. Whatever anyone speaks against the ruling party charges of ‘traitor’ follow thick and fast and everything said in criticism is denounced in strong and sometimes questionable language which is actually praised in the ruling party circles!

Amit Shah dismissed all allegations against his son without actually being able to answer some pointed issues raised in the story.
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Japanese Prosecutor Dr. Noguchi visits Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation

As part of the Government initiative to assist Government of Sri Lanka to implement its reconciliation agenda, the Japanese Prosecutor Dr. Motoo Noguchi visited Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation on 27.10.2017 to share knowledge, expertise and experiences on reconciliation efforts of the other countries and to obtain firsthand information on the national integration and reconciliation programmes of the Government of Sri Lanka.

Japanese Prosecutor Dr. Noguchi visits Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation
Japanese Prosecutor Dr. Noguchi visits Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation
Japanese Prosecutor Dr. Noguchi visits Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation
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The “Surrender” Of Election Commission

The Election Commission of India, established in 1950, is only three years younger than the nation itself. As a constitutional body assigned the task of conducting polls across the country, its importance is obvious. Arguably, a turning point in its history came in 1990 when T.N. Seshan took charge as the head of what was till then a single-member body.

A.K. Joti - Chief Election Commissioner
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DPRK’s little known secrets ensure sustainability of the Stalinist regime

In recent months, North Korea has attracted much world attention due to its nuclear program threatening its neighbors to the east and south. The official name of the country is Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), although it is neither democratic nor a people’s republic.

DPRK’s little known secrets ensure sustainability of the Stalinist regime
 Kim Jong-un
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