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Monday, April 27, 2015 - 13:20
By Dr Rahul Pandey, Citizen News Service (CNS)
In an impromptu debate in the Lok Sabha on the tragic suicide of farmer Gajendra Singh in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed pain and said that farmers cannot be left to fend for themselves. He admitted that the problem afflicting the farmers is old, deep-rooted and wide-spread. While the PM appeared to be concerned about farmers’ crisis, his government’s actions on the ground tell.....Read More...
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 09:00
When Parliament commence debating the 19th Amendment to the Constitution today, Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) which earlier opposed the 19th Amendment to the Constitution had decided to extend full support for the 19th and 20th Amendments to the Constitution, party General Secretary Patali Champika Ranawaka said today at a media briefing held in Battaramulla. He said the current 19th Amendment.....Read More...
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 08:42
By Thiru Arumugam Sydney, Australia
In the article on Eppawala phosphate deposit in your paper on Sunday 07 March 2010, the felicitation to Jayantha Dhanapala on his election as President of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs for a five year term 2007 – 2012 was mentioned. At a Workshop in his honour in November 2007, on Learning from Ancient Hydraulic Civilizations to Combat Climate Change a presentation on the.....Read More...
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 08:31
By Sithy A. Zulkifli
Let us draw attention to the prognostication visualized and promulgated by the Most Venerable Chief Prelates of the Asgiriya and Malwatta Chapters – The late Most Venerable Aggamahapanditha Udugama Sri Buddharakkitha Rathanapala Mahanayake Thero of the Asgiriya Chapter and The Most Venerable Tibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala Mahanayake Thero of the Malwatta Chapter. At the moment when our.....Read More...
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 07:34
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon convened a meeting in the UN headquarters on Myanmar on Friday, April 24, 2015. In his speech to the participants of the Partnership Group for Peace, Development and Democracy in Myanmar, Mr. Ban warned Myanmar that stability in its most sensitive region can’t be achieved unless it addresses the issue of citizenship for minority Rohingya Muslims. He told a Myanmar.....Read More...
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 07:30
United States Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka on May 2 on a two-day visit. According to unofficial sources, Kerry is due to tour several other countries in close proximity to Sri Lanka after his trip here. The top US official is expected in the country following an invitation extended by the External Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera during his visit to the.....Read More...
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 07:19
]By Oken Jeet Sandham
Yesterday, another Assam Rifles jawan was shot dead at broad daylight near Red Cross, Kohima by unidentified gunmen. The incident took place at about 1 PM when the jawans were patrolling. The jawan who was shot dead is identified as Rawat. Eyewitnesses told NEPS that three unidentified gunmen were seen fleeing through the thoroughfare towards Mizo Church after committing the crime. So far no.....Read More...
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 09:37
By S.H.Moulana - Riyadh
This is the response you will hear from a ticklish person once he is tickled! Ticklishness is indeed a mysterious phenomenon and not just for you. To this day no one has adequately answered the question of what causes it. Talking about ticklishness most people mean the kind that makes you laugh. We may call this laughter-associated ticklishness. There is yet another kind, like what happens when.....Read More...
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 09:25
The Earth Day jointly organized by the Asian Ladies Association in Cuba in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ( MINREX ), National Institute of Hydraulic Resources ( INRIH ) and Cuban Institute of Friendship with Peoples ( ICAP ) was held at the Metropolitan Park in Central Havana on 22nd April 2015 with the participation of a large gathering of distinguished guests and.....Read More...
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 08:55
By *ATM Haidar Khan
Does law protect our girls from Eve Teasing? If it does, to what extent? this question is being asked by million in Bangladesh, with the recent event in TSC, University of Dhaka, Bangladeshi girl are among most doomed in the world who regularly suffer the social disease known as eve teasing . This social disaster has lethal impact on socio economic and psycho social status of adolescent girls as.....Read More...
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 08:51
Bobby Ramakant, Citizen News Service (CNS)
India has made impressive gains in the fight against tuberculosis (TB) but significant challenges still confront us in the path ahead to eliminate TB. The launch of 'Call To Action For A TB Free India' by Sri Jagat Prakash Nadda, Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, in Delhi on 23rd April 2015, is aimed to catalyse progress towards ending TB in India. "This TB Free India.....Read More...
Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 08:07
The High Commission of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Sri Lanka invites applications for award of Jinnah Scholarship from deserving Sri Lankan students pursuing their studies at O’ Levels and A Levels. The Government of Pakistan is awarding Jinnah Scholarships for Sri Lanka O/A level students for past 10 years through its High Commission in Sri Lanka. The scholarships are named after the.....Read More...
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 19:17
V. Anandasangaree - Secretary General - TULF has called for the adoption of a Bill of Rights along with 19th and 20th amendments to the constitution. He has said, that I am frankly of the opinion that neither the 19th amendment nor the 20th amendment will get passed or even reach the point of debating ,as now rescheduled for the 27th and 28th of this month. He said, after a bloodless.....Read More...
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 13:34
By S.H.Moulana - Riyadh
An outright cure for asthma could be possible in five years if researchers establish that existing drugs for people with brittle bones can be safely used to treat sufferers’ lungs. ..Read More...
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