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Sunday Observer
The Colour of Fearan earlier regime and then in the immediate past - associated with repressive S
The Colour of Fear
Sunday Observer / Posted 6 hours ago
an earlier regime and then in the immediate past - associated with repressive State terror. In this country and, in most of South Asia, the colour saffron had, for millennia, represented the gentle ethos of spiritual renunciation and, the awesome... Read more
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Business Standard India
The borderline cases of Jammu & KashmirThree books based on memories and eye-witness accounts show how the state's con
The borderline cases of Jammu & Kashmir
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Three books based on memories and eye-witness accounts show how the state's contested history has contributed to its contemporary divisions and tortuous complexitiesThree books based on memories and eye-witness... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Hope Fades for Sri Lankan Justice for RajapaksaThe election of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena’s last January to pre
Hope Fades for Sri Lankan Justice for Rajapaksa
Asia Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
The election of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena’s last January to presidency gave rise to hopes for all sections of the island nation, especially the Tamils and Muslims as major minorities who had very high expectations from the new... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Headspace gains fans as meditation turns trendy LOS ANGELES — Andy Puddicombe, a trained Buddhist monk, wants to spread healt
Headspace gains fans as meditation turns trendy
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
LOS ANGELES — Andy Puddicombe, a trained Buddhist monk, wants to spread health and happiness by teaching our technology-addled minds to slow down and live in the moment. Naturally, he’s doing it... Read more
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New Kerala
Dialogue holds key to good relations: RijijuTokyo, Jan. 19 : Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesd
Dialogue holds key to good relations: Rijiju
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
Tokyo, Jan. 19 : Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said Samvad or dialogue holds the key to good relations and that for the 21st Century to be the Asian century, democratic societies must work together to preserve and... Read more
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The Hindu
Reform, only left to the judiciary, asks Nitin PaiMore significant than the issue of whether women should be allowed entry into t
Reform, only left to the judiciary, asks Nitin Pai
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
More significant than the issue of whether women should be allowed entry into the Sabarimala temple is the question of whether secular judges ought to be the ones making that call. The more the state takes over the task of social reform, the less... Read more
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Daily News
Constitution making: Salient points to ponderThe process of Constitution making began this week with the Prime Minister prop
Constitution making: Salient points to ponder
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
The process of Constitution making began this week with the Prime Minister proposing a motion to convert the entire Parliament to a Select Committee which would act as a Constituent Assembly to draft a Constitution for the country. The proposal is... Read more
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Daily News
Towards a saner political milieuvision for the country soon faltered and communal rivalry and confrontation bec
Towards a saner political milieu
Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
vision for the country soon faltered and communal rivalry and confrontation became visible. The Donoughmore Constitution of 1931, the then Soulbury Constitution of 1946 and granting of adult franchise, were progressive steps introduced by the... Read more
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Daily News
The Wickremesinghe factor of good governanceSustainable development is maintaining a delicate balance between the human nee
The Wickremesinghe factor of good governance
Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
Sustainable development is maintaining a delicate balance between the human need to improve lifestyles and feeling of well-being on one hand, and on the other, preserving natural resources and ecosystems, on which we and future generations... Read more
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asianage
The dream that washed awayWhen animals and birds migrate it is generally with the intent to return and, p
The dream that washed away
asianage / Posted 28 days ago
When animals and birds migrate it is generally with the intent to return and, perhaps, they have an easier time of it than humans. Human, on the other hand, leave behind homes, families, streets, cultures and lifestyles — both the physical and the... Read more
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International Business Times
Bhutan: 'William and Kate of the Himalayas' to welcome Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in 2016 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are to pay an official visit to the Buddhist
Bhutan: 'William and Kate of the Himalayas' to welcome Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in 2016
International Business Times / Posted 28 days ago
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are to pay an official visit to the Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan in March to meet a royal couple dubbed the "William and Kate of the Himalayas". King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, "the Dragon King" and his wife... Read more
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Daily News
A true nationalist and patriot of CeylonA reproduction of the Sir Ponnambalam Arunachalam Memorial Oration, delivered b
A true nationalist and patriot of Ceylon
Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
A reproduction of the Sir Ponnambalam Arunachalam Memorial Oration, delivered by Dr. Brendon Gooneratne on January 19, 2009 Ponnambalam Arunachalam was the youngest son of Gate Mudaliyar A. Ponnambalam. He was born on September 14, 1853 to a highly... Read more

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