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Namibia Economist
The plateau, unpacifiedAN ELDERLY woman with long, grey plaits, wearing a traditional Tibetan apron of
The plateau, unpacified
Namibia Economist / Posted 6 days ago
AN ELDERLY woman with long, grey plaits, wearing a traditional Tibetan apron of wool in colourful stripes, has spent her day weaving thread outside her home near the southern end of Qinghai Lake, high on the Tibetan plateau. She is among hundreds of... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
New Zealand Faith Leaders Join Forces for Peacehas ranked New Zealand as the fourth most peaceful country to live in. What set
New Zealand Faith Leaders Join Forces for Peace
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
has ranked New Zealand as the fourth most peaceful country to live in. What sets us apart though is that we are also one of the most etnically diverse socities in the western world”, says Dame Susan Devoy, the chief guest for the event. “It is... Read more
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dna
Pakistan is spreading communalism in Kashmir, accuses UKPNP Chief Shaukat Alisays whatever feels like. Pakistan is not comfortable with democracy. Pakistan'
Pakistan is spreading communalism in Kashmir, accuses UKPNP Chief Shaukat Ali
dna / Posted 8 days ago
says whatever feels like. Pakistan is not comfortable with democracy. Pakistan's sitting Prime Minister is called an Indian agent. These are false slogans of Pakistan. These are slogans to divide Kashmir. Jammu province is a Hindu majority,... Read more
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New Kerala
Pakistan spreading communalism in Kashmir, says exiled UKPNP chief - newkerala.com #119916says whatever feels like. Pakistan is not comfortable with democracy. Pakistan'
Pakistan spreading communalism in Kashmir, says exiled UKPNP chief - newkerala.com #119916
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
says whatever feels like. Pakistan is not comfortable with democracy. Pakistan's sitting Prime Minister is called an Indian agent. These are false slogans of Pakistan. These are slogans to divide Kashmir. Jammu province is a Hindu majority,... Read more
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The Telegraph
A question of sourcesBengaluru is not known as a centre of book publishing. No major English-languag
A question of sources
The Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Bengaluru is not known as a centre of book publishing. No major English-language publisher has an active office here. The leading Kannada publishers, meanwhile, are based in Mysuru and Dharwad. Yet it was in my home town, fifty years ago, that a book... Read more
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Business Standard India
India-Nepal to set up oversight panel to expedite projectsIndia to provide $750 mn additional aid for post-earthquake reconstruction in N
India-Nepal to set up oversight panel to expedite projects
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
India to provide $750 mn additional aid for post-earthquake reconstruction in Nepal Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Nepalese PM Pushpa Kamala Dahal 'Prachanda' today took pains to... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Indus people may have lived in a utopia without war or inequalityMany believe the idea of a utopian society is an impossible fantasy. But there
The Indus people may have lived in a utopia without war or inequality
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Many believe the idea of a utopian society is an impossible fantasy. But there may have been one mysterious, ancient group of people that was able to fulfil the dream of life without conflict or rulers. Remains of the Indus civilisation, which... Read more
11d
The New Yorker
The Burmese SpringAung San Suu Kyi, in November, 2010, she began a long-awaited entry into politi
The Burmese Spring
The New Yorker / Posted 11 days ago
Aung San Suu Kyi, in November, 2010, she began a long-awaited entry into politics. This spring, she was cheered by crowds of supporters as she campaigned for the parliamentary elections, which seem to herald a new era in Burmese history.Credit... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Far East Meets Middle East in Summit for Religious LeadersLeaders of East Asian Religions meet Jewish religious leaders leader during a r
Far East Meets Middle East in Summit for Religious Leaders
The Jewish Press / Posted 13 days ago
Leaders of East Asian Religions meet Jewish religious leaders leader during a reception ant the President's residence in Jerusalem before starting a four day summit. Sept. 12, 2016Photo Credit: Hillel Maeir/TPS By Michael Zeff/TPS Jerusalem (TPS) –... Read more
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The Hindu
Chronicles in unlearningA culture of obedience has dented the intellectual agendas of premier universit
Chronicles in unlearning
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
A culture of obedience has dented the intellectual agendas of premier universities and institutions When organisations of the Sangh Parivar periodically rail against “Macaulay’s children” and propose a review of the hold of western knowledge systems... Read more
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iol.co.za
40% of Nepalese girls married before the age of 18Separated from her husband for over a decade, Wosti blames the marriage for rui
40% of Nepalese girls married before the age of 18
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
Separated from her husband for over a decade, Wosti blames the marriage for ruining her life - denying her the chance of going to school and of choosing a more suitable partner. “There are women of my age who are yet to have children,” said the... Read more
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Daily News
Across seven decadesat the last two elections. Although the 19th Amendment to the Constitution has
Across seven decades
Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
at the last two elections. Although the 19th Amendment to the Constitution has already been passed in Parliament, a lot of political reforms are still in the pipeline. At the same time, the government has embarked on some long-term development... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Girls face shattered dreams as Nepal fails to curb child marriageKATHMANDU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kopila Wosti was just 14 when her fath
Girls face shattered dreams as Nepal fails to curb child marriage
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
KATHMANDU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kopila Wosti was just 14 when her father married her off to a stranger who was five years older. A year later, she gave birth to a baby girl. By the time she was 20, she had three children. "The first time I... Read more
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Daily News
UNP: Charting a better future for youthSocial inequalities are unpreventable. But it is imperative to create equal opp
UNP: Charting a better future for youth
Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
Social inequalities are unpreventable. But it is imperative to create equal opportunities for all. Lankan society is a fine example of diversity. Our country has been nurtured by four great religions of the world; Buddhsim, Hinudism Christianity and... Read more
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The Telegraph
Identifying aspirationsits secular democracy. It is laced with terrorism, communalism, Islamic extremi
Identifying aspirations
The Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
its secular democracy. It is laced with terrorism, communalism, Islamic extremism, ethnic cleansing, constant accusations of excessive use of force by security forces against the civilian population, human rights violations and so on. The... Read more
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Daily News
Vitalisation of Buddhism and nationalism – the role of Piyadasa Sirisena (1875-1946)A recent doctoral thesis on the role of an opinion builder during the British C
Vitalisation of Buddhism and nationalism – the role of Piyadasa Sirisena (1875-1946)
Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
A recent doctoral thesis on the role of an opinion builder during the British Colonial era forwarded to this writer for scrutiny, reveals the transformative influence Piyadasa Sirisena wielded the non-formal struggle for independence during the first... Read more
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Daily News
The Blue Dilemma: to fall in line or apartThe fast approaching 65th anniversary of the SLFP to be celebrated at Kurunegal
The Blue Dilemma: to fall in line or apart
Daily News / Posted 30 days ago
The fast approaching 65th anniversary of the SLFP to be celebrated at Kurunegala, has all promise of a major political event, being the most divisively impactful anniversary of the party since its inception, setting the path for new strategies in the... Read more

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