Monthly Archives: May 2016

People In Madawala Respect Sinhalese Teachers: Rauff Hakeem

Minister Rauff Hakeem hit out at people who are spreading what he called false news about the Madawala Madeena Central College (National School), claiming that there was no “Jihad” movement active in the school and that there was immense respect … Continue reading

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“If Eastern Province CM Was Sinhalese, Media Would Not Have Made A Fuss”

If the Eastern Province Chief Minister was a Sinhalese, some newspapers would not have made a major fuss about the recent dispute in Sampur, Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said. Speaking at a recent event, the Minister said that while it … Continue reading

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The Rajinder Sachar Committee report on the social, economic and educational conditions of the Muslim community of India.

On 9 March 2005, the PMO had issued the Notification for constitution of the High Level Committee for preparation of Report on the Social, Economic and Educational Status of the Muslim Community of India. The Committee is an independent body … Continue reading

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‘Open bid for Haj air transport to cut cost for Indian pilgrims’

Shams Ahsan Jeddah — A philanthropist and former bureaucrat has suggested that the government of India should open bids to all international airlines for Haj transportation so as to bring down the cost of the pilgrimage and do away with … Continue reading

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Seeing the “Eastern Outburst” on the Sinhala canvas: In defence of Eastern Province Chief Minister

By Kusal Perera The Navy high Command has taken one step too far, too quick. The Daily Mirror (DM) on 27 May (2016), carried in one of its columns a statement made by the Navy media spokesman, Captain Alavi as … Continue reading

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Should Israel negotiate with Hamas? – UpFront

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Myanmar – US foreign ministers meet press

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Myanmar’s shame

Rohingya Muslims, in camps, wait for what democracy led by a Nobel peace prize winner will bring them. So far: Nothing By Wayne Hay Roving Correspondent Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for her … Continue reading

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Volunteer boatmen, religious groups join hands to provide food to victims

By Namini Wijedasa Kelani River in spate wreaks havoc far beyond its banks Wading thigh-high through a fetid pool, a young man delivers lunch packets to the residents of flood-hit Nagahamulla Road in Wellampitiya. He makes several trips through the … Continue reading

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Presidential Task Force on Disaster Management Meets

President Maithripala Sirisena headed the meeting of the Presidential Task Force to manage recovery from the recent natural disaster outbreak and to normalize the livelihood living hood of the victims of the disaster, yesterday (May 23) at the Presidential Secretariat. … Continue reading

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