Archive for April 18th, 2014

A “Brown Sahib” as our new envoy to New Delhi?

Friday, April 18th, 2014

By Bandu de Silva           If getting a person out of sight is the new criteria in selecting candidates for higher diplomatic postings, as reportedly attributed to the President of the country in respect of a proposed higher appointment to the High Commission Australia, one need not be unduly disturbed to think that President Mahinda […]

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Sri Lankan President Rajapakse as Head of CHOGM must establish an International Claims Tribunal seeking compensation for British Colonial Crimes

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Shenali D Waduge Mahinda Rajapakse, President of Sri Lanka, took over as Chairperson-in-Office of the Commonwealth of Nations at a Meeting (CHOGM) held in Colombo, Sri Lanka in November 2013. He presides over 53 nations with an estimated population of 2.245 billion covering a landmass of more than 29,958,050 km2 (11,566,870 sq mi) ” a third of world population. There are some […]

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Yunus Social Business Centre proposed at Taiwan University

Friday, April 18th, 2014

By NJ Thakuria Guwahati: Yunus Centre of Bangladesh and National Central University (NCU) have agreed to create a Yunus Social Business Centre (YSBC) in the acclaimed public university of Taiwan. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was ceremonially signed on April 14, 2014 between the Yunus Centre and NCU in presence of mayor John Chils-Yang Wu, […]

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