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Don’t import teachers; Recruit Tamil-speaking unemployed graduates

During the height of the war, the Tamil medium schools in the Central Province were filled with teachers from Jaffna or rather the Northern Province. 

A boost for investment

The Magampura (Hambantota) Port and the Mattala International Airport were among the many grandiose projects launched by the former Mahinda Rajapaksa administration.

Sri Lanka’s Present Predicament: Where do we go from here?

The change of regime on January 8, 2015 raised public expectations regarding good governance and socio-economic development.

Stand up for Human Rights

Human Rights are a hot topic in this country and worldwide. Tomorrow, the world marks Human Rights Day (December 10), to mark the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,


UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying hi...