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Jun 11, 2019
Narendra Modi's visit to Maldives and Sri Lanka indicator to China that India is ready for strategic competitionTo put it simply, India needs to project power in its traditional areas of influence and restore a sense of balance in the greater Indian Ocean Region for smooth facilitation of trade, commerce, stability and national security.
May 01, 2019
Shiv Sena calls for burqa ban in India for 'national security', says after 'Ravan's Lanka', 'Ram's Ayodhya' should make veils illegalThe Shiv Sena in its mouthpiece Saamna has sought a ban on wearing burqa in India citing the example of Sri Lanka where all types of face veils were banned by the government following the Easter Sunday terror attack.
Apr 30, 2019
Sri Lanka bombers used off-the-shelf TATP ingredients to make explosives: Returning Islamic State fighters may use similar tactics in India, fear officialsEasily-available chemicals, including nail-polish remover, a common disinfectant and sulfuric acid were used by jihadists in Sri Lanka to manufacture the explosive used in the Easter Sunday suicide attacks which claimed over 25o lives, intelligence sources with access to forensic test results have told Firspost.
Apr 26, 2019
Road to Colombo's CarnageIslam, Christianity and Colonialism collided with greed in the Indian Ocean, creating an ideological storm that is far from spent. Islam arrived on the island around 9CE, and local monarchs encouraged the traders to marry into the community. But the arrival of European powers in 1505 gave rise to the anti-Muslim hostility
Jan 20, 2019
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni on Forest of Enchantments, timeless epics, comparisons between Sita and DraupadiIf symbolically, Sita, being the daughter of the earth, is in tune with the power of nature, then Ram embodies the laws of the city or civilization, everything that opposes Sita’s power — natural, emotional and free flowing
Dec 13, 2017
Ravi Shankar Prasad says US channel's finding on Ram Setu reaffirms BJP's standThe claim made in a new show of a US science channel that the 'Ram Setu' is man-made and not natural has reaffirmed the stand of the BJP on the issue, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said.
Oct 27, 2016
Happy Diwali! Do you know why it is called the festival of lights?Diwali isn't just about food, fireworks and festivities. Learn more about the mythology that revolves around the festival of lights
Oct 01, 2014
Hardline Buddhists in Myanmar, Sri Lanka strike anti-Islamist pactCOLOMBO (Reuters) - A Myanmar monk accused of inciting violence against Muslims and a hardline Buddhist group in Sri Lanka said on Tuesday they would work together to rally other Buddhist groups and defend their faith against militant Islamists. Ashin Wirathu, who once called himself "the Burmese bin Laden" said the agreement with Sri Lanka's Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) or "Buddhist Power Force", was the first step in a broad alliance against conversions by Islamists in the region. The deal gave no detailed indication what the groups were planning to counter what they said was the risk of Buddhists becoming "victims of conversions by extremists", but the agreement could stoke anti-Muslim attacks in both countries
Sep 19, 2014
PMK leader Ramdoss condemns Lanka govt for auctioning boats seized from Indian fishermenPMK leader Ramdoss on Friday strongly condemned the reports that Sri Lankan Government was auctioning the boats seized from the Indian Fishermen, and said "the act of the Island government has shocked Indian fishermen."
Aug 27, 2014
Stop intimidating us, rights groups tell Lankan govtSix global human rights groups have jointly asked the Sri Lankan government, President and member states of the Human Rights Council to stop intimidating them and ensure that nobody faced retaliation for cooperating with the United Nations.