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Former top Indian cop barred from entering Canada citing rights violations

Former top Indian cop barred from entering Canada citing rights violations

New Delhi, May 24 (Hindustan Times): Canada has barred a former high-ranking Indian police officer from entering the country citing human rights violations. Immigration authorities denied entry to Tejinder Singh Dhillon, who served at Central Reserve Police Force in 2010, as they considered him to have served a state involved in “terrorism, systematic or gross human rights violation, or genocide”. Dhillon...

Anti-Muslim militant Buddhism on the rise in Myanmar and Sri Lanka

Anti-Muslim militant Buddhism on the rise in Myanmar and Sri Lanka

Colombo, May 19: Militant-political Buddhism is on the rise in Myanmar and Sri Lanka, both Buddhist-majority countries, writes P.K.Balachandran in www.southasianmonitor.com. It is exploiting the political vacuum existing in these countries due to weak governments, to build a strong political constituency with the aim of turning these countries into mono-religious cum mono-ethnic states, ostensibly to avert subjugation to “alien” groups...

While quarreling with Pakistan and China, India is picking up a fight with Russia

While quarreling with Pakistan and China, India is picking up a fight with Russia

By M.K.Bhadrakumar/Russia Insider An exclusive story in Times of India that India has made Russian projects to construct more nuclear power plants in India conditional on Moscow persuading Beijing to give up its opposition to India’s membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group. India argues that sans NSG membership it will be constrained to settle for an indigenous nuclear energy program.. Working...

Tamils will soon ask Sri Lankan troops to quit Northern Province, says Chief Minister Wigneswaran

Tamils will soon ask Sri Lankan troops to quit Northern Province, says Chief Minister Wigneswaran

Colombo, May 18 (newsin.asia): The Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Tami-majority Northern Province, C.V.Wigneswaran, has said that the time is not far off when the Tamils will ask the Sri Lankan army, navy and air force, to quit the province. Addressing the public gathered in Mulliwaikkal in the Northern Province on Thursday to commemorate the “genocide” which took place there...

CPEC envisages Sino-Pak security mechanism with country-wide surveillance

CPEC envisages Sino-Pak security mechanism with country-wide surveillance

By P.K.Balachandran/www.southasianmonitor.com Colombo, May 16 : A joint security mechanism against terrorism, including a pervasive country-wide surveillance system, is a key feature of the agreement between China and Pakistan on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Dawn reported in an exclusive piece on Monday. The document says that the two countries will “jointly prevent and crack down on terrorist acts that...

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