According to Maymarese historian, Thant Myint-U, the emergence of the Buddhist Arakan Army tears Myanmarese society apart in a way unprecedented in modern times.
Government has asked the posh MC Superior cinema hall in the up-market Majestic City shopping complex to shut the theater, remove the seats and carpets, debug them and fumigate the hall.
War-devastated Jaffna in North Sri Lanka was once a haven of peace where temples abounded and mystics roamed. Frances Bulathsinghala writes on Yogaswami, the sage of Nallur, whose devotees transcended class, caste, and religious barriers.
"He is ill-informed and ignorant,” said activist Ashok Row Kavi. “He must understand that he is heading one of the largest fighting forces in the world and this force is bound to have a large number of homosexuals. General Rawat must look into their happiness," said Ashok Row Kavi
Pressure can be mounted on the Bangladesh Nationalist Party to cut ties with Jamaat, the veteran campaigner for democracy said, analyzing the opposition's ignominious electoral debacle
There doesn’t seem to have been a script in place, just a series of scenes meant to damn Singh, says a review in Indian Express,
As yet another year begins, the sole wish of the people of Jaffna is to be allowed to build their district as per their culture and live in unity with the rest of the people of Sri Lanka.
Pawan Singh Arora previously served as District Information Officer at Directorate General Public Relations Punjab in Nankana Sahab.
The steel is only 0.02 mm thick, or a quarter of an A4 paper's thickness. The company, Taiyuan Iron and Steel, claims that it is the only one in the world able to produce stainless steel 0.02 mm thick and 600 mm wide
Twenty four of the 47 Ministers are first-timers. Of the 19 Ministers of State, all but three are new and all the three Deputy Ministers are new.