Category: International

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The Tight Race for Sri Lanka’s Presidency

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, after completing four years of his second six-year term, called for early elections in the last November, hoping that the move would put a stop to his waning popularity. Already...






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Cinema and Political Fancy

  Right from the dawn of cinema it has been customized as a powerful tool for propagandizing the opinions of a country or an ideology. With art as a safe disguise it also unveiled its...






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A New Class of Exoplanet

An Exoplanet is said to be a planet situated outside the Solar system. On Jan. 2013, Astronomers announced that there might be as many as 400 billion exoplanets in the ‘Milky Way Galaxy.’ On Feb....






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Cold War V 2.0 : The Gas War ?

  Ukraine’s political crisis needs no introduction now. It’s on the papers, TV, Web, everywhere. Ever since the Orange Revolution in 2004, there hasn’t been a public opposition on a larger scale. But things changed...






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A Castaway’s 13 Month Ordeal

Jose Salvador Alvarengo, with his scraggly beard and tangled hair, arrived amidst thousand curious onlookers at a dock in Majuro city, capital of Marshall Islands. The inquisitive gazes he drew were the result of his...






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The American Financial Shutdown

“American President Barack Obama accused the House-Republicans for their non-stop “ideological crusade” to wipe out his signature healthcare law (Obamacare), which caused the first partial closure in 17 years (after December 1995- January 96).”  “On...






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Judgment Reserved in Northern Sri Lanka

Canagasabapathy Visuvalingam Wigneswaran is the unanimous choice for chief ministerial candidate in Tamil National Alliance. The Tamil majority Northern Province (TNA) is going to elections sooner in the country. CV Wigneswaran has been a Judge...