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Sri Lanka: Attacks on Muslims, a new ball-game

Paper No. 5450                                      Dated 5-Apr-2013

Guest Column: Dr Kumar David

When Lanka’s civil war ended in May 2009 with the extermination of the Tamil Tigers (LTTE) it was thought that thirty years of strife was over and military victory would usher in stability and economic progress.

China's Michelle Obama

Paper No. 5445                                     Dated 31-Mar-2013

 By B.Raman

 “China’s new soft power”, “A Media Sensation” --- these were some of the expressions used by the Chinese media in their reports on Peng Liyuan, the second wife of President Xi Jinping, who accompanied him on his just-concluded  first State visit to Russia,Tanzania, South Africa and Congo   

Proposed Nomination of Retiring Chief of NIA to NHRC

Paper No. 5444                 Dated 31-Mar-2013

By B.Raman

The media has reported that Smt.Sushma Swaraj, Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, and Shri Arun Jaitley, Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, have strongly objected to a proposal from the Government to appoint Shri S.C.Sinha, the retiring chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), as a member of the National Human Rights Commission.

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Myanmar President Directs Security Forces to use Force to Quell Communal Violence

 

Paper No: 5443                                   Dated  29-Mar- 2013

By B.Raman

The violent incidents in Central Myanmar, which initially targeted Muslims, their places of worship and properties at Meikhtila on March 20,2013, have since spread to other areas north of Rangoon and there have been reports of Muslims as well as Buddhists now being targeted often by the same mobs which move on motor-bykes.

Talks between our PM & Xi Jinping---As Seen by Beijing

 

Paper No. 5442                                                           Dated 29-Mar-2013

By B. Raman

The PLA Daily of March 29, 2013, has carried the following report on the bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Chinese President Xi Jinping in the margins of the BRICS summit at Durban on March 27.

Xi says world needs common development of China, India

(Source: Xinhua)   2013-03-29

Bangladesh: To Bangla Opposition Leader: Pyromaniachs are eventually consumed by fire:

Paper No. 5441                                     Dated 28-Mar-2013

By Bhaskar Roy

Chinese President Xi Jinping's New Weave on India

Paper No. 5440                                     Dated 28-Mar-2013

By Bhaskar Roy

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