opinion

A New Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration

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November 01, 2017 11:52 am

At this crucial juncture of international migration, where numerous push and pull factors have engendered unprecedented migration flows across the globe, the ongoing discussions...


Sri Lanka’s educational gender gap favors girls- here's how

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November 01, 2017 11:42 am

When we speak of gender equity in education in developing countries, and particularly in the South Asian context, we immediately think of the disadvantages girls face in access ...


A 'Pidi' sensation : How Rahul Gandhi's dog is turning social media upside down

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October 31, 2017 05:19 pm

Pidi Gandhi - Rahul Gandhi's dog has gained rapid fame on Twitter  after Rahul  posted a video of his pet dog, crediting him with his recent rise in popularit...


How China’s rivalry with India is rippling across South Asia

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October 31, 2017 01:40 pm

By seeking to establish their dominance over South Asia, India and China are constraining the economic prospects of smaller neighbours. Their contest for the upper hand is also ...


Ghostwatch: The BBC spoof that duped a nation

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October 30, 2017 02:22 pm

It was billed as a spoof, but many of Ghostwatch's 11 million viewers were taken in by the BBC's fake investigation, which in one tragic case led to a teenager taking hi...


Is there an art and science to being charismatic ?

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October 27, 2017 04:14 pm

What do Bill Clinton, Steve Jobs and Tony Blair have in common? Love ‘em or loathe ‘em, they all oozed charisma. Charismatic leaders can inspire followers to be more...


Is India the answer to the China challenge?

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October 26, 2017 12:36 pm

  Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit India this week to “dramatically deepen” economic and military relations, partly to counter China’s ...


Paying the price for maternal care

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October 24, 2017 11:29 am

THE Philippines is one of the biggest suppliers of domestic workers around the world, along with Sri Lanka, Indonesia and India. The growth in the deployment of domestic workers...


Pollution linked to one in six deaths

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October 20, 2017 02:59 pm

Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths worldwide in 2015, a report in The Lancet has found. Almost all of these deaths occurred in low- and middle-income countries, ...


Vision 2025: Sri Lanka’s Path to Prosperity

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October 18, 2017 02:45 pm

With a domestic market of only 20 million consumers with a modest per capita income, Sri Lanka needs to look beyond its borders and increase its global competitiveness to sustai...


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SriLankan flies shy of ‘emergency’

SriLankan Airlines has responded to our report last week about the emergency landing of its flight in Kunming: “The flight that was referr...

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