Exclusive

Publication

Byline

Location

The Ram Temple Celebration in Modi-fied India

Colombo, Aug. 9 -- Last week, Narendra Modi, the Indian prime minister, dressed like a priest-king in a saffron scarf and a silver crown performed a sacred ritual in the Ayodhya to found a new Hindu t... Read More


Momin Khawaja and the forgotten detainees of 9/11

Colombo, Aug. 2 -- It has been almost 19 years since the USA, joined by its western allies (esp. the UK, Canada and Australia), launched the so-called global war on terror (GWOT) invading first Afghan... Read More


Hajj Stories about the pious Muslims

Colombo, July 28 -- Earlier this month the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia declared that this year hajj - the annual pilgrimage to Ka'bah in Makkah - would be scaled down allowing only a thousand of local Sau... Read More


The forgotten detainees of 9/11 (part 1)

Colombo, July 26 -- It has been almost 19 years since the USA, joined by its western allies (esp. Canada and Australia), launched the so-called global war on terror (GWOT) invading first Afghanistan, ... Read More


Parenting children in an alien culture

Colombo, July 19 -- Raising children with cultural values is a challenge for all immigrants who find very little in common in their adopted countries from their own. As a result of globalization, bett... Read More


Letter From America: The Forgotten Lessons of the 4th of July

Colombo, July 5 -- American Independence Day, July 4, fell this year on Saturday. For the first time, there was no real fanfare of this national holiday but only a subdued observation with some firewo... Read More


Death of an ex-minister in Bangladesh

Colombo, June 14 -- Earlier on Saturday, June 13, 2020, senior Awami League leader and former health minister Mohammed Nasim died of massive cardiac arrest in Dhaka. He had tested positive for coronav... Read More