Filed under Ethics | Morals

Israel keeps going the wrong way

Daily Mirror Recall Shakespeare’s great work of dramatic art, the Merchant of Venice, where Shylock was treated as an unpleasant Jew (with a lovely, self-effacing daughter) who dealt mainly in shady usury. His speech to the court is one of Shakespeare’s most remembered: “Hath not a Jew eyes? / Hath not a Jew hands, organs, … Continue reading

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Impact of Islamic Finance on global financial system

S. A. Azeez -FCAA, CMACPA, Chartered Accountant (Daily News) Islamic finance is a financial system that operates according to Islamic legal principles. Just like conventional financial systems, Islamic finance includes banks, capital markets, fund managers, investment firms and insurance companies. However, these entities are governed both by Islamic principles and the rules and regulations that … Continue reading

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Implementing Hindutva agenda in Assam

Modi strip four million Assam Muslims of their citizenship By Latheef Farook As part of the Hindutva conspiracy to turn Indian Muslims into non entity, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the architect of genocide of Gujarati Muslims and the ongoing lynching of Muslims, is to strip four million Assam Muslims of their citizenship raising fears … Continue reading

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Professionals, (Low) Law Makers and Judges

Daily News’ Two Editorials MPs and judges A salary hike for parliamentarians is being contemplated to give effect to a 2006 decision to bring the salaries of an MP on par with that of a Court of Appeal Judge. The MPs may well argue that they are, after all, lawmakers while the judges only interpret … Continue reading

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Military and Politics: A Scene worth watching

by Jayadeva Uyangoda – Sunday Observer The relationship between Sri Lanka’s military politics is a topic that gets occasional media attention. However, there is hardly any serious scholarly work on the subject, despite the fact that maintaining a framework of balance in civil-military relations during and after the civil war has surely been a major … Continue reading

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