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Tawheed is not a misdeed but dirtied by the extreme

Daily FT The preponderant Muslim populace does not endorse terrorism; this is certainly not the teachings of the Messenger who taught a peaceful way of life to his companions and all mankind to follow – Pic by Shehan Gunasekara A singular and specific victim of the whole macabre incident of the 21 April Easter Sunday bombings by … Continue reading

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Modi’s landslide: bad for India’s soul

The Guardian Editorial  The world does not need another national populist leader who pursues a pro-business agenda while trading in fake news and treating minorities as second-class citizens The biggest election in history has just been won by one man: Narendra Modi. Mr Modi has become the first Indian prime minister since 1971 to secure … Continue reading

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After Taliban, Al Qaeda and ISIS, what’s next ?

  Daily Mirror   After the end of WW II, in October 1945, 50 countries (Poland signed later making it 51) including the US, Britain, France, China (it was actually Taiwan) and Soviet Russia formed the United Nations and declared, “WE THE PEOPLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS are DETERMINED to save succeeding generations from the … Continue reading

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Release of the BBS chief is a thundering slap on the face of the judiciary

Filicide, extremism and duplicity (Original Title) Island Editorial We reported, yesterday, that a father had clubbed his son to death over a family dispute. We have witnessed an instance of filicide on the political front as well. President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe have strangled the poor yahapalana baby, whom they jointly fathered, … Continue reading

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Blood-soaked wool Vs Ethical Wool

Blood-soaked wool (Island) Island Many people think that the wool industry is made of sheep gamboling in pastures. That no animal are abused or killed. That placid sheep stand in line quietly and men with large electric scissors shear their hair off. Not true! Before you buy wool see the PETA video, released in 2017, … Continue reading

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