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Sri Lanka needs to choose its friends wisely

Sri Lanka should not go the way Pakistan has gone by almost reducing It to the status of extended territory of China

ASEI to have 34th national convention virtually

The American Society of Engineers of Indian Origin (ASEI) is hosting its 34th Annual National Convention with the theme Sustainable Technology Innovations (STI-2022)

Is the US right in sanctioning RAB in Bangladesh?

Although the RAB has paid a heavy price in its campaign against terrorists and drug smugglers, the US has unfairly imposed sanctions against the group

Is raising legal age of marriage for Indian women the answer?

Merely raising the age is not the solution; educational opportunities for women need to be promoted as well as protected from being denied

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