SL, PM said, Pakistan is our close and genuine friend

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa who called Pakistan a close and genuine friend said he discussed with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan about the enhancement of bilateral cooperation in the fields of trade and other areas such as defence, science and technology. Making remarks to the media at the joint press conference, he said there was […]

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Fiction in the time of Islamophobia

Ausma Zehanat Khan’s Khattak-Getty series is an antidote to the stereotypical portrayal of Muslims of the West At a time when Islamophobia is at its peak in the West, Pakistani-Canadian novelist Ausma Zehanat Khan has performed great service in countering the stereotype of the Western Muslim as an outsider. A writer of crime fiction, she […]

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US eager to work with PM in Sri Lanka

The United States on Monday praised the restoration of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe — controversially replaced by a former strongman in October — and voiced eagerness to work with him.“We are pleased that the leadership in Sri Lanka has resolved the political crisis of the past several weeks in accordance with constitutional norms […]

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The Attorney General:Court has no jurisdiction to hear FR petitions against dissolution

The Attorney General has requested the Supreme Court to dismiss all petitions filed against the dissolution of Parliament as the President’s decision is consistent with the Constitution of Sri Lanka. Attorney General Jayantha Jayasuriya, making submissions to the court today, stated that the Gazette notification issued by the President dissolving the Parliament was constitutional and […]

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