Sri Lanka Steps Up Security After Anti-Muslim Attack By Buddhist Hardliners
Sri Lanka boosted security, including mobile patrols, for Muslim-owned businesses across the country on Friday after a cloth store was torched by Buddhist hardliners, increasing religious tensions.
From The Times of India http://bit.ly/165mmAo
Bangladesh Clashes Leave Five Dead
Clashes in Bangladesh between police and supporters of the country’s biggest Islamic party – Jamaat E Islaami – left five dead on Friday during protests linked to ongoing war crimes trials, police and media said.
From AFP http://bit.ly/14tZ4Yx
Maldives Needs Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems: President Gnashed
President Mohammed Hassan Waheed Manik stressed on the importance of setting up hybrid renewable energy systems for the nation with some help from foreign monetary assistance.
From Haveeru Online http://bit.ly/X2fG58
Gold Prices Gain On Moderate Buying, Silver
Gold prices gained further at the domestic bullion market, on moderate demand; silver fell on heavy speculative selling pressure amid lower industrial demand.
From The Indian Express http://bit.ly/13EJ5rv
National Interest: Because We Forget
By Shekhar Gupta
From The Indian Express http://bit.ly/ZJjbxz
The Metropolitan Museum Sign’s Agreement With India’s Ministry of Culture To Cooperate In Areas Including Conversation, Exhibitions and Research
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Union Ministry of Culture of the Government of India have signed a memorandum of agreement expressing mutual willingness to establish a long-term relationship of cooperation, on Friday.
From The Met Museum http://bit.ly/XMPybV