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IPS UN Bureau Chief Strikes Gold at Annual Awards Ceremony –


Thalif Deen, UN Bureau Chief for Inter Press Service (IPS) news agency and Regional Director North America, won one of the highest honours for excellence in UN reporting at the annual awards ceremony hosted by the UN Correspondents’ Association (UNCA) in New York. Deen shared the top prize, a gold medal, with Reuters UN Bureau Chief Louis Charbonneau, for coverage ...

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Story of an Upcoming Female App Developer/Entrepreneur by Hajara Saleeth

J. F. Fazna An Award Winner of Ideamart – Digit Awards 2013

– Interview with J. F. Fazna: An Award Winner of Ideamart – Digit Awards 2013   Digit IT Magazine partnered with Dialog Ideamart to recognize the best performing mobile application developers cum entrepreneurs on Ideamart and the award ceremony was held on 12th October at Dialog Future World Auditorium. There was one particular app developer who was able to stun the gathering, when she ...

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IPS Wins Gold for Climate Change Reporting


IPS UN Bureau Chief Thalif Deen receiving the gold medal from Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Photo credit: Rousbeh Legatis. UNITED NATIONS — At the annual UN Correspondents Association (UNCA) award ceremony/black tie dinner in New York on December 19, Inter Press Service (IPS) was declared  winner of a prestigious gold medal for its global and UN coverage of the environment – specifically climate change, ...

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20 Exam Tips for Students for Muslim Students

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  Praise be to Allaah and peace and blessings be upon the Messenger and upon his family and companions.   The Muslim student puts his trust in Allaah when facing the tests of this world, and he seeks His help whilst following the prescribed means, in accordance with the words of the Prophet(peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him): ...

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Rifti Muhammed Rizwan – Sri Lankan wins intl. Quran Contest for first time


Sri Lanka’s Rifti Muhammed Rizwan, who came first in the international Holy Quran recital contest, held at Mecca in Saudi Arabia recently, returned to the country on Wednesday. Eighty six countries participated in the event.   This is the first time that a Sri Lankan had secured the top slot in this prestigious international contest.   The Deputy Minister of ...

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Mo Farah’s double gold – S.H.Moulana – Riyadh

Mohamed Farah’s double gold should bring much needed positive image for the Somali people who has undergone hardship for decades with the prevailing anarchy in that most unfortunate country on earth now. We confidently hope that Farah’s win will restore some confidence in Somali youth in their war ravaged country as well as in their adopted countries. Farah migrated to ...

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‘Work is worship’: The work ethic success of the Sri Lankan Tamils 17 June 2012, 10:24 pm ‘Black July ’83’: pic Courtesy of the Sahajeevana Centre – via by Hemantha Warnakulasuriya

  I have often wondered why we, as a nation, cannot progress as rapidly as our neighbour – India. Any political analyst would of course heap the blame on the politicians and the political authority. I have pondered whether in fact this was true. All politicians are voted to power by us and we sometimes condone their activity. When Monnekulama was ...

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