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“Indian media: the juggernaut and all in between”

India’s media is breaking new ground as it grows, but Harmanan Singh, 18, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Mumbai in India, argues that commercialism should not jeopardise journalism standards... Read more

25.05.15

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“Jaffna reflections and inspirations from abroad”

Salma Yusuf, a Sri Lankan based human rights lawyer, lecturer and Commonwealth Correspondent, was the main author of the Jaffna Memorandum. The document was the outcome of a historic event that took ... Read more

22.05.15

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“University festival highlights South Asian cultures”

Indulging in a five-day festival gave Madusha Erandi, 22, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Sri Lanka, new understanding and appreciation of a neighbouring culture. A five-day long event gave me an im... Read more

22.05.15

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“Festival reflects Bangladeshi traditional culture”

Festivals celebrate culture and affirm national identity, writes Atikul Islam, 24, a Correspondent from Bogra in Bangladesh as he describes the events that mark Bangla New Year. Pahela Baishakh is the... Read more

19.05.15

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“The power of culture to create a better future”

Looking past the stereotypes of a culture can reveal the benefits of traditional ways, writes Zainab Shamim Potrick, 22, a Correspondent from Karachi in Pakistan. I belong to a very simple religion. I... Read more

04.05.15

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