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Sunday December 17, 2017 12:17 PM



  • Obama’s legacy and the United States of America

    Obama’s legacy and the United States of America

    The first African American President of the United States (and probably the only one for next few decades) will leave office in just about 10 months. He will have served eight full years as President by the time he leaves the office to his successor. It does not matter whether his successor will be a

  • It doesn’t matter what they say

    It doesn’t matter what they say

    The government is failing to fulfill its duty to protect its citizens. This is the main lesson that can be drawn from Saturday’s brutal murder of Professor Rezaul Karim Siddique in Rajshahi. Fanatics are pursuing a single minded campaign to target secular writers and intellectuals for cold blooded murder in Bangladesh. And the government is

  • PTI sees #PanamaPapers as 2nd chance to oust Pakistan PM Sharif

    PTI sees #PanamaPapers as 2nd chance to oust Pakistan PM Sharif

    Pakistani opposition politician Imran Khan is leading a party rally on Sunday to rail against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, seizing on the Panama Papers leak linking Sharif’s family with offshore wealth as a second chance to unseat the leader. Former cricket hero Khan, who staged protests in Islamabad for months in 2014 over alleged electoral

  • ‘Cool, mysterious, inspiring’

    ‘Cool, mysterious, inspiring’

    Mustafizur Rahman’s team mates in Dhaka are following him keenly as he sets the Indian Premier League on fire with his otherworldly skills with the ball. Taskin Ahmed, Abu Haider Rony and Al Amin Hossain have spent a lot of time together in matches, at practice or in the team hotel where fast bowlers are

  • Denim: Innovation and quality must for better prices

    Denim: Innovation and quality must for better prices

    As Denim Expo is set to kick off today in the city, the local investors are looking to increase their global market share promoting own products. This emerging Bangladesh industry has to compete with their global competitors in all aspects including design, innovation, quality and branding. Without these things better price is hard to get.

  • Feminisation of poverty

    Feminisation of poverty

    The creation of gender identities and the gendered division of labour starts from within a household – a classic reflection of essentialism lying at the centre of our value as basic socio-economic units. The socio-economic significance of a household, combined with the labels of “male” and “female” to specific roles within a household, leads to

  • Will Noboneeta die?

    Will Noboneeta die?

    Noboneeta is a loving friend, a caring companion, and the source of joy for all her friends; all until she leaves the country. After her departure, her image is gradually erased from the hearts of her friends and close ones. One day, Parvez, a friend of Noboneeta, finds out that she has come back to

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