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Preparing for Mahasen

Preparing for Mahasen

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Mon, May 13 2013

With the tropical cyclone Mahasen due to hit the southern coast of Bangladesh in mere days, our Cyclone...

Humiliating mediations

Humiliating mediations

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Mon, May 13 2013

It’s no small blow to our standing as a sovereign nation that foreign and international organisations...

Learning from history

Learning from history

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Sun, May 12 2013

The political leaders of our nation need to learn from the mistakes of the past The famous line...

Not quite happily ever after

Not quite happily ever after

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Sun, May 12 2013

Some goals, even if overly ambitious at this point, are still worth striving for There is something...

Will we forget as we have before?

Will we forget as we have before?

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Sun, May 12 2013

How many more lives will be claimed by indifference of the authorities? There isn’t enough...

In this together

In this together

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Sat, May 11 2013

The decision made by Benetton to continue production in Bangladesh should have the nation breathing...

Time to ban hartals

Time to ban hartals

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Sat, May 11 2013

Though Hefazat-e-Islam had withdrawn their hartal for today, Jamaat picked up the slot, a ridiculous...

Rising from the ashes

Rising from the ashes

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Sat, May 11 2013

Both public and private authorities in the country have a long road ahead Reshma just rode an ambulance...

The miracle called Reshma

The miracle called Reshma

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Sat, May 11 2013

Could she be our only hope? If I say the last couple of months were jammed with high drama almost...

Pakistan: Memories of elections...

Pakistan: Memories of elections...

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Sat, May 11 2013

Lions, forklifts and helicopters: A journalist reminisces of past Pakistani elections Elections in...

Convenient justice

Convenient justice

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Sat, May 11 2013

The International War Crimes Tribunal (ICT) is back in the headlines after Kamaruzzaman’s death...

Rekindling hope

Rekindling hope

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Sat, May 11 2013

Words cannot describe the nation’s relief and elation upon seeing the young RMG worker, Reshma,...

Rethinking the culture of hartals

Rethinking the culture of hartals

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Fri, May 10 2013

The rights of the majority can no longer be compromised in the name of political protest

A time for new stories

A time for new stories

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Fri, May 10 2013

In today’s world, an energetic, intelligent and passionate population is the greatest natural...

Prevention is better than cure

Prevention is better than cure

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Fri, May 10 2013

A major fire can be handled effectively if a separate and dedicated firefighting organisation is established...

Stand up and be counted

Stand up and be counted

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Fri, May 10 2013

Recent proposals must be implemented quickly Dr Muhammad Yunus’s recent article brought a ray...

In conversation with Raju Shorkar -...

In conversation with Raju Shorkar -...

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Fri, May 10 2013

Raju Shorkar, one of the trained volunteers at the Rana Plaza collapse that claimed over 1,000 lives,...

True leadership

True leadership

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Fri, May 10 2013

His actions reflect the type of leadership our country’s actual leaders ought to emulate ...

Time to refocus our attention

Time to refocus our attention

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Fri, May 10 2013

We should also be looking to ensure that workers or their families are compensated While we consider...

Are we sheep?

Are we sheep?

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Fri, May 10 2013

We must no longer allow any groups in the nation to divide us Harmlessly passing your time in...

Wildcards galore: Pakistan’s unpredictable...

Wildcards galore: Pakistan’s unpredictable...

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Fri, May 10 2013

The election commission is not the only wildcard in Pakistan's electoral games In politics,...