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Golden opportunity

Golden opportunity

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Thu, Jul 25 2013

The jute industry once contributed greatly to the economy, and it is a strong sign for us as a nation...

Doing away with the bar altogether

Doing away with the bar altogether

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Wed, Jul 24 2013

It is unthinkable that any institution, let alone the National University, can concede to such demands,...

The shameful neglect of Tazreen...

The shameful neglect of Tazreen...

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Wed, Jul 24 2013

It is outrageous that almost 8 months after the accident the government and BGMEA are still dragging...

The other side of the coin

The other side of the coin

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Tue, Jul 23 2013

The age-old practice of haggling over the price of a trip seems to work for both passengers and drivers,...

The scourge of child marriage

The scourge of child marriage

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Tue, Jul 23 2013

The reasons behind the persistence of child marriage in our country are complex, but the cost of ignoring...

Voters need BNP to state its position...

Voters need BNP to state its position...

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Mon, Jul 22 2013

Voters, whether supporters of the war crimes tribunals or not, have a right to be informed what attitude...

Blatant impunity and the public...

Blatant impunity and the public...

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Mon, Jul 22 2013

The onus now is on the Awami League government to demonstrate that they will no longer allow such...

A boon to internet users and the...

A boon to internet users and the...

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Sun, Jul 21 2013

The private sector can play a vital role in improving the delivery of services in countries such as...

Traffic: Looking at  the bigger...

Traffic: Looking at the bigger...

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Sun, Jul 21 2013

A city the size of Dhaka needs to have a greater percentage of its surface area set aside for roads...

Sending the right message

Sending the right message

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Sat, Jul 20 2013

People who are genuinely aspiring to serve the public and their country should not be engaging in activities...

Trouble in the hills

Trouble in the hills

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Sat, Jul 20 2013

After more than 15 years of hard work, following the 1997 Peace Accord, going back to similar anarchy...

A disgrace to their faith

A disgrace to their faith

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Fri, Jul 19 2013

Jamaat-e-Islami’s eagerness to continue threatening ordinary citizens and cause turbulence during Ramadan...

Long-term vision needed for labour...

Long-term vision needed for labour...

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Fri, Jul 19 2013

Improving the skill level of the labour force we are exporting will not only lead to a better overall...

Raise real wages, raise...

Raise real wages, raise...

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Thu, Jul 18 2013

The living wage that is paid in the country now must be restructured so that it can keep up with the...

Bridging the Padma funding gap

Bridging the Padma funding gap

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Thu, Jul 18 2013

As the government created the funding crisis, we think we are obliged to make tough decisions, and do...

Respect the rule of law

Respect the rule of law

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Wed, Jul 17 2013

Citizens have a right to disagree and debate the outcome, but this does not provide an excuse for seeking...

A beacon of hope

A beacon of hope

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Wed, Jul 17 2013

It is especially heartwarming and hopeful to see a young man working to secure the rights of girls...

Guilty verdict is what counts

Guilty verdict is what counts

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Tue, Jul 16 2013

Let us not lose sight of the fact that he has been found guilty on all five counts, and that the impunity...

A first step towards better public...

A first step towards better public...

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Tue, Jul 16 2013

Low salaries for civil servants not only discourages the brightest and the best from entering public...

Time to stop subsidising

Time to stop subsidising

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Mon, Jul 15 2013

Clean, safe, quick and accessible public transport will pay for itself by reducing costs and attracting...

A crucial voice of support for...

A crucial voice of support for...

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Mon, Jul 15 2013

This rebuke from the highest rung of government is a boost to progressive forces working to defend...