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No more holiday hartals

No more holiday hartals

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Sat, Aug 10 2013

By calling such a hartal in the holiday period, Jamaat in particular is not going to gain public sympathy...

A matter of safety

A matter of safety

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Sat, Aug 10 2013

We hope the government will undertake regular inspection of vessels and take strict action against...

Kuril only part of the solution

Kuril only part of the solution

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Tue, Aug 6 2013

As Dhaka is the capital city, and the central location for most administrative , legal and commercial...

Contemplating SEZs for the RMG...

Contemplating SEZs for the RMG...

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Tue, Aug 6 2013

Now might be the right time to contemplate a wholesale relocation of the entire industry, and to set...

The root of the problem

The root of the problem

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Tue, Aug 6 2013

While we hope that he will be punished duly for his crimes, it is also time we dealt with the deep dysfunctions...

Let the voters decide

Let the voters decide

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Fri, Aug 2 2013

This newspaper has no sympathy for the ideological position of the Jamaat-e-Islami, and even less...

Let the Karnaphuli spill be a test for...

Let the Karnaphuli spill be a test for...

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Fri, Aug 2 2013

At least 60,000 litres of furnace oil are feared to have seeped into the Karnaphuli River following...

Build the deep sea port before it is...

Build the deep sea port before it is...

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Thu, Aug 1 2013

It is refreshing to note that the government has received presentations from major port operators...

AL needs to rein in the thugs within...

AL needs to rein in the thugs within...

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Thu, Aug 1 2013

Jubo League leader Rizaul Haque Khan Milky was killed, apparently in an intra-party shooting yesterday....

Who conducts the elections?

Who conducts the elections?

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Mon, Jul 29 2013

Rather than curtailing the jurisdiction of the EC, the political parties would be better advised in...

Scaling up local innovation

Scaling up local innovation

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Mon, Jul 29 2013

Nurturing grassroots innovation and craftsmanship will not only help preserve our heritage, it will...

Investing responsibly

Investing responsibly

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Mon, Jul 29 2013

We may see a new era in investment, one in which people recognise the effects policies may have and can...

Approaching problems

Approaching problems

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Sun, Jul 28 2013

Many issues the country faces would benefit, or even require, a multilateral approach – water...

Not paying their dues

Not paying their dues

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Sun, Jul 28 2013

This sounds like nothing more than an excuse to evade the very laws and regulations which they are...

Save the Boro Katra

Save the Boro Katra

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Sat, Jul 27 2013

As the government is spending millions in censorship of the internet or changing the name of an airport,...

The root cause  of extortion

The root cause of extortion

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Sat, Jul 27 2013

The government would do well to think about how difficult they have made it for entrepreneurs in Bangladesh,...

Justice is no ‘joke’

Justice is no ‘joke’

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Fri, Jul 26 2013

The judgments handed out by the court will allow us to finally respond to the likes of Mueen Uddin...

National interests not for sale

National interests not for sale

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Fri, Jul 26 2013

To maintain a competitive environment in the market, the regulators have to create a level playing field,...

Solutions, not censorship

Solutions, not censorship

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Thu, Jul 25 2013

It is baffling to see the BTRC expend its energy on this issue when much more pressing matters, such...

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,...