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Bombs away!

Bombs away!

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Fri, Apr 19 2013

Bombs away! Hartals are bad for business. We have heard this line over and over as the spate of...

Runaway train

Runaway train

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Fri, Apr 19 2013

The recent rail accident that took place in Dhaka should act as a clear reminder that the pertinent...

New voice for a changing

New voice for a changing

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Thu, Apr 18 2013

We all believe passionately in Bangladesh, and it is this passion and this belief that will guide...

No to sadistic corporal

No to sadistic corporal

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Fri, Apr 12 2013

The government has done away with corporal punishment in schools, yet there are still reported incidents...

How about a president for us all?

How about a president for us all?

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Thu, Apr 11 2013

The time is ripe to select a non-partisan candidate as president of Bangladesh. With the death of...

Step in the right direction

Step in the right direction

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Tue, Apr 9 2013

The fact that MPs of rival parties have come to an agreement about the fundamentals of an anti-hartal...

Time to play the trump card

Time to play the trump card

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Mon, Apr 8 2013

While it is certainly right to applaud comments made by our prime minister with regards to nixing...

Kudos to the PM

Kudos to the PM

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Sun, Apr 7 2013

Thank you madam prime minister for your unequivocal rejection of Hefazat-e-Islam’s demand for...

Keep them in jail

Keep them in jail

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Sun, Apr 7 2013

The recent move by the government to arrest leaders of the opposition should be seen as a step in...

Attacks on women unacceptable

Attacks on women unacceptable

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Sat, Apr 6 2013

Hefazat-e-Islam crossed all lines of decency when it carried out unprovoked and even malicious attacks...

The war on taxes

The war on taxes

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Sat, Apr 6 2013

While most of the recommendations made by the DCCI to the NBR as they contribute to the new budget...

The paradox of calling hartals

The paradox of calling hartals

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Fri, Apr 5 2013

How has the national rhetoric on hartals altered so ridiculously that they are now an acceptable means...

Marching orders

Marching orders

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Thu, Apr 4 2013

It is inconceivable how the 13 demands put forward by Hefazat-e-Islam can even be considered. Any...

An ignoble retreat

An ignoble retreat

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Wed, Apr 3 2013

It’s becoming increasingly apparent that the Islamists are setting the agenda in Bangladesh....

The numbers are finally in.....

The numbers are finally in.....

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Wed, Apr 3 2013

As our national political pastime of calling hartals persists, the economy of the country continues...

Where’s the FDI?

Where’s the FDI?

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Tue, Apr 2 2013

That Petrobangla only received two bids from international oil companies (IOCs), for further exploration...

Bangladesh as good global citizen

Bangladesh as good global citizen

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Tue, Apr 2 2013

Kudos to the government of Bangladesh for stepping up to the plate and offering to send Bangladeshi...

Need for Law and Order

Need for Law and Order

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Mon, Apr 1 2013

Members of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing, Islami Chhatri Shibir, have taken cop bashing to...