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Hope for the common man?

Hope for the common man?

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Thu, Feb 27 2014

The cold smoke could turn into a massive fire and lead this country to the path it was intended forTill...

Fencing off democracy

Fencing off democracy

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Wed, Feb 26 2014

This is an uncivil and futile attempt at protecting an architectural marvel and symbol of our national...

What’s best for bourses

What’s best for bourses

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Wed, Feb 26 2014

After demutualisation, the bourses will be more profitable, well-governed, and protecting of the interests...

The urban botanist

The urban botanist

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Wed, Feb 26 2014

Today, Chandigarh is a sort of urban Draupadi, sharing its favours with three statesThe city of Chandigarh...

Ukraine, here we go again

Ukraine, here we go again

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Tue, Feb 25 2014

Ukraine is no Bangladesh, neither Bangladesh is Ukraine. But people in both countries have similar aspirations,...

How to treat bad movies

How to treat bad movies

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Tue, Feb 25 2014

Should our history and culture not be strong enough to withstand a fourth rate work?A recent Indian film...

It’s only fiction

It’s only fiction

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Tue, Feb 25 2014

What was the reason behind pulling the Bangladeshi war of independence into the whole love triangle smash-up?...

For those who died

For those who died

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Mon, Feb 24 2014

The carnage that took place tarnished the image of the disciplined force, blood spilt over the grass...

More qi than Sochi

More qi than Sochi

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Mon, Feb 24 2014

The masses were supposed to have been outraged by Putin’s draconian anti-equality laws, not jubilant...

It wasn’t cricket

It wasn’t cricket

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Mon, Feb 24 2014

Deep down in our hearts, we want them to shine and win, or show the best they can to make us proudAmidst...

A cause for concern?

A cause for concern?

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Sun, Feb 23 2014

The victory of BNP-Jamaat-supported candidates in the UP polls will mean unpopularity for the ruling...

Mavericks with the camera

Mavericks with the camera

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Sun, Feb 23 2014

Since the days when most people looked at photography and thought ‘what a waste of time,’ society has...

Lethal malfeasance

Lethal malfeasance

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Sun, Feb 23 2014

In Malawi, corruption is both a product and a driver of poor governanceWho is responsible when the trunks...

From promises to failure

From promises to failure

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Sat, Feb 22 2014

Persistent losses of SoEs clearly suggest that they have severe management problems. This affects the...

Jamaat should preempt sanctions

Jamaat should preempt sanctions

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Sat, Feb 22 2014

Jamaat’s fate is now largely dependent upon the jostling and maneuvering of the two contenders for power,...

FR Khan, my engineer

FR Khan, my engineer

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Sat, Feb 22 2014

One of the personal strengths that influenced his career was the confidence he acquiredWhen I was a young...

Is it a good idea to give away a good...

Is it a good idea to give away a good...

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Fri, Feb 21 2014

Getting the balance right between benefits to society and the moral and economic arguments for rewarding...

War women’s blood in our veins

War women’s blood in our veins

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Fri, Feb 21 2014

With all due respect to male freedom fighters – was picking up a gun the only way to prove one’s contribution?“Amader...

My right to have a different...

My right to have a different...

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Fri, Feb 21 2014

The problem I have is in people trying to create a distorted and wrong image of IslamIn my recent article...

Has the BNP learned its lesson?

Has the BNP learned its lesson?

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Thu, Feb 20 2014

The lesson here should be clear: Not only should the BNP come to and contest every election that it can,...

Let the people decide the fate of...

Let the people decide the fate of...

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Thu, Feb 20 2014

This party has some degree of conviction towards democracy, although its performance reveals that it...