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No disrespect meant

No disrespect meant

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Sat, May 10 2014

Unfortunately, in our society, with regard to respect for all, especially women, we still seem to be...

A true sacrifice

A true sacrifice

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Sat, May 10 2014

'We seemed to have nothing else left in life – the BDR Pilkhana tragedy killed Papa and 56 other valiant...

The party of Suhrawardy?

The party of Suhrawardy?

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Fri, May 9 2014

This AL of 2014 is a lot of things, but Mr Suhrawardy’s party it is definitely notMy last column contained...

Restoring trust in law enforcement

Restoring trust in law enforcement

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Fri, May 9 2014

The law enforcers should be the enemies of the criminals, not of the common peopleOur elite law enforcement...

New York, New York

New York, New York

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Fri, May 9 2014

Whoever succeeds Obama should not waste time in Washington or on the UN. New York is where the world...

Adding to the list?

Adding to the list?

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Thu, May 8 2014

Sheikh Hasina’s government will try to accomplish what the president of the most powerful country often...

Addressing challenges to learning

Addressing challenges to learning

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Thu, May 8 2014

In this approach, a teacher is required to address the learning need of each child in the class In a...

India’s election and secularism

India’s election and secularism

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Thu, May 8 2014

If the BJP comes to power, it will complicate existing problems between Bangladesh and IndiaThe election...

Contempt versus freedom of...

Contempt versus freedom of...

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Wed, May 7 2014

If we now expect the tribunal to prosecute every time someone makes a comment on the internet, it will...

Taxing facts

Taxing facts

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Wed, May 7 2014

This high tax regime discourages investors from both home and abroad. This, at the same time, has encouraged...

Islamists and Bangladesh

Islamists and Bangladesh

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Wed, May 7 2014

And how big is the Islamist vote in Bangladesh anyway? Let’s think about it through attendance at mosquesLet...

Seven murders and the worst fear

Seven murders and the worst fear

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Tue, May 6 2014

Even if only a fraction of this suspicion is correct, our worst fear will have come true. We are not...

Born into poverty

Born into poverty

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Tue, May 6 2014

Findings of a national survey show that 64% of women between the age of 20 to 24 in Bangladesh were victims...

Breaking free from abductions

Breaking free from abductions

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Mon, May 5 2014

The backlog of criminal cases is so huge, an abductor with some police cases against him can run his...

A city we call home

A city we call home

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Mon, May 5 2014

Dhaka is not livable by any standard, and it is the net result of the failures of our governmentsDhaka...

Are we ready for sex ed?

Are we ready for sex ed?

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Mon, May 5 2014

Parents can start small – mothers can talk to their daughters and fathers to their sons Parenting techniques...

The song remains the same

The song remains the same

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Sun, May 4 2014

Unless the leadership is strict, uncompromising, and outside the vicious circle of political influence,...

A third option?

A third option?

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Sun, May 4 2014

Some leaders of Congress have said they would make an effort to form a coalition governmentOnly two more...

Is education still a public good in...

Is education still a public good in...

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Sun, May 4 2014

A public good is not simply something that is ‘good for the public.’ It is something that benefits many...

Modinomics 101

Modinomics 101

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Sat, May 3 2014

Though Congress is trying to establish Modi as the messiah of the large corporate houses, their economic...

Ukraine’s way out

Ukraine’s way out

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Sat, May 3 2014

Both the Russian aggression and the US-EU imperialism must be defeatedIn 1856, Russia lost the Crimean...