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Divided to suffer

Divided to suffer

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Fri, May 10 2013

the major issue now is the loss of unity among our people One and a half centuries ago, John Lawrence...

The Savar tragedy, RMG industry and...

The Savar tragedy, RMG industry and...

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Thu, May 9 2013

Professor Yunus maps the way forward for Bangladesh's industries The Savar tragedy is a symbol...

Assessing Shahbagh in the wake of...

Assessing Shahbagh in the wake of...

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Wed, May 8 2013

Hefazat’s demonstrations are a reminder of issues that need to be resolved In the wake of Hefazat’s...

Can the phoenix rise again?

Can the phoenix rise again?

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Wed, May 8 2013

Savar has shamed us all. But it has brought about a much needed sense of courage and unity at a time...

In solidarity with garment workers

In solidarity with garment workers

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Wed, May 8 2013

Members representing the Bangladesh Development Initiative (BDI) are deeply saddened and angered by...

At times the state knows best

At times the state knows best

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Tue, May 7 2013

The nation should be grateful to those willing to take the tough decisions The state has a duty...

The pawns on the political chess...

The pawns on the political chess...

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Tue, May 7 2013

A group of believers are being used as pawns in a political game It would be inaccurate to say...

Apathy versus altruism

Apathy versus altruism

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Tue, May 7 2013

There is no shortage of villains in Bangladesh, but it is good to see some heroes every once in a...

The realm of the eff-able

The realm of the eff-able

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Mon, May 6 2013

Who asked you to Hefazat my Islam? The latest shenanigans of Hefazat must have the famous philosopher...

Banana Republicans: Time to pick a...

Banana Republicans: Time to pick a...

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Mon, May 6 2013

The side I am asking you to pick is your own There is a very contemporaneous quote by Roy Barnes...

Where will Bangladesh go without duty-free...

Where will Bangladesh go without duty-free...

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Mon, May 6 2013

Bangladesh needs to add value and efficiency wherever they can to stay competitive in garments ...

Moral hazard and our RMG industry

Moral hazard and our RMG industry

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Mon, May 6 2013

Risk and reward should ideally go hand in hand. If we take excess risks, and it leads to success,...

What binds us together?

What binds us together?

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Sun, May 5 2013

The nation must ditch cynicism and focus on the good It is exhausting being a Bangladeshi. Not...

Bangladeshi politics and game...

Bangladeshi politics and game...

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Sun, May 5 2013

Mahmudur Rahman is one of the country's most divisive figures Mahmudur Rahman. The country’s...

The (un) importance of labels

The (un) importance of labels

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Sun, May 5 2013

Do labels do justice to the complexities of our reality? I believe the term used to describe me...

My religion is my own

My religion is my own

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Sat, May 4 2013

Hefazat has the right to practice religion as it sees fit, but the right cuts both ways When I first...

A game of dominoes, musical chairs and...

A game of dominoes, musical chairs and...

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Sat, May 4 2013

Ultimately the whole nation is responsible for the tragedy in Savar As forethought to the people...

To be or not to be

To be or not to be

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Sat, May 4 2013

To be, or not to be, that is the question, the famous opening phrase of a monologue in William Shakespeare’s...

There will be blood

There will be blood

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Sat, May 4 2013

Every country in the world, rich or poor, dreams of striking big reserves of oil. Why shouldn't...

There will be blood

There will be blood

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Sat, May 4 2013

Remittance is the only thing that is standing between sustainability and quick bankruptcy of our economy....

Where change ultimately comes from

Where change ultimately comes from

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Fri, May 3 2013

Precedent tells us that consumers can affect meaningful reform Whenever a crisis strikes our nation,...