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Bangladesh: Metaphor or allegory?

Bangladesh: Metaphor or allegory?

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Fri, Aug 15 2014

The current crisis in Eastern Europe reflects one of the downsides of this trendThe Financial Times of...

When corruption seems normal

When corruption seems normal

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Fri, Aug 15 2014

The Anti Corruption Commission that was formed to combat corruption remained a ‘toothless tiger’Adapting...

Great men never die

Great men never die

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Thu, Aug 14 2014

It is true, great men never die -- despite all attempts, he lives on in the hearts of millions of people...

The man who took a bullet for...

The man who took a bullet for...

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Thu, Aug 14 2014

Jamil tried to reassure his wife and children: 'Bangabandhu is in danger. How can I not go?'In the dawn...

When arrogance is the strategy

When arrogance is the strategy

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Wed, Aug 13 2014

In the Israel-Palestine crisis, not talking to Hamas, or not involving them in the peace initiative is...

When arrogance is the strategy

When arrogance is the strategy

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Wed, Aug 13 2014

In the Israel-Palestine crisis, not talking to Hamas, or not involving them in the peace initiative is...

Easy money

Easy money

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Wed, Aug 13 2014

There are companies in India that are being given large power plant, airport, or highway contracts, or...

In their right mind

In their right mind

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Wed, Aug 13 2014

Left-handedness has long been associated with Satanic influences and witchcraft, and a 'left-handed compliment'...

Massacre or suicide?

Massacre or suicide?

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Tue, Aug 12 2014

We have learned to live with the fact that the crazy rush for home has become part and parcel of our...

Massacre or suicide?

Massacre or suicide?

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Tue, Aug 12 2014

We have learned to live with the fact that the crazy rush for home has become part and parcel of our...

Hajj economics

Hajj economics

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Tue, Aug 12 2014

A Muslim has to be economically able to make the tripDr Bilal Philips, a renowned Islamic preacher, quotes...

Stealing a march

Stealing a march

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Tue, Aug 12 2014

Western countries, the European Union, and members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation have consistently...

Bound for retreat

Bound for retreat

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Mon, Aug 11 2014

Israel is gaining ground in Gaza, but losing in the strategic battlefield of world opinionThe ethical...

Bad parents?

Bad parents?

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Mon, Aug 11 2014

The mind of a child is like soft clay, which molds exactly the way it is handledA two-year-old girl...

The foundation stone

The foundation stone

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Mon, Aug 11 2014

It is education that can transform the population of a country into an asset through training and skills...

I am bold, therefore khobish

I am bold, therefore khobish

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Sun, Aug 10 2014

When we live with so many social media outlets, laws should be passed, not to stifle it but to ensure...

It’s easy to criticise

It’s easy to criticise

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Sun, Aug 10 2014

The role of the civil society is similar to that of a typical Bangladeshi matchmakerArguably, a thankless...

Workers, not serfs

Workers, not serfs

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Sun, Aug 10 2014

Having only 147,570 sq-km, Bangladesh is the second largest exporter of RMG after ChinaIt is a shame...

Be afraid, be very afraid

Be afraid, be very afraid

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Sat, Aug 9 2014

I am really afraid the policy will gag our freedom, and thus the right of the people to knowThe first...

Diplomacy, not war

Diplomacy, not war

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Sat, Aug 9 2014

This is the moral high ground that society and civilisation ought to be aspiring toThe unity of society...

Home in one piece

Home in one piece

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Sat, Aug 9 2014

We, the city dwellers, take our lives in our hands when we get out of our housesA photo was posted by...