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Waiting for answers

Waiting for answers

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Wed, Nov 6 2013

Some say there was involvement from outside, some talk of the government’s inaction during the incident,...

Divided we stand

Divided we stand

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Wed, Nov 6 2013

The entire country is divided along the lines of Awami League or BNP. Patriotism, democracy, governance,...

Let’s have some standards

Let’s have some standards

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Wed, Nov 6 2013

Standards provide guidance to ensure social responsibility in business. Principles elaborated include...

Glimmer of hope, or new twist?

Glimmer of hope, or new twist?

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Tue, Nov 5 2013

The statement of Mr Sengupta may offer a glimmer of hope. But if this turns out be a trick to put the...

Love all, trust a few

Love all, trust a few

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Tue, Nov 5 2013

Living in the absurd world that they are forced to occupy, getting out of bed every morning and finding...

Talking poverty with Wahiduddin...

Talking poverty with Wahiduddin...

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Tue, Nov 5 2013

We don’t need too much money, just a good strategy and passionate execution along all levels of government....

Pay for progress

Pay for progress

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Mon, Nov 4 2013

Thinking about ‘digital’ Bangladesh before people even have enough to eat twice a day is like dreaming...

US and China getting along

US and China getting along

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Mon, Nov 4 2013

A year after China’s President Xi Jinping took over the helm of the country’s ruling Communist Party,...

Share it with the workers

Share it with the workers

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Mon, Nov 4 2013

Against this backdrop, the RMG industry is now under constant scrutiny by the international buyers because...

Foreign fingers in our political...

Foreign fingers in our political...

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Sun, Nov 3 2013

Unbending attitudes, increased roles of foreign elements and orchestrated sectarian tensions put our...

Words = money = lives

Words = money = lives

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Sun, Nov 3 2013

Wealth or property can never be the substitute for a human being even if he bears no significant political...

In India, size is everything

In India, size is everything

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Sun, Nov 3 2013

Before his promotion of gargantuan statuary, Narendra Modi was best known outside India as the man on...

Reforming our political culture

Reforming our political culture

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Sat, Nov 2 2013

Past elections have been marked by continuous hartals, vandalism and attacks on the public. Now the question...

The hypocrisy of Aung San Suu Kyi

The hypocrisy of Aung San Suu Kyi

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Sat, Nov 2 2013

At a time when the world is looking to her for moral leadership, her silence on the plight of Myanmar’s...

A letter to our politicians

A letter to our politicians

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Sat, Nov 2 2013

Should we shut down all of our travel agencies in Bangladesh? Should we shut down our airlines and businesses?...

Our ‘Fifth Estate’

Our ‘Fifth Estate’

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Fri, Nov 1 2013

The term more aptly describes, 'networked individuals' by means of technology such a weblogs, Facebook...

Standing with Saudi women

Standing with Saudi women

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Fri, Nov 1 2013

Saudi women deserve praise simply for defying a redundant law, and taking matters in their own hands...

Obama risks losing his aura

Obama risks losing his aura

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Fri, Nov 1 2013

A new Wall Street Journal/ABC News poll showed Obama’s job approval ratings at a new low of 42% As...

Rising death toll, fading hopes

Rising death toll, fading hopes

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Thu, Oct 31 2013

We have been supporting and promoting these senseless deaths for years. Sadly, we fail to realise that...

Season of our discontent

Season of our discontent

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Thu, Oct 31 2013

We feel it would be better if there wasn’t any phone call. The conversation evidently reflected animosity,...

Beyond dates and olives

Beyond dates and olives

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Thu, Oct 31 2013

Addressing questions of dates and olives – economic questions – only perpetuates the system of blind,...