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The minimum wage begins at home

The minimum wage begins at home

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Thu, Sep 26 2013

If we raise the floor, and domestic work is the floor, make no mistake about it, then we make things...

Our present political scenario

Our present political scenario

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Thu, Sep 26 2013

Bangladeshi politics has been characterised by a bitter struggle between the BNP and the Awami League...

Keeping sight of the bigger

Keeping sight of the bigger

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Thu, Sep 26 2013

A new paper by scientists from the UK and the US provides evidence that human influences on the climate...

Wages in the RMG industry

Wages in the RMG industry

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Wed, Sep 25 2013

While our workers in the RMG industry do deserve a respectable wage, preliminary studies suggest that...

The open source solution

The open source solution

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Wed, Sep 25 2013

Why reinvent the wheel? Most Bangladeshis reading this article on the web are probably using a PC loaded...

Green growth is good growth

Green growth is good growth

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Wed, Sep 25 2013

Green energy would bolster the economy, generate green jobs, reduce carbon emissions and reduce long-term...

Promises, old and new

Promises, old and new

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Tue, Sep 24 2013

Given the benefit of the doubt at the last general election, Awami League has since followed in BNP’s...

Nairobi mall attack: A strike on Africa’s...

Nairobi mall attack: A strike on Africa’s...

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Tue, Sep 24 2013

Something is fermenting in the world. There is a religious factor, an Islamic factor, but it is not mainstream...

Roots of regional and Bangladeshi...

Roots of regional and Bangladeshi...

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Tue, Sep 24 2013

No country in the Muslim world is safe from their operations, as they always aim to terrorise their opponents...

The age of fundamentalism

The age of fundamentalism

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Tue, Sep 24 2013

The attempt to combat religious fundamentalism has given rise to fundamentalist responses from the secular,...

Syria casts shadow over UN amid Iran...

Syria casts shadow over UN amid Iran...

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Tue, Sep 24 2013

US officials say a meeting is possible between President Barack Obama and Iran’s newly elected centrist...

Gender equality and how Islam sees...

Gender equality and how Islam sees...

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Tue, Sep 24 2013

There are fundamental differences, both physical and mental between men and womenOne particular issue...

Serpent in Eden: Saint by day, a little...

Serpent in Eden: Saint by day, a little...

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Sun, Sep 22 2013

A tale of unravelling Dhaka after dark The lobby of the hotel wears a totally different look after...

What’s on the table?

What’s on the table?

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Sun, Sep 22 2013

Off-shore drilling tender fails to attract IOCs In the ruling by the International Tribunal for the...

Iran’s offer is genuine and...

Iran’s offer is genuine and...

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Sun, Sep 22 2013

If Obama and Rouhani simply shake hands in public, it will be the seminal event of the gathering’s...

Our secret weapon against

Our secret weapon against

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Sat, Sep 21 2013

Women’s organisations need to implement a series of measures so as to safeguard women’s...

Protecting our water bodies

Protecting our water bodies

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Sat, Sep 21 2013

We only need look at Amsterdam to see the benefits of maintaining beautiful canals and harbours Since...

India shining? Not as much as one...

India shining? Not as much as one...

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Sat, Sep 21 2013

Since the book launch the World Bank has reported that environmental damage costs India Rs3.75tn annually,...

Medical mistrust

Medical mistrust

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Fri, Sep 20 2013

It is far too often that I have had to prod my medical practitioner for information For any relationship...

Calling a spade a spade

Calling a spade a spade

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Fri, Sep 20 2013

Men and women together make up society and it is not possible to exclude men entirely, even the ones...

Rooppur: Our potential future...

Rooppur: Our potential future...

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Fri, Sep 20 2013

These harmful radioisotopes further decay into other products, that, if not properly contained, can kill...