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US prestige takes a hit

US prestige takes a hit

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Fri, Oct 18 2013

Joseph Nye, the Harvard professor, said the United States had suffered a serious blow from the shutdown...

Whatever happened to ideology?

Whatever happened to ideology?

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Mon, Oct 14 2013

The challenges of building equality and feeding and employing a planet with a couple billion more people...

Compassionate Eid: An open letter

Compassionate Eid: An open letter

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Mon, Oct 14 2013

It can be hard to think about the plight of animals in a country in which many human beings have to live...

Neither a cow nor a goat! A camel...

Neither a cow nor a goat! A camel...

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Sun, Oct 13 2013

For several days after Eid, meat-based feasts will rule until one day we become fed-up and crave some...

Libya jihadists share ideals, not ties,...

Libya jihadists share ideals, not ties,...

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Sun, Oct 13 2013

But in a measure of the limited success of that campaign, young militants now wave the black banner of...

Our lack of a coal policy

Our lack of a coal policy

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Sat, Oct 12 2013

Imported coal-based power production is not a wise decision at all, it may serve the purpose for the...

End the foreign policy shutdown

End the foreign policy shutdown

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Sat, Oct 12 2013

With so much at stake, what could Obama have done differently? What could he have done aside from sending...

Aren’t we in a state of war?

Aren’t we in a state of war?

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Sat, Oct 12 2013

Society will be in economic despair. The consumer market will be in a shambles. This will not do us any...

Don’t destroy the Sundarbans

Don’t destroy the Sundarbans

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Fri, Oct 11 2013

As a lower riparian country and with low lands, we are vulnerable to natural calamities. Without the...

The other side: Try continued...

The other side: Try continued...

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Fri, Oct 11 2013

The real problem is that we have a lot of tolerance and the shortest political memory known to mankind...

US arms halt to Egypt largely...

US arms halt to Egypt largely...

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Fri, Oct 11 2013

For analysts, Washington’s decision is the latest example of a short-sighted policy towards Egypt with...

Save Jahangirnagar University

Save Jahangirnagar University

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Thu, Oct 10 2013

To the minds of the commoners like us, the Jahangirnagar campus cannot be termed as a place for education...

The curious case of Dargah Madrasa

The curious case of Dargah Madrasa

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Thu, Oct 10 2013

Mufti Zakaria represents the mainstream Deobandi view regarding the practice of pir veneration. According...

Is Iran really ready to make a nuclear...

Is Iran really ready to make a nuclear...

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Thu, Oct 10 2013

Iran rejects allegations that its atomic programme is aimed at giving it the capacity to produce bombs...

Women moving forward

Women moving forward

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Wed, Oct 9 2013

There are an increasing number of ladies with not only proper education but fantastic academic background,...

Lessons from the US shutdown

Lessons from the US shutdown

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Wed, Oct 9 2013

Our political system exposes us to the permanent tragedy of a large segment of our population (the opposition)...

An unstable global economic system that...

An unstable global economic system that...

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Wed, Oct 9 2013

Policy-makers continue to fail to appreciate that the most formidable economic challenge today lies in...

Righting wrongs

Righting wrongs

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Tue, Oct 8 2013

It may not be brazen enough to celebrate the day that pilgrims landed on foreign soil to mark the beginning...

Who eats free bhuna khichuri

Who eats free bhuna khichuri

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Tue, Oct 8 2013

For President Barack Obama. I don’t know if he and his family have enough food or not! I am sure he is...

India to stick with austerity despite...

India to stick with austerity despite...

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Tue, Oct 8 2013

Modi is widely credited with bringing investment, regular electricity supplies and infrastructure to...

Qatar 2022 and labour rights

Qatar 2022 and labour rights

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Tue, Oct 8 2013

FIFA had no excuse not to be able to anticipate exactly this type of criticism of abuse of workers ...