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Living in the lap of luxury?

Living in the lap of luxury?

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Fri, Jun 12 2015

We prefer living in a society where our religious views don’t get us killed, our desire to delve deep...

Better education, not IT parks

Better education, not IT parks

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Fri, Jun 12 2015

Only science students have the mathematical training to study software, and the number of science students...

Modi’s visit: Veni, vidi, vici?

Modi’s visit: Veni, vidi, vici?

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Fri, Jun 12 2015

If Lata Mangeshkar is the golden voice of Bollywood, Modi can now claim to be the golden voice of Indian...

Sex and the single girl,...

Sex and the single girl,...

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Thu, Jun 11 2015

The result of restricting the acceptability of sex to marriage is not fewer girls having sex at a younger...

Same beast, different jungle

Same beast, different jungle

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Thu, Jun 11 2015

Idiotic analogies like PM being the family-head/elder brother and CM being younger brother are not only...

You’ll never believe how the Internet...

You’ll never believe how the Internet...

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Thu, Jun 11 2015

This attitude is a blatant insult to the reader’s intellect, and does absolutely nothing to bring public...

Mere weight gain no sign of health

Mere weight gain no sign of health

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Thu, Jun 11 2015

It is also not too late to start shutting down smaller offenders among the loss-making SOEs, even if...

How Bangladesh outpaces India on human...

How Bangladesh outpaces India on human...

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Wed, Jun 10 2015

‘India can learn from the support that the government in Bangladesh has given to NGOs,’ said Ms Bhattacharjee....

The buck should not stop here

The buck should not stop here

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Wed, Jun 10 2015

Far from doing good, the current laws create incentives for corruption in bypassing the law and facilitate...

Veni vidi Modi

Veni vidi Modi

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Wed, Jun 10 2015

The trillion dollar question is, what does this trip end up doing for Bangladesh in the long run? As...

An open letter to PM Modi

An open letter to PM Modi

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Tue, Jun 9 2015

Visa-free entry to India. Possible? No? Okay. Then just make it simpler to negotiateDear Prime Minister...

Switching to the safe farming...

Switching to the safe farming...

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Tue, Jun 9 2015

Any individual consuming food served to them by the organisation, whether they are a customer or an employee,...

Hasina stands between us and the...

Hasina stands between us and the...

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Tue, Jun 9 2015

It is not clear what the character of the state is even after more than four decades of its birth. Bangladesh...

Politics thrives on simplicity

Politics thrives on simplicity

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Mon, Jun 8 2015

Whether it is something as high profile as gun control in the USA or something as under-represented as...

Everybody gets old

Everybody gets old

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Mon, Jun 8 2015

Although both private and public sector jobs often provide pensions, the amount they get doesn’t suffice...

What was once strained is now...

What was once strained is now...

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Sun, Jun 7 2015

The much-awaited and ground-breaking visit of the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, to Bangladesh...

The Indo-Bangla cultural...

The Indo-Bangla cultural...

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Sun, Jun 7 2015

The cultural exchange does not have to remain confined to TV only. A great way to allow balanced cultural...

Save sports from eat-and-feed

Save sports from eat-and-feed

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Sun, Jun 7 2015

Sport, once the root of sportsmanship, cannot survive if it is nothing more than crookmanship. If a sport...

What can Modi do for Dhaka?

What can Modi do for Dhaka?

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Sat, Jun 6 2015

The key to a mutually beneficial relationship is one with equity. That requires a certain degree of sacrifice...

Is Modi changing popular opinion?

Is Modi changing popular opinion?

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Sat, Jun 6 2015

When Modi Sir (this is how he is referred to in Bangladesh, amongst the youth I spoke with) arrived in...

BNP’s discovery of India

BNP’s discovery of India

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Sat, Jun 6 2015

The BNP should not stand solely on anti-India slogans. I really like the party’s demand for giving us...