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Let’s talk about AIDS

Let’s talk about AIDS

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Sun, Dec 1 2013

The key to HIV prevention efforts in Bangladesh is to identify those people who are at risk of becoming...

Keep the children out of it

Keep the children out of it

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Sat, Nov 30 2013

Children are used as picketers during strikes where mostly slum and street children are exploited. Using...

A new revolution for Egypt

A new revolution for Egypt

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Sat, Nov 30 2013

Almost every Egyptian woman has been said to have experienced sexual harassment regardless of age, professional...

A better education

A better education

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Sat, Nov 30 2013

Our madrasa education is really weak in terms of infrastructure, standard of teaching, and staff. Proper...

Half a world away

Half a world away

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Fri, Nov 29 2013

The people who named the Dhaka-Kolkata train as an “express” when it barely averages 20 miles an hour...

How to be a good leader

How to be a good leader

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Fri, Nov 29 2013

The leader would be the last person to go and tell people: ‘Vote for me because I am the solution to...

The winds of change

The winds of change

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Fri, Nov 29 2013

Whoever Nawaz Sharif may be considering as Kayani’s replacement as COAS should be prepared, like Prince...

Enough is enough

Enough is enough

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Thu, Nov 28 2013

With the tensions at the level they are now, I am not even sure that there is any way back. But before...

In a television jungle

In a television jungle

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Thu, Nov 28 2013

A friend of mine has a different view. He says this jungle will take the shape of a beautiful forest...

Ticfa: Pluses and minuses

Ticfa: Pluses and minuses

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Thu, Nov 28 2013

The Ticfa is not a binding contract. It is a framework for establishing a forum between the US and Bangladesh...

What the president can do

What the president can do

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Wed, Nov 27 2013

It is still primarily the ruling and the opposition parties who can stop this mayhem and find a solution,...

If God went to business school

If God went to business school

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Wed, Nov 27 2013

Most of the leadership in Bangladeshi business schools comes from non-business backgrounds, without a...

Justice for Pilkhana

Justice for Pilkhana

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Wed, Nov 27 2013

The people of the country, and families of victims, have a right to know the actual motive of the mutiny,...

A hartal by any other name

A hartal by any other name

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Tue, Nov 26 2013

Perhaps it is time to come up with new ways to categorise our resistance to the government I woke up...

All but an all-party government?

All but an all-party government?

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Tue, Nov 26 2013

According to the BNP, the formation of the all-party cabinet is nothing but a reconstitution of the immediate...

When we get burnt

When we get burnt

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Tue, Nov 26 2013

We experienced autocracy, clashes, blood, bullets, and the burnt, dead bodies of the masses Yes, I...

Another missed opportunity

Another missed opportunity

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Mon, Nov 25 2013

There are others who had hopes that the president might take up the opposition issue with the ruling...

A cynic’s delight

A cynic’s delight

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Mon, Nov 25 2013

If it wasn’t obvious enough already let me state this in a clearer manner, I’m a dyed-in-the-wool misanthrope...

The myth of evolution

The myth of evolution

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Mon, Nov 25 2013

This could mean that Bangladeshi politics has evolved not one iota since 1971. On the other hand, it...

Water cooperation for a secure...

Water cooperation for a secure...

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Sun, Nov 24 2013

37 countries are at the risk of going to war over issues other than water, including land, religion,...

Shadows of Camelot

Shadows of Camelot

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Sun, Nov 24 2013

Would JFK be so talked about if he had been alive or if he had been saved that day after being shot?...