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Rethink state banks

Rethink state banks

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Thu, Jun 12 2014

The government cannot afford to keep throwing good money after state-owned banksThe finance minister...

Protect our heritage

Protect our heritage

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Thu, Jun 12 2014

Commit more resources to provide security at historical sitesDespite our country’s considerable...

Still occupied

Still occupied

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Wed, Jun 11 2014

Construction of the wall of separation is relentless. The aim is clear, and that is to isolate Palestinian...

Don’t give 2018 to Putin

Don’t give 2018 to Putin

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Wed, Jun 11 2014

No country has the unfettered right to host the World Cup — and certainly not one that seizes by force...

Don’t give 2018 to Putin

Don’t give 2018 to Putin

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Wed, Jun 11 2014

No country has the unfettered right to host the World Cup — and certainly not one that seizes by force...

Revitalising Saarc

Revitalising Saarc

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Wed, Jun 11 2014

South Asian countries have the momentum to help each other in addressing grave environmental threatsIn...

Truly the world’s game

Truly the world’s game

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Wed, Jun 11 2014

A global spectacle enjoyed by billions. If it increases interest in other issues, this will be a bonusOver...

China’s $1.2bn investment in RMG

China’s $1.2bn investment in RMG

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Wed, Jun 11 2014

The project is vital to secure RMG jobs and act as a beacon for new investmentWe welcome the BGMEA’s...

Consensus is vital for RMG

Consensus is vital for RMG

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Tue, Jun 10 2014

Stakeholders must focus on securing funds for remediation and relocationIt is concerning to note a lack...

Consensus is vital for RMG

Consensus is vital for RMG

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Tue, Jun 10 2014

Stakeholders must focus on securing funds for remediation and relocationIt is concerning to note a lack...

BTRC must be fair and efficient

BTRC must be fair and efficient

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Tue, Jun 10 2014

No room for either bias or inefficiencyReportedly, the BTRC has been allowing private telecom operator...

Flags in our hearts

Flags in our hearts

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Tue, Jun 10 2014

The World Cup wind is blowing very strongly across Bangladesh. We are set to greet the event with a full...

Tolerating the intolerable

Tolerating the intolerable

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Tue, Jun 10 2014

The concentration of global wealth is a direct result of inequality in the distribution of political...

Areas of concern

Areas of concern

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Tue, Jun 10 2014

Modi’s plebeian coronation took place like many of his political rallies, in the open, on the footpathA...

Areas of concern

Areas of concern

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Tue, Jun 10 2014

Modi’s plebeian coronation took place like many of his political rallies, in the open, on the footpathA...

Tapping the right energy

Tapping the right energy

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Mon, Jun 9 2014

India is supporting Bangladesh in all three areas – exploring for oil and natural gas, building coal-based...

Cup of dreams

Cup of dreams

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Mon, Jun 9 2014

Here is an organisation that unabashedly reeks of elitism and takes pride in its opacity, all the while...

Goodbye, Sir

Goodbye, Sir

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Mon, Jun 9 2014

Sir eschewed fanfare, even while we were busy cutting cake and taking group pictures“Veteran,”...

Taxing capital gains on shares is...

Taxing capital gains on shares is...

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Mon, Jun 9 2014

It is a sound principle and will help investors think more long termThe stock market has reacted negatively...

Not the right cure

Not the right cure

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Mon, Jun 9 2014

Public funds should not be spent on unproven treatmentsThe Health Ministry’s plan to recruit 271...

Tiananmen mattered

Tiananmen mattered

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Sun, Jun 8 2014

In a way, Tiananmen was not a failure. It was a wake-up call which the administration took seriouslyThat...