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Reality check on human rights

Reality check on human rights

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Thu, Jun 27 2013

The request severely undermines the legitimacy of the NHRC, an institution that should be an exemplar...

Dangerous political detachment

Dangerous political detachment

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Thu, Jun 27 2013

Ministers in the nation have become so detached from the common people that they don't face the...

Combating poverty in Bangladesh

Combating poverty in Bangladesh

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Thu, Jun 27 2013

Much has been achieved, but much remains to be done Poverty and Bangladesh have been synonymous...

South African solutions

South African solutions

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Thu, Jun 27 2013

We must do all that we can to minimise the use of power Instead of opting for the potentially...

Targeting the wrong immigrants?

Targeting the wrong immigrants?

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Thu, Jun 27 2013

Indian and Bangladeshi immigrants have contributed to British culture and its economy in profound...

The path to prosperity

The path to prosperity

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Thu, Jun 27 2013

The Pakistani government faces a crisis and must now stand and deliver on the economic front The...

Decentralisation as a way out

Decentralisation as a way out

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Wed, Jun 26 2013

It makes sense to decentralise and shift some administrative offices to Chittagong, in particular...

Invest urgently in vocational...

Invest urgently in vocational...

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Wed, Jun 26 2013

Investment in vocational education will be a great boon to the economy Bangladesh is in dire need...

Informal pillars of democracy

Informal pillars of democracy

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Wed, Jun 26 2013

It seems that Bangladeshis have forgotten their character

‘Oi,’ police- behave!

‘Oi,’ police- behave!

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Wed, Jun 26 2013

Regrettably, our police seem to be lacking in common courtesy That law enforcers will stop a vehicle...

Exaggerated rumours of democracy’s...

Exaggerated rumours of democracy’s...

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Wed, Jun 26 2013

The growth of the global middle class is something of a bedrock for participatory politics “The...

Dhaka is dead, long live Dhaka

Dhaka is dead, long live Dhaka

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Wed, Jun 26 2013

Perhaps it is time to declare this city "officially dead" It is customary in some countries,...

Stop toying with the Public Sector...

Stop toying with the Public Sector...

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Mon, Jun 24 2013

The draft Public Service Act proposes some important reforms that would reduce opportunities for corruption...

Environmental hypocrisy

Environmental hypocrisy

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Mon, Jun 24 2013

We must continue to speak out against large-scale environmental issues, but we must couple that with...

Accidents and our awakening

Accidents and our awakening

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Sun, Jun 23 2013

It should not take incidents like Savar to bring us out of our stupor Accidents often enlighten us...

Northern Ireland’s example for CHT

Northern Ireland’s example for CHT

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Sun, Jun 23 2013

The Chittagong Hill Tracts accord of 1997 is around the same age as the final signing of the Northern...

Black holes on earth!

Black holes on earth!

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Sun, Jun 23 2013

Poems, stories and articles get swallowed up by black holes A young but very enthusiastic author...

The global middle class awakens

The global middle class awakens

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Sun, Jun 23 2013

Alper, a 26-year-old Turkish corporate lawyer, has benefited enormously from Prime Minister Recep...

Minority protection in Islam

Minority protection in Islam

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Sun, Jun 23 2013

The minority sections are now seeing the Muslim community with scrutiny At present our beloved...

High time to compromise

High time to compromise

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Sun, Jun 23 2013

Current administration’s hesitation to appoint an unelected poll-time government comes as no...

Farming for the future

Farming for the future

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Sun, Jun 23 2013

Bangladesh is primarily an agrarian country and we have seen many initiatives that have improved the...