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The Way Forward in Bangladesh

The Way Forward in Bangladesh

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Tue, May 14 2013

Its hard-working people have suffered far too long under the weight of its bankrupt public institutions.The...

Government must help to raise

Government must help to raise

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Tue, May 14 2013

We applaud the move by the government to constitute a new wage board but at the same time we feel...

Who will regulate the regulator?

Who will regulate the regulator?

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Tue, May 14 2013

BTRC and PMO blames each other over free spectrum allocation That the BTRC has given away millions...

Extraordinary powers

Extraordinary powers

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Mon, May 13 2013

There are plenty of reasons to believe the government is overstepping its bounds It’s...

Can we escape the God wars?

Can we escape the God wars?

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Mon, May 13 2013

To attain progressive nationalism we must be more inclusive South Asia is being battered by the politics...

Savar tragedy: needs involvement, not...

Savar tragedy: needs involvement, not...

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Mon, May 13 2013

It is time for the global MNCs, brand-name companies and development partners not to shy off but to...

Preparing for Mahasen

Preparing for Mahasen

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Mon, May 13 2013

With the tropical cyclone Mahasen due to hit the southern coast of Bangladesh in mere days, our Cyclone...

Humiliating mediations

Humiliating mediations

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Mon, May 13 2013

It’s no small blow to our standing as a sovereign nation that foreign and international organisations...

Learning from history

Learning from history

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Sun, May 12 2013

The political leaders of our nation need to learn from the mistakes of the past The famous line...

Not quite happily ever after

Not quite happily ever after

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Sun, May 12 2013

Some goals, even if overly ambitious at this point, are still worth striving for There is something...

Will we forget as we have before?

Will we forget as we have before?

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Sun, May 12 2013

How many more lives will be claimed by indifference of the authorities? There isn’t enough...

In this together

In this together

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Sat, May 11 2013

The decision made by Benetton to continue production in Bangladesh should have the nation breathing...

Time to ban hartals

Time to ban hartals

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Sat, May 11 2013

Though Hefazat-e-Islam had withdrawn their hartal for today, Jamaat picked up the slot, a ridiculous...

Rising from the ashes

Rising from the ashes

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Sat, May 11 2013

Both public and private authorities in the country have a long road ahead Reshma just rode an ambulance...

The miracle called Reshma

The miracle called Reshma

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Sat, May 11 2013

Could she be our only hope? If I say the last couple of months were jammed with high drama almost...

Pakistan: Memories of elections...

Pakistan: Memories of elections...

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Sat, May 11 2013

Lions, forklifts and helicopters: A journalist reminisces of past Pakistani elections Elections in...

Convenient justice

Convenient justice

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Sat, May 11 2013

The International War Crimes Tribunal (ICT) is back in the headlines after Kamaruzzaman’s death...

Rekindling hope

Rekindling hope

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Sat, May 11 2013

Words cannot describe the nation’s relief and elation upon seeing the young RMG worker, Reshma,...

Rethinking the culture of hartals

Rethinking the culture of hartals

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Fri, May 10 2013

The rights of the majority can no longer be compromised in the name of political protest

A time for new stories

A time for new stories

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Fri, May 10 2013

In today’s world, an energetic, intelligent and passionate population is the greatest natural...

Prevention is better than cure

Prevention is better than cure

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Fri, May 10 2013

A major fire can be handled effectively if a separate and dedicated firefighting organisation is established...