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Dhaka derby: Lost euphoria, frayed...

Dhaka derby: Lost euphoria, frayed...

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Sun, Jan 19 2014

If you were a Mohammedan or Abahani player, that was your identity till you hung your bootsI would give...

Croissants and some forbidden...

Croissants and some forbidden...

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Sun, Jan 12 2014

The wicked behaviour of world leaders hardly detracts from their image – they get the ‘rogue’ labelled...

Phantoms come back

Phantoms come back

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Sun, Jan 5 2014

The people are expected to nod and give their consent and go home believing in the illusion of the power...

How about a party of the common...

How about a party of the common...

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Sun, Dec 29 2013

When a movement born out of a passion for integrity reaches a certain level, there will be some results...

Don’t worry, there is a miracle

Don’t worry, there is a miracle

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Sun, Dec 22 2013

The stories of miracles are either opaque or propagated by a set of paid actors. However, one must give...

December eclipsed

December eclipsed

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Sun, Dec 15 2013

This year, we celebrate Victory Day at a moment when political intransigence coupled with bigoted views...

All eyes on Taranco

All eyes on Taranco

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Sun, Dec 8 2013

A simple gesture of goodwill mixed with compassion can immediately pull the country from the edge of...

Democracy overpowered

Democracy overpowered

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Sun, Dec 1 2013

When people talk so assertively about how democracy has developed in Bangladesh, the real picture on...

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?...

We don’t have superheroes or...

We don’t have superheroes or...

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Sun, Nov 17 2013

Given the current political impasse with meaningless stubbornness shown by political leaders, and innocent...

Noor Hossain and our precarious...

Noor Hossain and our precarious...

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Sun, Nov 10 2013

More than 20 years later, democratic ideals appear to be diluted to such a length that, on the one hand,...

Foreign fingers in our political...

Foreign fingers in our political...

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Sun, Nov 3 2013

Unbending attitudes, increased roles of foreign elements and orchestrated sectarian tensions put our...

Time is rife for political...

Time is rife for political...

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Sun, Oct 27 2013

The prudent thing to do: Keep a low profile and then emerge when the time is right. The political banner...

Che’s shadow over a forgotten Dhaka...

Che’s shadow over a forgotten Dhaka...

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Sun, Oct 20 2013

One of the guys from that rainy night in 1988 now drives a BMW a garment magnate who has hit gold and...

Neither a cow nor a goat! A camel...

Neither a cow nor a goat! A camel...

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Sun, Oct 13 2013

For several days after Eid, meat-based feasts will rule until one day we become fed-up and crave some...

From smoking Kalashnikovs to sporting...

From smoking Kalashnikovs to sporting...

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Sun, Oct 6 2013

In Afghanistan, from the ashes of war rise stars in football and cricket There is widespread corruption,...

Operator, get me Tehran!

Operator, get me Tehran!

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Sun, Sep 29 2013

Obama-Rouhani phone conversation looks to détente but not docility It’s a season for thaws. The...

Serpent in Eden: Saint by day, a little...

Serpent in Eden: Saint by day, a little...

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Sun, Sep 22 2013

A tale of unravelling Dhaka after dark The lobby of the hotel wears a totally different look after...

Serpent in Eden: Vice for the poor,...

Serpent in Eden: Vice for the poor,...

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Sun, Sep 15 2013

Much hypocrisy surrounds this crusade to cleanse society, which targets poorer women in low cost establishments...

Learn to take no for an answer

Learn to take no for an answer

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Sun, Sep 8 2013

Killings of women for turning down men point to concealed social aberrations Several surveys on...

Saff Championship: No miracles in modern...

Saff Championship: No miracles in modern...

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Sun, Sep 1 2013

The test for the regional crown begins Many football lovers may have been peeved while some were left...