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    Fight for inclusive Afghan peace

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    In his short life, he had developed a clear vision of what peace looked like – from the bottom up, working for the people, and...

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    Contesting impunity and preventing mass atrocities

    by Meghna Guhathakurta | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    HOW can we further our police investigation? ‘Unless a disappeared can appear as a witness to her own disappearance,’ says the conclusion of the police...

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    Non-payment of worker wage breaches labour law

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    IT HAS grown as a habit on the industrial sectors to deprive workers of due wages. About 25,000 jute mills workers are now holding protests...

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    India reluctance puts water sharing issues in imbroglio

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 21, 2019

    DHAKA has written again to New Delhi requesting a meeting between water resources secretaries of Bangladesh and India, which generally precedes a meeting between the...

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    Language and society

    by Anjum Altaf | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    THERE is something intriguing about the use of script and language in Pakistan that is crying out for an explanation. My observations of the phenomenon...

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    The Christchurch pledge and a regulated internet

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    IT HAD to come. A massacre, broadcast in real time and then shared with viral automatism; the inevitable shock, and the counter from the authorities....

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    Media, academic freedom around Prof Mahmood issue

    by Khan Touseef Osman | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    I AM writing on behalf of ‘Students in support of Professor Masud Mahmood,’ a platform that was organically formed in the wake of the allegations...

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    The symphony of our times

    Dr Mizanur Rahman Shelley | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    DESPITE the dictatorial slant of the initial plan of the development of women in Bangladesh, its organisation went well in 1976–77. The core of the...

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    When blackmail becomes policy

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    The success of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process model is there for all to borrow and copy. Create a regional ‘process’ sponsored or led by the...

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    Bus operators violate rules in plain sight

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    RESIDENTS of the capital city suffer round the year, but the sufferings become the worst in Ramadan. As people try to get home before iftar,...

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