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    Baldah garden lie in negligence

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    MORE than a century old Baldah Garden known for its rare and diverse collection of plants now may face death from water scarcity. The garden,...

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    Re-polling demands now sound logical

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    THE Transparency International, Bangladesh report on 50 constituencies that it monitored in the December 30 general elections, made public on Tuesday, is worrying. While the...

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    US doesn’t even make top 20 on democracy index

    Andrea Germanos | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    A NEW index released in the past week offers a sobering look at how democracy is faring in the United States.According to the 2018 edition...

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    Workers greet 2019 with wave of demonstrations

    Vijay Prashad | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    OVER two days — January 8 and 9 — more than 160 million workers went on strike in India. This has been one of the...

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    Bangladesh elections and Sino-Indian rivalry

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    WHILE the Awami League is celebrating and the BNP is groaning as a result of the 2018 elections and the radically one-sided results, other emotions...

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    Headwinds rock Rahul, Modi

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    Signs of disarray in the opposition should comfort the BJP, but evidently the party for the first time is looking mortally afraid of losing, writes...

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    Everything that can go wrong

    Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    PUBLIC-PRIVATE Partnerships are being promoted as a ‘win-win’ strategy to deliver sustainable development despite all the evidence to the contrary. Public-private hospital partnerships are generally...

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    Multi-pronged intervention to prevent HIV/AIDS

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    PUBLIC knowledge of the state of HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh is inadequate, so is the state of public health programmes meant to prevent the disease. A...

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    Coercive Digital Security Act sections must be repealed

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    AT LEAST 63 people have been arrested, as New Age reported on Tuesday, under the Digital Security Act, which was signed into law on October...

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    At risk of extinction

    Mahwish Gul  | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    THE Kalash language is classified as being severely endangered. An estimated 3,000 indigenous people who live in the mountains of the Hindu Kush speak it....

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