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    Masters of manipulating public opinion

    by Peter Koenig | Updated at 12:00am on August 23, 2019

    BREXIT deadline is October 31, 2019. On June 23, 2016, the British people voted 52 per cent against 48 per cent to leave the European...

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    Scientists keep underestimating pace

    by Naomi Oreskes, Michael Oppenheimer and Dale Jamieson | Updated at 12:00am on August 23, 2019

    RECENTLY, the UK Met Office announced a revision to the Hadley Centre historical analysis of sea surface temperatures, suggesting that the oceans have warmed about...

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    ‘Crossfire’ death must end

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 22, 2019

    THE death of crime suspects in ‘crossfire’ while they are in the custody of law enforcers continues apace but there seems to be none around...

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    Road damage warrants early repairs

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 22, 2019

    THE government is yet to begin proper repairs of around 1,000 kilometres of roads and highways that were damaged by the recent flood. This shows...

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    Time for univs to zero in on social, emotional skills

    by Sheikh Nahid Neazy | Updated at 12:00am on August 22, 2019

    IN THE era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, universities around the world are becoming more concerned with employability and life or soft skills that employers...

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    Listening to wrong voices on Syria

    Danny Sjursen | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    ONCE upon a time, Hawaii representative Tulsi Gabbard travelled to Syria and met with the strongman president Bashar Assad. She considered her willingness to engage all sides of the country’s bloody civil war to be...

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    Wheels on the bus, go round and round!

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    PERHAPS South Asia has embarked into a crisis of grave proportions. As the flames rise up, so do the ominous, dark clouds of war in the region. For the second chance in the past...

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    Why scale walls when 2 constables could have arrested Chidambaram?

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    BOLLYWOOD stunt artistes would end up with fractured bones if they tried to imitate CBI’s field staff scaling the high walls of former home minister, P Chidambaram’s Jor Bagh bungalow with orders to arrest...

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    Kashmir: power and regional political institutions

    Nyla Ali Khan | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    AS THE decade of the 1990s dawned, the political, cultural and socioeconomic fabric of Kashmir was severely impaired by the free rein given to Indian military and paramilitary forces to...

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    Savar leather estate waste treatment must be shored up

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    A POORLY functional and incomplete central effluent treatment plant at the Savar Leather Estate has left the River Dhaleswari and its environment to be polluted, jeopardising public health. Most of the tanneries from...

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