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    Revolution sets China and India apart

    by Ding Gang | Updated at 12:05am on May 05, 2017

    WHEN I was standing in the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML), looking up at the antique pillars, I felt like I had travelled into the past and could hear Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first prime minister, coming down the stairs...

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    The song remains the same

    by Enayetullah Khan | Updated at 12:05am on May 05, 2017

    IT GETS you every time, doesn’t it? It could just be the most touching, most enduring paean to a Bengali heart’s yearning...

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    It’s hardly democracy

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 05, 2017

    THE constitutional reform of 2016 — President Bouteflika’s delayed response to the ‘Arab Spring’ — promised more transparency, democracy and political participation...

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    Relations between India and Pakistan on the boil again

    by Keith Jones | Updated at 12:05am on May 05, 2017

    RELATIONS between India and Pakistan are again on the boil, just months after South Asia’s rival nuclear-armed powers came to the brink of war...

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    Could they slip out of control?

    by Rene Wadlow | Updated at 12:05am on May 05, 2017

    THERE have been over the years since the 1953 armistice periodic increases of tension related to the policies of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) and the Republic of Korea (South Korea)...

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    A lurking danger of domino effect of BCL demands

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 05, 2017

    THE confinement of the vice-chancellor of Begum Rokeya University by former leaders and activists of the Chhatra League, the student wing of the ruling Awami League, in demand for their recruitment in the university is disparaging...

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    Feed production with toxic wastes must be stopped

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 05, 2017

    IT IS alarming that poultry feed processors of Hazaribagh have shifted their facilities to Savar to recycle toxic tannery wastes containing chromium and other heavy metals and continue with their illegal business in violation of a court order...

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    Apartheid references in Israel

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 04, 2017

    WE ARE faced with an increasing onslaught on criticism of Israel with attempts being made to drawn the lines ever more narrowly...

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    Added dimension to Tamil hartal in Lanka’s north, east

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on May 04, 2017

    SRI LANKA secured a timely victory in the European Parliament when a motion to deny the country of the benefit of the GSP Plus tariff concession was defeated by a large majority of 436 to 119....

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    Winning back the valley

    | Updated at 12:05am on May 04, 2017

    THE deteriorating situation in Jammu and Kashmir, together with strained relations among the Agenda for Alliance partners in the State, obviously prompted the meeting between chief minister Mehbooba Mufti and prime minister Narendra Modi...

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