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    Govt must have comprehensive autism prevention plan

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 14, 2018

    Autism as a public health concern has recently garnered some attention. But it is far from enough. A study of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University shows that at least 17 in every 10,000 children in Bangladesh are born with autism....

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    Pompeo’s trip to Pyongyang spells ill tidings

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:05am on July 14, 2018

    President Donald Trump is the judge and the jury when he assesses himself. His attitude is plain and simple: he can do no wrong and when it is a game of numbers, he always gets the perfect score...

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    Towards a culture of moral responsibility

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 14, 2018

    TWENTY people have been killed by raging mobs, on the suspicion of being child-lifters, across the country in the last few weeks. The trigger for the fears in these violent incidents was undoubtedly WhatsApp rumours that were unfounded. I am appalled by these brutal killings....

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    Cry behind provocative call for return of LTTE

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on July 14, 2018

    JUST as in the south in the Sinhalese-majority areas where ethnic nationalism is being used for political advantage, a similar phenomenon is taking place in the north and east of the country in the Tamil-majority areas...

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    Liberation War of Bangladesh: Actions, reactions and inactions of foreign powers – V

    by Nurul Kabir | Updated at 12:05am on July 14, 2018

    Meanwhile, the Bengali expatriates had played a very proactive role in sensitising international public opinion to Bangladesh’s freedom movement in the western hemisphere, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States....

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    Helsinki: A summit that the whole world anticipates

    by Grete Mautner | Updated at 12:05am on July 13, 2018

    THERE’S no arguing that the ongoing FIFA World Cup is not the only Russia-related event that the international media keeps discussing week after week....

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    Liberation War of Bangladesh: Actions, reactions and inactions of foreign powers – IV

    by Nurul Kabir | Updated at 12:05am on July 13, 2018

    Bangladesh’s liberation war, although fought primarily by the Bangladeshis, eventually turned out to be a regional as well as global war, forcing most states of the South Asian region and many states much beyond South Asia,....

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    The refugee crisis is about to worsen

    by Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:05am on July 13, 2018

    ARECENT European Council summit in Brussels was meant to articulate a united policy on the burgeoning refugees and migrant crisis....

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    A Facebook post on quota mobilisation

    by Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on July 13, 2018

    THERE is no reason to imagine that a single Facebook post usually carries possibilities of raising any question on the quota mobilization — students demanding reforms in quota system in government jobs, which with its long preparatory phase has been going on for weeks in Bangladesh....

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    Flood-time schooling warrants more govt focus

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 13, 2018

    FLOODING has hampered education in 129 primary and six high schools in three districts — Lalmonirhat, Kurigram and Sunamganj....

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