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    The net’s good old boys: hacking the Arpanet

    by Geoff Dutton | Updated at 12:05am on January 06, 2018

    IT’S hard to imagine now, but there was a time before the Internet, a time when computers took up more space than the acolytes who tended to their needs...

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    Yemen is today’s Guernica

    by César Chelala | Updated at 12:05am on January 06, 2018

    ON THE market day of April 26, 1937, at the bequest of General Francisco Franco, a bombing of the Basque town of Guernica took place...

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    Major Beijing BRI security fiasco emerging

    by F William Engdahl | Updated at 12:05am on January 06, 2018

    AMAJOR security fiasco involving a major China state company and a Hong Kong-based corporate security company is emerging...

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    Time for public protest against dowry system

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 06, 2018

    IT IS not surprising that at least 141 women were killed for dowry and 56 were killed after rape in 2017....

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    An occasion doubly defeating for electorate, democracy

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 06, 2018

    JANUARY 5 has come to have some bearings on the politics of Bangladesh after the ruling Awami League came to power through a farcical general elections, if at all, this day in 2014...

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    Dhaka finds itself at crossroads of global, internal affairs

    by Khalid Ibn Muneer | Updated at 12:05am on January 05, 2018

    WITH changing scenarios across the global spectrum, Bangladesh is increasingly becoming a field of cold confrontation between the east and the west...

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    Some go up while others go down

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 05, 2018

    As The year 2017 came to the closure, one couldn’t help but notice the deep wounds that it left on the face of this world...

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    Understanding secularism in Indian context

    by Suhrith Parthasarathy | Updated at 12:05am on January 05, 2018

    THERE was a point of time, perhaps, when we might have taken the idea of a secular, pluralistic India, tolerant of all sects and religions, as a position set in stone...

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    2017 seen through the editorial text

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on January 05, 2018

    AWORD frequency run on all that I have written, almost one hundred and sixty thousand words, or tokens, that got in print in New Age pages in 2017 brings the word ‘government’ — but for articles, prepositions, conjunctions and such words that get in writing quite often — atop a table of about 10,000 unique forms of word, or types...

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    Surface water use should be in focus

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 05, 2018

    EXPERTS’ emphasis on creating public awareness of proper management and maximum use of surface water for reducing pressure on underground water needs to be seriously considered...

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