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    The opportunity in Geneva for a fresh start

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 01:05am on March 21, 2017

    THE draft resolution on Sri Lanka that is currently before the UN human rights council gives Sri Lanka the additional two years that the government sought to deliver on commitments made 18 months ago...

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    Indian academia and institutional injustice

    by B Prabakaran | Updated at 01:05am on March 21, 2017

    JNU has been celebrated for critical thinking, political activism and regarded as one of the premier institutions for higher education and excellence in research...

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    Maldives tourist haven faces new threat

    by Kieran Cooke | Updated at 01:05am on March 21, 2017

    CLIMATE change and a $10bn-dollar development scheme in the Maldives pose double danger for the Indian Ocean tourist paradise...

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    Women’s growing autonomy and men’s failure to cope

    by Habiba Nowrose | Updated at 01:05am on March 21, 2017

    I once went to Kolyanpur slum for a survey. It was part of a research that aimed at assessing slum dwellers’ the access to public services available in Kolyanpur area...

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    Diplomatic pressure to resolve Rohingya crisis is lacking

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 21, 2017

    DESPITE Myanmar’s human rights abuse against the Rohingya, diplomatic pressure against Myanmar for the atrocities of its military is lacking...

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    Nation still awaits justice for Tanu

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 21, 2017

    A year ago from today, Shohagi Jahan Tanu, a college girl and theater activist was raped and killed on Comilla cantonment premises...

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    Romancing coal: the Adani obsession

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 01:05am on March 20, 2017

    THE rain pours with torrential fury in north Queensland, opening up with ominous welcome as it slices through layers of stifling humidity...

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    The revolution in work calls for an evolution in living

    by Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2017

    POVERTY blights the lives of billions of people throughout the world: in developing countries, where it is acute, and industrialised nations, where it’s hidden but growing...

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    A wealth of opportunities for Nepal

    by Sofia Pale | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2017

    NEPAL is a small country in the Himalayas squeezed between India and China. These two Asian giants have long been vying for Nepal. Though, traditionally, India was considered Nepal’s key partner, lately China has been gaining foothold in this country...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 20, 2017

    THE mess havildar has been supplying you with food on credit from the suppliers who are now reluctant to advance any more credit...

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