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    Stripping Aung San Suu Kyi’s awards

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    IT IS impossible to see peace prize or freedom awards as anything other than fragments of an industry. In time, ideals become marketable and matters...

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    Will monsoon rain lead to another outbreak of mosquito-borne diseases?

    Muhammad Morshed | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    DHAKA has been experiencing dengue virus outbreaks for decades and chikungunya virus outbreaks for the past few years. Cases of mosquito-borne infections will not be...

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    Educating for peace

    Aasim Sajjad Akhtar | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    Dents can be made in the hawkish attitudes of Indo-Pak officialdom and the media if education from the primary level serves the cause of peace,...

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    Creative education and the flowering of goodness

    Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    EDUCATION is potentially the most powerful means of bringing about a major shift in consciousness, within the individual and by extension society; a movement away...

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    Liver diseases need proper treatment

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    WITH 10 million patients afflicted with either Hepatitis B or C and about 40 million suffering from fatty liver disease, a prime cause of liver...

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    Govt limps in saving children from hazardous work

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2018

    OF THE total child population of 39.65 million aged in the ranges of 5–17 years, 3.45 million, or 8.7 per cent, are working children who...

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    Western public ‘doesn’t know’, or ‘doesn’t want to know’?

    by Andre Vltchek | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    WE ARE living in an age when Western propaganda has become truly intense, even surreal. It always has been, of course, but now those who are producing it, have lost all their respect for the public....

  • Climate disruption: time to speak up

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    AN IMPORTANT climate meeting takes place in December 3-14 in Katowice, a symbolic location in that the city has long been the heartland of Poland’s well established coal-mining industry....

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    The era of easy wars is over

    by Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    WHEN Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, ordered his army to carry out a limited operation in the besieged Gaza Strip on November 12, he certainly did not anticipate that his military adventure would destabilise his government and threaten the very survival of his right-wing coalition....

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    Int’l conference against US/NATO military bases

    by Roger Harris | Updated at 12:00am on November 30, 2018

    THE elimination of poverty could be at hand for the first time in the history of humanity....

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