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    Christchurch mosque attacks and white supremacy in west

    Taj Hashmi | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    WITHIN hours of Australian white supremacist Brenton Tarrant’s shooting dead of 49 Muslims at two mosques at Christchurch during the juma prayer on March 15,...

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    Ostentation does not make city clean

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    IN A discreditable course of event, the Dhaka North City Corporation threw garbage on clean road to inaugurate a cleanliness campaign. The city authorities on...

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    Rohingya children too have their right to education

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    THE future of the Rohingyas now sheltered in Bangladesh after they had fled violence in Myanmar in the latest spate since August 2017 and earlier...

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    Nativity of Nepali English

    Abhi Subedi | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    LAST week, I was invited to present a discourse to English teachers in Surkhet on a broad topic ‘A critical reflection on Nepalese English literature’, by Bishnu Kumar Khadka, president of NELTA Karnali province committee....

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    Grieving in the anthropocene

    Kenn Orphan | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    A FEW years ago I saw my first glacier. I was on a trip to Alaska with my family before my father died and he had always dreamed of seeing the region; so we were happy we could do this one last trip to fulfill it for him....

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    There is nothing shocking about the massacre of Muslims in New Zealand

    Walid El Houri | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    IT IS easy to blame Donald Trump or white supremacists for the massacre that was committed by a white man called Brenton Tarrant in Christchurch (Ōtautahi), New Zealand on March 15th....

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    Participation of coastal communities in climate change adaptation

    by Mohammed Mamun Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    BANGLADESH is already vulnerable to the gradual effects of climate change and extreme events related to it. The coastal zone of Bangladesh covers 19 out of its 64 districts....

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    A rising movement

    Tooba Syed | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    MARCH 8, 2019, will be remembered as a day of hope and unabashed protest, in which thousands of women in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Hyderabad, Quetta, Peshawar, Gilgit-Baltistan and Mardan took to the streets and marched....

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    Intense monitoring needed to ensure doctors’ presence

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    THE health minister admitted on Sunday to the fact that about 22 per cent doctors remained absent from their work....

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    Disenfranchised students’ concerns must be addressed

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    THE much awaited elections to the Dhaka University Central Students’ Union and hall students’ union took place on March 11 amidst allegations of rigging. Most panels, except for the panel of Bangladesh Chatra League boycotted the polls and demanded re-elections....

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