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    Comprehensive plan, effective execution needed to save Bangladesh rivers

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2020

    THE government coming to prepare and publish a list of 49,558 grabbers of rivers across the country is a welcome first step to save the...

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    Myanmar should learn from ICJ orders and behave

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 25, 2020

    THE gate to justice in Myanmar’s violence against the Rohingyas in Rakhine State has just opened, with the International Court of Justice, the United Nations’...

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    Same country, different script

    Sudheendra Kulkarni | Updated at 09:00pm on January 24, 2020

    Pakistan is changing in significant ways — for its own good and for the good of its neighbours, writes Sudheendra Kulkarni ‘LASHKAR-E-TAIBA is now jobless...

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    Syria: let there be mayhem

    Myriam Youssef | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2020

    As media turn away from covering government-controlled areas, Syrians are experiencing an unprecedented level of structural violence, writes Myriam Youssef ‘I WOULD not have cared...

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    Male rape victims yet to see justice

    Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2020

    THE crime of rape has increased significantly in recent times and the victims include both women and men. Despite the popular belief that men or...

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    The WEF is at it again

    Peter Koenig | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2020

    FRIENDS, this year the World Economic Forum is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Forty-nine of the insanely pompous — and every year more — WEF events...

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    DU BCL torture déjà vu of BUET’s Abrar murder

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2020

    FOUR students coming to have been tortured on Tuesday by leaders and activists of the Chhatra League, the student wing of the ruling Awami League,...

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    Loans in default continue to dog Bangladesh banking sector

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2020

    ABOUT Tk 969.86 billion in loans in default being in the hands of 8,238 companies until November 2019, as the finance minister told the parliament...

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    Lanka: sustaining state legitimacy requires ethics

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2020

    PRESIDENT Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s image continues to rise amongst the general public because of the variety of manifestations of his commitment to get things done better...

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    Never again?

    Mahir Ali | Updated at 12:00am on January 23, 2020

    We are drifting down a slope that leads to the ghosts of Hitler and Stalin, writes Mahir Ali IT WILL be 75 years ago next...

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