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    Legal challenge to Brexit threatens constitutional crisis in UK

    | Updated at 11:21pm on October 25, 2016

    A four-day judicial review at London’s Royal Courts of Justice saw a challenge mounted against the British government over its decision to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty...

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    Awami League: a victorious council session in times of transition

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 11:18pm on October 25, 2016

    THE party has never looked as good as it does now with no political threat in sight. In its history which began in 1949 to pursue the identity of East Bengal/East Pakistan that led to Bangladesh...

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    Hindi imposition on India’s non-Hindi majority

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 11:17pm on October 25, 2016

    ON SEPTEMBER 28, ‘Hindi pakhwara’, the fortnight-long union government sponsored mandatory celebration of Hindi in union government offices, central PSUs and educational institutions...

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    The deepening crisis in Kashmir

    | Updated at 11:14pm on October 25, 2016

    As India and Pakistan blame one another for the violence in Kashmir, the situation remains at an impasse...

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    Early steps to stop Sitalakhya pollution

    | Updated at 11:13pm on October 25, 2016

    THE photograph that New Age published on Tuesday highlighting the sorry state of the water of a lake at Barabo in Narayanganj caused by unhindered release of toxic wastes of apparel...

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    Weak law enforcement fails to stop bird poaching

    | Updated at 11:02pm on October 25, 2016

    BIRD poachers starting to prowl, with the arrival of what is called hunting season — six months spanning pre- and post-monsoon, or September to March — is concerning in that the Wildlife Crime Control...

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    Questions about Narasimha Rao

    | Updated at 09:57pm on October 24, 2016

    Twenty-five years after the historic summer of 1991, he is given too much credit for introducing economic reforms and apportioned too little responsibility...

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    Justice in Sri Lanka must also be seen to be done

    | Updated at 09:52pm on October 24, 2016

    The government in Sri Lanka is engrossed in a constitutional reform exercise that involves the whole parliament but whose outcome is not certain...

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    Language wars in Pakistan

    | Updated at 09:46pm on October 24, 2016

    Given how indelibly intertwined language and identity are, it is to be expected that there would be debate over which language defines Pakistan and should be promoted...

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    World Bank’s expiation!

    | Updated at 09:36pm on October 24, 2016

    It was one of the finest moments in Bangladesh’s history when it stood up and said thank-you to the World Bank and went ahead on its own with its signature infrastructure project, the Padma Bridge...