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    Early steps needed to streamline engine boats

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 30, 2017

    YET another engine boat capsize took place in Bagerhat on Tuesday. The engine boat, popularly known as a trawler carrying 50 to 60 people, capsized, as New Age reported on Wednesday, at Morrelganj in the district because of overloading and strong current in the river...

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    Environmental concerns must be addressed in earnest

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 30, 2017

    ENVIRONMENTAL degradation going apace in Chittagong by way of river pollution, encroachment on canals and the cutting of hills is concerning while a large number of cases filed with the environment court have yet to be disposed of...

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    First sprouts of Bengali nationalism — Part II

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 29, 2017

    Independence was enacted in India through an act in the British Parliament and two nation states were created through an erratic process...

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    It’s all about money not defence

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 29, 2017

    IF WE could accept that India and Bangladesh are not equal partners and that India is not threatened by us, much of our analysis would become more reasoned...

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    The Hindi-Hindu-Hindustan ideology in India

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 01:05am on March 29, 2017

    YOGI Adityanath, a radical Hindu ‘monk’ and a long time veteran in the politics of communal hatred, has been elected as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, the largest state of the Indian Union...

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    Challenging conventional discourse of ‘expat’ and ‘immigrant’

    by Navid Zarrinnal | Updated at 01:05am on March 29, 2017

    AS A middle-class Iranian citizen, I imagined the United States to be a desirable destination for new beginnings, despite many years of revolutionary propaganda against the imperial power...

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    Controversial United Airways loan proposal

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 29, 2017

    ONE indeed has reasons to be concerned about the fact that United Airways (Bangladesh) Limited lobbies hard to get Tk 300 crore in loans from state-owned Agrani Bank...

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    Adherence, oversight needed to make law meaningful

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 29, 2017

    THE draft of the Road Transport Bill 2017, as approved in principle by the cabinet on Monday, stipulating a mandatory educational qualification up to Class VII for obtaining driver’s licences and doubling the imprisonment tenure for driving motor vehicles...

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    In the eyes of a 90’s kid

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 28, 2017

    THE generation that I am talking about was taught to dream, although growing up, they have to deal with a sort of confusing reality...

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    First sprouts of Bengali nationalism — Part I

    by Tahmidal Zami | Updated at 01:05am on March 28, 2017

    CONTRARY to what Ghulam Murshid suggests, Bengali language got its proper name earlier to the era of Bharatchandra...

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