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    Consequences for India

    Dmitry Bokarev | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2020

    IT IS widely acknowledged that from a geopolitical point of view, India is caught between a rock and a hard place. It shares its land borders with China, its most powerful competitor in Asia, as well as Pakistan, and...

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    Predicament for citizens

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2020

    IT IS unfortunate for us that there is hardly any organisation within the country that we can fully rely on as a philosopher and guide. An all-pervading mistrust mostly for all entities that constitute civil society largely eats up...

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    Creating digital commons after COVID-19

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2020

    ON DECEMBER 31, 2019 the Wuhan Medical Health Commission informed the World Health Organisation of a new form pneumonia, of unknown cause, that had struck three patients. Six months later, with 14 million reported cases...

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    Police high-handedness in attack on Bamna protests

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 10, 2020

    THE police once again showed their high-handedness on Saturday when they attacked a human chain that old friends of a Stamford University student, who was...

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    Only infrastructure doesn’t ensure safe water

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 10, 2020

    INJUDICIOUS spending that has become typical of public services sector comes with concern. The Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority, which has spent more than...

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    When corruption turned into carnage

    by Walid el Houri | Updated at 12:00am on August 10, 2020

    Since the massive explosion, the state has been absent, leaving people to fend for themselves – while leaders seem more concerned with dodging blame, writes...

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    Climate justice

    by Ataur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on August 10, 2020

    Civil society organisations, government institutions and other stakeholders in the development sector should come forward to present the cause of Bangladesh in international forums, writes Ataur...

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    The Gitmo detainees of 9/11

    by Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on August 10, 2020

    The Guantanamo (Gitmo) camp was established by US president George W Bush’s administration in 2002. At the time of its establishment in January 2002, the...

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