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    Lanka govt’s message to people in time of tragedy

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2019

    THE series of bombings that took place in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday in the morning hours as the Christians prepared to celebrate this day...

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    Hazaras and the absent state

    Faizaan Qayyum and Muhammad Aman | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2019

    Non-Hazaras still refuse to share vehicles with Hazaras because doing so could make them collateral damage in the next terrorist incident. The gap between the...

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    Remembering victims of Sri Lankan massacre

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on April 23, 2019

    ANOTHER dark day that has scarred the wits out of our troubled existence. The evil in our lives touched us again, with its vicious and...

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    Debunking the ‘Assange is a Russian agent’ smear

    Caitlin Johnstone | Updated at 09:20pm on April 22, 2019

    The narrative that Assange worked for or knowingly conspired with the Russian government is a hallucination of the demented Russia hysteria which has infected all...

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    Disaster victims shorn of access to formal banking loans

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    THE people who are hit hard in areas, especially along the coast, that are prone to natural disasters such as cyclones and flooding often resort to traditional moneylenders,....

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    Democratisation of educational institutions essential

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    MANY educational institutions, particularly the ones meant for higher education, have been hitting the headlines for wrong reasons for quite some years....

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    Deceptive IRRI strategy to get Golden Rice approved

    Farida Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    ON MARCH 7, 2019 the director general of the International Rice Research Institute, Dr Matthew Morell visited Bangladesh Rice Research Institute....

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    View from sanctum sanctorum

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    THERE was a singular absence of frenzy last week in Ayodhya on the occasion of Ram Navmi. As the campaign for election 2019 rose to a crescendo, one would have expected the Hindutva brigade to turn up in full force for several reasons....