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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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    The Freedom of (not) being married in Bangladesh

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

    IT HAS been almost 24 years that I am conducting research as a student of anthropology...

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    Road accident deaths continue

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

    ROAD accident continues to claim lives. On Sunday, a total of 20 people lost life in road accidents across the country, 13 of which, as a New Age online report says, in an accident on the Damurhuda stretch of Chuadanga-Jibonnagar highway in Chuadnaga...

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    Urgently archive cultural history of 1971

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

    PROPER preservation and documentation of cultural history of 1971 is necessary precondition of the political growth of Bangladesh as a nation...

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    Freedom of the government, unfreedom of the people

    Nurul Kabir | Updated at 07:10pm on March 27, 2017

    WHEN a government is free to do whatever it wishes to in a country, the people concerned suffer enormous amount of repressive un-freedom. The un-freedom becomes...

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    ‘Go back NTPC, get out India’

    Rahnuma Ahmed | Updated at 06:42pm on March 27, 2017

    OF ALL the slogans raised in protest against the coal power plant being built at Rampal in Bagerhat, this one's the best. It has a certain ring to it. If it hasn't struck you already on one of the long marches...

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    Dynamics to the days of March 1971

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 06:39pm on March 27, 2017

    ‘PORTRAYING the current crisis [the political development in 1971-Pakistan] as something from the theatre of the absurd, he [Bhutto] observed that framing a constitution for Pakistan without the...

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    Rape in 1971: multiple scenario, common suffering

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 06:36pm on March 27, 2017

    RAPE in war is not just about suffering at the time of war but its continuation after the war is over. Rape destroys victims as individuals and devastates their families as..

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