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    Comprehensive plan must to ensure food safety

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2017

    A BRAZEN disregard for food safety issues has left the country on the brink of a serious public health disaster...

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    No room for creating a Hazaribagh at Savar

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2017

    ROUGHLY 12,000 cubic metres of effluents that 67 units in the Savar Leather Estate produce coming to be dumped untreated into the River Dhaleswari is concerning...

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    Climate change demands an end to excess, greed

    by Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:05am on August 20, 2017

    MAN-MADE climate change, and the interconnected environmental catastrophe more broadly constitute the most urgent crisis facing humanity...

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    Communal care of domestic workers in Middle East

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 20, 2017

    SINCE the 1970s, domestic workers have been migrating to the Middle East for work, often enduring exploitation, abuse, and even human trafficking in the process...

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    Broken promises

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 20, 2017

    SPEAKING at a seminar in New Delhi this April in the presence of the now retired president Pranab Mukherjee, the chief justice of the Supreme Court of India Jagdish Singh Khehar held forth on the binding force of pledges in an election manifesto...

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    Implications for access to medicine

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 20, 2017

    THE recent Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement has got some TRIPS-plus patent provisions which, if implemented, would hamper access to medicine in many ways...

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    Govt must stop cattle market extortion

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 20, 2017

    CATTLE traders and farmers started fearing harassment by extortionists as Eid-ul-Adha nears...

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    Railway losses rooted in its flawed functioning

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 20, 2017

    THE Bangladesh Railway coming to incur double the net operating losses in the 2016 financial year in comparison with the previous financial year, up from about Tk 8.72 billion in 2014–15 to about Tk 13.25 billion in 2015–16, as New Age reported on Saturday, comes as no surprise although this is gravely concerning...

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    EC must take all opposing political parties on board

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 19, 2017

    THE statement of the chief election commissioner, KM Nurul Huda, at an electoral dialogue on Thursday that it is not the commission’s duty to ensure the participation of all political parties and the commission would, therefore, not mediate between two major political parties...

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    Workers must get festival allowances before Eid

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 19, 2017

    TROUBLE ensues before every Eid over the payment of wages and festival allowance to apparel workers by their employers...

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