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    Governmentt must fully implement Phulbari agreement

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 28, 2019

    THE government still not putting in efforts to implement the agreement that it signed with the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports ending a popular protest against a move...

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    Boris Johnson, GMOs and glyphosate

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 27, 2019

    Irresponsible, Negligent and Criminal? Colin Todhunter asks IN HIS first speech to parliament as British prime minister, Boris Johnson said: ‘Let’s start now to liberate...

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    A presidential candidate that Lankans want

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on August 27, 2019

    THE main opposition party, the SLPP, was the quickest off the mark to propose its candidate. Its candidate, former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, has the...

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    Viewing higher education in broader perspective

    by Raihan Amin | Updated at 12:00am on August 27, 2019

    A DEBATE is swirling around which type of higher education Bangladesh should follow. General or technical? A high rate of unemployment among university graduates compared...

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    War by another name

    by H Patricia Hynes | Updated at 12:00am on August 27, 2019

    IN EARLY 2019, the White House threatened to invade Venezuela, take down the government and replace it with their choice of president and political party....

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    Govt must set up drug offences courts

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 27, 2019

    THE High Court on Sunday pulled the government up for not creating tribunals under Section 44 of the Narcotics Control Act 2018 to try the...

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    High loan default questions banking sector governance

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 27, 2019

    A HIGH increase in loan default in the first half of 2019 casts doubt on the government’s loan recovery efforts and its intention to ensure...

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    Suddenly west fails to overthrow ‘regimes’

    Andre Vltchek | Updated at 12:00am on August 26, 2019

    IT USED to be done regularly and it worked: The west identified a country as its enemy, unleashed its professional propaganda against it, then administered a series of sanctions, starving and murdering children, the elderly and...

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    An end to arms control consensus

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 26, 2019

    THE countdown on the US-Russia Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty began in October 2018 when president Donald Trump announced that US was considering a withdrawal. On August 2, the US formally quit...

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    Simla scrapped

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on August 26, 2019

    IT IS most unlikely that the Modi government did not reckon with the international as well as domestic consequences of the measures it took on August 5 to dismember the historic status of Jammu & Kashmir. It has invited...

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