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    A worryingly tardy speedy trial process

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2019

    SPEEDY trials by way of the Law and Order Infringing Offences (Speedy Trial) Act, or Speedy Trial Act in short, enacted in December 2002 to...

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    Abolishing executive presidency not a viable strategy

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    FOR the past month the issue of who will be the presidential candidate of the ruling UNP has been dividing the party and diverting attention away from its needs to develop an election manifesto...

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    New questions and ideas on Education Day

    Quazi Faruque Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    EDUCATION Day entered 57 years on Monday with new questions and ideas. Could students rely solely on education technology to educate themselves? How does artificial intelligence enhances...

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    50 years of a landmark split

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    SONIA Gandhi has at last called for agitational politics all the way to the villages and small towns. It is an excellent idea, but agitations do not usually flow from the leader’s command. They spring ...

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    Was this a murder or a suicide?

    Zeenat Khan | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    How many Shovas have to endure violence, severe torture and sometimes death when extortionary dowry demands cannot be met? How many monstrous husbands and in-laws will abuse and kill innocent...

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    All land management issues need to go digital

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    THE government introduced the electronic management of the mutation of land, or e-mutation, in 485 upazila and 3,617 union land offices of 61 districts, barring the three hill districts in the...

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    Government must raise migrant labour issues in world forum

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    THE government seems to have failed to work out a comprehensive plan to protect migrant worker rights in destination countries. Migrant workers routinely return home exploited and empty-handed. On an...

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    Will the IMF, FED, negative interest and digital money kill the western economy?

    Peter Koenig | Updated at 12:00am on September 17, 2019

    THE IMF, has been instrumental in helping destroying the economy of a myriad of countries, notably, and to start with, the new Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union, Greece, Ukraine and lately Argentina, to mention...

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    China strikes back

    Munir Akram | Updated at 12:00am on September 17, 2019

    THE Petroleum Economist of September 3 reported that China has agreed to invest up to $290 billion in the development of Iran’s oil, gas and petroleum sectors, and another $120bn in its transport and manufacturing...

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    Role of religious leaders in development

    Bipasha Dutta | Updated at 12:00am on September 17, 2019

    RELIGIOUS leaders can play both positive and negative role for changing the lives of communities. For having leadership influence, long term community presence and reachability to the community people, they instantly can...

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