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    Epicentre of moral universe is our common humanity, not religion

    by William Alberts | Updated at 12:28am on October 27, 2016

    THE common humanity everyone shares should be the epicenter of the moral universe. Not religion. Our religious founders and saints have different beginnings and beliefs...

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    The massacre that France forgot

    | Updated at 12:27am on October 27, 2016

    In 2012, François Hollande became the first French president to publicly acknowledge the killings, unveiling a commemorative plaque by the River Seine...

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    BRICS summit riven by geopolitical rivalry

    by Deepal Jayasekera | Updated at 12:24am on October 27, 2016

    HELD in Goa, India on the weekend of October 15–16, the summit meeting of the heads of government of the BRICS states (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) was the occasion...

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    More victims of stalking

    | Updated at 12:24am on October 27, 2016

    IN YET another manifestation of stalkers prowling, a schoolgirl was killed in Gazipur early Tuesday morning and another was stabbed in Jhenaidah on Monday...

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    Women dropping out of tetanus vaccination worrying

    | Updated at 12:21am on October 27, 2016

    ABOUT a half of almost all the women who start receiving tetanus toxoid vaccines not completing the full course of five doses, which takes 31 months, is a cause of concern as any failure...

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    Legal challenge to Brexit threatens constitutional crisis in UK

    | Updated at 11:21pm on October 25, 2016

    A four-day judicial review at London’s Royal Courts of Justice saw a challenge mounted against the British government over its decision to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty...

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    Awami League: a victorious council session in times of transition

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 11:18pm on October 25, 2016

    THE party has never looked as good as it does now with no political threat in sight. In its history which began in 1949 to pursue the identity of East Bengal/East Pakistan that led to Bangladesh...

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    Hindi imposition on India’s non-Hindi majority

    by Garga Chatterjee | Updated at 11:17pm on October 25, 2016

    ON SEPTEMBER 28, ‘Hindi pakhwara’, the fortnight-long union government sponsored mandatory celebration of Hindi in union government offices, central PSUs and educational institutions...

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    The deepening crisis in Kashmir

    | Updated at 11:14pm on October 25, 2016

    As India and Pakistan blame one another for the violence in Kashmir, the situation remains at an impasse...

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    Early steps to stop Sitalakhya pollution

    | Updated at 11:13pm on October 25, 2016

    THE photograph that New Age published on Tuesday highlighting the sorry state of the water of a lake at Barabo in Narayanganj caused by unhindered release of toxic wastes of apparel...