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    River erosion shouldn’t be taken for granted

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2018

    THAT river erosion leaves around 50,000 people landless every year in the country is indeed a matter of deep concern....

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    A perfect storm in the making for 17 years

    Deepa Iyer | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2018

    AS AMERICANS mark the 17th anniversary of the September 11 attacks this week, we will reflect on where we were on that horrible day,....

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    Corruption: name of a fear and reality

    Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2018

    I HAVE heard a story of a leader of this country, who has been an inspiration to many people during his lifetime and has been the same till date even after his death, which took place back in 1975....

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    45 years after Pinochet’s coup

    Yves Engler | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2018

    ON THIS day in 1973 the democratically elected president of Chile, Salvador Allende, was overthrown by General Augusto Pinochet....

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    Behind Anglo-US war on Russia

    F William Engdahl | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2018

    PERHAPS they had a chance back during the Obama days when secretary of state Hillary Clinton proposed her amusing ‘Reset’ in USA-Russia relations to the new Medvedew Presidency following Putin’s rotation to the seat of prime minister in March 2009....

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    The tale of a wilful ignorance and illegal earth-filling

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2018

    Many real estate companies are involved in various forms of land grab, destruction of water bodies and wet lands under the nose of the authorities....

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    Govt failures to keep pledges compound educational scene

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2018

    THE government’s insincerity about many of the pledges, required to improve the education sector, that the ruling Awami League made in its election manifesto before the 2008 national elections,....

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    A note for prospective teachers

    Mahmuda Khatun | Updated at 12:00am on September 12, 2018

    AFTER teaching for almost two decades at a public university, I have decided to ask for forgiveness from my students those whom I advised relentlessly to study hard....

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    Netanyahu and Israel’s (in) security

    Paul Rogers | Updated at 12:00am on September 12, 2018

    THE previous column in this series looked at the Israeli government’s concern about the risk of the pro-Palestinian leader of Britain’s Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, winning a general election and becoming prime minister....

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    Politics of election or electoral politics?

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on September 12, 2018

    AS ELECTION time nears, uncertainty increases as well as confusion. We are not only confused about who stands for what but whether they seriously want an inclusive election or not....

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