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    FIFA Council's Mahfuza keen to empower women through football

    Reuters | Updated at 07:52pm on May 18, 2017

    Improving wages and ensuring job security are key elements of Mahfuza Akhter Kiron's plans to develop women's football in Asia, the continent's newly elected representative to the FIFA Council has told Reuters in an interview...

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    ‘Re-employment of retired judges must be stopped’

    M Hasan and Shyikh Mahdi | Updated at 03:38pm on August 26, 2017

    Dr Sarkar Ali Akkas, professor and founding dean of the law faculty at Jagannath University who had worked in judicial services for a few years, talks about different aspects of the Supreme Court’s judgement in the 16th amendment to the constitution case with M Hasan and Shyikh Mahdi representing New Age...

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    Asian theatre summit enriched me

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:02pm on May 09, 2017

    Vietnamese theatre and human rights activist Pham Thi Hong participated at the recently held Asian Theatre Summit at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy to present her country report titled ‘Theatre-based communication: Vietnam’s story’ featuring the present situation of the traditional theatre forms in her country and how the art form is used as a tool for community development activities in Vietnam...

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    Our journey is on right track: Akram

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:14pm on April 23, 2017

    When Akram Khan lifted the ICC Trophy at the Kilat Kelab ground ( now renamed as Tenaga National Sports Complex) in Kuala Lumpur exactly 20 years ago there...

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    An interview with Noam Chomsky on Trump in White House

    by CJ Polychroniou | Updated at 11:28pm on November 19, 2016

    ON NOVEMBER 8, 2016, Donald Trump managed to pull the biggest upset in US politics by tapping successfully into the anger of white voters and appealing to the lowest inclinations of people in a manner that would have probably impressed Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels himself...

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    Armed Islamic extremists rise in absence of ideology within political parties

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 11:44am on October 09, 2016

    Abul Quasem Fazlul Huq, a supernumerary professor in the University of Dhaka, who lost his son, publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan, in an attack by...

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    Taslima Nasreen fears for Bangladesh’s future

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:50am on November 15, 2016

    Having herself been the subject of fatwas and forced into exile by fundamentalist critics of her writing, Taslima Nasreen despairs at the wave of assassinations of...

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    Fakir Salam Shah on mystical life

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 05:04pm on November 15, 2016

    Fakir Salam Shah is a familiar name at the Mirpur upazila in Kushtia for his devotion to Fakir Lalon Shah’s philosophy and his skills to render baul songs in their...