Editorial

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    Lung cancer needs to be fought adequately

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

    A STUDY on 1,549 women cancer patients who visited the National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital between January and June finds that 12 per...

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    Govt must find right way to deal with wrong-way driving

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

    WRONG-WAY driving continues to be a nagging problem of traffic management in the capital Dhaka as this adds to the risk of fatal accidents and...

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    Child labourers left to suffer

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

    THE employment of children in the informal sector continue despite repeated government announcement of steps to end it....

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    Onus is on Election Commission to stop electoral violence

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

    VIOLENCE started stalking the campaign for the general elections posted for December 30 the very day parties began their campaigns after the Election Commission had...

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    Cultural heritage needs to be conserved

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    HERITAGE sites are in slow decay because of negligence of the authorities concerned. The current state of the ancient capital of Pundravardhan in Mahasthangarh shows...

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    Time for election authorities to make agencies neutral

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    POLITICAL parties and alliances began campaigns after the election authorities had almost completed the allocation of election symbols on Monday....

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    Worrying unequal economic development

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    THE country has witnessed a sharp rise in income inequality during the tenure of Awami League led government in the past decade....

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    Govt must stop extrajudicial killings

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    ALTHOUGH the government has claimed that it is sincere in protecting human rights, human rights defenders have termed the country’s rights situation alarming and repressive...

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    City authorities must think before they take up projects

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    THE Dhaka South City Corporation’s move to build six footbridges, three with lifts, has become uncertain. The construction scheduled to begin by November has been...

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    Procedural loopholes result in lower conviction rates

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    The rape law in Bangladesh provision for harsher punishment for perpetrators. However, the legal definition of rape and the procedure that will ensure justice for...

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