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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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    Lynchistan

    Subhash Gatade | Updated at 12:00am on September 17, 2019

    THE word lynching conjures up images of a dark period in the history of the United States of America. Between 1877 and 1950, white supremacist...

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    The age of constitutional coups

    Paul Street | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    THE contemporary global neofascistic right has become adept at seizing power through legal and parliamentary coups that do not involve military units dramatically taking over...

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    Students’ Kashmir protest

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on September 16, 2019

    FOR reasons more than one, it is truly ironic that the authorities of Aligarh Muslim University should have objected to the protests voiced by its...

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