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    From social solidarity to economic solidarity

    by Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir | Updated at 12:00am on May 14, 2020

    Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir write son the relaxation of shutdown, a three-year recovery plan and the national budget COVID-19 has exposed the fallacious estrangement, alienation...

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    Occupational health and safety measures

    by Mehzabin Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on May 13, 2020

    THERE has been a recent circular by the government that the drug manufacturers as export industries will be allowed to gradually reopen. Essential businesses such...

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    Prevention is better than rape

    by Saira Rahman Khan | Updated at 12:00am on May 13, 2020

    Many incidents of rape began with some form of harassment or stalking. Changing the mentality may, in the long run, put a damper on sexual...

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    COVID-19 challenges for journalists

    by Ahmed Shatil Alam and Wahida Alam | Updated at 12:00am on May 12, 2020

    THE COVID-19 pandemic that has become a global health concern appears to have made work challenging even for journalists, along with people in other professions,...

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    Politics of fearmongering in the altar of Hindutva in Modi’s India

    by Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on May 12, 2020

    ON APRIL 16 two Hindu ascetics and their driver were lynched to death near Gadchinchle village in Maharashtra’s Palghar district in India. As it always...

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    Making of living dead in moment of calamity

    by Aanmona Priyadarshini | Updated at 12:00am on May 11, 2020

    SITTING in front of the television set, I watch hundreds of garment workers cramming themselves together in pickups in their desperate journey for their reopened...

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    COVID-19 burden and hospital readiness

    by AM Zakir Hussain | Updated at 12:00am on May 10, 2020

    PREDICTING the number of cases and deaths from any disease requires some basic information, eg, (i) exposure potential — the probability of people to be...

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    Great Patriotic War to remember

    by Maxim Dobrokhotov | Updated at 12:00am on May 09, 2020

    THE war always happens suddenly although after some time it appears inevitable. In 1941, the most terrible and bloody human tragedy for Russian people began...

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    How bubonic plague life mirrored today’s pandemic

    by Ute Lotz-Heumann | Updated at 12:00am on May 09, 2020

    During the outbreak, Samuel Pepys was very concerned with his frame of mind; he constantly mentioned that he was trying to be in good spirits,...

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    Where we are with COVID-19 treatment

    Muhammad Morshed | Updated at 12:04am on May 08, 2020

    WHEN treatment for COVID-19 will be available? When will we get vaccines? It has almost been five months. Why is it taking so much time?...