Opinion

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 01:00am on February 27, 2017

    The more crude section could not even hide its antipathy to what appeared to them as the eastern wing’s predominance in both merit and numbers...

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    Mind your language

    | Updated at 01:00am on February 26, 2017

    It is not a good time to be a minority in the UK, and it is sometimes forgotten that this includes indigenous language groups...

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    Moral economy of a university

    | Updated at 01:00am on February 26, 2017

    INDIANS do not have the patience to focus on a problem for an extended period of time. We do not think of institutions in the...

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    The Shia, Sunni, Sufi triangle

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 01:50am on February 26, 2017

    AUDIENCES in their hundreds of thousands across the subcontinent will remember Reshma with her flashing eyes and haunting, gypsy voice singing ‘Dama dum mast qalandar’...

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    Towards a new trade policy

    | Updated at 01:05am on February 25, 2017

    ON JANUARY 23, president Donald Trump signed an order directing the US trade representative to withdraw the country from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the trade deal...

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    Egypt’s forgotten prisoners

    | Updated at 01:00am on February 25, 2017

    AS THE sixth anniversary of the Egyptian revolution came and went, I found myself listening to ‘Comfortably Numb’ by Pink Floyd...

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    Corporate vision of agriculture future

    by Kartini Samon | Updated at 01:00am on February 25, 2017

    IN COMMERCIAL farming, the stakes are high. Each season, farmers gamble on which crop will fetch the highest price or which seed variety will reach...

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    Forced to down tools

    | Updated at 01:55am on February 25, 2017

    ALAETTIN Altintas is the head of Yakay-Der, an association for people who have lost their relatives...

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    Most immediate threat that Europe faces

    | Updated at 12:05am on February 24, 2017

    Before the Middle East was destabilized due to a planned series of events that we know today as the Arab Spring, it was the west...

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    Lanka elite discuss ‘frightening economic situation’

    | Updated at 12:05am on February 24, 2017

    Inflation is on the rise, with workers and the poor hit by higher commodity prices, especially for staple foods, such as rice, coconut and vegetables....

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