Opinion

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    The opportunity in Geneva for a fresh start

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 01:05am on March 21, 2017

    THE draft resolution on Sri Lanka that is currently before the UN human rights council gives Sri Lanka the additional two years that the government...

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    Indian academia and institutional injustice

    by B Prabakaran | Updated at 01:05am on March 21, 2017

    JNU has been celebrated for critical thinking, political activism and regarded as one of the premier institutions for higher education and excellence in research...

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    Maldives tourist haven faces new threat

    by Kieran Cooke | Updated at 01:05am on March 21, 2017

    CLIMATE change and a $10bn-dollar development scheme in the Maldives pose double danger for the Indian Ocean tourist paradise...

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    Women’s growing autonomy and men’s failure to cope

    by Habiba Nowrose | Updated at 01:05am on March 21, 2017

    I once went to Kolyanpur slum for a survey. It was part of a research that aimed at assessing slum dwellers’ the access to public...

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    Romancing coal: the Adani obsession

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 01:05am on March 20, 2017

    THE rain pours with torrential fury in north Queensland, opening up with ominous welcome as it slices through layers of stifling humidity...

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    The revolution in work calls for an evolution in living

    by Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2017

    POVERTY blights the lives of billions of people throughout the world: in developing countries, where it is acute, and industrialised nations, where it’s hidden but...

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    A wealth of opportunities for Nepal

    by Sofia Pale | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2017

    NEPAL is a small country in the Himalayas squeezed between India and China. These two Asian giants have long been vying for Nepal. Though, traditionally,...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 20, 2017

    THE mess havildar has been supplying you with food on credit from the suppliers who are now reluctant to advance any more credit...

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    Nagaland and the fight for women’s quota

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 19, 2017

    NAGALAND, in north-east India, is the only state where there has been sustained opposition to the 33 per cent reservation for women to participate in...

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    Propaganda, fake news, and media lies

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 19, 2017

    THE expansion of public relations and propaganda firms inside news systems in the world today has resulted in a deliberate form of news management...

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