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    Politics and lynching

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2018

    AT LONG last, prime minister Narendra Modi expressed, in measured words, his disapproval of lynchings, which have spread since he took office....

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    US corporate media join in editorialising for press freedom

    Dave Lindorff | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2018

    SOME 300 newspapers, large and small, joined today in publishing, often on their front pages, editorials defending the first amendment’s freedom of the press,.....

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    How the ‘deep state’ gamed the system

    Zorawar Daulet Singh  | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2018

    UNINTERRUPTED democracy for the past decade has inspired hope that Pakistan is changing and that history might be a false guide to a new type...

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    Best prime minister Congress never had

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2018

    ICAN claim a little more. I knew him. I say so with utmost modesty because there were many journalists who knew him better....

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    Road safety: a Bangladesh perspective

    Khandaker R Zaman | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2018

    BANGLADESH has seen some unprecedented protests in recent days that raised many issues and concerns that have largely remained unnoticed or unchecked until bared open...

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    China strengthens efforts at fighting int’l terrorism

    Dmitry Bokarev | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2018

    NOT too long ago China rarely featured in the news related to international terrorism. But recent years have seen a noticeable rise in threats due...

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    Is ethnic cleansing coming to India?

    Shashi Tharoor | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2018

    SEVENTY-ONE years after the partition of India and 47 years after the former East Pakistan became Bangladesh, one of the legacies of the messy division...

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    A pride-salvaging double series win

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2018

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board and members of the national squad are aware of their important tasks and responsibilities ahead and they should chart out their...

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    Of foreign dependency

    Amir Mohammad Sayem | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2018

    IT IS sometimes claimed that political parties and political leaders of Bangladesh depend on foreign countries and frequently lobby with political leaders and diplomatic missions...

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    The unsung heroism of Hausabai

    P Sainath  | Updated at 12:00am on August 17, 2018

    IT DID not matter to him that he was attacking his wife in front of a police station. Hausabai Patil’s drunken husband began thrashing her...

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