Opinion

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    All for one, none for all

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 09, 2019

    The marginalisation of Muslims has been appropriated to serve the BJP’s nationalism outreach, writes Hilal Ahmed THE attitude of the Bharatiya Janata Party towards Muslim...

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    Conflict of freedom, women’s responsibilities at play

    by Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on May 08, 2019

    BE IT in Sweden or in Bangladesh, position of a woman in a patriarchal society is almost the same: their joyful life ends when they...

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    Lanka: engagement is the price of reconciliation

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on May 08, 2019

    THE security situation remains fraught with uncertainty and tension. Not many children in their school uniforms were to be seen on the streets even though...

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    Afghan peace

    by Moeed Yusuf | Updated at 12:00am on May 08, 2019

    I HAVE maintained for some time now that the peace effort in Afghanistan will produce a workable outcome.My optimism flows from the fact that the...

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    On Venezuela and corralling Mother Russia

    by Phil Butler | Updated at 12:00am on May 08, 2019

    VENEZUELA, Venezuela, Venezuela! Does anybody know what’s really going on? While American President Donald Trump wobbles the White House position and Russia’s alleged role, western...

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    India’s WhatsApp elections

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 08, 2019

    As India’s general election continues, there has been little progress in stopping ‘fake news’, arresting its perpetrators, or limiting its spread. That’s because the ruling...

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    Big tech and the rise of surveillance capitalism

    Mark Kernan | Updated at 12:00am on May 07, 2019

    A FEW years ago after the 2008 financial crash Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone described Goldman Sachs, that great titan of financial capitalism, as a...

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    An indigenous approach to categorising books

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 07, 2019

    The X̱wi7x̱wa library in British Columbia is working to decolonise the way libraries organise information, writes Sydney Worth FOR more than a century, the Dewey...

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    The difference between a job and work

    Krishna Kumar | Updated at 12:00am on May 07, 2019

    Work satisfies a deeper urge than livelihood which, if denied, takes a significant political and social toll, writes Krishna Kumar AMONG the words that have...

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    Role of consumption in economic development

    Sima Rani Dey | Updated at 12:00am on May 07, 2019

    BANGLADESH is the fastest-growing economy in South Asia and it is moving very fast towards its goal of achieving a middle-income country status by 2021....

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