Opinion

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    Poor ratings for the educated elite

    by Syed Saad Andaleeb | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2020

    MANY years ago, in a quality control class, my instructor posed the question: What rating would you give to Toyota if it produced 99 perfect...

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    Tribute to Sultana Zaman

    Maureen Black | Updated at 12:00am on April 02, 2020

    PROFESSOR emeritus Sultana S Zaman died on March 22 in Dhaka. Dr Zaman had a long and distinguished career as an academic and philanthropic, dedicated...

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    COVID-19 and healthcare denial

    Farida Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on April 02, 2020

    IN A country where healthcare facilities are already inadequate, how are the government and private hospitals informally limiting their medical services? A largely unnoticed and...

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    Sobering statistics of COVID-19

    by Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on April 01, 2020

    NEARLY 650,000 people worldwide are confirmed as of March 28 to have been infected with coronavirus. As I write around 4:00pm EST (USA), more than...

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    Lack of trust, leadership impedes pandemic fight

    by Anis Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on April 01, 2020

    AS THE epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic shifts from China to the developed world, rich countries are acting in an extreme nationalistic way not only...

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    Coronavirus is humanity’s wake-up call

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 31, 2020

    THE rapid spread of novel coronavirus has prompted government, business, and civil society to take dramatic action — cancelling events large and small, restricting travel,...

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    What is wrong with IEDCR briefings?

    Md Khadimul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on March 31, 2020

    AS I was listening to National Public Radio a couple of days ago, I heard its host Ari Michael Shapiro say: ‘Dr Anthony Fauci is...

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    Coronavirus, bail refusal and Assange

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on March 30, 2020

    The pattern of rejection and denial has been a consistent feature in Baraitser’s rulings regarding Assange’s case. When his legal team sought to liberate their...

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    The price of social distancing

    by Shahidul Alam | Updated at 12:00am on March 30, 2020

    RAHNUMA forwarded me Laily’s wrenching FaceBook post. Her father is dying, far away in a UK hospital. Heart breaking, holding back tears, she and her...

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    Catalysts which have changed India for good

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on March 29, 2020

    WHAT will the world look like after the coronavirus induced shut down? I am not in possession of a crystal for global survey but I...

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