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    Manto speaks post-partition truth with relentless fury

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2018

    NANDITA Das’s film on the subcontinent’s greatest short story writer, Saadat Hasan Manto, brought alive memories of days when it was fashionable to be on...

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    Ecuador, UK and Assange’s fate

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2018

    THE pulse of negotiations, a flurry of communications, and the person central to this is one who threatens to go nowhere — for the moment....

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    Why Editors’ Council opposes Digital Security Act

    Mahfuz Anam on behalf of Editors’ Council | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2018

    The purpose of the law as mentioned in its preamble is to ‘ensure digital security and prevent crimes committed on digital platforms.’ Hence, we should...

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    Trump follows, DPRK-Iran lead

    Paul Rogers | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2018

    IN THE United States’s entanglements with North Korea and Iran there is a common factor: the current initiative belongs not to Washington but to these...

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    State Dept posts report as UN agency formed to assist ICC

    Arshad Khan | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2018

    VERY quietly, without fanfare, in a story that went by almost unnoticed, the US state department web site posted a report this week on the...

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    MH17: some truth emerging at last

    James O’Neill | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2018

    ON JULY 17, 2014, Malaysia Airlines MH 17 was directed to vary its scheduled flight path flying over Ukraine en route to Kuala Lumpur from...

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    Cutting through the white noise

    Suhasini Haidar | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2018

    AFTER a sudden and brief moment of clear signal, the ‘India-Pakistan channel’ has gone back to static, with the cancellation of talks between the two...

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    Vision zero: a solution to road safety?

    Bipasha Dutta | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2018

    IN THE world, one person dies every 25 seconds by road accidents. Only 28 countries, accounting for 7 per cent of the world’s population, have...

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    The Kim-Moon summit: moving forward?

    Imran Khalid | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2018

    PRESIDENT Moon Jae-in’s just-concluded three-day visit to North Korea culminated in an unprecedented but very symbolic visit to Mount Paekdu....

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    Making tourism successful in Bangladesh

    by Md Afjal Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2018

    THE World Tourism Organisation was established on January 2, 1975, with its headquarters in Madrid....

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