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    Mooting: the way of education

    by Adneen Zereen | Updated at 12:05am on April 06, 2017

    TO BE a good lawyer, a law student must improve both theoretically and practically by cultivating some qualities, ie to handle legal materials using them...

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    The national question in India – III

    by Salimullah Khan | Updated at 12:05am on April 06, 2017

    Bangladesh, return of the repressed?GIVEN his avowed admiration of Benedict Anderson’s thesis that ‘nation/nationality’ is an ‘imagined community’, i.e., one among other ‘imagined communities’, it...

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    Russians take terror attack in stride

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 06, 2017

    RUSSIA’S reaction to Monday’s terror attacks on St Petersburg’s subway system stands in stark contrast to what we have seen in public behaviour in Paris,...

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    The nasty truth about the CIA

    by Gordon Duff | Updated at 12:15am on April 05, 2017

    TELLING the truth is a dangerous thing as many know, illegal in fact. Doing so with circumspection, using allegory and a touch of irony is...

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    Lanka needs joint decision-making to overcome sense of drift

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:15am on April 05, 2017

    IN THE public perception there is a sense of drift in the constructive activities of the government on all fronts. President Maithripala Sirisena has been...

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    Is Facebook becoming an inclusive substitute for field-level politics?

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:15am on April 05, 2017

    ARE we more into politics on Facebook than the field level because it allows many to participate safely? We have no control over traditional politics,...

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    The national question in India – II

    by Salimullah Khan | Updated at 12:10am on April 05, 2017

    ‘THERE was no basis for the emergence of nationalities before the British conquests,’ Irfan Habib, the well-known Aligarh historian, once argued, ‘because there was no...

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    No military pact with India

    by KBM Mahmoud | Updated at 12:05am on April 05, 2017

    THERE are widespread speculations on the prospects of India inviting Sheikh Hasina to sign a ‘defence alliance’ between Bangladesh and India during the upcoming prime...

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    African horizons of the New Silk Road

    by Dmitry Bokarev | Updated at 01:05am on April 04, 2017

    THE New Silk Road project mapped out by China in 2013 envisaged the development of a network of land transport routes originating in China and...

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    The national question in India — Part I

    by Salimullah Khan | Updated at 01:05am on April 04, 2017

    SOUTH Asia, to use a neologism for a subcontinent containing many nations and nationalities, contains more ‘competing nationalist sensitivities’ today and without any clear vision...

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