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    Does Imran know he has followed Josh Malihabadi’s advice?

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on March 03, 2019

    PAKISTAN prime minister Imran Khan has taken the leaf out of great Urdu poet Josh Malihabadi’s book:‘Badle ki rasm jinse wafa mein haram hai Ehsaan...

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    The second Trump-Kim summit

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on March 03, 2019

    ‘Sometimes you have to walk and this was one of those times.’ That was US president Donald Trump’s remark about something he has been doing...

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    A fond welcome to Chinese New Year!

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2019

    ASTROLOGY offers an incredible, leisurely bliss! The book of Chinese astrology has amazing prophesies for the current year 2019, which is hoped to be another...

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    This side of war

    Asha’ar Rehman | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2019

    THERE is no greater chill in this world than that provided by the prospect of war....

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    Finding a better way to use surplus bandwidth

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2019

    BANGLADESH now uses around 800Gbps internet bandwidth. Out of this domestic demand, around 600Gbps supply comes from the Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited, the national...

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    Living on the edge

    Happymon Jacob  | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2019

    THE possibility of the ongoing India-Pakistan military stand-off spiralling out of control cannot be overstated, given the high stakes involved with regard to national reputations,...

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    Survival of the richest

    Nomi Prins | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2019

    LIKE a gilded coating that makes the dullest things glitter, today’s thin veneer of political populism covers a grotesque underbelly of growing inequality that’s hiding...

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    The Chagos Islands case, WikiLeaks and justice

    Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2019

    LET this be a lesson to its detractors, doubters and stuffed shirts of the secrecy establishment: the documents sourced from WikiLeaks can have tangible, having...

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    De-escalate now

    Khurram Husain | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2019

    THERE are few sights in the world that make one more nauseous than TV anchors hooting for war, hashtag warriors on social media or chicken...

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    Think like a civilisation

    Shiv Visvanathan | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2019

    THIS essay is a piece of dissent at a time when dissent may not be welcome....

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