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    Enhancing community resilience in disasters

    Md Ashik Sarder | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    THE geographical location of Bangladesh has made the country vulnerable to frequent disasters. The country is now also exposed to adverse impact of climate change...

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    A global battle of values and ideals

    Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    WITH each day that passes the conflict and animosity between the conservative reactionary forces and the global movement for progressive change becomes more acute, uglier...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    AS ALREADY mentioned, my close class friends since Dhaka College days of 1957–1959 Colonel Shafa’at Jamil was instrumental in introducing me to the principal and...

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    Does our civilisation has at least some chance to survive?

    André Vltchek | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    LATELY, I have been asked this question on several occasions. ‘Can our humanity really survive?’ ‘Am I an optimist or a pessimist?’My replies vary, as...

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    Challenges for the new government

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    BEFORE the parliamentary elections of December 30, there was a choking atmosphere in the country....

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    2019: a year to embrace energy democracy

    Susann Scherbarth and Sean Sweeney  | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    ‘IF YOU always do what you’ve always done, you always get what you’ve always gotten....

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    US withdrawal from NATO would benefit Americans most of all

    Tony Cartalucci | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    ALLEGED discussions between US president Donald Trump and his aides about a US withdrawal from NATO have been making headlines recently....

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    Some call it democracy

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    SEDITION and conspiracy charges have been filed against three former students of Jawaharlal Nehru University, and seven others....

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    How is electoral game shaping up in key states

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    THE BJP in Kerala may have boosted its saffron image on the Sabrimala issue but is unlikely to gain much electoral advantage in 2019....

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    Is China becoming hegemonic?

    Dr Mahbub Ullah | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    XI JINPING, president of the People’s Republic of China and secretary general of the Communist Party of China, has made a very significant speech on...

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