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    Ahmed Sofa on the Russian Revolution

    Salimullah Khan | Updated at 05:59pm on November 16, 2017

    EVERYTHING that can possibly be said on the Russian revolution, 1917, has probably been already said. I do not hope to report anything...

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    Undoing the epistemic alienation

    Oliur Sun | Updated at 05:47pm on November 16, 2017

    ‘SAPRE Aude (Dare to Know)’— Immanuel Kant’s slogan (borrowed from Homer) for European enlightenment marked the break from the domination of the church and...

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    Rohingyas, victimhood, and limits of ‘corrective’ actions

    Parsa Sanjana Sajid | Updated at 05:43pm on November 16, 2017

    IN BETWEEN resting her back and straightening the hem of her skirt, Dildar Begum recounted her last glance of Tula Toli, site of one of the worst atrocities by the...

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    Power sector now and future

    Mowdud Rahman | Updated at 05:32pm on November 16, 2017

    ANY moment now, another announcement of power price hike will be made. If this anticipated announcement really comes through, it will be...

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    Need to look within

    Anika Mahin | Updated at 05:29pm on November 16, 2017

    IT IS often argued – invariably by theatre activist and theatre enthusiasts — that the theatre movement in Bangladesh is the finest fruit of Muktijuddho. It is an entity that...

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    The story of beauty contest in Bangladesh

    Monira Yasmin | Updated at 05:27pm on November 16, 2017

    APPARENTLY the colonisation seems to have ended only in the physical sphere of our country. In our mind, we still carry colonial impressions. The wound of...

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    Golbanu’s story

    Abdullah Mahfuj Ove | Updated at 05:12pm on November 16, 2017

    IT WAS Saturday evening of August 26 — the Phulbari Day. In Nimtala circle of Phulbari, posters celebrating people’s movement against coal mine were seen everywhere. Every wall in the area was adorned with this poster of Phulbari Day, 2017. When you look at...

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    ‘Market forces active in health sector must be controlled’

    Mahtab Uddin Ahmed | Updated at 05:08pm on November 16, 2017

    Mahmuder Rahman, chairman of the governing body of Dhaka Community Medical College, also chairman of Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital and Research Institute, talks about the importance of quality medical education among other public health concerns in an interview with Mahtab Uddin Ahmed

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    ‘Interventions are made to serve interest of multinationals’

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 05:01pm on November 16, 2017

    Sultan Uddin Ahmed, executive director of Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies, talks about the current state of labour rights in the aftermath of the collapse of Rana Plaza, which has drawn much attention to the improvement of workplace safety, especially in the apparel sector, in an interview with Nahid Riyasad

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    ‘Political parties must address new form of state violence’

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 04:55pm on November 16, 2017

    Ajal Dewan, a member of the Hill Blogger and Online Activist Forum, talks about their initiative and current political situation in Chittagong Hill Tracts in an interview with Nahid Riyasad

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