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    History of 1971: September on Jessore Road

    Md Monirul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2019

    THIS IS that memorable mid-September. Forty eight years ago, like this mid-September Irwin Allen Ginsberg, an American poet composed his famous poem ‘September on Jessore...

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    Should sex education be taught in secondary school?

    Tonni Aktar | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2019

    In the context of rising sexual violence in Bangladesh, Tonni Aktar once again raises the issue of sexual education

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    JU: development, environment and corruption

    Nasir Uz Zaman | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2019

    Jahangirnagar University authorities have taken a project which includes the construction of five new halls of residence by cutting down a large amount of trees....

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    Is politics a cool career option for youth?

    Siam Sarower Jamil | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    In the 11th parliamentary elections of Bangladesh, we have experienced the lack of young parliament members. Present social, political, cultural and economic conditions discourage youth...

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    A fight of blue and green against black

    Anujit Saha | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    When we think of the earth and environmental initiatives, we are taught to think green. But can we restore the earth to its natural environment...

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    Cultural taboo and the transition era

    Maureen Nawer | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2019

    There is no denying that we live in a society which is always ready to judge anyone and anything that does not fit its set...

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    Centralisation of education

    Anujit Saha | Updated at 12:00am on August 04, 2019

    A huge number of students after completing their school certificate examinations head to Dhaka because of centralisation of quality educational institutions. This practice is, on...

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    Bangladesh's future environment: under a dark cloud?

    Siam Sarower Jamil | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2019

    In the last couple of centuries, humans have exploited the nature in every possible way. In response, nature is bringing down different kinds of disasters...

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    Rickshaw restrictions: is it justified?

    Nafiul Alam Shupto | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    Dhaka city authorities have recently banned rickshaw on three routes. Social bodies and netizens have expressed dissatisfaction about the decision. Imposing restrictions over rickshaws can...

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    Kalpana Chakma and Michael Chakma: silencing Jumma voices

    Anika Anjum Aurny | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    The enforced disappearances of Kalpana and Michael Chakma expose a policy of state-sponsored violence on Jumma community of Chittagong Hill Tracts, writes Anika Anjum Aurny

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