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    Condition of democracy in Bangladesh

    Saikat Arif | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2020

    DECEMBER 30 marks the first anniversary of the 11th national election that was termed as severely fraught with fraudulence and a deeply tainted episode in...

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    Will the Mujib year revitalise the ideals trapped in our constitution?

    Anujit Saha | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2019

    After the independence, the nationalisation of public services promised a lot. With popularisation or liberal and neo-liberal ideas, many of those services have been privatised....

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    Will the fate of Dhaleshwari be the same as Buriganga?

    Fairuz Ebnat Karim | Updated at 12:00am on December 22, 2019

    Even after the relocation, some tanning industries are still present in the Hazaribagh area, the abandoned buildings where the leather was processed are now used...

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    Education and promises of demographic dividend

    Ridwanul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on December 15, 2019

    Education empowers people and can change the society. What types of educational improvement should get preference can also be vital in different phases of a...

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    Can we hear the cry of Jumma youth?

    Siam Sarower Jamil | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2019

    Describing the current political realities of Chittagong Hill Tracts, Siam Sarower Jamil asks can we hear the cry Jumma youths?

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    Who gets to regulate the internet?

    Anujit Saha | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2019

    Neither the state, nor the employees of the tech-giants can be trusted with the responsibility of filtering out hate speeches and bigotry messages on the...

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    Military and business: the case of Pakistan

    Ridwanul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on November 24, 2019

    Writer Ayesha Siddiqa coins the term ‘Milbus’ which grossly translates into business involvements of military. She argues from the professional standpoint, the armed forces’ exposure...

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    Where are we heading?

    Biva Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2019

    In the urban scenario ideas of prosperity and success are installed inside the children from a very early age through parenting and schooling. This has...

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    Manufacturing misrepresentation: from colonial time to Rohingyas

    Ridwanul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2019

    In order to dominate and repress a group of people, power quarters have resorted to policies of defaming and ‘othering’ of targeted communities. Since colonial...

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    Abrar murder: can the party brush off its responsibilities?

    A B M Mahmodul Hasan Shiblee | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2019

    In order to solve any problem, one must acknowledge the problem first. Are the top leaders of ruling political party ready to take the responsibility...