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    Resistance against mining giants: from Phulbari to Amazon

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    August 26 is Phulbari Day. On this day in 2006, thousands of people in Phulbari, Dinajpur took to the streets protesting at the decision of...

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    Conditions of university residential halls

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2019

    Amidst dengue fears people are returning home to celebrate Eid with family; residential students of different universities are also travelling home. Experts see this as...

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    A warrior against food adulteration

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on August 04, 2019

    Palash Manmud’s father died of cancer caused by adulterated food, when he was a boy of five. This left a mark on Palash who now...

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    Have we achieved anything?

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on July 28, 2019

    The first week of August 2018 has seen an unprecedented rise of school students across the country demanding road safety following an accident that killed...

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    The unresolved murder of young playwright Chanchal

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    Didarul Islam Chanchal was a young playwright and cultural activist in Narayanganj who was murdered in 2012. Three law enforcement agencies in the last seven...

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    Our rural economy: through the eyes of a young researcher

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    The lack of research infrastructure in public universities has recently been recognised as a problem of tertiary education. In this context, when opportunity for research...

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    Animal rights condition in Bangladesh

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on July 07, 2019

    Animal welfare is not a much-talked-about topic. Despite the fact, there are a handful of organisations that unite animal lovers of Bangladesh who work for...

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    Promises of demographic dividend and poor funding

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2019

    Despite the Awami League’s youth-friendly narrative in the 2018 election manifesto, insufficient allocations for education and youth development have drawn criticism. Bangladesh is passing through...

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    Tale of two young aspiring lawyers

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2019

    Two young Bangladeshi law students from North South University – Kalyan Chakroborty and Sabiha Mehzabin Oishee – have recently been awarded DLA Piper scholarship. The...

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    Tattoo culture in Bangladesh

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on June 16, 2019

    In an urban group of friends, it is very common these days to have someone with tattoos. The culture of tattooing is relatively new in...

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