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    Is social media like a weapon of mass destruction?

    by Vladimir Platov | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2020

    A FEW days ago John Hyten, the vice chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, declared that a cyber attack that has ‘a significant impact’...

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    Secrecy vs justice

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2020

    THE expression ‘lifafa’ for justice has an altogether different connotation from that of a certain low form of journalism. This is not to say that...

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    ‘We want people to stand by us’

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2020

    The immediate past Dhaka University Central Students’ Union vice-president Nurul Haque Nur, who led the public service quota reforms movement in 2018 and now plans...

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    Press shows little interest in media ‘trial of century’

    by Alan MacLeod | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2020

    A successful Assange prosecution could be the legal spark for future anti-journalistic actions, writes Alan MacLeod LABELLED the media ‘trial of the century,’ WikiLeaks founder...

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    Govt must come to the rescue of struggling farmers

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2020

    FARMERS, who largely have not received fair prices for their produces for years, are now floundering in problems caused by the COVID-19 emergency and natural...

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    Dog population must be managed, not relocated

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2020

    The failure of city authorities of Dhaka to vaccinate and sterilise stray dogs has resulted in an increasing number of dog bites by way of...

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    Societal gaps revealed by COVID-19

    by Beau Peters | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2020

    Disproportionate rates of poverty, combined with a pervasive lack of access to quality healthcare are allowing the virus to race through some minority communities like...

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    Will lockdown wipe out lifestyles built over 30 years?

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2020

    THE ancient Indian protocol for social distancing is embedded in the lines my yoga guru, from the famous ashram in Monghyr, Bihar, taught me: ‘Chaar...

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