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    The love-hate with Urdu

    Jawed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    So what was this Urdu musical that had mesmerised Messrs Advani and Ambani? Jawed Naqvi writes THAT LK Advani and some other leading lights from...

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    The ordeal of Julian Assange

    Denis Rogatyuk | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    THE scenes of six Metropolitan police officers dragging Julian Assange out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London as he was clutching a copy of History...

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    No scope for unethical intermediaries in overseas jobs

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    BROKERS are reported to have controlled the recruitment of workers for overseas jobs from Bangladesh, lining their pockets, pushing up the cost of migration, putting...

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    Wilful police negligence mustn’t go unpunished

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 17, 2019

    RIGHTS activists have been for long claiming that harassment of rape victims at the hands of the law enforcement agencies and low conviction rate in...

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    Intrigue has overshadowed power corridors in the Gulf

    by Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on April 16, 2019

    MY STORY begins with a police raid which unfolded in the past month, in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. This was a routine law enforcement activity,...

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    Rethinking the World Trade Organisation

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 16, 2019

    The global trading system has long served the interests of global corporations over developing countries. It’s time for a more inclusive form of multilateralism, writes...

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    Calling Assange a narcissist misses the point

    by Patrick Cockburn | Updated at 12:00am on April 16, 2019

    ‘OH YEAH, look at those dead bastards’ and ‘ha, ha, I hit them’ say the pilots of a US Apache helicopter in jubilant conversation as...

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    Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning

    by Edward Curtin | Updated at 12:00am on April 16, 2019

    ‘ABOUT suffering they were never wrong’, wrote WH Auden in the poem ‘Musée Des Beaux Arts.’These lines occurred to me last week when all eyes...

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    Deplorable govt failure in migrant worker rights

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 16, 2019

    BANGLADESH was the third highest recipient of remittances in South Asia in 2018 and the 11th highest globally. In 2018, it received $15.5 billion in...

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    Govt must guard the unguarded level crossings

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 16, 2019

    THE death of three in an accident in an unauthorised, and therefore unguarded, level crossing in Sirajganj on Saturday is shocking. A train hit a...

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