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    Much worse to come

    S Akbar Zaidi | Updated at 12:00am on April 09, 2019

    ALL those who had hoped that Pakistan’s economy may have finally hit rock-bottom and may just have turned a corner, and that the wreck created by the finance minister and his team might have stabilised, are in for a rude shock....

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    Education of children with autism

    Celia Shahnaz | Updated at 12:00am on April 09, 2019

    AS FOR observance of World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, as a researcher, innovator and passionate volunteer in promoting humanitarian technology-based activities,...

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    A world divided by ideologies

    Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:00am on April 09, 2019

    SIX-YEAR-OLD Kate was playing with her younger brother, each had a Frisbee, which they threw as far as they could...

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    Minister’s road safety remark doesn’t reflect reality

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 09, 2019

    A RICKSHAW-PULLER was killed in a traffic accident in Dhaka on Sunday. In a single day, on March 28, media report 25 people to have died in road accidents....

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    Worrying is the dilemma in coal theft probe as the reason is

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 09, 2019

    THE dilemma that Anti-Corruption Commission investigators are reported to have been faced with about the completion of the case of the disappearance of 1,48,000 tonnes of coal, worth Tk 2.3 billion, from the Barapukuria Coal Mining Company Ltd,....

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    A challenging text: on the Congress manifesto

    Shiv Visvanathan | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    By reworking the Indian dream, the Congress manifesto has opened up the space of politics, writes Shiv Visvanathan MANIFESTOS are generally acts of defiance and...

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    Who’s next to rule our destinies?

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    AS I write this piece, the United States appears to be nowhere close to the next presidential elections. It is now 20 months away, to...

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    Juvenile books and Room to Read

    Shafi Ahmed | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    THE Iravati and the Kaladan. The names of two rivers in Myanmar. Iravati is a common and feminine Bengali name. Kaladan does not sound characteristically...

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    Lessons to learn from Banani fire

    Chanchal Kumar Kundu | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    AFTER the loss in the Chawkbazar fire that took place a little over a month, we are again stunned at seeing the FR Tower fire...

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    Vulnerability of women with disabilities in Bangladesh must be addressed

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    SUCCESSIVE governments have in their polices prioritised rights and needs of people with disabilities. But the programmes are, however, focused more on economic support and...

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