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    A daughter’s tribute to Mahfuz Ullah

    by Nusrat Homaira | Updated at 12:00am on April 27, 2020

    THE last thing my father would say to me before dying is ‘nothing’. Yes, our father, Mahfuz Ullah, eminent journalist, environmentalist and political analyst, died...

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    Extrajudicial killing continues, even in COVID-19 time

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

    EXTRAJUDICIAL killing has worryingly become the norm, even during the COVID-19 outbreak when court proceedings are suspended yet killing in ‘gunfight’ continues. At least 17...

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    President’s clemency process must remain above partisan politics

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

    THE constitutional provision for presidential clemency primarily meant to be afforded to death-row convicts to prevent the miscarriage of justice and to be employed on...

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    Pandemic is not novel

    by Subhrendu Bhattacharjee | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2020

    PANDEMIC is not a novel deadly event in history. Although endemic is common to both epidemic and pandemic diseases, the intensity and extensiveness of pandemic...

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    No test is better than false negative tests

    by Muhammad Morshed | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2020

    LABORATORY test is an essential element to diagnose any disease. Medical literature suggests that more than 75 per cent of decision-making for patient care depends...

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    In need for adequate food aid for urban poor

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2020

    COVID-19, along with its impact on health, also has greater socio-economic and psychological consequences. An ongoing survey of James P Grant School of Public Health,...

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    Worker safety protocols must precede factory reopening

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 26, 2020

    THE circular that the public administration issued on Thursday extending for the fourth time the general holiday, which began on March 26 with the stay-at-home...

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    A new fiscal, monetary policy framework in COVID-19 era

    by Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2020

    THE world of economic policymaking will never be the same in the wake of COVID-19. This is not a typical recession stemmed from declining demand...

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    Unacceptable denial of justice so far to Rana Plaza victims

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2020

    THE failure of the authorities to afford justice to victims of the Rana Plaza collapse, one of the worst industrial disasters that left at least...

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    Delay in electronic judiciary move reeks of govt unwillingness

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2020

    THE Supreme Court’s proposal for the introduction of electronic judiciary, or e-judiciary, to run court proceedings online, better connect the Supreme Court with the lower...

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