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    Comprehensive relief programme called for

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 31, 2019

    IT IS worrying that hundreds of thousands of poor people across the country are faced with the severe cold, which has been sweeping over the country for the last two weeks, but there has been no significant...

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    Democratic resistance involving masses is the way forward

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 31, 2019

    DECEMBER 30 marks the first anniversary of the 11th national election that was termed as severely fraught with fraudulence and a deeply tainted episode in the electoral politics of Bangladesh. There are...

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    Avoiding the collapse of democracy is our responsibility

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2019

    POLITICS and photography have a lot in common. If you believe Susan Sontag, they involve a desire to control and frame reality. Taking pictures has become a method to certify experience, whereas the news...

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    Do Muslims matter in Modi’s India?

    Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2019

    SINCE sweeping to power for the second time in May 2019, Narendra Modi and his BJP government have delivered within six months what they have been promising to their chauvinistic...

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    Never have so many governments done so little for so many

    Pete Dolack | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2019

    IT’S said that it is better to laugh than cry. But what do we do when a situation has become so beyond parody that laughter is impossible? As Australia burns, the world is about to...

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    Not family planning, but reproductive health plans needed

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2019

    FAMILY planning programmes do not mostly provide comprehensive reproductive and sexual health care. The need of women of all age groups, especially adolescent girls, is not attended. Reproductive health...

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    A waning interest in looking into portals to the past

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2019

    THE number of visitors to the National Museum keeps dropping, as New Age reported on Sunday, with 6,30,030 having visited the place in 2018–2019, 7,60,556 in 2017–2018 and 7,70,558 in 2016–2017. The decrease in...

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    Ways to stop corporations from ruining future of work

    Robert Reich | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2019

    Artificial intelligence, robots, and other advanced technologies are already transforming the world of work — and their impact is just beginning. They’ll grow the economy and make it more...

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    Relative challenges of SAARC in globalisation

    Rajkumar Singh | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2019

    AS A result of globalisation in the sphere of economy, the actual forging of links began to take place at micro-levels of business and people. Macro-level relationships between countries and...

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    Citizens’ inquiries

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2019

    THE newly appointed chief justice of India AS Bobde began his tenure by turning a Nelson’s eye to the outrages perpetrated on those protesting the Modi regime’s brazenly communal...

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