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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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    Ram Mandir and Muslim citizenship

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2019

    A SETTLEMENT may well be taking place somewhere near the base because one is hearing stories of students arguing with conservative parents before trooping out to join...

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    Afghanistan: ‘war of lies’

    Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:00am on December 29, 2019

    NOBODY would have expected that one of final nails in the US-Afghan war’s coffin could come from within the US itself through a revelation of ‘Afghanistan Papers’ by the...

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    Fires that leave slum people in distress, call for housing

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

    FIRE safety in urban areas has largely been a neglected issue. Risks and vulnerability are especially higher for the poor people. A fire early Friday in the Bauniabadh slum at Mirpur in Dhaka shows...

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    A year of government failures in communications sector

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

    MORE than a year has passed after the enactment of the Road Transport Act 2018 and even more time has passed after the road safety movement that had raged for about nine days in the middle...

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    Time for a new Christmas truce

    Danny Sjursen | Updated at 12:00am on December 28, 2019

    THEY lived in similar squalor, shared the same God and celebrated the same holidays. It was December 24, 1914, Christmas Eve, and — though they spoke different languages and had ruthlessly killed one...

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    Yale saw a visionary in Fazle Hasan Abed

    Ferdous Khan | Updated at 12:00am on December 28, 2019

    IT IS not often that Yale University confers an honorary doctorate on a renowned personality from outside the United States. In 2007, it awarded Sir Fazle Hasan Abed from BRAC the doctor...

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    Let 2020 be the year of a truly free press

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 28, 2019

    THE grisly murder of The Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the hands of Saudi Arabian operatives inside their consulate in Istanbul on October 2, 2018, reportedly on direct orders of the...

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