Opinion

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    So you don’t get lost in neighbourhood

    by Mohammad Khabir Uddin | Updated at 12:00am on April 06, 2019

    LIKE the novels of his own contemporaries — American writer Paul Auster’s — City of Glass — or Japanese writer Haruki Murakami’s — The Wind-Up...

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    Making democracy meaningful

    Valerian Rodrigues | Updated at 12:00am on April 06, 2019

    WITHIN Indian common sense periodic elections, party-based competitive candidates, and universal adult franchise have turned out to be the primary ingredients of democracy....

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    High-rises or death traps?

    M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on April 06, 2019

    Ministers and former ministers are busy these days spreading the good news that we are on the cusp of not just becoming a developed country...

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    High rises or death traps?

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on April 06, 2019

    Ministers and former ministers are busy these days spreading the good news that we are on the cusp of not just becoming a developed country...

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    Water wars over the Indus

    by FS Aijazuddin | Updated at 12:00am on April 05, 2019

    THE pins have been removed from live grenades held by both India and Pakistan. Only experts know when they will explode. None of us innocents...

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    1pc politics and the new gilded age

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 05, 2019

    Rajan Menon looks at two recent scandals and what they show about the nexus between wealth and power in America DESPAIR about the state of...

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    Some recommendations

    by Nazmus Sakib | Updated at 12:00am on April 05, 2019

    THE first step on the road to the initial introduction of corporate governance code was the publication of the Cadbury’s Report of UK 1992. After...

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    Venezuela is not ‘just about oil’

    by Andre Vltchek | Updated at 12:00am on April 05, 2019

    YES, the latest research confirms that Venezuela is so rich in natural resources that it could single-handedly satisfy all global demand for oil for over...

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    Sri Lanka: three-track approach to drug problem

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2019

    WHEN president Maithripala Sirisena first took up the challenge of tackling the country’s drug problem, its critics saw it as an idiosyncratic exercise that would...

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    Only the struggle matters

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2019

    IN THE small chapel to the right at the entrance of the neoclassical Church of Saint-Sulpice is a large mural by Eugène Delacroix. The painter,...

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