Opinion

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    Embracing the equality of nations

    by Patrick Lawrence | Updated at 12:00am on July 09, 2020

    The decline of the west should come as no surprise, yet the US still wages a ferocious fight against the prospect of equality among nations,...

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    Digital divide to digital partition

    by Parth MN | Updated at 12:00am on July 09, 2020

    IT TOOK a down payment of 2,500 rupee for Rajesh Andhare to get his hands on a smartphone for the first time in his life....

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    Engineering measures to minimise indoor risks

    by Mohammad Mainul Karim | Updated at 12:00am on July 09, 2020

    WHEN it is not possible to physically uproot the pathogen during the COVID-19 outbreak, the most defensive measures include from the most effective to the...

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    Why is China painted as ‘capitalist’ by Western propaganda?

    by Andre Vltchek | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2020

    LET us start with the punchline: ‘Mass media in the United States, Europe, Canada, and Australia is depicting the People’s Republic of China as “capitalist”...

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    Delays that erode confidence in Lanka reconciliation

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2020

    THE government last week responded to the concerns of those countries in the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva which have been taking a special...

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    India and China tussle on the roof of the world

    by Arshad Khan | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2020

    THE snowbound winter is a deep freeze. The wind is icy. All work stops, including the fighting. Everything is compressed into the thawed late spring,...

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    COVID-19: points to ponder

    by AM Zakir Hussain | Updated at 12:00am on July 08, 2020

    THE Barisal division had 297 COVID-19 patients by the end of May; the number shot to 2,609 by June 28. This is 2.93 times higher...

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    The search for unity in a moment of crisis

    by Najeeb Jung and Prateep K Lahiri | Updated at 12:00am on July 07, 2020

    IT IS often believed that a crisis brings out the best in Indians. We have witnessed people selflessly coming to the aid of the affected...

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    The future of digitalisation in education and everything else besides

    by Simona Levi | Updated at 12:00am on July 07, 2020

    In education, as elsewhere, we should not oscillate between anachronistic technophobia and the blind faith which means handing over all our information, about children, their...

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    COVID-19 and air pollution

    by Nushrat Rahman Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on July 07, 2020

    According to the World Health Organisation, people with pre-existing medical conditions appear to be more susceptible to becoming severely ill when infected by COVID-19. It...

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