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    The debacle of house rents and the government’s role

    Shawkat Ali | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2020

    Media reports have shown that thousands of families are leaving Dhaka in a desperate attempt to cut down on the costs during the crisis period....

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    Literature beyond books: confession of a Bangladeshi kid from the 1990s

    Abdullah Al Muktadir | Updated at 12:00am on July 12, 2020

    The world of knowledge is a socio-psycho-cultural hierarchy where books belong to a ‘higher’ source of knowledge, thoughts and wisdom whereas texts from all other...

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    Chinese foreign policies: strategies of modern imperialism

    MD Talebur Islam Rupom | Updated at 10:25pm on July 08, 2020

    MD Talebur Islam Rupom talks about how China is strengthening their modern imperialism through policies even during the time of COVID-19

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    Border killing matters

    Nasir Uz Zaman | Updated at 12:00am on July 05, 2020

    Media reports show that India’s Border Security Force killed at least 17 Bangladeshis in the border areas from January till June 16 this year. Nasir...

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    Freedom of speech in the time of a pandemic

    Sarwar Tusher | Updated at 12:00am on June 28, 2020

    Amid COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh, increasing number of cases were filed against writers, cartoonists, artists, teachers, students, political activists and journalists under the Digital Security...

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    Will the budget help to recover the tourism industry?

    Abir Hasan | Updated at 09:40pm on June 24, 2020

    On June 11, the national budget for the fiscal year 2020-21 was proposed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Abir Hasan argues that the budget does not...

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    Our budget does not reflect our need

    Tasbibul Gani Niloy | Updated at 12:00am on June 21, 2020

    Finance minister recently announced the budget for the 2020-21 financial year. The recently proposed budged, according to many, lacked proper attention towards health care and...

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    Mental health will be a crucial issue

    Sheikh Tasmima Mrenmoi | Updated at 03:35pm on June 17, 2020

    While talking about different dimensions of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the world economy, Sheikh Tasmima Mrenmoi emphasises on the importance mental...

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    Examining the alarming suicide trends in Bangladesh

    Siam Sarower Jamil | Updated at 12:00am on June 14, 2020

    After the announcement of the secondary school certificate examinations results on May 31, at least eight students have committed suicide because of not being able...

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    Racism, discriminations and hypocrisies: from east to west

    MD Talebur Islam Rupom | Updated at 07:30pm on June 10, 2020

    With the COVID-19 pandemic, the social and economic inequalities are becoming more prominent. Millions of people in major cities are protesting against racial injustice and...

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