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    Unlocked tea-workers during lockdown

    Mikha Piregu | Updated at 10:05pm on April 22, 2020

    When the government announced countrywide lockdown to cut the spread of COVID-19, most of the industries were kept outside of the decision and tea workers...

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    Crisis and solidarity in the time of social distancing

    Rahman Siddique Shuvo | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2020

    Covid-19 has spread across the globe claiming thousands of lives and haulting the economy. Sakib Rahman Siddique Shuvo talks about the impending economic crisis and...

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    Consequences of COVID-19: changing economy and foreign policies

    Md Talebur Islam Rupom | Updated at 12:00am on April 12, 2020

    COVID-19 has spread in more than 200 countries worldwide thus changing our experience with the reality. Md Talebur Islam Rupom reflects how this pandemic could...

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    Coronavirus: the horror! the horror!

    Md Shamshul Arafin | Updated at 12:00am on April 05, 2020

    Md Shamshul Arafin is in self-quarantine with his wife at an apartment in Dhaka. Drawing from his experiences he talks about the COVID-19 outbreak, people’s...

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    CORONATION OF THE CORONA : In between pestilence and apocalypse

    Ridwanul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on March 29, 2020

    While COVID-19 is wreaking havoc across the globe, media reports show how underprepared Bangladesh government is for the pandemic, despite having more than two months...

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    DUCSU : Stories of hope and despair

    Lamea Tanjin Tanha | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2020

    The March 11, 2019 elections of the Dhaka University Central Students’ Union and hall unions ignited hope among students, but in the end, all but...

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    Unequal Bangladesh-India relationship

    Golam Mustafa | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2020

    For the diplomatic relationships between the two countries to be considered as friendly and equal, any agreement should be negotiated on equal footing by both...

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    The role of local media in sexual violence

    Nourin Ahmed Cynthia | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2020

    Local and regional media is playing a huge role in the rising rates of rape. Media portrayal of women is a source of motivation to...

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    Public and cultural diplomacy

    MD Talebur Islam Rupom | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2020

    The purpose of cultural diplomacy is to develop an understanding of a nation's ideals and institutions, by exchanging ideas, information, art, language and other aspects...

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    Roles that state should play to protect minority languages

    Sunayan Chakma | Updated at 12:00am on February 23, 2020

    In order to remain true to the democratic spirit of the Language Movement, Bangladesh must ensure the right to mother language of all ethnic minority...

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