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    Rickshaw restrictions: is it justified?

    Nafiul Alam Shupto | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    Dhaka city authorities have recently banned rickshaw on three routes. Social bodies and netizens have expressed dissatisfaction about the decision. Imposing restrictions over rickshaws can...

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    Kalpana Chakma and Michael Chakma: silencing Jumma voices

    Anika Anjum Aurny | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2019

    The enforced disappearances of Kalpana and Michael Chakma expose a policy of state-sponsored violence on Jumma community of Chittagong Hill Tracts, writes Anika Anjum Aurny

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    From Peloponnesian war to trade war

    Imran Nazir | Updated at 12:00am on July 07, 2019

    Two superpowers USA and China are battling a battle without big guns — trade war. Trade allows a country to accumulate wealth thus to invest...

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    Cricket as shenanigans

    Ridwanul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on June 30, 2019

    Do we know that last year, in case of open budget index ratings we were behind war-torn Afghanistan and right there with the corruption-prone Mozambique?...

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    Internationality of music industry in the internet era

    Arafat-Al-Yeasin | Updated at 12:00am on June 23, 2019

    Like every other thing in life, music industry is also becoming dependent on the internet. From the glorious days of record sales, all the music...

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    A tale of white-collar workers’ rights in Bangladesh

    Nafiul Alam Shupto | Updated at 12:00am on June 16, 2019

    Under the Bangladeshi legal structure there is no specific legislation which governs the employment of white-collar workers. None of the labor laws apply to them...

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    Why we should raise our voice against nuclear proliferation

    Arafat-Al-Yeasin | Updated at 12:00am on June 09, 2019

    The Japanese artist Hashimoto has prepared a video where you can see the different nuclear tests since 1945. It looks like a videogame, but it´s...

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    Abdul in wonderland: not a tale of a father

    Abdullah Al Mamun | Updated at 12:00am on June 02, 2019

    ‘I, as a common man, as an intellectual, as a politician, as a teacher, as a journalist, as a barrister, as a sage, as a...

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    An open letter to Nuhash Humayun

    Ridwanul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on May 26, 2019

    A television commercial of a cell-phone handset company directed by Nuhash Humayun has recently attracted a lot criticism in different social media platforms. Many have...

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    Legal termination of pregnancy resulting from failed contraception

    Nafiul Alam Shupto | Updated at 12:00am on May 19, 2019

    Under the penal code of 1860, induced abortion is illegal except when performed to save a woman’s life. No exceptions are made to preserve a...