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    COVID-19 impact on climate change: a silver-lining to an obvious dark side

    Shafiatul Kubra Mim | Updated at 07:33am on July 26, 2020

    Rich countries have responded to the COVID-19 crisis with all the economic and administrative might indicating all-out response is a matter of political will and...

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    Agriculture sector at distress

    Abir Hasan | Updated at 12:00am on July 26, 2020

    Abir Hasan talks about the COVID-19, its effects on the agriculture of Bangladesh and lack of specific plans and policies in the national budget to...

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    Economic migration during the COVID-19

    AR Tahseen Jahan, Quazi Afsain Haque and All-Marufi Rahaman Sajon | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2020

    Rural people were lured into urban economy with promises of better pay and lifestyle, in most cases, that remains an illusion. The pull factor, gradually...

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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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