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Saturday, November 25, 2017

The next battle in China's war on corruption

| By and Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng
Corruption is a cancer to which no society is immune. It raised the death toll of Iran's recent earthquake, owing to substandard housing construction ten years ago. It
The next battle in China's war on corruption

Tipu Sultan: Diverse narratives

| By and Ram Puniyani
From couple of years around 10th November, BJP has been undertaking the smearing campaign against Tipu Sultan. Incidentally from last 3 years Government of Karnataka has been celebrating
Tipu Sultan: Diverse narratives

Dhaka wetlands and WASA's job

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It is disturbing to note that a rapid and uninterrupted decline of water bodies and swamps around the capital city over the years has created many urban hazards,

The Qataris have a point

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Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammad bin Abdurrahman al-Thani makes a point that cannot be ignored. At a meeting in London, where a good number of British ministers were present

Attacks on minorities in Bangladesh

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In recent years, the sense of fear has been heightened among the religious minorities, the Hindus in particular, in Bangladesh due to a sharp spike in attacks. Facebook
Attacks on minorities in Bangladesh

The platform economy

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Hardly a day goes by without another article, conference, or research initiative devoted to the future of work. The robots are coming, or they're not coming as fast
The platform economy

Rohingya repatriation deal a major step

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At last there comes some real good news about the repatriation of several lakh Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. Bangladesh and Myanmar have finally reached a much-sought consensus in

Wildlife trafficking and Bangladesh

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In the END (Eliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt) Wildlife Trafficking Report-2017, Bangladesh has emerged as one of the 26 Focus Countries which are usually used as wildlife trafficking destinations

Scary escalation of banking hazards

| By and Mahfuz Ul Hasib Chowdhury
The vicious recurrence of defaulted loans has once again hit the headlines in newspapers across Bangladesh. The country's people have been for a long time pointing fingers at
Scary escalation of banking hazards

Development of artistic mentality among Indians

| By and Sujayendra Das
Artistic mentality is one of the best ways to develop human mind for their personal gain and upliftment in life. It can be developed through various ways such
Development of artistic mentality  among Indians

Implement the HC rule properly

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The High Court has ruled that hospitals cannot refuse to hand over dead patients to their relatives over unpaid hospital bills and medical costs. The court has also

Mugabe era ends in Zimbabwe

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In what can be called an acknowledgement of the inevitable, Robert Mugabe finally resigned as Zimbabwe's President on Tuesday after 37 years of dictatorial rule.  The 93-year-old leader

Memories of an assassination

| By and Syed Badrul Ahsan
The memories come flooding back, all the way from fifty four years ago. A young leader is shot on a happy ride through happier crowds, his beautiful wife
Memories of an assassination

Good governance in share market necessary

| By and Md. Toufique Hossain
Sir Adrian Cad-bury, Chairman of Cadbury Ltd, quoted about Corpo-rate Governance as saying:  "Corporate governance is concerned with holding the balance between economic and social goals and between

Padmavati and rising bigotry in South Asia

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The world seems to be peopled by fanatics nearly everywhere. One has only to observe the furore that the movie Padmavati has been causing among rightwing Hindu elements

The Tillerson trip to Myanmar

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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was in Myanmar last week to meet Aung San Suu Kyi amid a crisis in the country's west that has seen hundreds

Is BNP chief playing on the short memory of people?

| By and Mozammel H Khan
In her public address on November 12 after a long haul, the BNP chief said, "The AL, is so engaged in killing, enforced disappearances and other misdeeds that
Is BNP chief playing on the short memory of people?

The Crown Prince's reform measures and their implementations

| By and Mafizul Huq
In the mid-20s, after the overthrow of the Banu Hashemites in Hejaz and Nejd, Abdul Aziz Bin Al-Saud established Saudi Arabia with the help of Ikhwan and Wahhabi
The Crown Prince's reform measures and their implementations

For better waste management in Dhaka

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Poor garbage management system in Dhaka city has long been a disturbing issue that is yet to be addressed effectively by the authorities concerned. The populace of this

City's billboard predicament

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Even though there is a High Court order on the removal of all illegal billboards from the capital, the authorities concerned seem to have given in before the

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