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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Is it politically relevant today to ask whether Nehru visited Bhagat Singh in jail?

| By and Ram Puniyani
In the recently held Karnataka elections, Narendra Modi made statements which are not true, and which are made to raise the emotive pitch against his opponents.
Is it politically relevant today to ask whether Nehru visited Bhagat Singh in jail?

Those 75,000 taka for those mobile phones ...

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Continued from page 1With that amount of money in his or her hand, a beneficiary of this new decision will have the world in his grasp,

Entitled men's fantasies are not a 'movement'

| By and Zarin Rafiuddin
When I told my senior colleague what an 'incel' was he started laughing at the sheer absurdity. 'Incel' stands for 'involuntarily celibate' and even in the most conservative

All in the name of faith

| By and Syed Badrul Ahsan
God has always been elusive. Or the search for Him has been. Then too there are all the instances where looking for God, putatively finding Him and then
All in the name of faith

Karnataka provides 'united opposition' template for 2019 election

| By and Uday Sankar Das
After intense drama, with several twists and turns - also knocks at the doors of the Supreme Court at midnight - the stage is now set for the
Karnataka provides 'united opposition' template for 2019 election

Of a rogue man in the White House

| By and Anwar A. Khan
International news reports say US President Donald Trump allows no one near to him. He curls up in bed in his private bedroom and he is the first
Of a rogue man in the White House

Base oil market upgradation and challenges for Bangladesh

| By and Engr. Md. Shahin Alom
Base Oil is produced from refining crude oil (mineral base oil) or through chemical synthesis (synthetic base oil), which is basically used to produce lubricating oil. The boiling
Base oil market upgradation and  challenges for Bangladesh

A Muslim whose antecedents were of Rama's Raghuvanshi lineage

| By and RK Misra
"For three generations, the Jinnah family struggled to find its Islamic identity after being ex-communicated from their Hindu caste, Lohana-Thakkars, of the Saurashtra region. This caste
A Muslim whose antecedents were  of Rama's Raghuvanshi lineage

Silencing cries of babies by bullets

| By and Mahbubar Rahman
During 10 months long gestation time in the mother's womb, babies are shaped for their destination and finally see the light of the world in due course of
Silencing cries of babies by bullets

How anger can become an 'emotional contagion'

| By and Zarin Rafiuddin
To feel anger is normal. Sometimes, anger can be a very validating emotion. We know when we are angry that something may have happened to us that is
How anger can become an 'emotional contagion'

Palestinians aren't people?

| By and Robert Fisk
Monstrous. Frightful. Wicked. It's strange how the words just run out in the Middle East today. Sixty Palestinians dead. In one day. Two thousand four hundred wounded, more
Palestinians aren't people?

Palestinians aren't people?

| By and Robert Fisk
Monstrous. Frightful. Wicked. It's strange how the words just run out in the Middle East today. Sixty Palestinians dead. In one day. Two thousand four hundred wounded, more
Palestinians aren't people?

Marx's relevance to society

| By and Shamim Ara Pia
In the world of philosophical thinking, Karl Marx is a contemporary Dialectic Materialistic philosopher who was born on 5 May, 1818 at Trier, a small town of Germany.
Marx's relevance to society

Looking at life differently

| By and M N Kundu
Amid perpetual threat perception in trying circumstances, sometimes life seems unbearable, and we tend to tackle the situation with flight or freeze response. But life means constant struggle
Looking at life differently

Whither West Bengal?

| By and Shantanu Mukharji
West Bengal in the recent past has been in news for all the wrong reasons. Violence has become a rule of the day. Riots of various natures, loss of
Whither West Bengal?

How to be more inclusive and not misuse identity markers

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Identity politics are a poignant point to engage with various issues. However, as Kimberly Foster pointed out, in her brilliant Guardian article titled: "Identity politics has veered away from
How to be more inclusive and not misuse identity markers

'Bury me in Beit Daras': My right of return is sacred

| By and Ramzy Baroud
This is the story of four Palestinian peasants who have been dead and buried for many years, but whose legacy continues to define the collective aspirations of a whole
'Bury me in Beit Daras': My right of return is sacred

Complexities under international criminal law

| By and Md Riaz Uddin
The nature of the current world politics is highly dynamic and unstable. The international security environment now pays a significant importance to non-state actors. Since traditional wars via military
Complexities under international criminal law

Prospect of hybrid vehicles in Bangladesh

| By and Engr. Md. Shahin Alom
Hybrid cars are now more popular than conventional cars due to lower lifetime operating cost and environmental impact. Hybrid car uses a combination of an electric motor and a
Prospect of hybrid vehicles in Bangladesh

Israel and Palestine in 2018: Decolonization, not peace

| By and Ilan Pappe
The founders of the state of Israel were mainly people who settled in Palestine in the very beginning of the 20th century. They came mostly from Eastern Europe, inspired
Israel and Palestine in 2018: Decolonization, not peace

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