Second submarine cable due next year

Ensure uninterrupted service

IT surely is good news for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services, as work on the second submarine cable is due to be completed in 2016.

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One more ghastly murder in the city

Curb the culture of impunity

IN a macabre attack with a hammer, a former college teacher was murdered in her apartment in the capital on Monday.

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Opinion

Aasha Mehreen Amin

The eerie sound of silence

IT'S almost like a ritual killing that will happen every now and then. The word 'blogger' has become the most hateful word in the dictionary of religious extremists.

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Nahela Nowshin

No place to belong

THAI authorities detained 76 migrants including six suspected Rohingyas in Thailand's southern Nakhon Si Thammarat province on Monday.

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Amitava Kar
Amitava Kar

Grief, Over Easy

We see a continuous display of grief and sorrow in the media—bodies lined up after car crashes, young boys and girls with their faces charred by Molotov cocktails.

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Akhtar Husain Khan

AKM Jalaluddin: A scholar and mentor

IF he had been alive now, he would be 72. However, fate ordained otherwise.

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Ghulam Muhammed Quader

Governance and the politics of Islamic militancy

SO far there has been no concrete evidence that Islamic militancy of considerable dimension has been developed in Bangladesh as yet.

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Rubana Huq

Paucity of purpose

THE people of Bangladesh do not take any insults hurled at them lightly.

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Ziauddin Choudhury

The stalled war against Islamic militants

THE war against the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) is about to observe its first anniversary.

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Letters

Crowd management to avoid stampede

This refers to the report, "Stampede kills 10 devotees" (March 28).

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“Development vs democracy”

I read with intense interest the above piece written by Fahmida Khatun published on March 30.

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COMMENTS

Mr. Kamal wasn't diplomatic; his emotional outburst contravened the protocol.

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Bangladesh: beautiful one day, perfect the next

Independence Day has come and gone, and like all of the previous commemorative days, the occasion served to remind me of the pride I feel in my heart to be Bangladeshi.

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"Will the Palestinians get justice from ICC?"

I have gone through the above mentioned letter by Mobarak Ali published on March 29.

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The stalled war against Islamic militants

THE war against the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) is about to observe its first anniversary.

Khaleda Zia

BNP's Dilemma

UNOFFICIAL though it is, the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party's (BNP) decision to participate in the Dhaka and Chittagong City Corporations elections is a trifle surprising.

no more rape

Speaking of the 'unspeakables'

THERE is something fundamentally wrong with men (and women) who rape.

Election game: Cities, citizens and coins

THE government is going to hold city corporations elections in less than a month. It is commonly believed that this is going to be a powerful stabiliser of the prolonged political heat, giving

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