Another round of price hike

What is the justification?

It is not without reason that a leading chamber of commerce opposed the latest proposal by Bangladesh Energy Regulatory

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The Munich shooting rampage

An act of cowardice

We condemn in the strongest possible terms the shooting rampage carried out in Munich, Germany that left at least nine people dead and several wounded before the lone gunman, an 18-years-old German-Iranian apparently killed himself.

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Opinion

Milia Ali
Milia Ali

Life must go on

More than three weeks have elapsed since the carnage at the Holey Café and Bakery in Dhaka. Despite assurances by the government to combat terror and assertions by the police about strengthening surveillance, the city remains in a state of deep shock and partial paralysis.

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Nahela Nowshin
Nahela Nowshin

We must stop singling out NSU

It has been three weeks into the carnage at Holey bakery and a lot has already been said and written in its aftermath but even so, we are now left with more questions than answers.

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Aasha Mehreen Amin
Aasha Mehreen Amin

Sandwiched between militancy and consumerism

Despite all the ramifications of progressiveness that civilisation has experimented with, the preoccupation with the female members of the population has never been on the wane.

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What is happening in Turkey?

In the evening of July 15, an unauthorised military mobiliation, out of the chain of command, started in various cities of Turkey, particularly in Ankara and İstanbul. Later on, it was understood that this military mobilisation was a coup attempt.

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Habiba Nowrose
Habiba Nowrose

Masculinity in crisis and the rise of extremism

People in Dhaka are yet to overcome the shock they experienced after the Gulshan Attack. Detailed reports of autopsy and

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Lucy P. Marcus
Lucy P. Marcus

The British leadership disease

Ethical political leadership is in short supply worldwide, from the United States to Turkey to the Philippines. But perhaps the

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Ananta Yusuf
Ananta Yusuf

Portrait of a leader

Tajuddin Ahmad – the name is synonymous with courageous leadership. Under the leadership of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur

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Zakaria Khondker
Zakaria Khondker

Health impacts of coal-fired power plants

What is the most important resource for a nation? Not natural resource. If that was the case, Nigeria, Angola, and Iraq would

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Letters

Where's the mastermind?

The recently published Chilcot Report has showed that Iraq invasion had been launched on a false pretext; Tony Blair overstated

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Ordeal of utility bill payers

I want to draw the relevant authorities' kind attention to the ordeal of Titas Gas bill payers of Dhaka city. Unlike DESCO, WASA,

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“Ramifications of terror attacks in Bangladesh” (July 18, 2016)

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The increasing cost of living

The cost of living is getting higher day by day. People depending on fixed incomes are finding it very hard to cope with the

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“Bail blessings for radicals”

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The Americans should have their own Chilcot

The Americans should have their own Chilcot

The Americans don't need to carry the burden of one man's guilt on their conscience. They, like the British people, have the right to know why their former leader had lied to take their country to a wasteful war.

Let's await the court's ruling

Let's await the court's ruling

The dust of time has covered many a footstep and it is very difficult to find out today who else at the Nagpur headquarters of the RSS had blessed the heinous crime. This was probably the first crime committed in the name of ideology.

Aftershocks of a failed coup

Aftershocks of a failed coup

The truth of the matter is that military intervention in politics or attempted usurpation of power is an imposition on the people and is never supported by them.

Not Heard but not Silent

Not Heard but not Silent

To wake up the already woken up silent majority, let us start with us parents. The Holey Artisan Bakery tragedy is another reminder of the fact that it is not money that our kids seek, but it is our love, attention and most importantly, our time and friendship (yes, that's right, friendship) that they crave for when they're young.

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