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  • Avoid pre-election clashes

    At the onset of a national election, we hope the polls are going to be free and fair with the participation of all political parties.

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    The population of Dhaka is almost 20 million and it is set to grow even larger. People from other cities and rural areas are attracted to the city life because of the

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    On the October 19 issue of Star Weekend, Zyma Islam wrote a piece on the #MeToo movement. In the writeup, she analysed obstacles for such a movement in Bangladesh.

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    It is democratically ambiguous if there should be "reserved seats" for women to be chosen indirectly by the (mainly) male MPs, not the voters.

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    The Rana Plaza collapse continues to haunt its survivors and those who worked in rescue operations years ago.

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    According to the recent UN report, global temperatures could rise by 1.5-degree celsius by as early as 2030 if the world continues to grow at its current pace. The report is not a wakeup call, rather it is a ticking time bomb.

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    Influential people are becoming ultra-wealthy overnight leading to an extreme margin of wealth distribution between the existing rich and the ultra-poor in our society.

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    Modern day life tends to drain everyone out as we are preoccupied with so many tasks at the same time—study, work, as well as giving time to family.

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    Hardly a day goes by now without fatal street accidents taking place in some part of the country where innocent people are the victims. The lives of people have become so cheap in our country, that if a dozen people die in a road accident there is no one to ensure future road safety and compensation.

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    The score of the Bangladesh team in the first match of the Asia Cup was not enough to win but it did show the immense patriotism and strong commitment of Tamim Iqbal.

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