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    March 26 is a historical and glorious day for all Bangladeshis as, on this day in 1971, a new history was created by declaring the independence of this country. Innocent Bengalis took up arms to fight against the injustice of the Pakistani junta who were perpetrating genocide. We are among those people of the world who have had to sacrifice a lot for liberation. Ultimately, we achieved liberty but at the cost of a sea

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    March 17 is a memorable and remarkable day for Bangladesh and Bangladeshis, as on this day in 1920, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was born. He was the dreamer and designer of independent Bangladesh. He struggled for the hopes and rights of the people of this country throughout his life. He raised his voice against the injustice of the then Pakistani junta and tried to achieve the rights of

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    Our country is developing quite fast, except for one thing, gender equality. The men of our country do not yet totally support it but do our women support it fully? In our country, it is thought that women can't do everything like men.

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    Through Nilima Jahan's article, published in the Star Weekend on March 2, we got to know of the misdeeds of the police. Actually, this department is completely corrupt, you cannot hope to get a single service from them without greasing someone's palm—whether you are having your passport made to perform Hajj or want a police clearance certificate to go abroad. Last month, when the “Passport Service Week-

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    As one of the youngest sons of one of the heirs (called the nine sharers) of the Dhaka Nawab family, I thank your correspondent Md Shahnawaz Khan Chandan for this story last week. Just recently, when family members on my mother's side went to visit the waqf state in Savar, they were severely abused and chased away by the people living there on disclosure of their family's identity. The Nawabs of Dhaka, even

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    This is in reference to a write-up titled “How safe is your child online?” on February 16 in the Star Weekend. I think the write-up touched upon all the hazards growing children are exposed to when they venture into the internet. However, the point I would like to re-emphasise, as was stated in the write-up, is the massive role that parents and teachers play in this regard. The internet is a powerful tool that can be

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    Punish the leakers

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    Two articles published in the Star Weekend on January 29, 2018, reflected experiences of discrimination faced by Dhaka's residents.

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    I would like to thank Star Weekend for publishing a story on the dire situation of our national museum. The country is progressing at a decent rate.

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    Finally, the hunger strike of non-MPO teachers has come to an end following the assurances of the Prime Minister.

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