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Dengue: Administrative action needed for aerial attackers

Dengue has been a problem in Bangladesh since its outbreak and experts say that it is no longer just a viral disease. Of course...

Take pragmatic policy for population control

No matter who says what, over population remains one of the biggest obstacles on our road to rapid progress. Nearly 17 crore people is...
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Ten years on from the financial crash, we need to get ready for another...

The collapse of Lehman Brothers on 15 September 2008 unleashed the worst global downturn since the Great Depression of 1929. And it was almost...
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Tobacco Tax in Bangladesh: Opportunities and challenges

Tobacco use is the single largest cause of preventable death globally, with six million deaths per year. Tobacco use also costs a lot for...
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Why Europe is in the grip of a populist sentiment

These are unsettled times for democratic politics. Shocked by the victory of Euro-sceptic coalitions in Austria and in Italy, the neoliberal elites — already...

Resolving the Rohingya crisis has become critical

A tortoise probably moves faster than the speed with which Myanmar is handling the question of resolving the Rohingya issue with Bangladesh. What is...
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India-Bangladesh Connectivity

A revival of the old routes

The ground-breaking of two rail link projects and launch of 500MW of electricity supply jointly by Sheikh Hasina and Narendra Modi, Prime Ministers of...
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Pompeo trip seeks traction for US-Asia strategy

Mike Pompeo finished up on Friday his trip to India after signing on Thursday the Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement (Comcasa) military cooperation deal....
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Scrapping Section 377 worries India’s BJP

India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is more concerned at the political fallout of the Supreme Court ruling to scrap Section 377 of the...

Exorbitant house rents hurt Dhaka dwellers

What comes to your mind first after getting your salary? If this was asked to a Dhaka dweller, he or she will perhaps answer...

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