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FEATURE

Pakistan and the unequal distribution of income and wealth

Jawaid Bokhari
Pakistan and the unequal distribution of income and wealth

After the global financial crisis and the Great Recession of 2007-08, egalitarian causes have moved

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Looking at the horrors of conflict and violence

Mehr F Husain
Looking at the horrors of conflict and violence

It is a tiresome pattern. An atrocity - yet another one - is reported and is followed by a global ou

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Prince memoir to be released in October

Prince's unfinished memoir, "The Beautiful Ones," will be released in

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Op-ed

The National Register of Cruelty

By Raju Rajagopal
The National Register of Cruelty

Fear writ large in his eyes, Shaukat Ali knelt suppliantly on the pavement, surrounded by a hostile

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IMF and World Bank have lost all legitimacy

By Syed Abdul Khaliq

This article is part of a series by openDemocracy and

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On the political fringes

By Manish K. Jha & Ajeet Kumar Pankaj

The exclusion of migrants from the electoral process reveals the

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EDITORIAL
Editorial

Bangladesh heading for high-growth club

GDP growth rates in Bangladesh during recent years are the

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What Other Say

For a free referee: Election Commission’s powers

It took more than a rap on the knuckles by

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Comments & Analyses-I

Necessary steps to ending poverty

By Pulapre Balakrishnan

The provision of health, education and public services matters more

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LETTERS TO EDITORIAL

Traffic system in a mess

The capital's messy traffic management system is left to be

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Front Page

Paddy cheap, rice not

Farmers,consumers both lose out

Mechanizing farming, making modern supply chain can help

News Special Harvesting a maund of rice costs the farmers Tk 800 while it fetches them Tk 500-600. They, thus, count a loss of around Tk 300 per 40 kilograms of paddy at the current market rate. A generation gap in agriculture creates this mismatch. Such disclosures came from field-level survey and a flurry of thoughts over the problems facing the agricultural-food sector as well as remedies following a raging row over the paddy-price slump. A token protest by some farmers by burning their paddies and scattering paddy in the capital's streets brought to the fore the matter of what can be dubbed a generation gap in agriculture between here and in advanced parts of the fast-changing world. Even DUCSU...  read more>>

Pictorial

PictorialJatiya Krishak Samity forms a human chain in front of the Jatiya  read more>>

King Salman invites Hasina to OIC summit

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has invited Prime  read more>>

Pictorial

PictorialActing Saudi Ambassador in Dhaka Amer Omer Salem Omar on Thursday handing  read more>>

Borrowers getting 10pc rebate on bank interest

Bangladesh Bank issues circular to banks

News Report Good borrowers are going to get minimum 10  read more>>

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BACK PAGE
Dhaka seeks China's strong support
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Khaleda trial deferred until June 19
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METROPOLIS
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Bangladeshi student gets int’l award
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BUSINESS
Govt will amend Money Laundering Act: Kamal
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SPORTS
Bangladesh-West Indies final today
Sports Desk Bolstered by their ruthless performance, Bangladesh are determined   read more>>
Tigers winning streak continues
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Jayed leaves Taskin behind in WC race
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HOME
Stark image of poor waste management
News Desk CHUADANGA, May 16: Random dumping of waste across   read more>>
2 siblings among three dead in road accidents
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ICT-based edn underscored to expedite country's dev
KHULNA, May 16: Speakers at a programme underscored the need   read more>>

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INTERNATIONAL
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