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Does Rampal represent the slow death of democracy in Bangladesh?

 

Bangladesh has been playing an active role in developing the international climate change policy regime, involving negotiation processes since the first Conference of Parties (COP1) of the UN Framework of Convention of Climate Change 

 

In a few weeks, the country will have a new election commission with a new chief who will have the not-too-enviable task of holding another general election in less than two years. We all know the history and travails of those who held these offices in the past, in particular the last 10 years.

 

Is cyber bullying a freedom of expression or is it just bullying? Is using a platform such as social media or a public forum to attack a group based on their gender, race, religion or sexual orientation, freedom of speech or is it just propagating hate?

 

On Tuesday, a clash between local Awami League and a former Jubo League men in Sunamganj left three people dead and 20 injured. The fight, which has been ongoing for three years, was over the control of the Jarulia waterbody.

 

The issue of reassessing RAB's operation was dwelt on in these very columns when the gruesome murders came to light in April 2014. The verdict in the seven-murder case compels one to do so again. 

 
The key lies in setting up more special economic zones, and updating our trade policy to keep up with the changing rules of business in an increasingly competitive world. Bangladesh, right now, stands at a critical phase in its economic development.
 

Bangladesh is on its way to prosperity under our prime minister’s leadership

 

With the health of the nation at stake, it is about time the government did something about the dangerous air we breathe every day.

 

People head for their destinations on foot as the city saw an acute shortage of public transport due to massive gridlock centring an Awami League rally at Suhrawardy Udyan on January 10, 2017.

 


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