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Will Trump’s victory affect US-Bangladesh trade ties?

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has already invited President-elect Trump to visit Bangladesh to witness the “phenomenal development” that has taken place in recent years. While the new president’s schedule may be too busy for that, it at least signals the government’s desire to talk business.

The price of free speech

It has now become apparent that the hard right religious groups are not the only danger to free speech in Bangladesh. The main challenge is now coming from the members of the mainstream political establishment who are sworn to defend it, yet seek to restrict it in practice.

The main challenge is now coming from the members of the mainstream political establishment who are sworn to defend it, yet seek to restrict it in practice.

No such thing

The land which I have never left for a single day since my birth is gradually turning into unknown territory. I feel myself a stranger here. When I walk through the streets, some men look at me with strange gazes, despite my traditional attire. Many other girls and women also have, seemingly, landed from some foreign land or other.

On 7 November 1975, unbridled evil reigned supreme

On 7 November 1975, the People’s Republic of Bangladesh was commandeered by elements determined to undermine the fundamental guiding principles on which the War of Liberation had been waged four years earlier.

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Six new elephant corridors to protect natural nomads

Expressing concern over the increasing number of elephant deaths in India, an international organisation involved in the preservation and protection of these animals globally has stressed the urgent need for a comprehensive policy change in the country to arrest the rapid fall in elephant population.

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India’s growth trajectory predicated on structural reform

India’s ruling NDA regime will, no doubt, bask in the glow of regaining the world’s fastest-growing economy position according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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