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Our dead young politicians

In a minute, a rickety-looking young man, most likely in his early 20s, came into the room. My friend asked him to have a seat. He did so, and then introduced himself as the cultural secretary of the student union of a nearby college, not forgetting to mention that he was also the president of the local unit of the student wing of a political party.

Sheikh Hasina's diplomatic wizardry

It has been 45 years since Bangladesh was born, with Russia in our favour and China along with the United States taking an “anti” stand in the name of what they called the “ping-pong diplomacy.”

A democratic right

What would it take for the Awami League to regain the trust of the secularist corner of the country?  

Bangladesh's valiant campaign

Sheikh Hasina and her Government have been battling jihadis within and outside the political system. The Prime Minister’s determination to stamp out extremism has been hailed by world leaders, including India

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,

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UAE, Saudi Arabia can help India meet any oil deficit, says UAE envoy

Even as the US-imposed sanctions on Iran has put India’s energy security in jeopardy, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna has allayed fears of an oil shortage, saying hi...

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