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Sonia refuses to disclose income tax returns

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi has declined to disclose details of her income tax returns under the RTI Act, citing personal freedom and security risk. In her reply to the Income Tax (I-T) department, she said there was no public interest involved in disclosing such information, reports Indian daily The Times of India. Chennai-based RTI activist […]

Cyber attacks on India and the Bangladesh Spring of discontent

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Mac Haque ‘My mother drunk or sober, my country right or wrong’ – Anonymous The first day of Falgoon – Spring in the Bengali calendar, heralded with the unexpected news of 20,000 Indian websites being defaced by Bangladeshi hackers operating under the coalition of ‘Bangladesh Cyber Army’ (BCA), ‘Bangladesh Black Hat Hackers (BBHH) and ‘3xp1r3 […]

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Bangla still ignored in Bangladesh

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THE Bangla-speaking population in general, and the Bengalis of Bangladesh in particular, [The Bangla-speaking people, as a ‘truncated speech community’, live in different parts of the world. Of them, more than 150 million live in Bangladesh. More than 80 million live in different states of India including West Bengal, Tripura, Assam, Bihar and Manipur. Besides, […]

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  From one end of the muslim world to the other, Christians are being murdered for their faith. by Ayaan Hirsi Ali  | February 6, 2012 We hear so often about Muslims as victims of abuse in the West and combatants in the Arab Spring’s fight against tyranny. But, in fact, a wholly different kind […]

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My fond memories with Humayun Faridee and some remembrances from his friends

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By Nazmus Saquib This writer wanted to take an exclusive interview of Humayun Faridee – one of the most versatile actors in the history of Bangladeshi media – after his performance in Humayun Ahmed’s critically acclaimed film on the liberation war ‘Shamol Chaya’, which got rave reviews from his fans and critics alike. However it […]

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