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‘Terrorism Isn’t The Disease; Egregious Injustice Is’

Narendra Bisht No one individual critic has taken on the Indian State like Arundhati Roy has. In a fight that began with Pokhran, moved to Narmada, and over the years extended to other insurgencies, people’s struggles and the Maoist underground, she has used her pensmanship to challenge India’s government, its elite, corporate giants, and most […]

Cross-over … a hijra dances at a conference for equality. Photo: AP Legal recognition for Pakistan’s transgender community has changed their role in society, writes Jon Boone in Karachi. In a bright pink salwar kameeez and matching headscarf, Nargis marches around one of Pakistan’s richest neighbourhoods on a mission to embarrass residents into paying their […]

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DHAKA, JUNE 24: The Foreign Ministry on Sunday morning summoned Ralf M Reusch, the chargé d’affaires (CDA) of the German Embassy in Dhaka, to convey Bangladesh’s dismay, disappointment and concern over some of the remarks made by German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle at a joint briefing on Saturday. According to the ministry, the issues relating […]

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Journalists’ bodies to take action against attackers; ATN alleges attack on their newsmen The Daily Stay Staff Correspondent Some newsmen of ATN Bangla yesterday assaulted a journalist union leader in front of the Jatiya Press Club during a human chain organised to demand the arrest of the killers of journalist couple Sagar and Runi. Jahangir […]

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New Age Staff Correspondent Thousands of people were either marooned or displaced as flash flood inundated several districts while heavy rain submerged many parts of Chittagong on Sunday as monsoon set in. A baby drowned in flood water in Cox’s Bazar and several thousand people in low-lying areas in Lalmonirhat, Kurigram, Cox’s Bazar and Bhola […]

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Rezaul Karim Myanmar President Thein Sein will pay a three-day official visit to Bangladesh beginning on July 15 with officials saying that repatriation of Rohingya refugees, energy cooperation, trade and connectivity will be high on the agenda. Besides, cooperation in the agriculture sector will also come up for discussion while Dhaka and Nay Pyi Taw, […]

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NEW DELHI: In one of his publications which he presented to BJP leader LK Advani last week, Bangladeshi high commissioner to India Ahmed Tariq Karim attacked the Pakistan army saying its “selfish corporate” interests may spark off a nuclear confrontation with India. In the 19-page document, excerpts from which have been displayed by Advani on […]

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A domestic oil supply could tame volatile prices and boost economic production by fueling a more robust power supply, experts say. By K.R. Chowdhury for Khabar South Asia in Dhaka Along the river Piyain in Bangladesh’s land-locked northeastern Sylhet region, tourism and the sale of crushed rock for roads have long been the main drivers […]

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Dhaka, June 24 (Xinhua-ANI): Bangladesh’s food grain import during July-April period of the outgoing 2011-12 fiscal year ending this month declined sharply by more than 50 percent year-on- year, said a central bank official of Sunday. Quoting Bangladesh Bank (BB) data, the official who preferred to be unnamed said Bangladesh’s rice import plunged 56.32 percent […]

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In Police Training, a Dark Film on U.S. Muslims

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An Islamic flag atop the White House in “The Third Jihad.”       Youtube   January 23, 2012   By MICHAEL POWELL Ominous music plays as images appear on the screen: Muslim terrorists shoot Christians in the head, car bombs explode, executed children lie covered by sheets and a doctored photograph shows an Islamic flag flying over […]

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