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Bangladesh: A case of a “Flock of Sheep” or wicked “Pied pipers”?

M. Adil Khan According to the Italian Social Scientist Vilfredo Pareto (1848-1923) changes of regimes and revolutions occur not when rulers are overthrown from below but when one group of elite replaces another. The role of ordinary people in such transformations is not that of initiators or principal actors but followers, sometime blindly, helping one […]

Internet beckons rural Bangladesh

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Govt to take the technology to union level by Dec; moves to turn post offices into e-centres A new project of the government seeks to connect the country’s vast rural areas with a high-speed Internet connection by December 2013. The government will invest Tk 719 crore across Bangladesh to link 1,006 unions to the Internet. […]

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