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How the Pope has become the papal man of the people

By Rachael Bletchly Pope Francis is reaching out to people more than any of his predecessors and in doing so radically changing how people see the Catholic church Emerging from his modest Vatican apartment Pope Francis said a cheery “Good morning” to the young soldier posted outside his door. As the Swiss Guard in his […]

Abu Hayat Mahmud Hasina also rejects the idea of severing ties with any nation Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday rejected the notion that the country could not move ahead and develop without the help of some specific countries. Hasina’s remark came following a media report that the relation with the US might deteriorate. The prime […]

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Farmers bag more crops; come new jobs, go old ones Sohel Parvez Gone are the days when farmers had to put in backbreaking labour and depend fully on animals to prepare land and thresh harvested crops. Farmers now thresh more than 90 percent of their grain crops by machines and till nearly 90 percent of […]

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Mohiuddin Alamgir Anywhere between 60 to 98 per cent of admission seekers failed to pass the respective admission tests at major public universities and medical colleges during the 2014-15 academic session. Most of the examinees consisted of students who passed the Higher Secondary Certificate and equivalent exams this year. During the HSC exams, nearly 78 […]

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BY FAYAZ BUKHARI (Reuters) – Militants sneaked into an Indian military camp in Kashmir on Friday, killing 11 soldiers and police, the worst losses for security forces in six years in the Himalayan territory claimed by Pakistan. The attack was followed by a gun battle in the state capital, Srinagar, and a grenade blast in […]

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Ferguson, Eric Garner, and why the United States isn’t fit to be the world’s moral authority. By Stephen M. Walt Many people probably think the explosive events in Ferguson, Missouri, are a purely domestic issue and have nothing to do with American foreign policy or the U.S. position in the world. That position is understandable, […]

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