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The Yulin Dog Meat Festival and our double standards

June 21, 2015
Rainer Ebert
The Yulin Dog Meat Festival and our double standards

I strongly condemn today’s slaughter of thousands of dogs for the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in the southern Chinese province of Guangxi. Some dogs are being boiled alive, some are being beaten to death, and some are being skinned alive.
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Posted in Culture | 17 Comments »

Facing India with our loss

March 21, 2015
Mo Chaudhury
Facing India with our loss

Bangladeshis, in Bangladesh and worldwide, are deeply traumatised
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Posted in Cricket, Culture, India | 11 Comments »

Making books accessible

February 11, 2015
Hammad Ali
Making books accessible

For the few years that I was living outside Bangladesh, one of the things I missed the most was the Ekushey Book Fair
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Posted in Culture, Education, Entertainment, Language, Literature, Reading | 2 Comments »

Hartals are not enjoyable at all!

February 8, 2015
Julian Francis
Hartals are not enjoyable at all!

In the media recently, there was a suggestion – perhaps tongue in cheek – that foreigners ‘enjoy’ hartals.
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Posted in Business, Culture, Economy, Social Issues | 3 Comments »

Delhi can do better

January 27, 2015
Subir Bhaumik
Delhi can do better

Bangladesh celebrated its Bijay Diwas (Victory Day) on December 16
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Posted in 1971, Culture, Entertainment, Festival, History | 4 Comments »

Inflation to drive away low currency denominations

January 24, 2015
Dhiraj Kumar Nath
Inflation to drive away low currency denominations

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has emphasised continuation of both coins and notes
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Posted in Culture, Finance | 4 Comments »

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