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Kate’s baby, Rony’s rant, Salman’s TV, Joy’s prediction…

July 26, 2013
Afsan Chowdhury
Kate’s baby, Rony’s rant, Salman’s TV, Joy’s prediction…

It has been a good week for interesting news. First Kate delivered a royal baby which grabbed everyone’s attention and gave pleasure.
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Madame Prime Minister, tear down that firewall

March 31, 2013
Frank Domenico Cipriani
Madame Prime Minister, tear down that firewall

First of all, I want to start with an apology to bdnews24.com. During our own American Apartheid, when we were slaughtering natives and driving the rest into infertile, restricted areas
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Lost (?) in translation

December 20, 2012
Frank Domenico Cipriani
Lost (?) in translation

When I peruse the news, I of course start with bdnews24.com. I look at the Opinion section, my favourite part, and then I go to the Bangla Opinion page, and, I’m ashamed to say, I paste sections into Google Translate.
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Media murk

June 27, 2012
Rubana Huq
Media murk

We have just been experiencing an influx of new channels. Starting from BNP-Jamaat coalition, which had awarded licenses based on political considerations, down to the current times, the tragic saga of the media scene in Bangladesh has continued.
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Desh in 2011

December 28, 2011
Rubana Huq
<em>Desh</em> in 2011

Every Shab-e-Barat, I used to hear my dad say, “Oh! It’s going to be the same old wine in a new bottle. So while you pray, even if you are faintly happy with what you have experienced last year, just put your palms together and say: Ditto.
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