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The NRC Fallout – An exercise of complexities and exclusion

  0 comments   |     by Mohammed Tahsin on 22, October 2018

The world is awash with thousands of anecdotes about large-scale migration of people to places away from their homelands. Compelled by reasons to escape persecution, evade conflicts, economic and nature-driven pressures, et al. Ideally to make a living, which erupts from a longing for infrastructure, homogenous and pervasive, quintessential for survival. However, a deliberate reducing of millions

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Election Results Could be Good for Pakistan, Bad for US

  0 comments   |     by Graham E. Fuller on 12, October 2018

A bold new political face has come to power in the recent Pakistani elections, possibly offering the US a new opportunity in that country. Sadly the opportunity will likely be squandered—again. There’s something about Pakistani and US interests that seem doomed to collision course—mainly because Pakistan’s national interests are rarely what the US thinks they should be. Pakistanis themselv

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Bangladeshi Regional Migration Could Plunge South Asia Into War

  0 comments   |     by Andrew Korybko on 06, October 2018

Whether part of a preplanned strategy or not, large-scale migration flows often destabilize the destination country, and India and Myanmar are bracing for the geopolitical consequences of the Bangladeshis within their borders acquiring a firmer sense of identity separateness from their hosts. Ivy League researcher Kelly M. Greenhill’s revolutionary concept about “Weapons of Mass Migration”

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Carnage in Bangladesh Faced with a number of murderous attacks on individuals

  0 comments   |     by admin on 01, September 2018

Faced with a number of murderous attacks on individuals that included secular bloggers, Hindus, Buddhist and Christians, at least some of them claimed by IS or Al Qaeda, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajid categorically stated that neither the IS or Al Qaeda had a foothold in Bangladesh and that the perpetrators were locals in terms of both breeding and instigation.&

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Bangladesh need to unlock the unbalanced environment to tackle climate change!

  0 comments   |     by Rajon Md. Shahabuddin on 20, August 2018

Can you imagine ever?  When we need water we just switch on water pump and get water but that will not be the case in less than a de

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Heroic Bangladesh students’ spirit marched ahead of mainstream politics

  0 comments   |     by Farooque Chowdhury on 18, August 2018

Bangladesh student spirit marched ahead of the mainstream politi

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Could Student Protests Break the Back of Bangladesh’s Ruling Party?

  0 comments   |     by admin on 02, August 2018

Student-driven protests erupted in Bangladesh on Sunday after thousands of young people staged sit-ins and other demonstrations in protest of the government’s “affirmative action” policy to allocate 56% of civil servi

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Is India sharing the Ganga’s water fairly? India Complies With the 1996 Water-Sharing

  0 comments   |     by Kimberley Thomas on 14, July 2018

India complies with the 1996 water-sharing treaty most of the time, but when it doesn’t Bangladesh takes a serious hit. Does this mean the countries are cooperating or not? Kimberley Thomas, August 18, 2017  Officially, India and Bangladesh share 54 rivers, but that number is currently under review. Between 10 to 16 additional rivers are now being conside

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Endangering peace in South Asia The vibes in south Asia are pretty clear now

  0 comments   |     by admin on 05, July 2018

The vibes in south Asia are pretty clear now; a nationalist, jingoistic and intelligence-led mindset in New Delhi has turned Afghanistan into the centerpiece of its policy on Pakistan. Regardless of how they position themselves henceforth, the world should not be surprised if the current simmering tensions blew into armed hostilities. The string of statements f

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Freethinking writer and politician shot dead in Bangladesh

  3 comments   |     by International Humanist and Ethical Union on 19, June 2018

Shahzahan Bachchu was known locally and within the secular Bangladeshi movement as an outspoken, sometimes fiery activist for secularism. He printed poetry and books related to humanism and freethought via his publishing house Bishaka Prakashani (Star Publishers). He was also a political activist, serving as former general secretary of Munshiganj district unit of th

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