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  • Six killed, 65 injured Tuesday
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  • M Taslim Uddin is professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University and president of the Bangladesh Disability Study Group. taslimpmr@gmail.com

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Breaking the barriers for people with disability

M Taslim Uddin is professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University and president of the Bangladesh Disability Study Group. taslimpmr@gmail.com
THE United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, ratified by the government of Bangladesh in 2007, provides a reference for persons with disabilities to include those who have long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory... Full story

Accountability issues must not displace devolution

PRIOR to the Commonwealth summit there were several positive signals from both the government and the TNA. It was the government that led the way by boldly deciding to conduct the Northern Provincial Council election... Full story

A ‘Modi’-fication of Indian politics

THE first time the world heard of Narendra Modi was following a 2002 religious pogrom in Gujarat — he was then, as now, the chief minister of the state. It is alleged that he fanned the flames of hatred by permitting the bodies... Full story


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