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  • Fire fighters recover the body of a passenger after a train derailed in Gaibandha early Wednesday because of the removal of fishplates by blockade supporters. — Focusbangla photo

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When democracy appears a distant dream

Fire fighters recover the body of a passenger after a train derailed in Gaibandha early Wednesday because of the removal of fishplates by blockade supporters. — Focusbangla photo
I DON’T fall under the category of ‘sushil samaj’. Therefore, no reporter or TV station will come and ask for my opinion about how I am coping with the current ‘situation’ and what are my grand thoughts on how to end the political stalemate. However, people... Full story

Silver lining in dark clouds

BANGLADESH̢۪S political horizon is now dark and getting darker by the day. A bunch of self-aggrandised, predacious people, surrounded by slavish cronies and sycophants, are making the lives of millions of hard-working, self-reliant... Full story

India̢۪s troubled soldiers

A STRING of incidents involving indiscipline and insubordination in the Indian armed forces has set off alarm bells in India̢۪s defence establishment. Since May last year, there have been at least four violent clashes between... Full story


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