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Requiem for versatile genius Sadeq Khan

A.U.M. Fakhruddin DESPITE the fact that the inevitability of the termination of human life for eternal rest is irrefutable, nevertheless exceptionally illustrious individuals survive in their good works, and are never forgotten. The late lamented eminent journalist Sadeq Khan (1936 – 2016) was one such personage. He was a founding member of the then prohibited […]

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India wins yet again Modi

Special Correspondent With the BJP headed for a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India has won again and together with everyone, a strong and inclusive nation will be built. Riding on a massive Modi wave sweeping through most parts of India, the BJP was set to […]

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‘US dare not attack Iran’: IRG commander

Online Agencies The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its “spirit of resistance”, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying. Tensions have spiked between Iran and the United States after Washington sent more military forces to the Middle East, including an aircraft carrier, B-52 bombers […]

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‘Trial is Political Persecution’: Argentine Ex-President

By TeleSur Argentina’s Former President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (CFK) said that the trial against her beginning Tuesday is a political “smokescreen” and a new act of political lawfare President Mauricio Macri’s administration is using to divert attention away from the nation’s two-year economic crisis. Via Twitter, CFK expressed her disagreement over the legal case […]

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NE India can learn from big city disaster: Keya Acharya

Nava Thakuria in Guwahati Senior Indian journalist and researcher on environment and development issues, Keya Acharya expressed concern over the state of environment across the country and said that Bengaluru can be an example of environmental mismanagement for northeastern (NE) provinces, which still have comparatively less pollutants. Ms Acharya commented while interacting with journalists in […]

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Dividend: A Rational Expectation of Investors

Nazrul Islam Khan Dividend is a rational expectation of members of a company. Members invest their money with an expectation to participate in the profits earned by the company. Dividend is a return of investment to the members. Proper declaration of dividend encourage investors especially small investors to invest their capital which ultimately assist the […]

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475 high-rises including 44 govt ones built without permission

Special Correspondent The Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha identified 475 high-rises, including 44 government buildings, built without any approval from Rajuk or other authorities such as city corporations and municipalities. Owners of 431 private high-rises and officials responsible for the 44 government buildings could produce no document of approval as 24 teams Rajuk formed in April investigated […]