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  • ELECTION COMMISSION BANGLADESH (ECB) 2017-20220

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    • February 16, 2017

    ELECTION COMMISSION BANGLADESH (ECB) 2017-2022 K.M. Nurul Huda, the new CEC EXCHANGE OF OPINION WITH SEARCH COMMITTEE ON SELECTION OF CEC AND OTHER EC FOR ELECTION COMMISSION BANGLADESH (ECB) 2017-2022 Sakhawat Hussain At last after grueling months of efforts starting from President’s dialogue with 31 political parties of Bangladesh and subsequent setting of six members

  • Bangladesh – 10th Parliament Election and Lesson learnt0

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    • February 16, 2017

    10th Parliament Election and Lesson learnt Kazi Rokibuddin Ahmed, outgoing CEC Sakhawat Hussain Elections are considered to be the building block of democracy. If that building block is weak, then the entire system remains fragile. Therefore election has to be legitimate. Legitimacy in any election is subject to a few conditions in which the process

  • Militants put half-hearted Pakistani counter-terrorism at crossroads

    Militants put half-hearted Pakistani counter-terrorism at crossroads0

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    • February 16, 2017

    A militant faction associated with the Pakistani Taliban has put Pakistani authorities, already under pressure from the United States and an Asian money laundering watchdog, at a crossroads in their hitherto half-hearted efforts to crack down on violent groups, some of which maintain close ties to Pakistani intelligence and the military. Jamaat-ul-Ahrar earlier this week

  • Ethnic Dimensions of South Asia

    Ethnic Dimensions of South Asia0

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    • February 13, 2017

    Ethnic Dimensions of South Asia Dr. Rajkumar Singh Introduction The terms ‘ethnic and ethnicity’ are used to include religious, racial, linguistic, tribal and similar divides which have been activated in the sociopolitical conflict in the present age. It is associated with a sense of identity arising from shared customs, language and culture, physical characteristics, and

  • CPEC AND THE CASE FOR COMMUNITY CAPACITY BUILDING

    CPEC AND THE CASE FOR COMMUNITY CAPACITY BUILDING2

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    • February 13, 2017

    CPEC AND THE CASE FOR COMMUNITY CAPACITY BUILDING Ally R Memon The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), now increasingly operational, boasts of building further business ties along the Silk Road with various nations showing interests in the trading route. CPEC is set to change the strategic and geopolitical dimensions of the region with global logistical power

  • Education Reforms in Indian Union Budget 2017-2018: What Pakistan Can Learn From Them?

    Education Reforms in Indian Union Budget 2017-2018: What Pakistan Can Learn From Them?0

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    • February 13, 2017

    Education Reforms in Indian Union Budget 2017-2018: What Pakistan Can Learn From Them? Source: tribune.com.pk Maria Amjad On 1st February 2017, Indian Finance Minister Aryan Jaitley presented the Unionist Budget of India for the year 2017-2018. The very next day, newspapers in Pakistan were brimming with the news of 10 percent hikes in Indian defense

  • The Jury Is Out: Armed Forces, Not India, Stalled JRJ’s ‘Jaffna Advance’0

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    • February 13, 2017

    The Jury Is Out: Armed Forces, Not India, Stalled JRJ’s ‘Jaffna Advance’ N Sathiya Moorthy, The Sunday Leader, Colombo, 12 February 2017 It’s sad that based merely on speculative assessments that India’s ‘Operation Garland’ of air-dropping food and medicines to the civilian population, bilateral relations had been allowed to flounder It needs to be recalled that

  • EXCLUSIVE – Going into politics: Detained Pakistani militant tests the system0

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    • February 12, 2017

    EXCLUSIVE – Going into politics: Detained Pakistani militant tests the system By Azaz Syed by James M. Dorsey Muhammad Hafez Saeed, the recently detained UN and US-designated global terrorist and one of the world’s most wanted men, plans to register his group, Jama’at-ud-Dawa (JuD), widely seen as a front for another proscribed organization, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT),

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