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  • Preserving Environment, Energy Security & Sustainability in South Asia

    Preserving Environment, Energy Security & Sustainability in South Asia0

    Restraining environmental degradation, ensuring uninterrupted energy supply and sustaining development are interrelated aspects of overall growth process whose mutual interplay considerably affect the environment and ecological balance in nature. Unfortunately South Asia, which like many other regions, is also affected by degradation of the environment and consequent loss of ecological balance, has severely been suffering

  • A 21st Century Approach in Empowering Women and Minorities in India

    A 21st Century Approach in Empowering Women and Minorities in India0

    Former Austrian Foreign Minister Ursula Plassnik agreed: “It’s not just China and India — it’s women who are the emerging power of the 21st century!” Introduction Equality of men and women are a question of human rights and a prerequisite for social justice. The Government of India had ushered in the new millennium by declaring

  • Political Participation of the Indian Diaspora in the United Kingdom

    Political Participation of the Indian Diaspora in the United Kingdom0

    Emigration is a worldwide trend. According to the latest reports published by the United Nations, around 244 million people, i.e., 3.3% of the total population of world has emigrated to some other countries. The strength of Diaspora has been increasing more rapidly than the population itself. If migrants were a nation then they would have

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  • Bangladesh: The manuscript of a forbidden history

    Bangladesh government’s Year of Mujib begins this Friday (January 10th). The authorities will do all they can to stop the publication of history critical of the country’s independence leader. Pinaki Bhattacharya January 9, 2020 In 2013, I read the book India after Gandhi by Ramchandra Guha. By then I had written a book, Sonali Banglar Rupali Kotha, on the

  • Telling good lies: Digital rhetoric and rumor in Bangladesh

    by Sayeed Al-Zaman 15 February 2020 How to convince people? Thousands of ways might be there but with a single instrument, that is language. Pursuing others using speech was thought be an art in the Classical Greece: they named it “rhetoric”. Yet, some thinkers like Plato, who was discontented with rhetoric and designated it as

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