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    Finally, the hunger strike of non-MPO teachers has come to an end following the assurances of the Prime Minister.

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    Finally, the hunger strike of non-MPO teachers has come to an end following the assurances of the Prime Minister.

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    The editor's note of the Star Weekend issue of January 5 was a wonderful piece of writing to wrap up the news that has gone by last year. The past year has left many indelible impressions for us to ponder and we all have to do a little soul-searching in order to face the year ahead.

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    Question paper leaks were a regular trend in the past and it has become of great concern at present in our country. Earlier, the leaks were mainly of SSC, HSC and BCS exam questions.

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    As a reader of the above-titled article in Star Weekend on December 15, 2017, it is disturbing that there is no authentic and factual history of our nation. A period of 46 years has gone by and we are yet to establish a non-debatable history, because of the change in regimes and party politics.

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    Tomorrow, we are going to celebrate the 47th glorious Victory Day of Bangladesh. On this day in 1971, our country achieved independence after a nine-month long war against the Pakistani military forces.

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    Thanks to Star Weekend for revealing the deplorable scenario of zoos at the district level in its last issue of December 1, under the title "Death camps for wildlife". The article was thought-provoking as it made me think of the importance

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    The fallout since Tazreen shows us that nothing really has changed in the garments industry. As the accounts of the Tazreen workers illustrate, they are left alone to pick up the pieces.

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    This is a very valid question asked by Star Weekend in its article published on November 17, 2017. Although Bangladesh's two main political parties are led by women, male dominance in the political arena is quite prominent.

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    I would like to thank Star Weekend for publishing a valuable article on the 1917 Revolution written by our respected scholar Serajul Islam Choudhury.

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    An article titled “How effective will the anti-discrimination law be?” published in the Star Weekend has rightly highlighted the social isolation and discriminations faced by the third gender.

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    The article on Alia madrasa based education system published in Star Weekend on October 27, 2017 really drew my attention.

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    October is known to us as 'Breast Cancer Awareness Month'. It is a matter of great regret that in our country still many women die from this disease every year without any diagnosis and treatment.

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    The series of harrowing events that the Rohingya are facing is extremely disheartening. They are living in miserable conditions and suffering from various diseases.

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    The anti-corruption hotline is a much-needed initiative. It allows ordinary citizens to be vigilant in informing the ACC about corrupt activities they have witnessed or been forced to participate in.

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    Our lifestyle changes with the demands of time but what about the values and principles that determine one's personality? Do they belong to any particular era? Are they also changeable? Always speak the truth, respect your elders, do not quarrel with anyone and be kind in your life–are these pieces of advice no longer applicable in this competitive world?

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    Firsthand accounts of journalists, aid workers and well-meaning philanthropists flocking to Cox's Bazar in light of the Rohingya refugee influx tell of the enormous civilian efforts to help the refugees.

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    Confusion between media, message, and personal bias abound in Zyma Islam's article, "Whimsical, political, subversive: A review of

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    My heartfelt congratulations and thanks to the Star Weekend team for coming up with an issue dedicated to the partition of the

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    It's no wonder that enrolment in science has been on the decline over the decades in such a “demotivating” education system which is prevailing in Bangladesh.

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    The article titled 'How safe are our schools?' published in the Star Weekend on August 4, showed us that we have willingly blindfolded ourselves about the vulnerable condition of fire safety in our educational institutions.

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    Dhaka University in its golden era of students' organised movement contributed to upholding the democratic values and rights of citizens whenever peace was endangered and democracy threatened throughout the history of Bangladesh.

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    With rising urbanisation and rapid industrialisation in Bangladesh, the demand for electricity has increased and the pressure on resources is burgeoning.

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    The article titled "Finding the superbug" published in Star Weekend on July 7 was shocking!

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    The article "Finding the superbug, the invincible bacteria" published in the Star Weekend on June 7, caught my attention as it demonstrated the rise of the superbug, a bacteria which is resistant to all types of antibiotics.

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    It's time to wake up

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    The article “Digital Repression in Digital Bangladesh” published in the Star Weekend on 16 July demonstrates that section 57 of the ICT Act has become a draconian law as it poses a big threat to freedom of expression.

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    The deplorable condition of the people of haor regions who came to Dhaka after the flash flood was described in the article "Nomads in the land of rivers".

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    The article “Longadu burning”, published in Star Weekend, demonstrates the institutional failure to ensure the right of our fellow citizens to live in safety.

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    I was moved by the pictures showing what sand mining has done to one of our country's greatest rivers, the Brahmaputra.

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