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Globally Disaster Covid-19 Coronavirus

Rayhan Ahmed Topader:   Like hundreds of thousands of people across the world, the super-rich are preparing to self-isolate in the face of an escalation in the coronavirus crisis. But their plans extend far beyond stocking up on hand sanitiser. The world’s richest people are chartering private jets to set off for holiday homes or specially prepared disaster bunkers in ...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Facts, Fears and our Responsibility

  Afzal Sayed Munna: DO NOT PANIC However, what makes me to say so? Well, I believe the more we panic the more we make mistake. Rather let’s look into some common facts that would help protect everyone. The UK has reported a total of 1400 coronavirus cases while 37,746 people have been tested and 35 people died. (BBC 15 ...

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Human tragedy Coronavirus affects global economy

    Rayhan Ahmed Topader:   Having largely ignored Covid-19 as it spread cross China, global financial markets reacted strongly last week when the virus spread to Europe and the Middle East, stoking fears of a global pandemic. Since then, Covid-19 risks have been priced so aggressively across various asset classes that some fear a recession in the global economy ...

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China’s coronavirus mounts around the world

  Rayhan Ahmed Topader:   The global march of covid-19 is beginning to look unstoppable. In just the past week, a countrywide outbreak surfaced in Iran, spawning additional cases in Iraq, Oman, and Bahrain. Italy put 10 towns in the north on lockdown after the virus rapidly spread there. An Italian physician carried the virus to the Spanish island of ...

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 Justice for Rohingya Minority

    Rayhan Ahmed Topader: More than 700,000 members fled to neighbouring Bangladesh following a reported military crackdown in August 2017 during which numerous alleged human rights abuses were committed. According to news reports, around 600,000 Rohingya remain inside the country, and remain extremely vulnerable to attacks and persecution, said the court. In its ruling, the ICJ imposed provisional measures ...

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Impact of Social Media on Teenagers

  Rayhan Ahmed Topader: In modern life, social media is developing fast. It is used by many people all over the world. Social media is especially very popular among the young. However, there are many young people who cannot control themselves and are addicted to social media. Addiction to social media has many serious effects, including poor study habits, living ...

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CONGRATULATIONS, INDIA

By F R Chowdhury:   Born in British India in 1945, I came across two more nationality changes automatically. The first was the independence of Pakistan and India in 1947 when I became an East Pakistani. The second was in 1971 when East Pakistan became an independent country named Bangladesh. Then in 1991, I applied for a job in the ...

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“The Departing Legacy of Anne Main”

  By: Abdus Hamid:   Whilst we celebrate the Conservative Party’s landslide victory on Thursday 12th December, we must pause to reflect on the loss that Conservative Friends of Bangladesh (CFOB) has personally incurred by losing its Founder President Anne Main. Anne Main lost her St Albans seat which she held for over fifteen years and failed to be crowned ...

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Climate challenge requires collective action

Rayhan Ahmed Topader:   The Climate Risk Engines are purpose built to compute hypothetical future risks to a modelled representative asset (synthesized with engineering data) designed to represent property and infrastructure. The system enables each such asset to be stress-tested against a wide range of extreme weather and extreme sea events typical of its location. A range of future-looking scenarios ...

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Social Justice and the Global Economy

Rayhan Ahmed Topader:   Economic justice is a component of social justice. It is a set of moral principles for building economic institutions, the ultimate goal of which is to create an opportunity for each person to create a sufficient material foundation upon which to have a dignified, productive, and creative life. The concept of economic justice intersects with the ...

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