Tag Archives: Dhaka

Flowing in the Right Direction

Bangladesh has achieved significant development in terms of water security, but it has a lot more to do.

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Living with Unsafe Water in Dhaka

Contaminated tap water puts millions at risk in Bangladesh’s capital because of the city’s vast network of damaged underground pipes and lack of waste disposal.

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Modi’s Self-defeating Pakistan Policy

For India, the only way to de-hyphenate itself from Pakistan is to improve relations with Islamabad through bold initiatives. Modi, who has always advocated a more muscular approach to national security, cannot ignore Pakistan, but must also recognize that a hardline approach will create problems for New Delhi.

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Bangladesh’s Fading Democracy

Bangladeshi people are showing signs of frustration with political leadership that is preoccupied with mud-slinging. They are losing trust in state institutions. Stuck in political limbo, they have no higher authority to turn to. This in turn encourages third parties to fish in troubled waters.

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SAARC’s Make or Break Moment

The game of one-upmanship by India and Pakistan, the two leading countries of SAARC, is likely to do immense harm to the cause of the poverty-ridden South Asian region, where concerted efforts at regional cooperation could be crucial in shaping its future development.

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