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Front Pagearrow Hasina declares tougher actions
Vowing to resist the 'one-sided' January 22 polls at any cost, Awami League (AL)-led grand alliance leader Sheikh Hasina yesterday announced fresh agitation programmes that include non-stop siege of the
 arrow 10 RMG units ransacked over rumour of worker's death
Employees of around 20 garment factories in Tejgaon vandalised 10 factories and set fire to several vehicles yesterday following sudden shutdown of a factory and rumours of an employee being killed.
 arrow Workers turn the golden goose
The flow of remittance increased by about 150 per cent in last five years while overseas manpower employment doubled, with a record amount of remittance earned and the highest number of people migrated
 arrow SC gives govt 7 days to publish rules
The full bench of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court yesterday ordered the government to publish various rules on separation of the judiciary through gazette notification within a week and remove
 arrow CA seeks time on poll deferment proposal
President and Chief Adviser (CA) Iajuddin Ahmed sought time to give his decision on election deferment proposal when two advisers yesterday apprised him about the views of two rival political alliances
 arrow Khaleda asks people to resist bid to foil election
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday reiterated the election must be held in time and nobody has right to defer or cancel as 17 candidates have already been elected unopposed.
 arrow NDI, IRI won't watch Jan 22 elections
US-based election watchdogs National Democratic Institute (NDI) and International Republican Institute (IRI) yesterday suspended plans to send their delegations for the January 22 parliamentary elections
 arrow Govt officials' avoiding poll duty a violation of discipline
The government officials who have expressed concern over their security and said that they might not perform election duties on January 22, have violated government discipline, Election Commission (EC)
 arrow Rab busts another militant den in city
Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Badda in the capital yesterday busted another den of Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and recovered locally made iron cases, used for making grenades, and a largeamount
 arrow Legal steps sought against petitioner for falsification
Three lawyers yesterday applied to the Supreme Court (SC) for drawing proceedings against Abu Safa who made false declarations to obtain a stay order on making public vital information about electioncandidates
 arrow Bimstec meet postponed for political situations in Bangladesh, Nepal
The second summit of Bimstec (Bay of Bengal Initiatives for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation), an economic bloc of seven south and southeast Asian counties, has been postponed due tovolatile
 arrow 6 killed in 'shootouts'
Four underground operatives and two listed criminals were killed in "shootouts" with the members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Khulna, Pabna and Joypurhat early yesterday.
 arrow Garment workers' unrest...

 arrow BGMEA places recommendations to CA for saving apparel industry
Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) yesterday placed a seven-point recommendation to the President and Chief Adviser (CA) Iajuddin Ahmed for saving the highest foreign currency
 arrow Court rejects Ershad's petition against surrender
Defence lawyers of Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad yesterday submitted a petition for withdrawal of the order issued by the trial court on January 4 regarding his (Ershad) surrender to it in connection
 arrow Khaleda has not submitted tax papers
BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and 25 other contestants of the upcoming election from seven Barisal constituencies did not submit the statements of their wealth, income and expenditure, and income tax returns
 arrow Kamal, Amir, Rokan, others get bail
Prominent lawyers Dr Kamal Hossain, Barrister Amir Ul Islam, Barrister Rokanuddin Mahmud and nine others yesterday obtained bail in a criminal case filed for vandalising on the Supreme Court (SC) premises
 arrow Congressman Crowley wants all-party poll
US Congressman Joseph Crowley has said the caretaker government and the Election Commission should work to create the conditions so that all parties can participate in the elections, ensuring the voice
 arrow Cold claims 4 more lives
Biting cold yesterday claimed four more lives raising the death toll to 152 while the met office forecast the cold wave would continue for at least a couple of more days.
 arrow 4 high officials transferred
The caretaker government yesterday transferred four top officials as part of its ongoing administrative reshuffle ahead of the national election scheduled for January 22.
 arrow HC rejects writ petition against takeover as acting CEC
The High Court yesterday rejected a public interest litigation (PIL) writ petition challenging the legitimacy of performing responsibilities as acting Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) by Justice Mahfuzur
 arrow Bush to send 20,000 more troops to Iraq
President Bush will tell the nation that he will send more than 20,000 additional American forces to Iraq, acknowledging that it had been a mistake earlier not to have more American and Iraqi troops fighting
 arrow New US air strikes hit Somalia
US forces hunting al-Qaeda suspects hit four sites in air strikes in southern Somalia yesterday, a Somali government source said, as international criticism mounted over Washington's military intervention.
Businessarrow Exporters say Delhi's proposed deal won't benefit Bangladesh
Bangladeshi exporters and trade experts find the Indian proposal for agreement on duty-free export of 6 million pieces of Bangladeshi readymade garment (RMG) annually to India a meaningless step, as chances
 arrow $4b forex reserve: A milestone, but is that enough?
For nearly the past two and a half months, Bangladeshis have been curiously following all the political developments that have been unfolding on a daily basis.
 arrow Purchase body okays collection of 20cr pieces of 2-taka coin
The advisory committee on purchase yesterday approved five procurement proposals including collection of 20 crore pieces of two-taka denominated coin.
 arrow Global FDI up in 2006
Global foreign direct investment continued to surge in 2006, rising by 34.3 percent over the previous year to 1.
 arrow Dollar gets a lift
The dollar was buoyed on Tuesday by a continuing slump in commodity prices, although gains over the euro remained limited. The euro eased back to 1.2992 dollars in late European trading from 1.
 arrow Asean wants trade talks re-start
Southeast Asian leaders will this week call on major powers to make substantial concessions to get global trade talks back on track, an official said Wednesday.
 arrow Thailand seeks to reassure investors on new rules
Thailand on Wednesday tried to reassure foreign investors about the government's new investment rules amid warnings the changes could push international firms to take their business elsewhere.
 arrow Oil remains at 2005 levels in Asian trade
Oil prices remained at levels unseen since mid-2005 in Asian trade Wednesday as the market continued to focus on mild winter weather in the Northern hemisphere, dealers said.
 arrow Citigroup announces Japan retreat
US banking giant Citigroup is taking the axe to its consumer finance business in Japan, which it expects to make a fourth quarter loss of 370 million dollars.
 arrow GM to join bidders for Malaysia's Proton
General Motors Corp. is planning to make a bid for Malaysia's struggling automaker Proton, joining Volkswagen AG and PSA Peugeot Citroen which are also reputed suitors, a report said Wednesday.
 arrow China flexes muscle in global steel industry
Successful negotiations of iron ore prices this year by China's leading steelmaker Baosteel show how the nation is exerting more influence on the global industry, a ratings agency said Wednesday.
 arrow Singapore, India to expand air services
Singapore and India have signed a memorandum of understanding to expand air services between the two countries, the city-state said Wednesday.
 arrow Asia-Pacific looks for energy alternatives
Southeast Asian nations hope to outline a sweeping plan this week for cutting dependence on Middle East oil, but analysts say any workable alternative is likely still decades away.
 arrow Currency

Sportsarrow Cricket: Big guns cruise
The Kai-Altech Premier Cricket League began under brilliant sunshine with Hasanuzzaman glittering most in a blazing hundred but all three opening day's matches proved to be mismatches at different venues
 arrow Cricket: Hunt for pacers again
It has been told that lanky Shahadat Hossain is the paceman groomed faster than any of his colleagues but still there is discontent that Bangladesh have yet to produce a new ball bowler like Mashrafee-bin-Mortuza.
 arrow Cricket: Four new faces in WC probables
As expected, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) yesterday named its 30-member probables for the World Cup in the West Indies.
 arrow Football: Arambagh only team to play two leagues
Arambagh Krira Sangha will be the only team to play in both Professional League and the Dhaka Senior Division Football League this season.
 arrow Cricket: Pace worry for teams
South Africa and Pakistan both have concerns over their fast bowlers ahead of the first Test of a three-match series starting at Centurion Park Thursday.
 arrow Cricket: Onus on racial quotas
South Africa have announced their provisional 30-man squad for the World Cup in the West Indies in March.
 arrow Cricket: Aussies split on Twenty20
Despite a world record performance against England, Australia's senior cricketers are divided on the merits of international Twenty20 cricket.
 arrow Cricket: Akhtar, Asif in WC squad
Pakistan on Wednesday included the fast bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif in their 30-man World Cup initial squad, an official said, despite uncertainty over their doping cases.
 arrow Tennis: Sania sails, Serena fails
Seven-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams was eliminated from the quarterfinals of the Hobart International in three sets here Wednesday.
 arrow Tennis: Blake on course
World number four James Blake's chances of back-to-back Sydney International tennis titles improved with a second round victory and more withdrawals here Wednesday.
 arrow Cricket: Eng banking on Vaughan
They were thrashed in the Ashes and their recent limited overs record is abysmal, but England hope the return of captain Michael Vaughan will boost their fortunes in the triangular one-day series in Australia.
 arrow Cricket: Visa debacle continues
The impression here continues to be a moneymaking exercise and thus also a 'rip-off' which is the way it still seems to be, for which the reputations of all Caricom countries will suffer.
 arrow Football: The Beast strikes Anfield
Julio Baptista missed a penalty but still scored four goals as Arsenal booked a League Cup semifinal against north London rivals Spurs by destroying Liverpool 6-3 at Anfield on Tuesday.
 arrow Football: Real sever Beckham ties
David Beckham will leave Real Madrid in the summer, the club's sporting director Predrag Mijatovic has confirmed.
 arrow Tennis: Mauresmo falls in Sydney
World number three Amelie Mauresmo's Australian Open title defence took a hit when she was knocked out of the Sydney International warm-up tournament here on Wednesday.
 arrow Football: Reds feel the heat
Wednesday's back page headlines made unpleasant reading for Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez after his side were crushed 6-3 by a young Arsenal side in the League Cup at Anfield on Tuesday.
 arrow Cricket: Shoaib happy at return
Controversial fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, a late inclusion in the Pakistani squad for the tour of South Africa, believes the dope saga is behind him despite the matter lying before the Court of Arbitration
 arrow Cricket: Utseya set to lead in WC
Zimbabwe have named their provisional 30-man squad for the World Cup, which will be trimmed to 15 by the February 15 deadline.
 arrow Cricket: Selector asked to explain
Bhupinder Singh Senior, the national selector from the North Zone, could have got himself into trouble over comments on Rahul Dravid that appeared in Mid Day, a Mumbai tabloid.
 arrow Football: Now Al Ittihad want Ronaldo
Wealthy Saudi Arabia side Al Ittihad have made an offer to sign Real Madrid's out-of-favour Brazilian striker Ronaldo, the Spanish press reported on Wednesday.
 arrow Football: Torres rescues Atletico
A great goal from Fernando Torres earned 10-man Atletico Madrid a 1-1 draw at home to Osasuna in their King's Cup last 16 first leg match on Tuesday.
 arrow Football: An underwhelming window
It is the last refuge of the desperate, their final source of hope in a frantic search for a saviour.
 arrow Football: Wenger stands by youth policy
Arsene Wenger insists he would keep faith with his young Arsenal stars for the League Cup semifinal against local rivals Tottenham after Julio Baptista's four goals helped the Gunners seal a stunning6-3
 arrow Football: Reading, Barnet advance
Reading beat second division Burnley 3-2 in a rearranged FA Cup third round tie on Tuesday while Barnet reached the fourth round for the first time with a 2-1 upset home win over second division Colchester
 arrow Football: Brawling duo banned
Sevilla striker Luis Fabiano and Real Zaragoza defender Carlos Diogo have been suspended for five matches each by the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) after a fight at the end of Saturday's PrimeraLiga
 arrow Football: Partizan Belgrade name new coach
Crisis-hit Partizan Belgrade on Tuesday named Miroslav Djukic as its new manager in the hope that the Serbian under-21 coach can revive the club's flagging season.
Metropolitanarrow 'Formulate nat'l policy on child labour'
Speakers at a workshop yesterday called for formulation of a national policy on child labour immediately with a view to keeping children out of hazardous jobs and providing education for them for a better
 arrow Resist 'one-sided' election
Awami League-led grand alliance leaders yesterday called on the people from all walks of life to resist the 'one-sided' January 22 elections in order to restore democracy in the country.
 arrow Act rationally for holding acceptable election
DCCI leaders yesterday urged the caretaker government (CG) and two major political parties to resolve the present crisis through constructive dialogue for a free, fair and participatory election.
 arrow Turn population into human resources
President/Chief Adviser Iajuddin Ahmed yesterday asked the teachers' community to play a sensible role in turning the population into human resources.
 arrow Attack on garment workers slated
Sramik Karmachari Sangram Parishad yesterday condemned the attack on the workers of Padma Poly Cotton Knit Fabrics Ltd in the city by the outsiders at the instigation of the garment authorities.
 arrow Police action on women protested
Different socio-cultural and women organisations yesterday protested police action and harassment on women during political activities.
 arrow Hasina discusses political situation with Russian envoy
Newly appointed Russian Ambassador to Bangladesh Gennady P Trotsenko made a courtesy call on Awami League President Sheikh Hasina at her Sudha Sadan residence in the city yesterday.
 arrow Removal of Iajuddin demanded
President of Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Dr AQM Badrudozza Chowdhury demanded removal of President Iajuddin Ahmed from the post of the chief adviser for sake of a free and fair election.
 arrow Arson attack on Hindu houses condemned
Bangladesh Hindu Bouddhu Christian Oikya Parishad yesterday strongly condemned the arson attack on 50 houses of Hindu families in Dianjpur.
 arrow Left parties' countrywide road march today
All left-leaning parties will stage countrywide road march with red flags and launch mass contact campaign today demanding resignation of Iajuddin Ahmed from the post of chief adviser to the caretaker
 arrow Rab officer, Air Force member commit suicide
An officer of the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) and a member of the Air Force allegedly committed suicide in separate incidents in the city within a span of seven hours.
 arrow Miscreants set fire to train in Khulna
Unknown miscreants set fire to two compartments of a train waiting at Khulna station yard last night, 90 minutes before it was scheduled to leave for Dhaka.
 arrow Education Expo begins in city today
A three-day-long education fair titled 'Education World Wide Expo-2007' will begin in the city today.
 arrow 1345 women repressed in six months
A total of 1345 incidents of repression on women, including 457 incidents of murder and 226 incidents of rape, took place across the country in the period of July-December 2006.
 arrow Provision of blanket power to the army criticised
Different human rights organisations and political parties yesterday expressed concern over provision of blanket power to the army to arrest anyone from any place without a warrant.
 arrow Youth held with 135 bombs in Khagrachhari
Police yesterday arrested a youth with around 135 bombs from a BNP rally at Matiranga upazila of the district.
 arrow Family demands punishment to culprits
Family members of a former BNP activist, allegedly killed by local extortionists, demanded immediate arrest and exemplary punishment to the culprits.
 arrow 5 killed in Comilla road crash
At least five people were killed and 15 others injured when a bus skidded off the road and fell into a ditch on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Matua in Chauddagram upazila early yesterday.
 arrow Warm clothes distributed
Bangladesh Air Force and Bangladesh Air Force Women Welfare Association (BAFWWA) have started distributing warm clothes among the cold-hit poor people in the capital and other places of the country from
 arrow Hotelier shot dead by extortionists
A restaurant owner was shot dead by the extortionists at Shyampur in the city yesterday.
 arrow Police action on blockaders condemned
Bangladesh Mahila Parishad yesterday strongly condemned countrywide police atrocities, including indiscriminate mass arrest, attack on political leaders and activists during three-day blockade enforced
 arrow 1,197 more held
Police arrested some 1,197 people from across the country on various charges in the last 24 hours ending at 6:00am yesterday.
 arrow BAU exam to be held as scheduled
Undergraduate admission test of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) for the year 2007 will be held on January 13 as scheduled earlier, says a press release.
 arrow Zoological Society AGM postponed
The annul general meeting and symposium of the Zoological Society of Bangladesh scheduled to be held on January 12 has been postponed due to unavoidable circumstances, says a press release.
 arrow Appeal for help
A distressed woman has sought financial assistance for her treatment as she has been suffering from various complicated diseases for the last six years.
 arrow Justice Murshed's 96th anniversary of birth today
Today is the 96th birth anniversary of late Syed Mahbub Murshed, an eminent jurist and former chief justice, says a pres release.
Nationalarrow Illegal clinic business on in Magura
Unregistered clinics are doing brisk business illegally in Magura town and three upazilas cashing on patients' plight.
 arrow A school with a difference
An English medium school founded by a lady social worker six year ago is now spreading the light of education to poor and deprived children in Saidpur upazila town.
 arrow Art of surviving disasters
Khaleda Begum, a mother of two children, lives at Daspara village in Narsingdi district. Being a wife of a poor marginal farmer, she tackles multifarious problems of family.
 arrow Bangabandhu's homecoming day observed at RU
The historic homecoming day of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was observed on the Rajshahi University (RU) campus yesterday.
 arrow 100 BNP men join AL in Tangail
About 100 BNP leaders and activists yesterday joined Awami League (AL) at a function held at Narandia School and College ground in Kalihati upazila.
 arrow Abducted SSC examinee yet to be rescued
A Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinee who was abducted 55 days ago is yet to be rescued from the clutch of abductors.
Point-Counterpointarrow Towards an inclusive globalization
What does "an inclusive globalization" mean? In general, inclusiveness would mean that all those who come within the purview of the framework one is talking about have the opportunity, backed up by appropriate
 arrow The withdrawal syndrome
Until recently the words "Vietnam" and "quagmire" were unmentionable in the Bush White House's discourse on the Iraq war.
 arrow SM Murshed: A unique voice
S M Murshed is a prominent figure and name across all sections of our nation. His aristocratic background was a fitting precursor to a brilliant academic career.
 arrow Down with the elections
Down with the elections!
Down with the elections!
I will not surely vote to lend legitimacy
To the perpetrators of bastard democracy.

Culturearrow A return to the cultural arena
It is a miracle that I could make a comeback and work again," says Mojibur Rahman Dilu, well-known actor-director and valiant freedom fighter on his return to TV with direction of the tele-film PalotOlot.
 arrow Exhibition of Henry Moore prints begins in Chittagong today
A week-long prints exhibition of one of the most celebrated sculptors of the 20th century, Henry Moore, begins in the port city today.
 arrow 'Dash Diner Ghotona' on Channel 1
Channel 1 is currently airing Emdadul Haque Milon's new drama serial Dash Diner Ghotona. The second of the 10-episode serial will be aired tonight at 9:00 pm.
 arrow 'Ranjuni' staged in Khagrachhari
Khagrachhari Theatre staged a play recently at the Zilla Shilpakala Academy in the district to celebrate the Eid reunion.
 arrow Andrei Tarkovsky: Russian brilliance
Film critics rate Andrei Tarkovsky (April 4, 1932-December 29, 1986) as the most famous Russian filmmaker since Eisenstein.
Internationalarrow No policy change on nuclear India:Tokyo
Japan will continue to urge India to join the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as a non-atomic weapons state, the government's top spokesman said yesterday, denying a change in policy.
 arrow US Stealth fighters to be deployed in South Korea
The United States is sending between 15 and 24 radar-evading Stealth fighters to South Korea this month, the US military said yesterday , amid increasing speculation over a second North Korean nuclear
 arrow Britain's emigration records go online
Family tree fanatics whose ancestors emigrated from Britain by ship will now be able to look up their relatives' life-changing journeys on the Internet .
 arrow Low expectations at Indo-Pak talks
India's foreign minister is to make a rare visit to Pakistan this weekend, with the trip expected to firm up peace efforts between the nuclear-armed rivals rather than yield any breakthrough.
 arrow 3 suspected rebels killed in Assam
The Indian army killed three suspected separatists and arrested another three in a crackdown on militants blamed for ethnic attacks that killed 69, the government said yesterday.
 arrow Simple blood test can foretell heart attack ,stroke risk
A simple blood test can foretell with strong probability a person's risk of heart attack or stroke and the likelihood cardiovascular disease sufferers will die of their illness, according to a US study
 arrow 'Indian serial killer' tried to eat human flesh
One of two Indian men accused of the serial killings of 17 people, mainly children, near the capital New Delhi has admitted to having tried to eat human flesh, a newspaper said yesterday.
 arrow Afghanistan appeals to UN over Pak mining plan
Afghanistan has written to the new United Nations chief to express "deep concern" about Pakistan's plan to mine and fence their disputed border, the foreign ministry said yesterday.
 arrow 11 killed as bldg collapses in Allahabad
At least 11 people died and about 20 were trapped under the debris of a four-storey building that caved in yesterday in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state, a police spokesman said.
 arrow India launches space rocket
India yesterday successfully launched into space a rocket carrying a capsule recovery experiment to prepare for future manned missions, an official said.
 arrow Nepal Maoists predict victory in June polls
Nepal's Maoists predicted yesterday they would form a majority government after elections slated to be held in June.
 arrow US introduces UN resolution slamming Myanmar policies
The United States on Tuesday introduced a revised draft resolution in the UN Security Council urging Myanmar's rulers to initiate democratic reforms, release all political prisoners and stop using rape
 arrow Masimov new Kazakh PM
Kazakhstan's parliament voted unanimously yesterday to make Karim Masimov, a multilingual economist previously serving as deputy premier, the new prime minister of the energy-rich Central Asian country.
 arrow Pak commission to push for Afghan border peace
Pakistan yesterday announced a new commission to organise a gathering of tribal elders from both sides of the border to try and curb the Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan.
 arrow Teenager dies of bird flu in Indonesia
An Indonesian teenager died of bird flu yesterday, bringing the country's death toll from the disease to 58, a hospital official said.
 arrow Filipino blast kills 6 ahead of summit
Six people were killed and 10 others wounded yesterday when a bomb exploded in front of the public market in this southern Philippines city, police said.
 arrow Thai junta for emergency in Muslim south
Thailand's military junta agreed yesterday to extend for three months emergency rule in Muslim-majority provinces, where an Islamic separatist insurgency has sharply escalated in recent months.
 arrow India airports on high alert
All airports in India have been put on high alert after authorities received hijack threats from militants fighting Indian rule in the disputed Kashmir region, news reports said yesterday.
 arrow 2006 warmest year in US, sixth in world
2006 was the warmest year on record in the United States and the sixth warmest in all the world, the National Climate Data Center (NCDC) said Tuesday.
 arrow Human zoo!
An Australian zoo is putting humans on public display in its orangutang enclosure in a month-long scientific experiment that will also include a popularity contest.
Editorialarrow Editorial: Police brutality on the street
The barbaric police action on the grand alliance leaders on Tuesday has once again raised the harsh question: do we still have the right to organise peaceful rallies in the country? Or is it slowly turning
 arrow Editorial: Army's extended role
We can see the rationale that if the army were given any task to perform, they must be equipped with concomitant power to be able to accomplish it.
 arrow The accessory is hanged
For the greater part of his dictatorship, Saddan Hussein was a US accomplice in war crimes, when, in serving the cause of the interest of the West, his crimes against his people and against Iran had gone
 arrow Don't vote
The world is watching a very unusual and attractive game being orchestrated in Bangladesh, with the national parliamentary election at the centre.
 arrow 90 days is directory
Recently, one of the advisers to the present caretaker government stated that I, in my book, Constitutional Law of Bangladesh, wrote that election must be held within the time frame of 90 days, and he
Letters to Editorarrow Culture and career
It's a very good initiative taken by the Transparency International Bangladesh involving the youths to form a corruption free society.
 arrow Congrats, Shane Warne!
Congratulations to the magician spinner Shane Warne on his achieving the unique landmark of picking up 700 Test wickets! Shane Warne has been spinning the ball around the batsmen on the cricketpitch
 arrow The national flag
In these days of political turmoil it is shocking to observe that some political parties are using the national flag of Bangladesh in their processions. The national flag is our pride.
 arrow Signs of failing
The last few days were full of news and views of unbridled police atrocities. When the western press was finding signs of failure in Bangladesh, the Bangladeshi press forcefully rejected that as ahoax.
 arrow A man's worth
How would you judge a man's worth? Would you judge him by what he has made of himself in his lifetime? Or by his academic and professional accomplishments? Or does his value lie in how his loved onesremember
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