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Supratim Barman

Supratim Barman, MSc (Queen Mary – University of London). Kolkata, The Republic of India. I live between the two extreme edges of what was the British Colonial Empire, in the vast and important cities of Kolkata and London; with the midpoint being where I was born and where I grew up, Bahrain: observing and experiencing events in a time of great change.

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Economy10 mins ago

The Game of Tariffs

Adam Smith is considered the father of economics. Back in 18th century, he presented the concept of protectionism, which was...

Newsdesk5 hours ago

Improved Skills and Job Opportunities for Youth in Maldives

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Economy9 hours ago

8 facts you don’t know about the money migrants send back home

Here are eight things you might not know about the transformative power of these often small – yet major –...

Middle East12 hours ago

The tension between Iran and the United States

At the beginning of last summer, precisely on May 8, 2018, US President Donald J. Trump carried out one of...

Science & Technology14 hours ago

Girls Don’t Code? In The Caribbean, They Lead Tech Startups

Research shows that science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are still male-dominated fields. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, in...

Energy News15 hours ago

IEA takes part in G20 Energy and Environment Ministerial in Japan

The International Energy Agency has provided in-depth support for this weekend’s meeting of G20 energy and environment ministers, including the publication...

Southeast Asia18 hours ago

Building cohesive societies: Southeast Asian states take on gargantuan challenge

Several Southeast Asian governments and social movements are seeking to counter mounting polarization and inter-communal strife across the globe fuelled...

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