Libraries are struggling

Use of libraries across the country is gradually turning more...

Bulging mattress money?    

Banks are reportedly worried because their deposit growth has declined...

Losing out on prioritisation

Prioritisation may be a necessary evil for countries with limited...

Inequality impedes harmonious growth

Despite rise in gross domestic product (GDP) growth and reported...

Losing faith in democracy    

Democracy isn't perfect but it's the best ism available. The...

A Manchurian candidate for World Bank

Following an unwritten agreement between America and the European Countries...

Evaluating the role of agriculturists

Every year, Bangladesh observes February 13 as Agriculturist Day. Bangabandhu...

Banks and news media  

It happens sometimes. Media reports on banks contain information that...

Keeping rivers free of encroachers  

The country's conservationists, especially the activists engaged in campaigns to...

Banking chaos bruises the economy: Structural problems need to be rectified

The state of health of the country's banking sector has...

Ending the US stranglehold on the World Bank

Nominations opened last week for the World Bank presidency, one...

The ghosts of Versailles: Price of setting expectations too high  

It has now been just over 100 years since the...

Combating corruption: Ensuring transparency, good governance  

We might not like it but Bangladesh once again has...

Unravelling Hercules mystery

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan broke the silence over what he...

Festivities with foreign friends  

The city of Dhaka these days is used to seeing...

US-China trade talks: Rifts remain wide open

The United States and China wrapped up a new round...

Not all is well with book fair  

The first week of the month-long Amar Ekushey Grantha Mela...

How EU leaders can prevent a no-deal Brexit

  Has British Prime Minister Theresa May outmanoeuvred all her...

Preserving gastrointestinal tract health    

It is no secret that the number of people suffering...

Colonisation & climate change

We cannot always blame 20th century automobiles alone for the...

Is nearshoring a threat to our apparel sector?

A number of the Western apparel marketing companies are likely...

We the delinquents

Income tax collections are more like adornment to the country's...

Social defence against drug  

Despite stringent government measures against drug peddling in the country,...