Satisfying the demand for higher education  

Governments across the world are struggling to keep pace with...

Five hindrances to free trade agreements

As Bangladesh is set to graduate from Least Developed Country...

Price hike well before Ramadan  

Every year before the holy month of Ramadan, consumers are...

Our zero-emission future  

The solution to human-induced climate change is finally in clear...

Earth Day: Protect our species

Every year we observe Earth Day on April 22. The...

We must stop being blind about climate change

The dire effects of climate change have been drawing the...

For more women-only buses  

Dhaka residents who commute regularly on local buses must have...

Kitchen market--bellwether of Ramadan price hike  

The holy month of Ramadan begins from May 05. If...

World Bank dispossessing rural poor

The World Bank's Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) project,...

Addressing problem of car parking

Parking the motorised vehicles, especially private cars, in Dhaka poses...

Stock market operates in isolation  

As always, market pundits are clueless about the latest plunge...

The case of jute: Surviving, sustaining, succeeding

Once serving as the country's "golden fibre," jute now plays...

Extinction Rebellion: Now is the time to wake people up

Anyone who loves Nature must also love Sir David Attenborough....

The Digital Revolution's silent majority

Statistics can hold brutal truths. We are constantly told that...

Providing policy support to woo investment

The country's investment development authorities have sought adequate policy support...

Proper healthcare for haemophilia patients  

Every year on April 17, the World Haemophilia Day provides...

When teachers turn sexual predators  

Nusrat Jahan Rafi lost her battle for life but not...

Preserving the age-old image of mangoes    

Pahela Baishakh, the Bangla New Year, is being celebrated today...

No story worth dying for?

"Stay safe. There's no story worth dying for." - That's...

Energising the capital market  

Basically two types of capital finance are required for formal...

The imperative of US-China peaceful economic coexistence

The world economy desperately needs a plan for "peaceful coexistence"...

Smears, laws, lack of cooperation: Tools against activists

The murder of Brazilian politician and human rights activist Marielle...

Promoting book as Bengali New Year's gift  

Another Pahela Baishakh, the Bangla New Year's Day, is knocking...