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Translating 'Golden Bengal' dream into reality  

The government has been working hard to make all the...

Not yet out of the woods  

Water, water everywhere not a single drop to drink. Right...

Controversy over quality of milk must come to rest  

The row over cow milk has suddenly died down. But...

Bringing dynamism in BIDA

The Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) started functioning on September...

Facilitating land customs stations  

The inadequacies of the land customs stations (land ports) in...

The case for post-flood rehabilitation  

Both large and low-intensity floods have two stages. At the...

Taxing the sick, unfairly  

The tax authorities will be doing a great favour to...

Action plan to bring discipline on roads  

The government is mulling formation of a taskforce to implement...

Maintaining socio-economic progress  

According to available statistics prepared by the Household Income and...

Why was World Mosquito Day not observed?  

There was hardly a better time than this year to...

Plugging the leather loopholes

The leather industry of Bangladesh has not been able to...

Contract farming for export  

The Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) has taken a tough...

Saving our indigenous languages  

The global movement to recognise the rights of the 370...

Another likely sop for banks  

Put together a couple of news reports, published in two...

Disciplining the rawhide market  

Of late, the tanners have agreed to purchase salted rawhides...

Socio-economics of land use  

Land is the most important asset or factor of production...

Ensuring sustainability of Sunderbans  

At a time when climate change has become a major...

Is 'Zero Hunger' a utopian dream?

According to 'The State of Food Security and Nutrition in...

Expediting hydrocarbon exploration  

In a serious drive to access domestic resources the government...

Driving forces behind child marriage  

The incidence of child marriage has reportedly lowered. But we...

Caring for children  

In the first six months of the year, as many...

Tapping into China's apparel share?  

It is fashionable for many in the country to contemplate...

The euphemistic form of extortion  

Few residents in Dhaka have noticed how a menace is...