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Bracing for second wave?  

We have recently learnt about the government's readiness to face...

In the Covid-19 world, risk has become riskier

The American economist Frank Knight theorised about the difference between...

Cyber crimes on the rise  

The arrest of  Nazmus Saaqeb Nayem, an IT virtuoso, has...

End of LIBOR era -- Bangladesh should prepare from now on   

LIBOR (London Inter Bank Offered Rate) is the most popular...

It's not vaccine nationalism, it's vaccine idiocy

An official with China's Center for Disease Control and Prevention...

Festive events in the doldrums

Just around a couple of months before COVID-19 emerged as...

The state of play in intra-Afghan peace talks

The US backed Afghan government and the Taliban held peace...

Redefining moral rights and wrongs at a cost  

Justifying or supporting an awful thing or crime by a...

Bold public spending only way to recover better from Covid-19

A bold targeted fiscal expansion, led by the advanced economies,...

Troubles follow easy money  

The content of the Bangladesh Bank (BB) report for the...

Strategy to curb illegal flight of capital

Of late, the government has adopted a new strategy to...

Maroof Matin: A star-crossed stock market visionary

Wali-ul-Maroof Matin (1962-2020) was the one who pursued certain dreams...

Cycling and walking contribute to making city liveable  

Currently, people are using cars so much that traffic is...

The role of statistics in crises

Not so much attention is paid to statistics even at...

How poverty reduction can survive deglobalisation  

The Covid-19 pandemic seems to have curtailed globalisation in ways...

The power of onion

The kitchen staple, onion, has again taken the centre stage....

The disaster and health nexus amid pandemic

Asif Ali (name changed) and his wife live with three...

The post-pandemic recovery's missing link

Trust will be key to the recovery from the COVID-19...

No recreation at cost of health protocol

Forced into long five to six months' confinement, if most...

Sufferings that go unnoticed  

Leaving Dhaka with all family members and whatever belonging one...

Adverse impact of Covid-19 on unemployed youths

The world is now struggling to combat the deadly coronavirus...

Fighting the coronavirus infodemic

The emergence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has not only led...

Social cost of cheap motorbike is high  

Over the years, some policy supports, including reduced taxes, make...