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Protecting the poor from food inflation 

After decades of relatively low inflation, food and non-food commodity...

Real purpose of Zakat

The importance of Zakat in Islam is well known to...

Exporting qualified manpower

A UNB report released on Tuesday, April 12 last says...

Making City Corporation effective

Generally, urban governance involves various actors and organistions. The relationship...

Rescuing small garment factories

In post-Covid time, the country's key export earner readymade garment...

Nuances of international relations

Few can say for sure that the existing friendly ties...

Prudence has to come first

It's not a bad idea to throw in a little...

Calculating Nisab for Zakat nationally

Zakat is one of the five fundamentals of Islam. It...

Time to show wisdom

As it is getting prolonged, the impact of the Ukraine...

The missing number of primary students

Permanent closure of 14,111 private primary schools in 2020, the...

Value-added plastic recycling

So long we have heard of recycling plastic waste to...

Padma Bridge to enliven Mongla port

The once faint signs of the Mongla Port's revival have...

Changing the gear

The era of rice predominantly influencing Bangladeshi diet seems to...

Central bank's guarded annual report

After around nine months had passed since the end of...

Let Ukraine crisis not fester

Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov's comment that there has not been...

A new-look city with a network of subways

Unveiled on Tuesday, a feasibility study on subways together with...

Big powers' fear of weaker nations

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has virtually upended international order,...

Market-driven skills for youth employment

It is generally recognised that with the growth of technology,...

Reining in anarchic river traffic

Mid-river collisions between motor launches are not infrequent in Bangladesh....

Bypassing SWIFT messaging system

Cross-border payment settlement does not take place in currency notes....

Falling water table a looming danger

Extensive use of groundwater for irrigation, domestic use as well...

Meeting challenges of the worst air pollution

Once again, Bangladesh has earned the dubious distinction of topping...

Transport workers the neglected lot

Road transport workers in Bangladesh most of whom are truck...