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Towards a welfare model

Safety net programmes in Bangladesh have evolved from the past and have been gradually expanded covering more beneficiaries over the years. During British rule, these were known as Test Relief (TR) and Gratuitous Relief (GR), applied at times of socio-economic...

The consequential presidential election in the United States

The presidential election in the United States is six weeks...

UNCTAD warns of 'lost decade' if countries adopt austerity in Covid-19

In the face of a deep global recession amid a...

The intriguing, the charming . . . and Ginsburg

American politics has largely been a matter of curiosity for...

Cultivating global financial cooperation

The Covid-19 pandemic is the mother of all stress tests...

How to break the deadlock

We haven't seen, of late, any major scientific innovation, including...

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...

Don't let Covid-19 pandemic derail refugee education

Footballer Mohamed Salah heard messages from refugee children about the importance of education. As a father of two girls, Salah understands the importance of equal education for all. In a video broadcast on last Wednesday (September 23) in connection with the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, held virtually for the...

A new script for an evolving Middle East

Representatives of the governments of...

Illicit trade during Covid-19 & Bangladesh

An immediate outcome of the...

In love with 'adda': Delight and dread

Befitting the constantly transforming trends...

Solar power can meet full electricity needs in Bangladesh!

Power generation has got significant...

Digitalisation no guarantee against graft

'Man behind the machine' is...