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Austerity has to be all-encompassing  

It took a new Prime Minister in Boris Johnson and a new Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javed to officially bring to an end the nine-year old Austerity era on which the UK Conservative party was elected. The British people...

Portrait of an insurance legend

He was born Md Azizus Samad. M.A. Samad was the...

Corporate tax reduction in India: What should Bangladesh do?

The Government of India recently announced reduction of corporate income...

Role of investment bank in M&A process

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) market in Bangladesh is in its...

The ruinous brunt of xenophobia

Xenophobia is the fear or hatred of that which is...

India: Bolstering the farm sector and food security

Over the last decade Indian agriculture has become more robust...

Commercial production of Sonali bags  

The pilot project under which 100,000 jute poly bags will...

Wild climate --- genie out of bottle

Polar ice sheets continue to break down, showing large pools...

UN's 75th anniversary will take place in the shadow of acute financial crisis  

When the six much-ballyhooed high-level UN meetings concluded late September,...

Emphasising ultra-poor graduation programme

Poverty reduction initiatives of Bangladesh contributed to fulfilling all three eligibility criteria for graduation from the UN's Least Developed Countries (LDC) list. In spite of achieving significant progress in poverty reduction, 41 per cent and 16 per cent of the population were marked as 'poor' and 'severe poor' respectively by...

Slow moving rickshaws choking traffic  

SLOW-MOVING and manually driven rickshaws are a cause for traffic...