Inclusiveness and equality can boost economic growth

December 3 was celebrated globally as the International Day of...

Frustration, addiction and waste of youth

Addiction and crime stay like cosy chums huddled together. Not...

A look back in time

Being a recent graduate of computer engineering in the field...

An adage in vogue long before Trump

Jamal Khashoggi, a great journalist of Saudi Arabia, was brutally...

Meet 20th century Japanese philosophers

Japanese philosophers have wielded considerable influences on the society and...

Economic growth and erosion of real wage

Bangladesh economy has been registering a consistent upward growth for...

How does public investment affect private investment?

The importance of investment in economic growth is well acknowledged...

Motherhood space mission to take off

Described as 'a small step for a baby but a...

Politics, a poor man's spouse

Perhaps none of the words in the title needs any...

Suicides: A growing concern

The issue of suicide is very under-researched in Bangladesh. The...

Beware of workplace demons!

Is your workplace infested with corporate cockroaches? Let me be...

Impersonation of law enforcement agencies is a serious crime

Impersonation can be just a fun but at times a...

Accelerating economic diplomacy

Economic diplomacy is one of the most important appliances through...

A global pandemic

Violence against women is considered as a persistent, serious and...

Boosting banking business

Finance Minister AMA Muhith said in Parliament recently citing data...

Encountering life squarely in the face

If I weren't there, mother would have no tension. A...

Family interventions in improving diabetes outcome

Diabetes mellitus is a growing worldwide epidemic concern with an...

UNESCO at 73: Building better future

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) was...

The economics of medical care: Bangladesh perspective

Physicians see themselves as professionals and as healers, assisting their...

Lens making technology lesson from Taiwan

Often we think that lens making is a material-centric, labour-intensive...

Untimely cherry blossoms, what next?

First the early cherry blossoms and now the disappearance of...

Investing in children for justice

Generally the situation of children in conflict with the law,...

Transport strike and infants' death: Who's to blame

The recent 48-hour strike, enforced countrywide by road transport workers,...