FY18-19 budget: What's in it for the poorest people?

For Bangladesh-with relatively high levels of poverty and inequality--it is...

Bangladesh budget 2018-19: An overview

On June 07, Finance Minister AMA Muhith presented the budget...

Socio-economic dimensions of Eid

Festivals are common to all societies and cultures. With the...

A new concept taking root fast

A large number of women, mostly Muslims from different walks...

Entrepreneurship as a solution to unemployment

Developing countries are facing the issue of increasing unemployment particularly...

The discourse over role of civil society

Before we start discussing 'civil society' extensively, let us give...

All eyes on Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

By all means, a drama has been enacted by President...

Food security and growth in Asia

A disquieting finding of The State of Food Security and...

Aiding transcontinental manufacturing, trade

If a nation doesn't sell abroad enough, it is doomed...

Changing the face of towns and villages

Over the last few decades the face of rural Bangladesh...

Ramadan is more than fasting and praying

Ramadan is here. In this blessed month, most Muslims if...

The necessity of standardising poultry feed

For poultry and livestock, certain mineral elements such as iron,...

The debt challenge to African growth

Sub-Saharan Africa is confronting a pronounced rise in public debt....

The singing birds exploring Nazrul's treasure trove

During the '70s, '80s and even '90s, a bunch of...

A royal wedding and mellowed British monarchy

What was remarkable and of profound significance behind the pomp...

An economic vendetta gone haywire

The general sitting at the helm of the arsenal of...

Curing the ills of private universities

    he number of students in Bangladesh is increasing...

Jobless growth, really?

The growth narrative of a developing country takes a long...

Living wage in RMG sector: Some conceptual issues

The ready-made garment (RMG) industry has been Bangladesh's key export...

Is this going to be the wettest ever Baishakh?

Had there been a wetter Baishakh than the one just...

The mastery of weed management

Weeds in crop fields are a real hazard that reduces...

Ways of healthy eating during Ramadan

Islam encourages Muslims to make sure they are mindful of...

The world soccer's legend scorers

Miroslav Klose, the German striker, is the highest scorer in...