The long road to safe food  

While food security should be the prime concern for a...

Syndicates target ignorant farmers  

To call the recent changes in the style of cropping...

RMG wage deserves serious attention  

It is rather unfortunate that all the relevant parties are...

Fresh pledge to curb NPL  

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said last week that the...

Challenges before finance minister  

A warm and hearty welcome to newly appointed Finance Minister...

Does economy refute theory of development paradox?  

Bangladesh has moved up 16 places on the World Economic...

Where have all the safe havens gone?

With equities slumping, exchange-rate volatility increasing, and political risks intensifying,...

Plastic pollution  

One of the landmark discoveries of the past century was...

New voters, leaders with fresh ideas  

Of the main features characterising the December 30 National Election...

Jobs are what villages need, desperately  

How should one explain the development now taking place in...

Raising competitiveness of export products  

Bangladesh's export earnings in the first half of the current...

Cell-phone penetration and digital divide  

There is no denying the fact that Bangladesh has done...

Where society falters to pick its loose ends  

Bliss it was in that dawn to be alive But...

The high cost of 'de-risking' infrastructure finance

The World Bank and other multilateral institutions are increasingly promoting...

RMG needs better business model  

Following the Rana Plaza building collapse in 2013, the country's...

PEC and JSC exam feats: The flip side  

The impressive performance of female students in the school-level JSC...

Reining in soaring project costs

It has become more of a routine affair for the...

Need to sustain growth momentum as nation goes to polls  

All eyes are now focused on today's (Sunday's) parliamentary elections...

Election festivity in rural areas  

Rural people possibly would participate in the national election in...

Measuring many faces of poverty  

The concentration of 99 per cent of world's wealth in...

Sanctions issue clouds Koreas' bid to reconnect rail, road links  

The two Koreas on Wednesday launched a project to reconnect...

Are promises meant to be lofty?

A promise made must be a promise kept -- Aristotle...

Helping youths think out of the box  

Except the keen observers, majority of people cannot often tell...