Severe gas crisis amid weakening distribution system

Severe gas crisis is now persisting in the capital Dhaka...

Gender parity in jobs deserves priority  

The publication of labour force survey reports on a quarterly...

The challenge of publishing textbooks  

A row over printing of textbooks among printing presses, publishers...

Consolidating the status of Bangladesh as a developing country

Bangladesh needs to do more - especially at the policy...

Misuse of bond facility and border haats

A news story, quoting appropriate sources, says abuse of the...

Rural people's perception of development  

Perhaps we need no social scientist to explain the enviable...

Food procurement: The bypassed target  

Farmers across the country are now busy harvesting their Boro...

Ridding the highway of severe tailback  

Unprecedented tailback on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway has taken serious turn....

Hassles at ferry crossings  

Bangladesh is a riverine country endowed with 24,000-kilometre long waterways....

Where education fails to deliver  

Although the problem of private tutoring in education has emerged...

Too many banks crowd the economy

Bangladesh economy is perhaps having more banks than it needs....

The much needed thrust on skill development   

Two news stories figured quite prominently in the past week-one...

Dynamics of poverty in Bangladesh  

The general discourse on poverty in Bangladesh hardly harps on...

To cut or not to cut  

It is quite apparent that the government is in a...

Ills of unplanned urbanisation  

Unplanned urbanisation is likely to pose a challenge to the...

Determinants of entrepreneurship  

Entrepreneurship has been acknowledged the world over as a key...

Freedom of media under threat worldwide  

The 2018 World Press Freedom Index prepared by the Reporters...

Mega projects: Opting for equity financing

Bangladesh economy has remained exclusively dependent on tax revenue for...

TCB as a market intervening force  

Reports have it that the state trading body TCB (Trading...

Income inequality

While Bangladesh has done remarkably well in terms of some...

Now loan, not equity, under EEF!  

The government has learnt the hard way. It has tried...

Fresh gas price hike will be unethical  

Immediately after the first consignment of liquefied natural gas (LNG)...

How to overcome state fragility  

A recent report published by the UK-based LSE-Oxford Commission on...