The undying spirit of football  

As the world is now honing in on the World...

Maintaining Taka's value

The Bangladesh currency 'Taka' has recently come under pressure in...

Need for authentic data on foreign workers  

The fact that as much as $5 billion gets remitted...

Rural finance - inclusivity still a concern  

The rural credit market in has seen a sea-change with...

Back home, tortured and abused  

What do you call it--- ignorance or desperation? The question...

Bringing discipline in the banking sector  

The classified loans of the state-owned commercial banks (SoCBs) continue...

Aligning fiscal year with climate cycle  

As is well-known, the period referred to by the governments...

A tale of two cities

Two cities -one, the capital of Bangladesh and the other,...

For a lower lending rate in the economy

Now that the Prime Minister herself wants an interest rate...

Boosting organic farming  

Although cultivation of organic products has been gaining importance for...

Poverty: Good and bad news  

The Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) 2016 has brought...

Eid — a festival of rejoicing  

Eid-ul Fitr and Eid-ul Azha are the two major religious...

No good news for stock investors in the budget

The anxious wait of thousands of stock market investors is...

Budget suffers from status quo syndrome  

Now that the national budget is doing the rounds into...

Budget out of tune with present needs  

On Thursday last, finance minister AMA Muhith, MP placed the...

Sop that has raised many an eyebrow  

That the government lacks initiative to streamline the country's troubled...

Mega budget: Implementation big challenge  

The proposed national budget finance minister AMA Muhith presented to...

IWT — a victim of neglect  

Bangladesh is a delta crisscrossed by numerous rivers and boasts...

Trade strategy needs to be reset  

The road to globalisation through Doha Round seems to be...

A preview of the 2018 Budget

The presentation of national budgets in parliament traditionally starts with...

Unlocking the tourism potential

The country's tourism sector is yet to be developed to...

Much needed shift in agriculture

The country's agriculture sector is far different from what it...

The 'missing' youth

The latest Bangladesh experience is possibly a clear pointer to...