When physicians do disservice to their profession  

That physicians of hospitals and clinics situated in outlying upazilas...

Fewer Chinese babies intensify an old story

Fewer Chinese babies are really an old story. The country's...

Crop protection embankments  

This is the dry season. Low lands, canals and countless...

Fighting eve-teasing, molestation: Letting women live in full dignity  

Reckless drivers and compulsive jaywalkers can be reined in by...

Ride-sharing bikes: A mixed blessing  

Commuters in Dhaka city must have noticed the change in...

Promoting Bangladesh brand at home and abroad  

The country's new foreign minister said branding Bangladesh globally is...

Calculus of cost and returns in Agriculture  

Farmers all over the world, like people in any other...

How happy nations are  

Is happiness measurable? Even an individual does not experience unmixed...

Bridging the infrastructure financing gap—the Thai example

Infrastructure development is undoubtedly critical for a country's long-term economic...

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...