Cross-border payment system in SAARC region

The 17th SAARC Payments Council (SPC) meeting was held at...

Cash is far from meeting its Waterloo

What do Swedish supergroup Abba, the Nigerian central bank and...

Is BBIN MVA a non-starter?

As expected, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicles...

Behavioural intervention in public policy

Since 1993, the government of Bangladesh has been implementing "food...

Collaboration between industries and educational institutions

That the overall standard of education including that of the...

Bangladesh in the era of free trade blocs

A question with regard to Bangladesh's exports to the world...

Saying \'no\' to social networking

Like many, this scribe too got confused by the rather...

Syria, Yemen, Libya - one factor unites these failed states, and it isn\'t religion

As world leaders gather in Paris this week to address...

Farm size and productivity

'Small Farms: Changing Structures and Roles in Economic Development' is...

Incorrigible public sector banks

The government of Bangladesh and the World Bank (WB) are...

Centres for pavement dwellers

Many would have dismissed the dwelling centre for pavement people...

Reclaiming land of the divested mills

Late last year, the Prime Minister directed the ministry of...

Dealing with violence against women

Gender-based violence is a curse the modern civilisation is yet...

A tribute to a Freedom Fighter

I deeply mourn the death of my youngest paternal uncle...

Poorer regions to take the most of climate risks

With all its inevitable effects on the globe as a...

Climate change: Technology transfer to LDCs

Climate change and environmental degradation are certainly the overriding issues...

Remittance and poverty reduction

Inflow of remittances has been a catalyst in poverty alleviation....

Road maintenance still a neglected area

It's dry season now. Usually the number of complaints about...