Realising the potential of jute polymer  

If geneticist Maqsudul Alam's groundbreaking genome sequencing of jute has...

Curbing gambling on the bourse

One of the senior-most economists of the country and also...

Making MPO scheme more meaningful  

The Monthly Payment Order (MPO) for non-government educational institutions has...

Good politics, good economics  

The current performance of the Bangladesh economy is really remarkable....

Anarchy reigns supreme in health sector    

Two and a half years old Raifa Khan died at...

New bidding round amid huge gas crunch

The government is set to launch a new bidding round...

Overcoming pitfalls of rising life expectancy  

The latest figures revealed by Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS)...

Landslides are but a man-made disaster  

Heavy monsoon rains have triggered a series of landslides in...

Disciplining the AGMs of companies

Unlike in the industrial democracies, shareholders' activism in Bangladesh has,...

Plastic recycling and waste management  

Plastic products, no doubt, constitute one of the most flourishing...

Economic activities of rural women

In rural economy, the activities that generate income for the...

Taming unnatural price rise  

This has become more of a routine phenomenon that when...

A jute policy in the making  

The government is reportedly working on a draft jute policy....

Yoga for peace and harmony

The fourth International Day of Yoga was observed across the...

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...