Poverty ascent and descent  

Poverty can be both persistent and short-lived. The former may...

Changing fortune of savings tools  

The national savings scheme (NSS) instruments have been in the...

Containing ballooning trade deficit

The latest central bank data suggest the country's overall trade...

Challenges before Bangladesh on graduation from LDC  

Having reached the lower middle-income country status in 2014, Bangladesh...

Why the rush for self annihilation is

High incidence of suicides in recent times has become a...

Competitive rise in depositors' rates

Over the last few months, it has been noticed that...

Boosting up organic farming

Organic farming believed to be a thing of the past...

Women empowerment  

Women empowerment has long been a popular concept in the...

'Junked' image of stock market

The Bangladesh stock market has lots of abnormalities, the unusual...

Harnessing the potential of jute

The jute sector has a bright future and the state...

Stopping question leaks needs a happy education model

Incidents of question-paper leaks at each level of exams in...

Tacit admission of question-paper leak won't help

The inter-ministerial committee constituted to ascertain whether the question papers...

The forgotten issue of egalitarianism

The very independence of Bangladesh was underpinned by the pledge...

Bankrolling PPP projects  

Things are not fine on the PPP (Public Private Partnership)...

Building upon South-South synergy

A renewed interest has been created in South-South cooperation in...

Medicine price: Is sky the limit?  

A sort of anarchic situation has been prevailing in pricing...

Strengthening River Protection Commission

The government's rescue plan is failing to stop the encroachment...

Working towards the next economic paradigm

For decades, the Western world put its faith in a...

Mission of wiping Rohingya out of history

That Myanmar is on a morbid mission to wipe out...

Selecting a strategic investor for the Dhaka bourse

Finally, after much waiting and searching, the Dhaka Stock Exchange...

Cotton import taking a heavy toll

That Bangladesh is currently the world's largest raw cotton importing...

Inclusiveness in a regime of injustice

Professor Rehman Sobhan's passion for a just society is very...

RMG wage and buyers' charity

The wage board formed last month for recommending wages for...