Food security: When supply is not access

The causal connection between food availability and food security is...

Merit of going public by a business

Very often we ask businesses to go public for raising...

More Border haats?

Reports have it that at the recently held Bangladesh-India Commerce...

Irrigation: When machines overtake men

Nobel Laureate Arthur Lewis maintains that developing countries grapple with...

Let the promise come true

It is now spring time. The residents of Dhaka have...

Making railway an affordable mode of transportation

The revised master plan of the Bangladesh Railway (BR) is...

The social media threat to society and security

The current moment in world history is a painful one....

Investment in rural economy

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made a strong plea in favour...

Monetary Policy and the stock market  

Monetary Policy matters in fixing or influencing the prices in...

The toll weighs heavy on infrastructure

The state of business in Bangladesh in terms of its...

Poverty alleviation: State-market collaboration

The poverty trend in the country, revealed by various documents,...

Stock market puzzles

The indices of two stock exchanges in Dhaka and Chittagong...

Disciplining errant private hospitals, clinics

Private hospitals, clinics and diagnostic centres are getting mushroom growth...

Hazards in real estate sector  

The size of the construction industry in Bangladesh is bigger...

Let rape victim not be victimised further  

Her cry of soul rent the atmosphere of the press...

Lowering corporate income tax

The independent think-tank Policy Research Institute (PRI) has suggested that...

SDG financing

Financing for the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has...

Tenancy arrangements - risk-averse to risk-loving farming systems  

Historically speaking, share-cropping had been the predominant tenancy system in...

On 'tolerable' rice price  

What should be the reasonable price of rice at the...

Solving traffic chaos before it's too late

With the country's general elections knocking at the doors, the...

Facing energy security challenges  

Bangladesh will face energy security challenges by the year 2030...

External rating of banks    

The central bank in its latest monetary policy statement (MPS)...

Why are quality books in short supply?  

Belying the apprehensions of cynics as well as well-meaning sociologists...