Educational rot is spreading fast  

There seems to be a collective suicidal attempt -- one...

Leadership in business matters

Any organisation, be that a financial one or manufacturing one,...

Fixing the land customs stations

It is, no doubt, surprising that the National Board of...

Two ways of meeting the problem of drinking water

About 300,000 people living in various areas of the country...

Troubled time for banking industry

All attention, undeniably, is now focused on the country's banking...

PPP initiative needs a shot in the arm

The Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) has rightly identified...

Stopping leakage of safety net funds

At long last, the government has stepped in to plug ...

Clash between moderates and fundamentalists in Christianity and Islam

When Martin Luther posted 95 theses on Wittenberg's Castle Church...

Completing the course of privatisation

There is no limit to reforms in an economy, but...

Declining women employment

The Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) has recently come...

Rural economy: Stimulating non-farm activities

Although agriculture remains the dominant source of rural livelihoods at...

Procurement: Centralisation of irregularities?

The Ministry of Finance (MoF), reportedly, has floated a proposal...

Celebration of the Victory Day  

Bliss it was in that dawn to be alive But...

Food security in the face of climate change

So far as food security is concerned, 2017 must be...

Why gold trade still with smugglers?

The anti-graft watchdog Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) recently expressed dissatisfaction...

Saying no to baked bricks

The innovation of alternative brick as a departure from bricks...

Growth and poverty reduction

It is concluded from 62-village panel data that, non-income poverty...

Serving the rural people better, medically

The mother of the incumbent director of the National Institute...

Streamlining healthcare system  

Health risks are apparently posing as the greatest threat to...

Demography in driving seat  

With other things remaining the same, it is assumed that...

Quality of schools in question  

The number of 'very good' secondary schools the country currently...

Taking the economy to a higher growth path

The Bangladesh economy has been achieving a laudable growth rate....

Addressing the energy scenario

Although the government is perpetually upbeat about steps it is...