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Why do young people take their own lives?  

That one person dies from suicide every 40 seconds somewhere...

Runways no recreation centres  

Spotting aeroplanes has not yet developed in Bangladesh as a...

Big power conflicts are increasingly taking place in outer space

Nearly every article on 'space security' begins with the acknowledgement...

Juvenile gangs and police intervention  

The rise of juvenile gangs in Dhaka as well as...

Money for nothing — in the brave new economy

A monetary-policy regime centred on quantitative easing (QE) and zero...

Bad omens for economy, society  

Closure of one or two industries for one reason or...

Draghi risks tarnishing his legacy

Mario Draghi risks deepening the eurozone's problems in the final...

Anti-graft strategy to reform public sector

Corruption has been institutionalised in land registration offices across the...

Building a unified sustainable blue economic belt  

With a huge exclusive economic zone in the Bay of...

21st century 'New Deals': Upping the ante, quashing the deluge

One particular mix of the current global political economy demands...

Highway toll collection  

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has instructed the authorities concerned to...

Creating a stateless status in Assam would only create a human tragedy

After constitutional changes in Kashmir, India has now generated more...

Finding out zebra crossings' utility  

Most of the Dhaka pedestrians believe that when they step...

UN summit meetings: Multilateralism at a crossroads

The United Nations will be hosting six high-level plenary meetings...

Globalisation in retreat

Globalisation is a phenomenon that has been accelerating since the...

Decline and change in book reading habit  

Is the habit of reading books gradually declining in the...

They call it multistakeholderism: Where does that leave the UN?

Global governance is slipping away from the United Nations. Whether...

It's all about high cost and durability  

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) in...

Electric vehicle disrupts labour-based value chain

In 2018, around 86 million cars, predominantly gasoline-powered, were sold...

Freeing the poor from extreme poverty

Although Bangladesh has halved poverty rate since 2000, one-fourth of...

Improving the country's medicare system  

In an overpopulous country like ours, many of the physicians...

'Brain gain' reversing 'brain drain'  

"Brain gain", as defined by The Economist in 2011, is...

The Arctic: Earth´s last frontier

The last frontier for utilising and maybe even exhausting Earth´s...