Oligopolistic solution in public transportation?  

In a bid to contain the growing disorder of the...

The dilemma over Islamic banking

Islamic banking industry is a small portion of the entire...

Lehman's lingering shadow

One decade after the Lehman crash, more attention still goes...

Washington or "crazy town"?

In the major world capitals with the desire to lead...

The rise of the ultra-wealthy  

The world saw a surge of the ultra-wealthy by 12.9...

Palestinian life stifled by occupation

Twenty-five years ago, on  September 03, 1993, I sat on...

Disciplining water transport sector  

In the last couple of months, the nation has been...

A critique of VS Naipaul: An apologist for colonialism

I was travelling from the beginning of August for about...

Dowry abuse not going away anytime soon

The country is experiencing a significant number of dowry-related violent...

Climate change is no hoax  

President Donald Trump of the United States of America, the...

Corruption: Demonstration and bandwagon effects

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has been conducting National Household Survey...

Trump punishes Palestinians

On Monday September 10, Trump administration ordered shutdown of the...

When brand essence pales  

A  few years ago, arguably the doyen of marketing Dr....

Will we ever have (taka) trillionaires?

Minus the "Taka," the above heading is from Tim McDonald's...

A fragmented multilateralism?

Amid ongoing attacks by US President Donald Trump, the battle...

Rich-poor gap must be reduced

This is really perplexing that Bangladesh has topped the list...

Current account deficit and BOP concerns  

On two broad macro-economic   parameters, there has been   a certain   ...

Dhaka's video gaming problem  

Digital games are bad for children as they can easily...

Nurturing possibilities

The decision of Glaxo Smith Kline Beecham (GSK) to close...

Rohingya crisis: Global sympathy is not enough

Bangladesh has been bearing the heavy cost of sheltering the...

Frequent power outages plague parts of rural Bangladesh

Over the past nine years, the government has drastically improved...

In memory of Guru Suruj Dewan

An entire village is in deep mourning over the death...

Curing Dhaka's diseased lungs

Hatirjheel was supposed to be the lungs of Dhaka City....