KILLER politicians

"Will no one rid me of this meddlesome priest?" asked...

Khashoggi murder: The battle between money and morals

A true battle unfolds in the Saudi heat. By the...

Brexit quandary: General election or a fresh referendum?

As the Brexit negotiations enter their endgame, a stalemate has...

Strengthening safety-net programmes

The government is bringing more people under its social safety...

Africa needs trade, not aid, from EU

China's use of trade and investment links to expand its...

Why not "2nd, 3rd, 4th cities" away from Dhaka?  

It is time   the  myopia about Dhaka city  ceased to ...

No place for 'dirty energy' in ADB's climate vision

Only weeks ago, the world's leading climate scientists warned that...

Livelihood issues: Favourable and unfavourable ecosystems

Like any other country of the world, Bangladesh features both...

Handling the deficit

Fiscal deficits aren't necessarily a bad thing provided there is...

Gathering economic clouds

There is growing unease in the global economy: some ostensibly...

Awareness and sense of responsibility  

When it comes to civic sense, people living in this...

Yemen continues to draw attention for wrong reasons

The end of September has seen Saudi Arabia and its...

Bracing for the dust invasion  

The Dhaka-dwellers who are physically or mentally allergic to dust...

Promoting standards to be competitive

Valuing standards is yet to be a strong point in...

Streamlining tax holiday policy  

Tax Holiday (TH) is a temporary relief of tax on...

Risk management framework helps financial stability

Almost all companies, with the banking ones in particular, face...

Great display of devotion to (unofficial) duty!    

Almost everyone, starting from top policymakers down to banking sector...

From Slumdog Millionaire to Crazy Rich Asians: Continental roulette?

Behind their catchy titles, the Slumdog Millionaire and Crazy Rich...

The blight of mental illness: Need for counseling

Around 4,500 people commit suicide every year in Britain, says...

Falling trend in manpower export: Tasks ahead

With steep decline in manpower export to the Middle East,...

America - one country divided by two cultures

America continues to be in a state of civil war....

Banking sector: Not something to take the eyes off

With less than three months to go before the mandatory...

The stage set for human resource development    

That we keep a shinier sheen than Pakistan and even...