BRTA's mobile courts and then what?  

It is time for the BRTA (Bangladesh Road Transport Authority)...

Hungary's election: An 'old' versus 'new' argument

It is not just Hungary "looking more and more like...

Curbing noise pollution a doable agenda

In terms of reducibility, noise pollution comes first followed by...

Is the country heading towards an electricity grid, based on imported energy?

Electricity supply has significantly increased in the country over the...

Introducing self-attestation

Attestation is such a ubiquitous thing that there will be...

bKash - a disruptive idea and hope

The recent deal between Alipay, a subsidiary of China's e-commerce...

Dissuading dictators from modelling Kim

No one could have gotten off to a diplomatic start...

How to get rid of polythene shopping bags  

Bangladesh has the enviable record of becoming the first country...

Compensation for plane crash victims under two conventions

The recent US-Bangla plane crash in Nepal caused immeasurable loss...

Making of a poet and living legend

The nation appears to be headed for a great void...

CHOGM: Building an alliance against China and Russia

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and Commonwealth Summit...

Is realism trumping populism?

With economic conditions returning more or less to normal around...

Administering wastewater management  

As wastewater assumes mountainous volumes in different localities in many...

Anti-dumping threats to Bangladesh exports

There has recently been a flow in anti-dumping cases around...

What's next after LNG?

The gas crisis has been a thorn perpetually pricking Bangladesh...

The tricky issue of lending rate  

The concessions being sought by the private commercial banks (PCBs)...

A dysfunctional Titas Gas!

Against the backdrop of widespread corruption and irregularities by a...

Caring for migrants in dire straits  

The conventional thoughts on migration, manpower export   and remittances   need...

Palestinian independence still a far cry

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin-Salman'sz comment that Israel has the...

Saying 'no' to plastic  

Pollution caused by widespread use of plastic products, including polythene...

They know about you

Some years ago, in discussing future prospects of telecommunication, personal...

Leaders of HWF freed from captivity  

The two leaders of the Hill Women's Federation (HWF), abducted...

Regulatory predictability is a priority

Regulatory unpredictability is interpreted in different ways. Some may express...