Decline in remittances poses a new challenge

Bangladesh has received a jolt in earnings from remittances from...

The spectre of Russiagate stalks Trump presidency

Senator Lindsey Graham, the Republican Senator from South Carolina, has...

SDG envisages sustainable cities

Urban experts opine that unless there is an inclusive urbanisation...

An awkward first for \'one of the best\' banks in Asia

Just over a month or so after a whole-scale purge...

S&T helps accelerate economic activity

Developing countries attach a growing importance to science and technology...

Perspectives of marriage

At a time when Bangladesh feels the heat of arguments...

Overhauling credit facility: RTL antidote to NPL

Time has come for bankers to rethink about the obsolete...

Biogas plants for waste management in haat-bazars

The role of haat-bazars (market places) as the hub of...

The post-winter rural \'fish festival\'

Amid the flurry of news about myriad government and private...

Unjustified transport workers\' strike

An angry mob of transport workers attacked the police on...

Overdraft and cash credit - the main villains of NPL

While working in a bank in Bangladesh, we frequently noticed...

RPPs as modes of bagging undue profit

The private rental power plants (RPPs), rightly or wrongly, are...

Sombre thoughts: Orphaning English?

International Mother Language Day (IMLD) is a sombre occasion, eliciting...

Skill training key to reaping demographic dividend

Bangladesh has entered an age of demographic dividend with wider...

Exploring untapped markets for exports

The country's overwhelming dependence on one item -- the readymade...

Random thoughts on inclusiveness

Inclusiveness in political economy refers to a situation when there...

Resorting to protectionism for political gains short-sighted

The recent rising tide of trade protectionism in Europe and...

An opportunity of integration

Ambitious budgets have been a major feature of the government...

Transformation of assets: Critical element for progress of society

On February 25, the Canadian High Commission celebrated the 45th...

Promoting mango export

As the mango season is approaching fast, it is now...

Diabetes—from rich to poor, urban to rural areas

Diabetes is a physical disorder; it is preventable if detected...

Impact of loan default

Media reports suggest that loan management is not doing well....

The electoral process and accountability

Every citizen of every country looks forward towards a meaningful...