The lessons of introspection

Introspection is a good thing. Once in a while such...

Bangladesh is losing the battle against terror: WSJ

The Wall Street Journal, a business-focused international daily newspaper based...

Democratic district govt for inclusive growth

In the post-budget press conference, Finance Minister AMA Muhith expressed...

Ensuring production of contamination-free foods

Contamination and adulteration of foods with low-quality substitute and toxic...

Emerging dynamics in Afghanistan

The situation in Afghanistan - four times the size of...

The world of business: Perform or get dumped

The world of business has been changing very fast, and...

Bangla TV channels in UK: Streamlining charity collection

The Bangladeshi Muslims living in the United Kingdom and Europe...

Ongoing Syrian crisis and the UN

The Syrian Civil War began in 2011 amongst multiple opposition...

Real estate, construction, cement

Cement connects. When Bangladesh's cement industry evolved from the early...

Nasty turns in US presidential polls campaign

The 2016 US presidential election has taken an unprecedented turn...

Haute couture flying high

Haute couture (or high-fashion) is both a concept and lifestyle...

Agriculture: A paradigm shift necessary

The green revolution based on 'seed, fertilizer and irrigation' that...

Paradigm shift: Financial inclusion and beyond

Since the early 2000s, the term "financial inclusion" has been...

Silent ICT revolution: Job openings for high-skilled graduates, specialists

ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed did not mince his words...

Telecom sector: Maximising long-term collective benefit

Mobile operators are meant to be technology service providers to...

One-sided conceptions

It is unfortunate that healthy debates on budgets are a...

A non-resident’s observations

The projected total government expenditure in the proposed budget for...

Conceptual and contextual issues about VAT in Bangladesh

The announcement, made well ahead of the presentation of the...

Education: A tale of two cities

While most people may struggle to decipher an acronym if...

Make your children smarter in money matters

Most parents aspire for their children to achieve more than...

Growth and industrialisation: Balancing act?

A previous series in this newspaper highlighted the key industries...

Sadiq Khan\'s victory shows Islam is compatible with western society

British Prime Minister David Cameron has called Sadiq Khan a...

Impact of new VAT law on prices

The Value Added Tax and Supplementary Duty Act, 2012 (New...