Dhaka\'s intractable traffic congestion

In Dhaka, commuters experience irritable jams on their way to...

Remembering a bridge between war-ravaged Bangladesh and the world

The Norwegian political economist Just Faaland (January 25, 1922 -...

Nature defending nature

Westinghouse's late-March 2017 bankruptcy opened a can of worms pitting...

Global focus on Jinping\'s diplomatic move

Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to...

Return of \'black money\' debate  

The presentation of the national budget for the fiscal year...

Increasing energy efficiency

Bangladesh has been improving its position in the world energy...

Anti-graft watchdog no longer \'a toothless tiger\'

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), anti-graft watchdog, is going through flurries...

Labour rights: Where compliance meets adjustment

Against the backdrop of labour turmoil in Ashulia garment industrial...

Rising prices of essentials bode bad news for consumers

The prices of gram, sugar, wheat, edible oil, etc., are...

From Russia with love?

Figuratively there has never been much heat in Bangladesh's relations...

Celebrating flowers

A world without flower is simply unimaginable. But why? Flowers...

Stimulating capital market for boosting investment

The capital market of Bangladesh was until recently in the...

Reconstruction of Bangladesh in post-war 1972

The month of March is important for Bangladesh. Every Bangladeshi...

Safe street foods for Dhaka residents

The unusual scene has the rusting and nearly dilapidated street...

Brexit set to open hornet\'s nest

President of European Council Donald Tusk received a communication from...

Saving Bangladesh\'s sugar industry

Recently, the government has taken steps to develop the country's...

Happiness measured by quantity and quality of jobs

In the World Happiness Report 2017, released on March 20,...

From ashes to ashes?

Barely six-years after the Second World War, six countries sat...

Happiness as a 3-letter word?

"Age" may mean everything in the modern materialistic world. Beginning...

A predictable outcome

The news that some of the beneficiaries of the restructured...

\'Deconstruction drive\' pays no dividends to White House

During the election campaign Donald Trump repeatedly claimed "I am...

Here comes the cavalry!

The land and railway ministries have got their basics wrong...

Effective implementation of ADP needed

The implementation of Annual Development Programme (ADP) plays a very...