Quality education

'Quality education' has become the most talked-about topic in the...

Living with polythene

The government has apparently begun enforcing a complete ban on...

Millionaire beggars

The picture of a bearded man lying on his back...

Loggers swoop on pristine woodlands

People engaged in the destruction of the country's bounty of...

Self-employment through mushroom cultivation

With increasing public awareness of the potential risks and uncertainties...

Dealing with industrial effluents

The government seems to be serious about ensuring a healthy...

Right to hassle-free commuting

Dhaka is a unique city in many respects. It witnesses...

On economists

Economics is not a hard science, and mathematical models do...

No more a case of rogue police

Have the police reversed its role with anti-social goons? When...

Child life matters

The repulsive spate of killing children over the last few...

Lessons from air pollution in Beijing

The worst air pollution in China needs to be taken...

The Bangladesh opportunity

This week, I am visiting Bangladesh as part of my...

Choices before China

China's rise as an economic leader was not an accident...

American experts condemn corporal punishment

Corporal punishment (CP) has been much in the news of...

Alauddin Khan\'s treasure burnt

"They didn't know what they were destroying" is the reaction...

Taking perverse pleasure in destroying nature

A refreshing look awaits occasional visitors to Chittagong these days....

Mindset responsible for child torture

The year 2015 was a cruel one for the children...

Social media and the body politic

The history of human civilisation is inevitably a history of...

Mass awareness on climate change needed

Whatever gains Bangladesh today is making is due to common...

Social media and the body politic

The history of human civilisation is inevitably a history of...

On writing judgment after retirement

Hats off to the Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha  for...

The saga of city\'s slums

The old game is on. Fire broke out in a...

Stopping deaths in road accidents

The front-page photograph of two rundown buses in this newspaper...