Women's status on the ascendancy but they face obstacles in their professional, social lives

Equal rights for women and affirmative action for promoting gender...

The country needs a vibrant bond market  

The energy adviser to the Prime Minister launched the country's...

Trump's Syria withdrawal - right idea, wrong time

President Donald Trump's planned withdrawal of American troops from Syria,...

COP24: Strong words, weak actions

After two weeks of tension-filled discussions, the Katowice Climate Change...

Addressing a malady  

Across the world annual reports will have glossed over the...

For climate safety, call in the engineers

This month's United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Katowice,...

Discovering wonders of plant world  

The world is fast losing its plant and animal species....

Long way ahead to implement Paris Climate Agreement

How can I disagree with my longstanding French negotiator friend...

Christian revivals prompted less by churches, more by politicians

Christmas is invariably the time for a grouch that neither...

Enter the reckless rail passengers    

Passengers without ticket are often seen step off railway carriages...

Trump's anti-service economy

In the nineteenth century, more than 70 per cent of...

A guide to the Tariff Man's economics

Expressing his doubts over the possibility of any agreement on...

There's another impact in sight

The interlocking of horns in a well-laid-out democratic structure can...

The cost of doing business

Within months of Glaxo SmithKline Beecham (GSK) pulling its Pharma...

Gender gap: A century-long effort to fix!

The 2018 Global Gender Gap Report was released by the...

Costs of poor road conditions  

Roads with potholes or other defects do not only make...

Liberation & religion: Constitutionalism remains the lodestar

One fascinating South Asian feature is how its three most...

Loan rescheduling is not helping NPL situation

This writer was working at a branch of a private...

Collective efforts for implementation of SDGs

Hot on the heels of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs),...

Practicality should prevail

When it comes to foreign investment in the country the...

The hard choices

Emmanuel Macron and Imran Khan have one thing in common...

Political commitment essential for improving business environment

The 'Doing Business' report is an annual publication of the...

Vegetarians and vegans  

Years ago a Bangladeshi-origin London resident surprised his deshi guest...