Contributory pension for all

The element of uncertainty over its execution notwithstanding, the government's...

Applying due diligence in preventing insider trading

[This is the concluding part of a three-part article titled...

Weed management essential to boost food output

Weed in a field of crops is a real hazard...

Looking beyond high reliance on RMG

The country's export earnings are increasingly becoming dependent on readymade...

Credit-grant dilemma over Rohingya funding?  

Bangladesh  open-arm policy  towards  receiving the   fear-stricken Rohingyas  from Myanmar ...

The obsession with waistline affluence

Everyone likes a cuddly, chubby baby. Parents or to be...

On safe milk consumption

Country's food safety situation has reached a worrying stage due...

The relevance of Marx today

Karl Marx, whose 200th birth anniversary was observed recently, is...

PM Hasina meets Modi and Mamata

The meetings of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina with the Indian...

Deranged ramblings

Controversy continues about William Shakespeare actually having been the author...

Savings certificates as part of social safety net

For the last few years, sales of savings certificates have...

Child cruelty -- a great social problem

An enfant terrible is not necessarily an adorable mischief-monger. In...

Reflecting on the state of FDI

The phenomenon of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Bangladesh has...

Taming traffic tailback in the capital

Commuters of Dhaka city are facing the brunt of Ramadan...

The haze around mango ripening

Consumers now have fair reasons to be confused over the...

India's gradual Pakistan-isation

Conventional wisdom has it that, after the Cold War ended,...

Let Railway be the prime transport mode

Against the backdrop of unprecedented chaos on the country's roads...

Banks need to accept some degree of interest rate risks

Interest rate risk is one of the most critical forms...

RMG orders on up, match them with deliveries

The pressure of increased purchase orders is weighing on the...

Liberalisation undermines agriculture and sustainable development

Agriculture plays a critical role in the attainment of Sustainable...

Adversity-the trump card

The 'worst of times' and 'best of times' were arguably...

Policy instruments: Monetary policy

As a policy instrument, monetary policy is of recent origin,...

Gaza border carnage isolates the USA and Israel

The indiscriminate bloodbath and wounding of protesting Palestinians at the...