The Trump administration's IP battle against China

In mid-August, President Trump asked US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer...

The eternal return of the plague

"Fearsome Plague Epidemic Strikes Madagascar." That recent New York Times...

Bill Gates’ letter about combating wealth inequality

According to Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report, 2017, only 8.6...

Drug abuse and antibiotic resistance

The World Antibiotic Awareness Week is now being observed in...

Cashless India: Pipe dream or poverty-alleviation instrument?

A cashless India is not an idea just dropping from...

Drive against unfit vehicles: A futile exercise

It is good to learn that the Dhaka South City...

Closing gender gaps -- highs and lows

While assessing the country's performance on socio-economic parameters, people tend...

Keeping it simple

Most of us have seen it; those that haven't might...

Why do people go missing?

It has been a long list of people going missing....

Changing patterns of birds' migration  

Migratory birds have started flying into Bangladesh and the other...

Is human contribution central to climate change?  

The issues of climate change and global warming that occupied...

US policy of zero-sum expectation poses a threat to the global economy

One of the great mysteries of today's global markets is...

More tickets as means of disciplining Dhaka traffic!      

Traffic sergeants are, apparently, in a rat race to file...

Volatile kitchen market

Kitchen market appears to be highly volatile. At this time...

Taming the digital beast

As the world moves from digitisation towards artificial intelligence (AI)...

The role of the FRC in the economy

Many companies which had allegedly indulged in fraudulent activities during...

The age of Cryptocurrency

On October 31st, 2008, days after the Lehman Brothers filed...

Global report and our nutritional status

While painting troubling challenges for governments and societies over cross-cutting...

The roots of exodus: Why people leave their homes

Facts are facts, and one of them is that while...

Looking for a permanent solution to Rohingya crisis

Accordingly to the report of the Advisory Commission on the...

We are not amused…that's all old hat

The famous regal displeasure at events and activities has done...

Disgraceful  

Even in one's wildest imagination one cannot picture irate teachers...

Making tax payment system user-friendly

It may be debatable whether our income tax system is...