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Trump's war on evidence

Decision-making based on evidence rather than superstition was a driving...

Need for urban forests or green belts  

Eiffel Tower projects a majestic sight but its surrounding, although...

Dengue: Nonchalant attitude of citizens  

As a nation, Bengalees in Bangladesh in general are untidy...

Amazon fires heat up political crisis in Brazil

August is the month of major political crises in Brazil,...

Why jaywalking?    

Crossing the road wherever pedestrians prefer and whenever they like...

Planetary thinking: Survival of humanity

The Swedish climate truthsayer Greta Thunberg has set sail for...

Dedicated HC bench to handle bank cases  

It is good that the incumbent finance minister AHM Mustafa...

Northeast Asia development to defy strains

hinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi, Japanese Foreign...

Growth strategy needs to focus on human development

Ranking in global economy is something many countries, especially the...

Protecting arable land from extinction

At least 69,000 hectares of agricultural land have been shrinking...

Option for environmentally friendly energy sources  

Among all the natural resources, air is being polluted mainly...

Europe must oppose Trump, strengthen world peace

With Donald Trump due to visit Europe again for the...

Rules of war widely flouted, 70 years on  

World governments are not doing enough to stop armed groups...

The indispensability of youth development  

The role of youths in the advancement of a nation...

Toward digital soldiers: Pathways to the robots

[The second of a multi-article series on digital revolution]  ...

How to cash in on demographic dividend

When most people talk about 'demographic dividend' for Bangladesh being...

The virtue of holiday  

Rare are the people who do not enjoy holidays. The...

Eid vacation and Monday blues  

Few people in the West can keep themselves free of...

Kashmir conundrum

On August 11, following Narendra Modi-Amit Shah's constitutional coup for...

Is Singapore’s upcoming leadership up to the challenge?

Singapore's then prime minister Lee Kuan Yew once said: "The...

Laxity in public hygiene is costly       

There is a growing tendency of ignoring hygiene in this...

Bangladesh Bank: Interest rate-based monetary policy  

Bangladesh Bank (BB), on July 31, announced a shift from...

Injection into the black economy

Economists are happy with the massive dose that the Eid...