Understanding geopolitical perspective of terrorism

One may trace the origin of modern-day terrorism in the...

Social media as tool for teaching-learning

Around the world digital technologies as well as social media...

Pablo Neruda: Turbulent career, unquiet death

Ever since the death of the celebrated poet Pablo Neruda...

Hathurusingha resigns without a successor

Chandika Haturusingha's resignation that came this week was news to...

The 5.0 per cent Agenda campaign

JOHANNESBURG - As the US Federal Reserve embarks on the...

The physicians need to honour Hippocratic Oath

The physicians in Bangladesh usually invest only 48 seconds to...

Rural development calls for an integrated approach

As rural innovation is increasingly viewed as a complex process...

Trump's Asia tour highlights transactional approach to diplomacy

President Donald Trump's 12-day Asian tour has been an example...

The Trump-Duterte drug war tango

When US President Donald Trump visits the Philippines on November...

Conducting a credible election - a litmus test for the EC

The Election Commission (EC) has completed its dialogue with the...

Of youth-centric development planning

Around the world, young people are large in number which...

Erasing vestiges of the past - mindless cruelty to heritage

The irrational speed at which the capital's century-old Khamarbari, meaning...

Economics with a human face: Nudging & budging

Richard Thaler's 2017 Nobel Economics Prize was overdue. He has...

Rich dividends expected of Chinese Belt & Road initiative

The Chinese government's vision is to double 2010 national income...

Realpolitik importance of stabilising food inflation and 2019 election

Enormous billboards around Dhaka and in parts of the country...

The Catalan fiasco: Europe wary of centrifugal tendencies

The last few weeks have witnessed an evolving political dynamics...

An elegy for Prof M R Khan

The Institute of Child Health (ICH) and Shishu Sasthaya Foundation...

2017-18 global economic outlook-- implications for Bangladesh

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest World Economic...

Adult learning to promote sustainable development

"All people, irrespective of sex, age, race, ethnicity, and persons...

Quest for happiness in an adverse world

People in search of true happiness may find in a...

Access to technology vital for women entrepreneurship development

Sophisticated entrepreneurship and its sustainability depend on technology. As a...

US loses in the Mideast even as it wins against Islamic State

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited the Middle East...

The not-so-dire future of work

The future of work is a hot topic nowadays. It...