Focusing SMEs as critical tools for sustainable development

Inclusive development is the most-discussed objective among the long-term development plans of Bangladesh. Policymakers and experts are also focusing on inclusive development which is ultimately represented as inclusive growth in the country's medium term development planning document. Inclusive growth is...

Anarchy on city roads: Bus route franchise is the solution

The deaths of university student Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury and a...

Economic progression of Bangladesh - from political economy perspective

Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir is Professor of Economics in the...

Stopping harassment of female commuters

A group of photos which were part of a marketing...

CAB factor in seven sisters

India, the largest democracy in the world, will have its...

Stock market operates in isolation  

As always, market pundits are clueless about the latest plunge...

The case of jute: Surviving, sustaining, succeeding

Once serving as the country's "golden fibre," jute now plays...

Extinction Rebellion: Now is the time to wake people up

Anyone who loves Nature must also love Sir David Attenborough....

The Digital Revolution's silent majority

Statistics can hold brutal truths. We are constantly told that...

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Matching economic success with flourishing of democracy

By all accounts Bangladesh has done exceptionally well over the past two decades. This is true for both economic and social progress, where the internationally accepted indicators have placed Bangladesh in the forefront of nations in the developing world in terms of reducing deep poverty and improving the lives of...

Slow moving rickshaws choking traffic  

SLOW-MOVING and manually driven rickshaws are a cause for traffic...