Death from fire and burn injuries from hot water

If the cold spell of this winter has taken a toll of not more than a couple of scores of lives, the fires made to stay warm by people have accounted for no fewer than three hundred of them. The...

Development issues: Challenges big, but surmountable

"The development of Bangladesh is about defying various odds ranging...

Rehabilitating the beggars

Begging is a common phenomena in both poor and rich...

SDG implementation: Harnessing development potential

Bangladesh's journey towards the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...

Business, culture - 2018 twists

Launching 2018 with a cover story on "The Culture Factor,"...

Tapping the vegetable virtues  

The presence of enthusiastic visitors at the 3-day National Vegetable...

Claws that are reaching for hearts  

The film Mahogony will probably be remembered more for the...

Reconciling development with heritage

The Jessore Road has been immortalised in the poem, September...

More than 'anarchic'    

The chief of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), while taking part...

Iran: The people have spoken up

Sudden protests in the second largest Iranian city of Mashhad in late December triggered agitation among people in other parts of the country. Protests erupted when people could not withdraw their deposits from banks. A number of credit institutions also collapsed across the country. People demonstrated in front of government...

A single book that can change your life in 2018!

Andrew Carnegie, a very well-known...

Cleansing minds of pollution

Creative pursuits are activities that...

Thousands still dying at sea en route to Europe

Amid concerns that 160 people...

DUCSU Elections  

THE HIGH COURT (HC) responding to a writ petition recently...