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An unloved city

As high as 57 per cent of Dhaka residents have...

The EU's University in exile

On November 15, Central European University (CEU) officially inaugurated its...

Brick kilns and Dhaka's air quality  

The worsening air quality of Dhaka that has placed it...

Pristine rural areas vitiated by pollutions  

Four to five decades ago, parents settled in the big...

Dengue deserves greater attention

The news about dengue that almost disappeared from both print...

Sustainable development of marine resources  

Following the approval of the Bangladesh Maritime Zones Act, 2019...

Onion and tears  

Celebrated Chilean poet Pablo Neruda was once invited to a...

Costly abuse of antibiotics  

That antibiotics have been increasingly becoming ineffective against microbial infections...

Challenge is to ensure chemical-free fruits  

The High Court quite rightly came hard upon the National...

Pharmaceutical sector flourishing

Manufacture of pharmaceuticals is now one of the largest capital-intensive...

Assessing business confidence  

The HSBC Business Confidence survey report released recently no doubt...

Free textbooks: A boost to school education  

Brisk preparations are on for reaching free textbooks to primary...

Economy needs prudent borrowing  

It is no wonder foreign loans are now flowing into...

Middle class and sustainable development  

One-fourth or 25 per cent of the total population of...

Changing social norms and repayment culture  

R. Osmani, an eminent Professor of Development Economics at Ulster...

Punishment for pharmaceutical malpractices  

The High Court's observation to the effect that production, sale...

Housing is a constitutional right

Alongside provision of other basic needs like food, clothing, education...

Removing barriers to meat export  

Recent news stories on imported meat, particularly beef, has sparked...

Synergy between man and machine  

The November 13 terrible collision between two passenger trains near...

Inevitability of farm mechanisation    

The transformation of the country's agricultural sector, in terms of...

Effective strategies to help prevent capital flight  

It is a piece of good news that the government...

Seasonal use of arable land  

Bangladesh celebrates its self-sufficiency in food grain production. This owes...

Modernising railway for safe and smooth journey  

Tuesday's train accident -- worst of its kind in a...