Bright spots on an otherwise cloudy export horizon  

The much publicised trade war is apparently poised to tear...

Myanmar's intransigence: It's time to bury the hatchet

The Myanmar attempt to claim a Bangladesh island as its...

Of rising caesarean cases, abuse of ICUs and stents

The rate of caesarean birth in Bangladesh was 4.0 per...

When air, sound pollution goes beyond permissible limit

Dhaka has once again become one of the most polluted...

Seasonal variations in land use

Farmers of Bangladesh cultivate their land in three different seasons...

Taking care of young minds

How is the country's young population? In a country where...

Gold Policy - an incentive for investors

The cabinet has finally approved the Gold Policy-2018 as was...

Curbing dust pollution  

Although it is common knowledge that pollution has many facets,...

The elderly deserve a firm place in society

In many countries, the increasing life expectancy is nowadays being...

Testing time for new transport act  

At least 5,280 people were killed in road accidents during...

A turnaround in real estate sector in the offing?  

The real estate sector is bracing for a much expected...

A review of economic perspective

Bangladesh has been performing well on the economic front, if...

Tourism: Thus far and no further  

A common tendency here is to highlight the merit and...

CEPA with India: Making a win-win deal

Bangladesh and India have agreed to sign a Comprehensive Economic...

Fair price for garment export

Isn't it paradoxical that while global garment retailers insist on...

The case for mechanised agriculture

In many areas of the country, ploughs and cows are...

The fallacy of falling household debt  

Anyone unaware of financial terminology may be misled by the...

Two myths of the 2008 meltdown  

Over the last decade, research by many economists, including us,...

Spill-over effects of knowledge  

Transfer of assets to the extreme poor assumes a programme...

Impacts of education and skill gaps  

Education and skill gaps for students and job-seekers are always...

Invigorating the market

When policymakers say something about the country's stock market, it...

Biman's Achilles' heel

With the addition of a brand new Boeing aircraft to...

Let children glow in happiness  

Except during merrymaking on the national holidays, the faces of...