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Choice is not for rice alone  

It is an interesting observation that, even in rural areas,...

Is milk safe or not for human consumption?  

The controversy over the quality of cow milk -both pasteurised...

Diversifying the jute products

As many as 28 countries of the European Union (EU)...

Compliance has paid for agro product exports  

Increase in export of agricultural produces and products -- primary...

Dhaka's great rickshaw conundrum  

Like on many previous occasions, rickshaws, the so-called eyesore among...

PLFSL: A skeleton in the NBFIs' closet?

The People's Leasing and Financial Services Limited (PLFSL), a listed...

Exploring untapped markets for exports  

It's a good piece of news that the country's export...

Why agriculture still matters  

Historically the role of agriculture in economic development has been...

Treating rivers as living entities  

The release of the full text of the landmark High...

Developing the private sector

Alongside the public sector, the private sector is making important...

State-run health facilities  

Public hospitals, the main provider of healthcare services in the...

Railway -- plight and prospects  

The Dhaka-Panchagarh express train, also called an inter-city one, was...

Designing need-based education  

'Employers find graduates unappealing' screamed the headline of the front-page...

Pension for the private sector employees  

The government sought to make a law in 2015 to...

South Asian backwardness  

South Asia is the most populous and the most poor...

Addressing the social rot  

Before the trauma of hacking a husband to death in...

Addressing the FDI challenges

The 2019 World Investment Report published by the United Nations...

Use of solar power for irrigation  

A major problem farmers all over the country find critically...

Saving forests: Sermons not enough  

Against the backdrop of vanishing forests in the county, the...

Of hijras and app-based motorbikers

Dhaka is among the worst liveable cities on earth. It...

Real estate sector braces for revival

The real estate sector is expected to perform better in...

Health systems and outcomes

Bangladesh has emerged as a lead player in the use...

Developing hi-tech park

The Bangabandhu Hi-tech Park at Kaliakoir, Gazipur has reportedly attracted...