New VAT law implementation: Key steps for VAT payers

Introduction of automated VAT regime is a new phenomenon in...

Paradox of categorisation of countries

It is indisputable that the world is divided between two...

Literacy, skills and lifelong learning

'Education Watch' is an indigenous initiative to critically assess progress...

Facilitating M&A process

Finance Minister AMA Muhith, while receiving a 'dividend cheque' from...

Invigorating the private sector

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated government policy of extending...

The other sides of the proposed sovereign bond

As media report suggests, the government is thinking of floating...

All is not well on the employment front

With the culmination of the Asia and the Pacific Decent...

Agriculture and ecology

Fragile ecosystems in Bangladesh comprise a substantial proportion of land...

LDC graduation: Momentum says it all

The attainment of low middle-income country status a couple of...

Using UISCs in land record digitisation

Quite shockingly, the Bangladesh government had lost Tk 34.18 billion...

Rural credit policies - a critique

In Bangladesh, inception of the formal financial system for providing...

Bulging written-off loans

The aggregate value of written-off loans in the country's banking...

Utilisation of cultivated land has undergone radical change

The distribution of cultivated land in different seasons appears to...

Healthcare system needs reform

The country's healthcare services remain problem-ridden. The citizens do not...

Fronts on which victory remains unachieved

Never before had the Bangalees so great an occasion as...

Let Bangladesh help revive SAARC

A deathly silence has seemingly enveloped the eight-nation SAARC after...

Let justice be done in paracetamol case

The furore over the acquittal of the accused in the...

Ensuring enabling trade environment

Bangladesh slipped three steps back to stand 123rd in this...

How to address Rohingya influx?

Instability in a neighbouring country is bound to have its...

Tapping potential of Dholaikhal

Dholaikhal extends from the traffic signal of Johnson Road to...

Raising standard of secondary education

A set of 15 recommendations is placed for improving the...

Child marriage: A piece of good as well as bad news

The draft of 'Prohibition of Child Marriage Act - 2016'...

The wait continues to be too long

How is the present power supply situation in the country?...