On health and nutrition

A conference titled 'Delivering for Success at Scale' was recently...

Addressing impediments to private investment

The two-day Asia-Pacific Business Forum (APBF) concluded in the city...

Economy amid mixed signals

Belated though, perhaps an enquiry into the performance of the...

Imperatives of Dhaka-Ctg corridor

Bangladesh is blessed with the Bay of Bengal as the...

Ekushey book fair and creative achievements

The month-long Ekushey book fair at the Bangla Academy has...

Monetary policy and the economy

The two policies the policymakers use to help develop or...

Local value addition to RMG

It is heartening to note that the country's readymade garment...

Women in labour market

There are a number of studies on labour market and...

Investment: Opportunities and hurdles

The country's major trade bodies of late have been making...

Reducing cost of doing business

The country's prime chamber -- Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and...

Correct database need of the hour

Computing exaggerated statistics to give rosy pictures of economic trends...

Getting rid of hawkers from footpath

The capital's footpaths as usual make news for all the...

Bringing multinationals to stock market

The government has of late shown its interest to bring...

Data on agricultural lands

In a land-scarce country like Bangladesh, losing arable land is...

Devolution of LG bodies  

Finance Minister AMA Muhith seems to be truly interested to...

The nexus between land and livelihoods

As pulling one's ears is to pull one's head, so...

Transparency in spending climate funds

Political consideration, nepotism and illegal underhand dealings allegedly contribute to...

Inequality: A wake-up call for Bangladesh

Inequality in post-liberation Bangladesh was never given so much of...

Containing teenage gangsterism

On January 6 last, Adnan Kabir, a 14-year old school...

The hype in stock market

Over-enthusiasm over stock market brings only more woes at the...

Careful watch on stock market needed

Investors are again flocking to the share market. Brokerage houses...

Ensuring quality education

A few research papers have delved deep into the dynamics...

ACC: Focusing on right areas  

The Anti-corruption Commission (ACC) is now active, even if not...