Identifying thrust sector for job creation

Job creation, pivotal to economic consolidation and hence growth, is...

Problems of excess capacity

The country's financial sector has institutions of different types in...

Forward-looking policy to attract investment

In the backdrop of dwindling investment in the country, both...

Retaining food security

A hostile nature this year has forced Bangladesh to go...

Cultural taste on the decline

For any cinema connoisseur, a free entry for Mrinal Sen's...

Keeping money of the rich at home

It is difficult to keep money at home in any...

Will there be an end to harmful brick kiln emissions?

The warning that the brick kilns spread out mostly on...

Undesirable transformation

The state-owned Power Development Board (PDB) that once dominated the...

Proper utilisation of unused SoEs\' land

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to endorse the draft...

Vanishing \'lungs\' of Dhaka

Where have all the parks and open spaces, aptly called...

Global race for lowering corporate tax

Now global economies are up there to fight each other,...

Fending off the sword of protectionism

This time the warning is not from non-descript quarters; it's...

Coping with technology for manufacturing

In our everyday discourse on development in Bangladesh, many drivers...

Graft, uncertainty and capital flight

When the findings of the Global Financial Integrity (GFI), a...

Safe migration to boost remittances

The Chief of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in...

Stopping repeat of Haor disaster

Never before had Haors (wetlands) hit the headlines of the...

Water and woes in North-West region

Ground water availability and, in consequence, access to irrigation in...

Where hospitals huddle together

Nowhere is there in Bangladesh such a concentration of public...

Surge in price of US dollar

Like any other commodity, the price of a currency is  ...

Regional integration key to growth in the Asia-Pacific

In spite of the high importance tagged to multilateralism for...

Workers\' rights and beyond

Today is the historic May Day or Labour Day. The...

Low-cost housing for rural people

Unplanned housing is a major problem for the people living...

Saving haors from disastrous deluge

The catastrophic flash flood in haor (wetland) areas of the...