Wading through challenges for development

After 46 years of independence, Bangladesh has indeed effectively overcome...

Law for protecting arable lands

At long last, the government has swung into action in...

Is Bangladesh garment sector facing headwinds?

It has not exactly been a path of roses for...

What makes a nation happy

Measuring happiness is an impossible proposition. It is a mental...

Infrastructure financing through market

The Meghna Bridge was constructed almost three  ago. When it...

Harnessing the prospect of jute industry

It did sound good to hear the state minister for...

Economy: External front needs special care

As morning shows the day, so is a half-yearly review...

Protecting investors\' interest

Bank depositors are fortunate they have a regulator like the...

Accelerating hydrocarbon exploration

Good news is that Bangladesh is getting fresh natural gas...

Reaping demographic dividend

That Bangladesh is now partially reaping demographic dividend is amply...

Quality of higher education

It is a serious charge made by none other than...

Low tax rates to curb evasion

There are many rich persons in Bangladesh, but not all...

Poverty and the paradox of average income

Global poverty has definitely declined. According to the findings of...

Micro-insurance to cover micro-credit

A lot is being heard about micro-credit possibly because Bangladesh...

BO accounts: Misleading numbers

The current state of the country's stock market can be...

Empowering BIDA with more authority

The 1,376 foreign and joint venture industrial units, registered by...

Tapping huge potential of livestock

That Bangladeshis can do it successfully, given the 'do-it-yourself know-how',...

Gender equality and human relations

The overpouring exuberance centring around the International Women's Day gives,...

The end of globalisation!

The world's number one economic powerhouse United States (US) has...

Reinventing student politics

The call of President Md. Abdul Hamid to revive the...

Agrarian structure and productivity

One can't bypass the context of agrarian structure while talking...

Always at the receiving end

The interns at public medical college hospitals are now in...

Proposal for oil price hike raises concern

The country's energy regulator —Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) --...