Determinants of hunger

Famine, hunger, malnutrition, etc. are often used interchangeably which should...

Desire and reality mismatch

The headline of the lead story of yesterday's issue of...

How costly should Dhaka City be?

In a year marked by volatility of commodity prices, Dhaka...

Central bank\'s limits to containing of inflation

There was no bank in the old past nor was...

Dedicated industrial zone for light engineering

The decision to set up a specialised industrial zone for...

When growth drives poverty down

Bangladesh has a solid history of poverty reduction which it...

The surging economy

The other day this writer was asking one of his...

Bangladesh as a business destination — Japanese perspective

Bangladesh has been found to be an attractive business destination...

Equal opportunity to women benefits all

As we today mark UN Women's Day, it is worth...

Cropping pattern and cropping intensity

Cropping pattern is influenced by a host of factors. It...

The PPP inertia

The government has been trying hard to sell Private-Public Partnership...

PPP initiatives need to gather pace

Response to undertaking projects on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) initiative is...

The politics of financial volatility

Twenty-four years ago, in the midst of an ugly US...

Teachers\' aptitude in question

  The much vaunted balloon of structured questions, popularly known as...

When gamblers rule stock market

Stock market investment is now ruled by day-traders. Long-term investors...

When money doesn\'t talk

India is the fastest growing economy in the world with...

The stench of Hazaribagh

Professor Enamul Huq of the East West University and the...

Time to act on safety at home

It was a tragic end of a lively family in...

Buttressing Dhaka-Yangon relations

Boosting up Dhaka-Yangon ties in the field of trade and...

A deliberate failure?

It is now decided that the coal-based power plant at...

Streamlining manpower export to Malaysia

Malaysia has recently put a freeze on manpower intake on...

Problems facing migrant workers

Problems that the migrant workers have to face both before...

Private investment: Recapping the basics

As the government keeps harping on the country's 'investment-friendly business...