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South Asian backwardness  

South Asia is the most populous and the most poor...

Addressing the social rot  

Before the trauma of hacking a husband to death in...

Addressing the FDI challenges

The 2019 World Investment Report published by the United Nations...

Use of solar power for irrigation  

A major problem farmers all over the country find critically...

Saving forests: Sermons not enough  

Against the backdrop of vanishing forests in the county, the...

Of hijras and app-based motorbikers

Dhaka is among the worst liveable cities on earth. It...

Real estate sector braces for revival

The real estate sector is expected to perform better in...

Health systems and outcomes

Bangladesh has emerged as a lead player in the use...

Developing hi-tech park

The Bangabandhu Hi-tech Park at Kaliakoir, Gazipur has reportedly attracted...

Gender diversity for higher productivity

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has been making a case...

Redeveloping Old Dhaka

The old part of Dhaka city, the old town in...

The prospects for export of mangoes

Popular belief has it that Bangladesh, India and Pakistan are...

Knowing true colour of the money  

The debate over facility extended to whiten 'black money' or...

Nation braces for biggest ever gas price hike  

The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) is set to announce...

Poverty eradication  

Bangladesh has done pretty well in cutting income poverty. The...

Classroom teaching more important than GPA index

There is yet another initiative for bringing about a change...

Sport for Development and Peace  

Sport has a unique and universal appeal to attract and...

Rural SMEs deserve better

Although the acronym SMEs (small and medium enterprises) is often...

Earthquake -- Dhaka's looming calamity  

While grappling with the recent massive fire disasters in Dhaka,...

Budget: Big, bigger and bigger  

No wonder that the government every time comes up with...

Budget: Credibility lies in implementation  

The government has offered the scope for legitimising undisclosed income...

Raising milk production  

Newspaper reports indicate that increasing number of students are now...

Gauging the state of happiness  

Based on a survey of 156 countries, Finland has been...