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Mitigating water scarcity from rainwater  

As the rainy season is fast approaching with the Bangla...

The poor's increasing voiceless state

As a rule of sorts, the rural poor in developing...

Why economics must go digital  

One of the biggest concerns about today's tech giants is...

Gearing up local, overseas job markets  

Hopes abound that the private sector in Bangladesh and overseas...

Sustaining the boom in the fisheries sector of the country  

It has been reported by many newspapers that farmers in...

A roots-conscious people's festivity  

There are large numbers of people residing in Dhaka for...

How prudent is the rice export move?  

The government seems to be clueless about the course of...

Making best use of the working-age people  

The Total Fertility Rate (TFR) in Bangladesh remains more or...

Poverty: Up and down the line  

In a static stance, measurement of poverty shows the proportion...

Relevance of Modern Monetary Theory  

In a recent Project Syndicate commentary, James K. Galbraith of...

Rectifying the SOEs

According to recent media reports, the total losses in mills...

Exporting potatoes

The fact that the country produces close to 11 million...

Brick kilns' swoop on CHT  

The hilly areas in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) covered...

Tax collection: Narrowing gap between 'actual' and 'potential'  

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has proposed a Tk....

Another bidding round put on hold: What's next?    

It has become a regular practice on the part of...

Baffling paddy prices  

Historically, agriculture in the subcontinent had been practised as a...

Rice growers deserve better  

One of the great success stories of Bangladesh is its...

The GDP paradox

Broadly speaking, there are three measures of national income or...

Agro-processing needs proper policy boost    

Despite the importance often attached to agro-processing as a prospective...

Dealing with food adulteration menace  

Perhaps it is the dilly-dallying in taking action against food...

Is bifurcation of DWASA necessary?  

The proposal mooted by the Dhaka South City Corporation (DNCC)...

Moving towards higher growth trajectory  

Bangladesh is expected to join 7.0 per cent club in...

A puzzle worth pondering  

Bangladesh continues to be a country of puzzles. The first...