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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...

Man needs festivals for battling ennui and gloom

There are few nations or communities which do not have...

Financialisation - it's origin, global reach

The emergence and growth of financialisation from the 1980s has...

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...