America - one country divided by two cultures

America continues to be in a state of civil war....

Banking sector: Not something to take the eyes off

With less than three months to go before the mandatory...

The stage set for human resource development    

That we keep a shinier sheen than Pakistan and even...

A test for populism

The new wave of far-right nationalism sweeping Europe comes across...

Not to be duped by digital entertainment  

Bangladesh has witnessed a massive development over the past 10...

Is education sufficient to address child marriage?

The conventional wisdom suggests that education is the 'gun' to...

South Asians living in vulnerable climates

Effects of climate change, largely caused by rapid industrialisation and...

India displays geo-strategic autonomy

The last two months have witnessed India's politicians and geo-strategists...

Trump's North American trade charade

When the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) was announced, it was...

In praise of egg

Why does egg refer, in general, to no other but...

Wary countdown to a big earthquake

The fast rate at which the impacts of climate change...

Growth cannot be sustainable without proper institutional development

Economic growth is a cherished goal for a state, developed...

Two trendsetting pioneers in tennis and table tennis  

Following the independence of Bangladesh in 1971, there were hopes...

Authoritarian quacks

Why do conspiracy theories so often receive their strongest support...

Country needs to advance transport literacy

The growing chaos in the public transport system in the...

TB remains world's single largest infectious killer

A disease that we know how to prevent, treat, and...

Summer denials, wintry outcomes

Denial, Brigadier General Shahedul Anam Khan has argued in a...

Passport and national image crisis

That their passports are not held in high esteem by...

US mid-term elections - a referendum on Trump's policies and performance

The Congressional mid-term elections are extremely important in the US...

Policy to decentralise loading, unloading of goods

The government is reported to have been working on formulation...

A slice of Chinese garment export relocating to Bangladesh  

Benefits   from a   stepped-up  US-China trade war -- in the...

Trump's trade policy: Xenophobic unilateralism

Since World War II's end, trade has grown 50 per...

Tariffs hurt both ways  

It wasn't a surprise when the European Union (EU) complained...