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Trump instigating war against Iran

The protracted wars in Syria and Yemen have divided Middle...

Savings tools vs monetary policy management

The government's net borrowing from state-owned savings instruments registered a...

Planned industrialisation for urban resilience  

The No.11 point of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) makes...

Facebook and friends threaten to Libralise the world

On 17 June, a Facebook white paper proposed a new...

Thoughts on Anthropocene Epoch  

Anthropocene is the period of time during which human activities...

The Asian Century hype: The Tower of Babel

Bab-ilu (the "gates of heaven') was another name for Babylon....

How to regulate the Internet

The only topic uniting right and left in the United...

Hubris and humility are the indicators

The row over the transfer of a physician following his...

Waiting for new-age antibiotics  

The worldwide pharmaceutical sector is at present passing through an...

How to keep central banks independent  

The global financial crisis that erupted in 2008 transformed the...

Gas price increase creates opportunity for reforms

No government wants to raise utility prices. It is politically...

Water audit in business and industry  

Water is no more inexpensive and plenty in this country...

What's Driving Populism?

Is it culture or economics? That question frames much of...

Rickshaws: Unwanted yet essential  

Two city corporations in Dhaka have a habit of selecting...

Another one bites the dust: Belt road initiative snares Kenya

It was a bad new year for Kenya. Waking up...

Of quality road construction and repair

Although the government has allocated a substantial chuck of money...

ASEAN serves as stabilizer for Southeast Asia

Competition is acceptable. It is natural for countries to compete...

Of unkept promises  

Four years ago Alexis Tsipras and his Syriza party became...

Gas price hike: Were there no alternatives?

A hike of 32.80 per cent in gas price became...

Social media or social isolation?  

In recent times, most young people go to restaurants that...

Changing the focus of resource allocation  

Just a week ago Bangladesh began its journey into fiscal...

Poor state of railway maintenance  

A pictorial report carried on railway tracks and bridges in...

Celebrities should see beyond dazzle and glitter

I guess I am either too old-school or unfair and...