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Developing countries 100 years behind the West

Continuous declines in international education aid are depriving half of...

Railway ticket chaos: Failure in demand management  

As like the previous year, this year also a large...

So where is the money?

It would appear that following on from the case filed...

Trump vs UK: Egregious intervention  

London Mayor Sadik Khan didn't mince words in describing US...

Indian politics redefined -- development over dynasty

After docking up more than 140 rallies while chasing a...

Battling the menace of littering  

Like in many civilised cities, littering is legally viewed as...

How bumper rice production can bring smile to the face of farmers

Bangladesh is the fourth-largest rice producer in the world. Rice...

Iftar extravaganza and growing consumerism  

During the month of Ramadan, breaking the dawn to dusk...

Socio-economic aspects of Eid festival

The main source of religious festivals traces to observance of...

BIWTA' eviction drive: A good work, indeed  

One particular job that the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority...

How to live better and stop destroying the planet

Earlier this month, a bleak global assessment of the shocking...

Low paddy price: Is food security under threat?

The country's farmers are not getting fair of their produces....

Strengthening primary health care system

Health is a human right. Everyone deserves equal access to...

BB circular on NPL lacks specific direction, action plan

Bangladesh Bank (BB), country's central bank, has recently issued a...

North Korea dubs Bolton's comments 'inordinately ignorant'  

US National Security Adviser John Bolton is "inordinately ignorant" to...

'Ramadan traffic': A nightmare for Dhaka's commuters  

With every passing year, the intensity of traffic congestion in...

Bridging the digital divide: Access to ICT & media

The digital era truly started in the early 2000s when...

'Festival inflation' during Ramadan  

It is common that during the festive seasons, prices of...

Countdown to Eid travel home  

The day or night-long queues for availing home-bound transport tickets...

Why the world needs national development banks

Support for national and multilateral development banks has grown worldwide...

Paying the Zakat rightly to make it effective  

Zakat is one of the five fundamental pillars of Islam....

From privatisation to PPPs — not a smooth journey

After the failure and abuses of privatisation and contracting-out services...

US Navy again sails through Taiwan Strait, angering China  

The US military said it sent two Navy ships through...