Nurturing possibilities

The decision of Glaxo Smith Kline Beecham (GSK) to close...

Rohingya crisis: Global sympathy is not enough

Bangladesh has been bearing the heavy cost of sheltering the...

Frequent power outages plague parts of rural Bangladesh

Over the past nine years, the government has drastically improved...

In memory of Guru Suruj Dewan

An entire village is in deep mourning over the death...

Curing Dhaka's diseased lungs

Hatirjheel was supposed to be the lungs of Dhaka City....

Deciphering the mind of bullies

Bullying, not necessarily, involves physical assault. In popular notion in...

The promise and pitfalls of AI: Fuelling economic inequality

Like any transformative trend, the rise of artificial intelligence (AI)...

Road accidents: Roadblock to achieving SDGs

Death toll from road accidents continues to occur almost every...

The fat and the lean of it

In the space of less than a year, scientific studies...

Developing a vibrant bond market

Bond market in Bangladesh remains largely underdeveloped.  Dominated by the...

Plight of hajj pilgrims

Last year, thousands of hajj pilgrims had suffered for the...

Of work, leisure and retirement

Some people dread the very idea of retirement. They can't...

Is road safety a distant dream?

The Road Transport Bill, 2018, the draft of which was...

Corporatisation of RMG industry

A report carried in this paper  on August 26  titled, ...

Rawhide business in the doldrums

Although the prices of commodities in general show an upward...

Trump's policies will displace the dollar

Back in 1965, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, then France's Minister of...

Import of double-decker buses and handicaps of BRTC

The usefulness of double-decker buses in the fleet of the...

Agriculture most vulnerable to climate change

As an economy, Bangladesh has performed remarkably well in recent...

Lat bhais on assertive machines  

Lat bhais on the Dhaka roads are not viceroys. But...

Profiting from SMS on cellphone  

That advertising can be a formidable tool for earning revenue...

The basics of stress management

Many people experience stress in life, either from one-off projects...

China manages joint ventures under WTO framework, say experts

China had strictly fulfilled its commitment after its entry to...

No price hike needed if gas theft is checked

Another hike in gas price is imminent. There are indications...