Scourge of fog in receding winter  

The season of winter remains bereft of all its common...

Multilateralism faces headwinds

Multilateralism, a rules-based and international system, emerged and developed as...

Online porn addiction on the rise  

Addiction to pornography is on the rise in the country....

Damocles’ sword

It is one of the most feared fiscal laws in...

RMG: Eluding export target  

When the BGMEA honchos some years back had set the...

Menu for 2019: Cheese Please (only for your ease)

We're losing that sprightly feeling. From 1954/1956, Alfred E. Newman's...

Tasks ahead for the new government

Zero tolerance to corruption, quality implementation of the mega infrastructure...

Difficult year ahead for global economy  

Around the last quarter of 2018, economists across the world...

The Gatwick saga  

It's mind-boggling to say the least but after two quiet...

A new global alignment in the offing

It seems that a new alignment among Turkey, Qatar, Iran...

Watch this, ignore that: A guide to US politics in 2019

The last few months of 2018 have seen the Democrats...

Election turns Dhaka empty  

Unlike many other megalopolises in advanced countries, Dhaka City presents...

2019 Indian elections—a referendum on Modi

The middle of December has seen a robust performance by...

Other galaxies and the earthlings  

Fans of sci-fi movies are now widespread across the globe....

Trade, technology and hostage-taking

While it is very difficult to know or even understand...

Election manifestos overlook decent public transport  

The election manifestos of the major political parties, unveiled ahead...

China's myth-busting miracle

Forty years ago, on December 29, 1978, the 11th Central...

Need for issue-based politics  

It is dangerous to mix politics with ideology. Whereas, politics...

Women's status on the ascendancy but they face obstacles in their professional, social lives

Equal rights for women and affirmative action for promoting gender...

The country needs a vibrant bond market  

The energy adviser to the Prime Minister launched the country's...

Trump's Syria withdrawal - right idea, wrong time

President Donald Trump's planned withdrawal of American troops from Syria,...

COP24: Strong words, weak actions

After two weeks of tension-filled discussions, the Katowice Climate Change...

Addressing a malady  

Across the world annual reports will have glossed over the...