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Casino empire and contradictions  

Dichotomy between government policies and actions is nothing unusual. In...

Bringing necessary changes to migration policy

Irregular migration from Bangladesh continues unabated. A section of dishonest...

Dichotomy between consumer price and farmers' profitability  

Urban consumers have become used to paying a much higher...

There is no alternative to multilateralism

Since the creation of the Bretton Woods system 75 years...

Why inequality is insidious

In a seminar recently organised by Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA)...

UN's peacekeeping role  

In the present conflict-stricken world -- both from within and...

World's Hard Fought Battle Against Climate Change

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres describes the ongoing crisis as a...

Purging party of criminal elements  

The ongoing raids on sporting clubs illegally operating casinos, dens...

Afghanistan: The Taliban factor and peace

Instability and the search for peace in Afghanistan continue to...

Eviction drive JnU students style  

The residents of the capital have long reached their tethers'...

Insensitivity at its worst  

As a lot of development has already taken place in...

Should we worry about income gaps within or between countries?

At the beginning of classes every autumn, I tease my...

Who lost Argentina, again?

Investors and economic observers have begun to ask the same...

IMF suggests empowerment of BB  

The Bangladesh Bank, reportedly, has declined an offer of technical...

Arabia ablaze: Global economy shaken

Since fingers were pointing from the very start, where the...

Need to streamline healthcare services

Health risks are posing as the greatest threat to the...

Subordinate financialisation in developing economies

Rapid financial globalisation is due not only to financial innovations,...

Poverty remains, inequality widens

The people have reasons to be enthusiastic as the Finance...

Soaking up idle money from state entities  

The government has recently decided to transfer idle money of...

Why do young people take their own lives?  

That one person dies from suicide every 40 seconds somewhere...

Runways no recreation centres  

Spotting aeroplanes has not yet developed in Bangladesh as a...

Big power conflicts are increasingly taking place in outer space

Nearly every article on 'space security' begins with the acknowledgement...

Juvenile gangs and police intervention  

The rise of juvenile gangs in Dhaka as well as...