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Nation's shorter height contrasts its economic growth  

Japanese people have far exceeded height of Bangladeshis within a...

Austerity has to be all-encompassing  

It took a new Prime Minister in Boris Johnson and...

India: Bolstering the farm sector and food security

Over the last decade Indian agriculture has become more robust...

Commercial production of Sonali bags  

The pilot project under which 100,000 jute poly bags will...

Wild climate --- genie out of bottle

Polar ice sheets continue to break down, showing large pools...

UN's 75th anniversary will take place in the shadow of acute financial crisis  

When the six much-ballyhooed high-level UN meetings concluded late September,...

Ending short-termism by keeping score

As finance ministers gather in Washington, DC, for the World...

Extending 'moral' support to selective crime  

There may be a number of reasons behind a crime....

Selecting appropriate mode of partnership in international trade

The wave of global free market crated in the 1990s...

To borrow or not to borrow

Bangladesh has a good record when it comes to paying...

Big hole in 'capacity payment'  

The amount---more than Taka half a trillion--- is huge. The...

Quality of teachers matters  

A report recently released by the Campaign for Popular Education...

The #MeToo movement's powerful new tool

If one dreamed up an ambitious global #MeToo success story,...

Incorporating policy priorities of SDGs

Many challenges are still posing problems for Bangladesh in reaching...

The world mustn't sleep-walk into another debt crisis

Trade wars, protectionism, and nationalist rhetoric are combining to create...

Mad race of startup investment, valuation and unicorn

Unicorns are new creatures in the startup space across the...

Facing both joblessness and employability crisis  

A 2014 Economist Intelligence Unit report showing rate of joblessness...

None but shareholders to decide CEMF fate  

City of London Investment Management Company Limited (CLIM), an investment...

Asia's future knocking: Xi's epochal India visit?

Xi Jinping's India visit last week should be seen in...

The wrath of rivers  

The fearsome mighty Padma of the past has mellowed. Naturally,...

City welcomes handicraft vendors  

The view of purely village-made handicraft being sold by vendors...

Europe needs a serious nuclear-energy debate

Last month, the Akademik Lomonosov, Russia's first floating nuclear power...

Recipes of successful entrepreneurship

Creating more business and jobs through fast-growing, innovative firms is...