Taking perverse pleasure in destroying nature

A refreshing look awaits occasional visitors to Chittagong these days....

Mindset responsible for child torture

The year 2015 was a cruel one for the children...

Social media and the body politic

The history of human civilisation is inevitably a history of...

Mass awareness on climate change needed

Whatever gains Bangladesh today is making is due to common...

Social media and the body politic

The history of human civilisation is inevitably a history of...

On writing judgment after retirement

Hats off to the Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha  for...

The saga of city\'s slums

The old game is on. Fire broke out in a...

Stopping deaths in road accidents

The front-page photograph of two rundown buses in this newspaper...

Silver lining in US-Iran relations

Since President Barack Obama has addressed the nation on January...

Challenge to enhance domestic demand

The country's economy is passing through a favourable time for...

Potential of renewable energy

Densely populated, Bangladesh's industrial and urban expansion is taking place...

President Obama\'s legacy

In his last State of the Union speech on January...

Rogue members of the police

They have earned for themselves the infamous epithet 'rogue'. Even...

Rogue members of the police

They have earned for themselves the infamous epithet 'rogue'. Even...

Dishonouring national icons

Vested interests always bide their time to grab the right...

Tapping alternative energy

Bangladesh has no natural fuel, and natural gas reserves are...

Why Entrepreneurial Universities?

When basic education is in question, why should developing countries...

Village courts can promptly settle disputes

At a time when courts are overburdened with huge backlog...

Hazards of Metro rail route through DU

Dhaka University (DU), the highest almamater of the country, is...

Free books are not free

Celebration of books knows no occasion. Yet the Ekushey Book...

Of tobacco farming and public smoking

Except a few highly restricted zones, smoking goes on unabated...

Human rights and good governance

The history of human civilisation is the history of struggle...

Preparedness against sea-level rise

It is well-known that Bangladesh is situated in a disaster-prone...