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...

An economist with a difference

Dr Mahabub Hossain, an eminent social scientist and economist, passed...

Two city mayors begin to act

Both the Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and Dhaka North...

New Year\'s Day celebration overshadowed

The world has changed since the terror attack on Paris...

The scope of private sector investment in tourism industry

Bangladesh is a small but diversified and beautiful land in...

Pharma sector\'s responsibility to society

The least developed countries (LDCs) have been granted the extension...

Violence shown on screen has serious adverse impact

Starting from the households, every tier of society has to...

The mysterious traffic gridlock

The traffic gridlock on Matsya Bhaban-Shahbagh route still remains terrible...

Human development report 2015: Where does Bangladesh stand?

Human Development Report is regarded as the best approach for...

Thoughts on municipal election

Municipal elections are scheduled to be held on December 30....

Strengthening city corporations

At a time when the liveability rating of the capital...

Of space farming, cosmic periwinkle

The news of future Mars explorers living for some time...

Reforming property laws

Having a GDP growth rate of 6.51 per cent is...

Social marketing - a proven tool for social development

For the first seven decades of the twentieth century, marketing...

Promoting trade and investment between Eastern India and its neighbours

An important aspect of the ongoing globalisation process has been...

Promoting trade and investment between Eastern India and its neighbours

An important aspect of the ongoing globalisation process has been...

Gravest harm done to education

Eminent writer and teacher Dr. Zafar Iqbal has complained that...

Let flowers blossom in our minds

The wide and busy street between Shishu Academy and the...

Smoking in public transports

The government has signed the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control...

How practical it is to phase out rickshaw

The dichotomy involving the phasing-out of rickshaws from the streets...

Bike-riding women in a hostile Dhaka

Young women riding bicycles or motorbikes on the roads of...