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It’s necessary to change the dynamics of ‘reference system’ in jobs

Asking for references from supervisors is essentially empowering an already...

Will Putin choose war over Ukraine?  

The recent build-up of Russian troops on Ukraine's border has...

Rohingya refugees abusing host's generosity

Bangladesh has sheltered the Rohingya people out of humanitarian consideration...

The sad tale of the river Sangu

Hilly rivers around the world are synonymous with sparkling streams...

The ‘less important’ subject debate: Should study disciplines align with job market to be relevant?  

The idea of so-called ‘unnecessary subjects’ is quite a heated...

4IR and the role of library professionals  

Bangladesh is celebrating 'National Library Day' on Saturday ( February...

Willing suspension of disbelief

The hand of the law may be long; it is...

Bringing end to bullying in dormitories

Once again, a fresher was tortured by a group of...

Uniform salary structure for private banks

The Bangladesh Bank (BB) circular on salaries of private sector...

Entrepreneurs' perception on Bangladesh business environment

Business environment in Bangladesh experienced changes during 2021 when the...

Of VCs, universities and state of enlightenment

It's a rare spectacle to see Vice Chancellors of a...

Health safety concerns over brown rice

For centuries, rice has been a staple in Bangladesh and...

Flawed system leads to misplaced priority

A 10-year-old boy was asked by a teacher to leave...

Now another strain of Omicron!

Even as the Omicron variant of the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus is...

A tribute to the land's unsung heroes

To renowned economists and development practitioners the world over, Bangladesh's...

Of charities, people in crises

Even during the winter season in 2020, the night spectacle...

VCs should have bigger picture of varsities before them

The ongoing crisis at the Shahjalal University of Science and...

Afghanistan must remain a global priority

Let's face it. Afghanistan has lately been getting buried under...

Demolition that raises hope

The Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) deserves kudos. It has...

Corona recovery: reviving a resilient world of work

The 187 member-states of the International Labour Organization (ILO) adopted...

Metro rail and Dhaka's traffic jams

By putting in place the metrorail alone it would be...

The miscarriage of citizen journalism

Today's alternative media are neither a panacea nor a game-changer....

Sanctions & trans-border trade under alternative arrangement

Open economies cannot but execute transactions with other countries, through...