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Writing an obituary on planning as a national policy? Not yet

Almost every country follows a development policy that forms part...

Liberalising gold market

The gold policy of Bangladesh is in a very primitive...

Solving poverty by recognising others in poverty

We all know what poverty looks like. Born in a...

Collateral locking—the best antidote to mortgage fraud

Incidents of fraudulent mortgages can hardly be prevented although there...

Curbing high mortality rate of startups

Startup is our hope for creating a path-breaking opportunity of...

Collateral mortgage - a hazardous system

At the beginning of our banking career, I met one...

Mortgage of land and building does not guarantee recovery of loan

Media reports say that Bangladesh Bank (BB) is in the...

Portraying Rohingyas as Jehadists

Since the latest round of genocidal attacks on the Rohingyas...

Education science and educational practices

Like in the other countries, 'Education Science' has become an...

Post offices in the brave new world

In a country where letters have virtually ceased to be...

Who will be the next Fed chief - why it matters

Janet Yellen's term is ending at the Federal Reserve. With...

Growing outstanding debt may lower development finance

An independent think tank Unnayan Onneshan (UO) depicted the country's...

Iran nuke deal: Trump defies US allies, stokes war fears

US President Donald Trump has ended all speculations and confusions...

Addressing financial exclusion, environmental degradation

The benefits of sustainable action or approach go beyond growth,...

America's disastrous relationship with guns is getting worse

The world continues to reflect with horror the after-effects of...

German election, 2017: The surge of neo-Nazis

Angela Merkel secured a fourth term as German Chancellor following...

CIB reports help curb credit-related corruption

Credit Information Bureau (CIB) report plays a crucial role in...

Opportunities at our private universities

Within the education system of a country, higher education plays...

Kazuo Ishiguro -- haunted by a dreadful twist of history

  The fame of an international literary celebrity has not...

Is Africa still rising?

Between 2000 and 2014, Africa grew at a strong clip,...

Using technology for sustainable development

Stephen Hawking has come up with a big question --...

The disunited states of American gun control

The Las Vegas massacre and its aftermath are pure Americana....

Erratic behaviour of Saudi masters with migrants

It has become a regular newspaper item: another Bangladeshi woman...