Mother Teresa, now a saint, was a giver

A testament made ages back by Nelson Henderson, a simple...

The Vatican declares Mother Teresa a saint

Mother Teresa became synonymous with the slums of Kolkata. On...

Exploring Shahid Qadri\'s unique modernism

In telephone conversations with this writer in 1991, then participating...

Waging war on corruption in education Sector

Education is a basic human right and a driver of...

Progresses and prospects of palm oil in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, the word palm oil is synergic with Malaysia....

Reserve management: Rivalry between sterling and dollar

The Bank of France's losses were notable but not unique,...

The essence of Islamic finance

Islamic finance is fast growing across the world. Ernst &...

Tackling the problem of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

King Henry VIII, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and Mary Shelley, author of...

Diamonds make a woman weep and a man weak in the knees

In the 1953 classic Hollywood film, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Marilyn...

The grim message wars have for children

Two photographs taken recently in Aleppo city in war-torn Syria...

Weak bank messaging system increases security challenges

More than a dozen current and former board directors and...

Implications of new EU regulation to curb market abuse

During the last 50 years, innumerable rules and regulations have...

Syrian civil war: The battle rages on

Since the civil war in Syria started on March 15,...

Brexit and King Canute

The legend of King Canute describes how an early Anglo-Saxon...

Recalling the tragedy of August 15, 1975

In 1975, we were about 34 years of age in...

US professor delves into economic divide

Joseph E. Stiglitz left academia in 1993 to serve on...

Equitable provision of early childhood care and education

Early childhood care and education (ECCE) has become a key...

Free trade\'s diminishing returns

In its May 2010 "Global Survey," McKinsey & Company reported...

Brexit fudge: The British are quite comfortable with ambiguity

"Brexit means Brexit," Theresa May, the United Kingdom's new prime...

Sustainable development through environmental protection

We now live in a modern, consumerist and largely urbanised...

Bangladesh: Inclusiveness versus xenophobia

Even 10 to 15 years ago, busy Dhaka roads and...

Factoring market is on the rise

There are two types of financing under documentary credit: ...

Australia\'s puerile politics on the global stage

For students of incomprehensible behaviour by otherwise apparently intelligent leaders,...