The role of factory owners in ensuring workplace safety

Bangladesh is a low-cost emerging economy with the status of...

The waning of our folk cultural heritage

  Dhaka and the nearby Keraniganj have recently witnessed two events...

How children can find schools friendly

  Child Friendly Schools, Published by UNICEF, 2009, Pages: 244, ISBN:...

Farm sector: Pepping up to reap rich dividend

The latest forecast says agriculture could become Russia's second biggest...

The ordeal of Bhabadah—dreadful water-logging

In our country which is perennially beset with hundreds of...

Book that builds a bridge between past and present

Salman Rushdie has said, "The difference between a memoir and...

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...