Materialising the dream of cashless society

Around the world, the use of cash has been steadily...

EU GSP schemes: Options for Bangladesh

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed, as reported by the Financial Express,...

Women's football: All eyes on Thimpu

The success of the Bangladesh teams in recent international women's...

Bad financial moon rising

No one should overestimate economists' powers of understanding. Just as...

Strengthening flood risk management

According to the Emergency Events Database of the Université catholique...

Combating the menace of climate change

Among the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations,...

Islamic banking: Strengthening regulatory surveillance and diversifying business model

In March of this year, the Islamic banking sector in...

Impact of surgical costs on your financial health

Homemaker Khatoon Reza, 55, felt acute chest pain and upon...

Achieving agricultural sustainability

Food production in Bangladesh marked a consistent rise over the...

The role of technology transfer in reducing inequality

It's widely accepted that progress in technology has potential to...

How sustainable banking practices can help achieve SDGs

The sustainable banking approach is based on certain principles that...

Improving infrastructure planning in developing countries

Infrastructure investment is necessary, but hardly sufficient to enable developing...

Fashioning a merit-based civil service  

The 1997 World Development Report emphasised that "Making a meritocracy...

Gandhi's legacy: The never-ending quest for peace  

As the twentieth century was drawing to a close, three...

Celebrating World Heart Day 2018

The typical human heart beats about 115,000 times a day...

Life in our twilight years

Sixty years ago, she had struggled to cope with her...

For the welfare of older persons in the country

The United Nation's (UN) International Day of Older Persons is...

Bolstering trade depends on policy choices

World trade is changing, and so too the way policymakers...

Managing the global factor better

Imagine a world in which the annual meetings of the...

Developing skilled workforce for energy and power sector

Result of admission test of Dhaka University's 'Kha Unit' (Arts...

Spreading agent banking throughout the country

Agent banking is the form of banking that includes limited...

Building on Mandela's vision

This year (2018) marks the centennial of the birth of...

Rundown road network demands adoption of modern technologies

Planning Minister ANH Mustafa Kamal has recently raised a serious...