The role of SOEs in rendering public services

Historically, the private sector has been unable or unwilling to...

Financialisation of the economy

A new term has emerged in the lexicon of economic...

Embracing agricultural mechanisation for achieving SDGs

The sustainable development goals (SDGs) related to agriculture aim at...

Diversifying concentrated export basket in Bangladesh

Although export has been one of the key growth drivers...

Enter the brave new world of web cinema  

The growth and evolution of a nation's culture is a...

Entitlement is the ultimate answer to food insecurity

We are blessed with the good news that the Boro...

Haphazard urban growth: Time to look at the future

Governments in Africa and Asia must embrace and plan for...

NPLs: Making wider use of ADR, amending Artho Rin Adalat Ain

A suggestion recently put forth by chamber leaders and top...

Innovation drives wealth creation

Apple's trillion-dollar market capitalisation has hogged the headlines of late-thereby...

Challenges for Bangladeshi exports to India

Bangladesh imported products worth US$48.21 billion and exported $34.85 billion...

Loosening the 'carbon triangle'

Remember the cliché: 'What's good for General Motors (GM) is...

Noise Pollution Rules 2006 needs to be updated

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that around 5.0 per...

Achieving sustainability at the workplace

The word 'sustainability' has become a part of our daily...

Upholding free inquiry as well as values of liberal democracy

The University of Virginia recently faced a storm of protest...

The untapped power of teenage children

Of all the phases of age in man's life, adolescence...

Global politics for a globalised economy

From the end of World War II to the mid-2010s,...

Minimising risks of road accidents centre

Road accidents are unfortunately on the rise in Bangladesh, and...

Rethinking the Internet of Things

At a telecommunications conference hosted by Huawei late last year,...

Fasten your seatbelts for Autonomous Vehicles

While having a cup of coffee after my tour at...

From 'hardware' to 'apple'-led 'software'

One must not miss the underlying message behind the business...

Monetary Policy Statement—a critique

Parsing the recently announced Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) of Bangladesh...

Going cashless, led by Sweden

Sweden is rapidly moving away from cash. Demand for cash...

If Trump ruled Venice

Marco Polo, the famous thirteenth-century Venetian merchant, was one of...