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Why nations need elections  

The 1970 general election in the then Pakistan had, indisputably,...

Of 'pleasure trips' and dev project vehicles  

The Roads and Highways Department (RHD) has reportedly placed before...

ADR helps people get justice speedily

Disputes arise in all organisations. Dealing with a dispute constructively...

Crop diversification  

Rice, a crop predominantly influencing Bangladeshi diet seems to have...

Stemming violence against children  

The brutal torture an eighth grade student from Sunderganj, Gaibandha...

The end of the free-market paradigm  

The 2020s will be the decade when the idea that...

Strategising workers' migration

The past year experienced a rough patch for overseas jobseekers...

Graduation to the bullet train era  

The plan for cutting the Dhaka-Chattogram railway travel time down...

Making forex bonds popular  

Bangladesh bond market, where the government remains the key player,...

Intensifying offshore drilling for hydrocarbon

Against the backdrop of no drilling activities in the Bay...

Changing world and small farms  

A research by the Center for Development Research (ZEF) of...

Economic growth and poverty reduction  

At a time when the economic growth the world over...

Light engineering can be a major driver of the economy  

The country's light engineering industry, despite its mostly informal and...

Achieving objectives of free school textbooks  

After days of an overcast sky and cold weather, the...

The bank interest rate puzzle  

The agreement reached between the finance minister and the banking...

Opportunities galore in ocean economy  

The ocean contributes more than $6.0 billion annually to the...

Discriminatory credit market  

The widely held view is that institutional credit is likely...

Not all is well on children's education front  

With pictures of little angelic faces -- mostly of girls...

Capital flight to continue unabated!  

Among the many financial crimes, common to financial regimes across...

Social enterprise and the poor  

It has long been argued by critics that social enterprises...

Where the nation has faltered ...  

Whatever may be the equation between time and space, one...

Low wage-driven competitiveness no match for skills  

How long can low labour cost guarantee competitiveness? For a...

Varying severity of winter in Bangladesh  

Unlike Delhi, Kathmandu and a few other cities in South...