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If libraries are losing out in Bangladesh

Little need is there to say or write about the...

2023 will be a lean year

The country's economic outlook for FY 2022-23 has been revised...

International perspective of Corruption Perception Index

That Bangladesh has slipped one notch below the position, 146th...

Obituaries . . . as they should be written

Obituaries are in essence a most illuminating form of literature....

Getting to the reality of business environment

The recently released findings by the Bangladesh Business Climate Index...

Improvised vehicles in the cityscape

A hideous and rundown vehicle squeaking along a highway or...

Politics of basic instincts

On January 24, a mass shooting occurred at two spots,...

Informal economic activities: formalisation challenges

From the look of a livelihood-pattern change around, a question...

Reforming the RJSC

The Office of the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and...

The missing learners and their plight

The apprehension was there all right. What was however not...

The damage flawed men of power do

Some years ago, before he was shown the door, Paul...

Giving agricultural marketing policy a chance

One wonders if the newly drafted Agricultural Marketing Policy is...

For a dengue- and corona-free Dhaka

The publication of reports on the prevalence of often-fatal dengue...

Bullying on educational campuses

Bullying in schools, colleges, universities and other educational institutions is...

Aspects that delimit the current monetary policy

After four years, Bangladesh Bank has resumed the practice of...

From an importer of cars to an exporter

Saving foreign exchange (forex), implementing austerity measures - these are...

Bangladesh improves GII ranking but still has miles to go

Bangladesh's demonstration of a much improved performance in innovation capabilities...

Calcutta ... in its sounds, sights and colours

There are too many cars, and too many flyovers, in...

Safe roads are a prerequisite for Smart Bangladesh

One of the factors believed to accompany a country's development...

Rural people's right to nutrition

Bangladesh has made notable progress in the global hunger index...

Has Davos meet any relevance to poorer nations?

As usual, the yearly meeting of the world's richest countries,...

Making individuals' investments in T-bonds easy

Last year was marked by a big drop in the...

Penalty payments draining exchequer

The state of the country's foreign exchange reserve usually holds...