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Integrating micro-credit into safety nets  

The government and the World Bank (WB), according to a...

Poverty alleviation amid soaring cost of living  

The city residents saw their cost of living go up...

Making economic zones click  

The government has taken a laudable initiative to set up...

Fallout of higher living cost    

The low-income segment of the capital city's population fared worse...

Risks of having too many banks

Policymakers in Bangladesh perhaps forget that the country's banking system...

Home and away: The narrative of migration  

The deeply passionate saying, 'home is where heart is' does...

Looking back and forth  

According to Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel laureate in Economics, "The...

Saga of abuse of development projects' vehicles    

The Power Division back in 2012 took up a project...

'Fast action' to bring Ctg port on right track  

Finance Minister A M A Muhith has recently emphasised the...

Maintaining food security  

Food security has never been fool-proof in any country across...

Educational rot is spreading fast  

There seems to be a collective suicidal attempt -- one...

Leadership in business matters

Any organisation, be that a financial one or manufacturing one,...

Fixing the land customs stations

It is, no doubt, surprising that the National Board of...

Two ways of meeting the problem of drinking water

About 300,000 people living in various areas of the country...

Troubled time for banking industry

All attention, undeniably, is now focused on the country's banking...

PPP initiative needs a shot in the arm

The Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) has rightly identified...

Stopping leakage of safety net funds

At long last, the government has stepped in to plug ...

Clash between moderates and fundamentalists in Christianity and Islam

When Martin Luther posted 95 theses on Wittenberg's Castle Church...

Completing the course of privatisation

There is no limit to reforms in an economy, but...

Declining women employment

The Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) has recently come...

Rural economy: Stimulating non-farm activities

Although agriculture remains the dominant source of rural livelihoods at...

Procurement: Centralisation of irregularities?

The Ministry of Finance (MoF), reportedly, has floated a proposal...

Celebration of the Victory Day  

Bliss it was in that dawn to be alive But...