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The Iran-US crisis continues to evolve

The embarrassment and entanglement that have marked the Iran-US imbroglio...

New challenges Davos faces

The World Economic Forum's annual flagship meeting this year (January...

The dying fun of Dhaka picnics

For the middle and lower middle-class urban residents in Dhaka,...

When life imitates art

The movie Wag the Dog was released a generation ago,...

How developing countries create industrial champions

For many firms in emerging and developing economies, emulating the...

Fintech: Revisiting financial inclusion

With the rise of fintech, people feel comfortable to use...

A test case of PPP in double-decker BRTC bus  

More than two decades later, the Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation...

Interest rate cap: A critique from global perspective

Over the past few months a renewed debate has arisen...

Use of 'old script' in a rudderless market  

A small group of 'investors' on Tuesday last took to...

An anatomy of modern-day dissidence

Dissidence is a human trait found at every level of...

Bringing unbanked poor under financial services  

Bangladesh has made significant progress in financial inclusion over the...

Cybersecurity threats call for a global response

Last March, Operation Taiex led to the arrest of the...

Unsmart use of smartphone

'How monotonous could living be with only one object in...

Alarming rise in drug abuse  

The Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) data shows that the...

How sustainability to climate change may foster human development

How does climate change, an often intangible condition, affect lives...

Pitha utsab: A nostalgic journey  

Pitha's English translation is cake but the twins hardly ever...

Plight of plain land indigenous groups

With the very mention of indigenous communities in Bangladesh, the...

The US escalates tension in the Middle East

The assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani, the commander of...

No corporal punishment would make Bangabandhu proud

2020 is the year of Bangabandhu. A year to be...

Rail stations need passenger-friendly platforms  

A platform is an integral part of a rail station. ...

Australia's bushfires bring mounting pressure to reduce greenhouse gases

As nature's fury wreaked havoc across Australia, reducing to ashes...

Exploiting country's food production potential  

The content of a report published recently by the Food...