Kitchen market--bellwether of Ramadan price hike  

The holy month of Ramadan begins from May 05. If someone is unaware of this, all he needs to do is visit a nearby kitchen market or superstore. The prices of essentials are likely to give him a rude shock...

Digitalisation: The case of 500 missing apps

The concept of a 'Digital Bangladesh' revolves around the creation...

An optimistic outlook for Bangladesh amidst growing signs of global growth deceleration

The global economy is showing growing signs of growth deceleration...

Restrictions on offshore banking affect exports

Bangladesh Bank declared its policy for setting up of offshore...

Anarchy on city roads: Bus route franchise is the solution

The deaths of university student Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury and a...

World Bank dispossessing rural poor

The World Bank's Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) project,...

Addressing problem of car parking

Parking the motorised vehicles, especially private cars, in Dhaka poses...

Stock market operates in isolation  

As always, market pundits are clueless about the latest plunge...

The case of jute: Surviving, sustaining, succeeding

Once serving as the country's "golden fibre," jute now plays...

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Matching economic success with flourishing of democracy

By all accounts Bangladesh has done exceptionally well over the past two decades. This is true for both economic and social progress, where the internationally accepted indicators have placed Bangladesh in the forefront of nations in the developing world in terms of reducing deep poverty and improving the lives of...

Slow moving rickshaws choking traffic  

SLOW-MOVING and manually driven rickshaws are a cause for traffic...