The Victory Day: A look-back  

By noon on this day in 1971, more than two thirds of Bangladesh had already begun basking in the ethereal glow of freedom. Different radios were broadcasting the frenziedly euphoric revelry of the people just liberated that morning or in...

Trump's gangster tactics: The war on Huawei

The arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou is a dangerous...

Dhaka: The growing urban heat island

At the ongoing COP24: UN Climate Change Conference in Poland,...

Sino-Philippine rapprochement draws ire from certain quarters

During President Xi Jinping's visit to Manila, some 30 bilateral...

Financial Inclusion: What it takes to be meaningful?

Is it not a fact that the bankers now look...

Trump's trade deal deadline, but what is the deal?

After a week of total confusion among President Trump and...

Bus stops are everywhere and yet nowhere  

As a standard practice, public buses have to pick up...

China's boldest experiment

Forty years ago this month, China's leaders set the country...

Regulatory vigilance over IPOs  

The securities regulator has asked a listed company --Pacific Denims...

THE CRUX: Climate apocalypse stares mankind in the face

Amid repeated predictions about the disastrous impact of the global climate change came yet another prophecy of doom. The dreadful warning of David Attenborough, the British naturalist, 92, at the opening of the ongoing (December 03-14) climate summit, or COP24, in Poland appears to be the most horrifying of those...

Big business capturing UN SDG agenda?

Over the last two decades...

Another nail in the coffin

That consumer convenience goes for...

DT: Articulating the gloom

Given that there are three...

The world has failed children in conflict zones

This Human Rights Day (December...

Slow moving rickshaws choking traffic  

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