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Need for meaningful reforms in the University of Dhaka  

The University of Dhaka, the oldest and largest one in the present Bangladesh, started its journey on the first day of July, 1921. Its role in nation formation and the emergence of independent Bangladesh is a widely discussed issue. The...

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What kind of capitalism do we want?

What kind of capitalism do we want? That may be...

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Focusing on task-centric skills

Regarding jobs and skills, World Economic Forum says, "The accelerating...

Branding Bangladesh as a tourist destination

The slogan for promotion of tourism was 'Visit Bangladesh before...

Regulating shadow banking: Maximising efficiencies, minimising risks

[Concluding part of a four-part write-up on shadow banking] Mapping...

Worries over sluggish revenue

The government appears to be in a catch-22 situation as...

Signing of bilateral FTAs with trading partners

The signing of the much needed free trade agreements (FTAs)...

Mounting road accidents  

Tragic deaths and injuries caused by road crashes are recognised...

Why does market get jittery?

The market is getting jittery as the year draws to...

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Sustainable metropolitan growth: Developing a living infrastructure plan

Imagine Bangladesh as a sprawling megapolis. It may very well be the answer to the accumulating problems afflicting the country, or headed this way with certainty: the scrambles to produce more while the low-wage advantage lies; building infrastructure to not only connect these manufacturing sites (variously known as special economic...

Slow moving rickshaws choking traffic  

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