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The Financial Express

Distributing stimulus package through banking channel Impact on the banking sector

Amidst this coronavirus outbreak, the Government of Bangladesh has announced a number of stimulus packages for different sectors and beneficiaries. There are so far at least seven major stimulus packages declared by the Government and are to be distributed by...

Extending fiscal support to agriculture, SMEs

The agriculture sector should get special priority in the national...

Fighting Covid-19: Data analytics a tested way  

As the pandemic is unfolding, the world grapples with health...

Online based learning - challenges and way forward  

As the University Grants Commission (UGC) has recently come up...

Between a pandemic of coronavirus and a pandemic of starvation    

Tragedy in the Greek literature is driven by character flaws...

Israel's shocking disrespect for international law

The world remembers the Nakba day and the majority of...

COVID-19 and quackery

"For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction,...

Unconditional emergency cash allowance is must

Bangladesh is widely recognised for its disaster management successes. Temporary...

Domestic violence, the veil of secrecy

The days of joint families are termed by a section...

Telemedicine: A tipping point

In the past decade, Bangladesh has seen salient improvements in health care. Bangladesh has significantly reduced child mortality rate and maternal death, and increased immunisation coverage and life expectancy of citizens. That said, there is a huge disparity in health care distribution between urban and rural areas, a large portion...

Slow moving rickshaws choking traffic  

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