When poetry coalesces into painting

"In times of crisis it is wise to keep silent." The words are ascribed to Chanakya, the 4th century BCE Indian teacher, scholar and strategist. He is credited with playing a great role in founding the Maurya Empire. According to...

Protecting Padma riverbanks and preventing further erosion

The Padma has recently ravaged vast swathes of Naria, a...

Malaysia renegotiating relations with China and neighbours

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad, consistent with his pre-election pledge,...

RMG trade promotion: Banking challenges

The concluding part a three-part series titled 'The role of...

Reinvigorating RCEP, implication for Bangladesh

The ministers of 16 Asia-Pacific countries in the last week...

'Cancer Train' and pesticide use in Bangladesh

Documentaries titled 'Cancer Train' back in 2015 brought to the...

Can trade agreements be a friend to labour?

Labour advocates have long complained that international trade agreements are...

Strengthening efficiency in cargo handling

It is a welcome move that the Civil Aviation Authority...

Environmental degradation is inexcusable!

We cannot rest on the laurels of incremental GDP growth...

It is not cricket!

Something totally unbelievable and illegal happened during the ongoing Asia Cup Cricket Tournament currently being played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). According to the pre-set and pre-determined rules under which the Tournament is being held, the 6 teams in the competition have been divided into two groups of 3...

Poor corporate governance in banking sector

In the developed countries, stock...

Rising inequalities in Bangladesh

Since independence, overall economic inequality...

Education Day 2018 and students' movement

Education Day enters 56th year...

The global economy's fundamental weakness

When Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy...

Slow moving rickshaws choking traffic  

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