Our Etherised Tourism Industry Our Etherised Tourism Industry

Compared to Nepal, Maldives, Sri Lanka and India, the tourism sector in Bangladesh has been performing quite poorly


Agricultural Pollution and Sustainable Food Security Agricultural Pollution and Sustainable Food Security

Agriculture experienced a dramatic change since the 1970s in Bangladesh. The innovation of High Yielding…


What Are We Drinking: Water Or Poison? What Are We Drinking: Water Or Poison?

A government study has revealed that almost all such jar water sold across the capital carries risky level of the bacterium, also called fecal E coli


Bangabandhu’s Trial in Pakistan’s Jail and International Response Bangabandhu’s Trial in Pakistan’s Jail and International Response

On 10 August 1971, Indian Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi sent messages to all heads of state of the world about the release of Sheikh Mujibur Rahma


Changing Philosophy of Student Politics Changing Philosophy of Student Politics

Recently, several student wings of different political parties have started demanding for election of student unions in different public universities


Unicef gravely concerned over state of children in Rakhine Unicef gravely concerned over state of children in Rakhine

UNICEF spokesperson Marixie Mercado says ethnic Rakhine children have also been deeply affected by years of communal violence and division


Education Disaster Prevention: Our Responsibilities Education Disaster Prevention: Our Responsibilities

Surprisingly, parents are openly accepting offers of leaked question papers to uphold their social status


Poverty Reduction and Commitment to Good Governance Poverty Reduction and Commitment to Good Governance

The link between good governance and poverty eradication is premised on the presumption that good governance promotes economic growth and development


Exigency of Social Security for Senior Citizens Exigency of Social Security for Senior Citizens

Senior citizens or otherwise the ageing generations of Bangladesh like many countries of the world are not comfortably and securely settled


Bangladesh Marching Ahead with RMG Industry Bangladesh Marching Ahead with RMG Industry

The RMG industry has created direct employment for around 4.4 million people; of them 70 percent are women


Development of Human Resources Deserves Priority Development of Human Resources Deserves Priority

The analysis predicts that Bangladesh has to face a number challenges to overcome poverty by 2030


Amnesty calls for full investigation into murder of Mithun Chakma AI calls for full investigation into murder of Mithun Chakma

Mithun was an indigenous rights campaigner who dedicated himself to fighting for the Jumma, a collective term for the indigenous peoples of the CHT


Environmental Impact of Used Lubricating Oils Environmental Impact of Used Lubricating Oils

It is important to note that unlike diesel or gasoline engines, natural gas engines can burn large quantities of lubricating oil during operation


New Year: Key Issues and Challenges New Year: Key Issues and Challenges

2018 may see a number of governance milestones and obstacles, including national parliamentary elections with inclusive participations


Aina Gamzatova: The Muslim woman challenging Putin The Muslim woman challenging Putin

Aina Gamzatova wants to run against Russian President Vladimir Putin in the March 2018 election


Bangladesh: Genesis of Acrimonious Divisive Politics Bangladesh: Genesis of Acrimonious Divisive Politics

The economy recovered and started moving forward with greater momentum


Is austerity really to blame for Iran protests? Is austerity really to blame for Iran protests?

Analysts say the protests are still rooted in bread-and-butter issues as patience runs


Potable Water Crisis in Southwest Bangladesh Potable Water Crisis in Southwest Bangladesh

During the devastating cyclone Aila in 2009, almost all the freshwater sources were destroyed in southwest Bangladesh


Looking Back to 2017: Success and Failure Looking Back to 2017: Success and Failure

The year 2017 is about to depart from us with a countable few days left. Though it has brought many…


A Clean Dhaka City is Our Expectation A Clean Dhaka City is Our Expectation

Dhaka city has been made most vulnerable by putting open dustbins here and there


Rohingya Repatriation: No Ground for Complacency Rohingya Repatriation: No Ground for Complacency

The Rohingyas settled in the historical Kingdom of Arakan before Columbus discovered the Americas


Question Paper Leak Question Paper Leak

The question paper leak has already taken an epidemic-like dimension and deserves immediate attention from the authorities concerned


ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury: ‘Gone but Not Forgotten’ ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury: ‘Gone but Not Forgotten’

Mohiuddin Chowdhury joined different movements under the leadership of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman before the country’s Liberation War


Civil Society in Bangladesh: Some Reflections Civil Society in Bangladesh: Some Reflections

Civil society is an important element of the democratic and development processes which provides a vital link between the citizens and the state


Sheer Mismanagement in Mass Congregation Sheer Mismanagement in Mass Congregation

People of almost all countries genuinely demonstrate due respect towards the human rights and that is why a single case of deviation gets the optimum


Abbas breaks with US over Jerusalem - but for how long? Abbas breaks with US over Jerusalem

He refuses to receive US Vice President Mike Pence during a scheduled visit


Walking Down the Memory Lane of December 1971 Walking Down the Memory Lane of December 1971

December was a month of living with strong passion manifesting overflow of emotion and frequently with dejection and disappointment


Remittance for National Development Remittance for National Development

Economic limitations can also be overcome through the introduction of migrant bonds or remittance-backed securities


Is Education a Commodity? Is Education a Commodity?

Education is considered as social or public goods whose positive externalities bring dynamism and growth in the economy


Could Aung San Suu Kyi face Rohingya genocide charges? Could Aung San Suu Kyi face Rohingya genocide charges?

Zeid doesn't rule out the possibility that Aung San Suu Kyi and Gen Aung Min Hlaing, could find themselves in the dock on genocide charges in future


Myanmar Should End Deception in Taking Back Rohingyas Myanmar Should End Deception in Taking Back Rohingyas

Analysis of the present situation predicts that the Myanmar government has no plan or intention to take back the Rohingyas


December 16 - End of the Dark Nights December 16 - End of the Dark Nights

Out of the five permanent representatives in the UN Security Council only US and China decided to side with Pakistani military junta and Yahiya Khan


Rohingya Genocide: ASEAN and Its Principle of Non-Interference Rohingya Genocide: ASEAN and Its Principle of Non-Interference

The Rohingya crisis is no longer a unilateral issue of Myanmar as a whole; neither is it a bilateral one between Bangladesh and Myanmar


Tribute to Martyred Intellectuals Tribute to Martyred Intellectuals

Intellectuals like Munir Chowdhury, Dr Fazle Rabbi, Sirajuddin Hossain, Shahidullah Kaiser, Zahir Raihan were a very great wealth of talents


Myanmar’s 1982 Citizenship Law and Rohingyas’ Citizenship Myanmar’s 1982 Citizenship Law and Rohingyas’ Citizenship

The Rohingyas have been stateless since they were collectively stripped off their citizenship by the 1982 Myanmar Citizenship Law


Sophia and Future of Artificial Intelligence Sophia and Future of Artificial Intelligence

“Hello honourable Prime Minister, I am feeling proud. This is very nice to meet you,” said…


Functional UP Standing Committees and Perceived Benefits Functional UP Standing Committees and Perceived Benefits

Union Parishads should take pr-active initiatives to constitute and make functional the Standing Committees, writes Dr Akhter Hussain


Road to Buenos Aires and Bangladesh Road to Buenos Aires and Bangladesh

Argentina is the first country in South America to host this biennial event


Annisul Huq — Let the Legacy Continue Annisul Huq — Let the Legacy Continue

Annisul went to London to be with his son and his family and spend some time with his grandchild

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