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The traffic circus

Before crossing a city road one would pause for a...

Turning waste tires into energy

Bangladesh is producing around 18,144,000 litres of industrial fuel per...

The social costs of financial returns

Two business plans are on the table for the $491...

Women\'s day celebration should start from home

The World Economic Forum envisaged that  global gender parity would...

In need of water security

The World Water Day this year has brought into sharp...

Mourning the untimely deaths

The recent death of artist and award-winning filmmaker Khalid Mahmood...

No more bliss of childhood

A recent report quoted a doctor with Beijing's Chaoyang Hospital...

Savar still far away from Hazaribagh

Too long time has been given to tanners to shift...

The constitutional status of village courts

In Bangladesh, the court system is mostly urban-centric. To address...

Barriers to development of research

Research is a part and parcel of economic and technological...

The importance of being poor!

The title may raise a few eyebrows. But the title...

For renaissance of the golden fibre

Once upon a time, jute bags produced in this land...

\"From the Glass Ceiling to a Carpet of Shards\"

As a boy growing up in post-war Korea, I remember...

Whither social safety net programmes?

Bangladesh is no longer a "basket case" as the country...

A cat with sixth sense!

Rags-to-riches stories are no monopoly to fairy tales. Almost two-thirds...

Ramna Park dons a new garb

Signs of the ravages of time are everywhere. Yet one...

Closing Asia\'s infrastructure gap

With the world looking to Asia to drive economic growth,...

Let pressure on mega city go

Mega city Dhaka is already a city of contrasts ---...

Regional human rights institutions

The idea of human rights is not limited only to...

What kind of future do we want for our girls?

Young age is meant for study, cheering with friends and...

New breeding ground of billionaires

Beijing is the new world capital of billionaires. It replaces...

Dhaka\'s annual water woes

A hailstorm accompanied by an 8-mm rain struck Dhaka on...

Apple versus the g-men

Apple's refusal to unlock the iPhone linked to the extremist...