Loading...

Chinese smartphones ring loud in Africa

About two decades ago, mobile telephones were a preserve of...

More clarity required in Bangladesh's factoring policy  

The country's traders including garment exporters often need credit facilities...

Catching Hilsha in defiance of ban  

The 22-day ban on Hilsha fishing is in its last...

Building readers of the future

One wishes the meritorious children receiving books as prizes in...

'Parallel administration' in public universities?

Public universities in the country are passing through a critical...

The open secret of development economics

This year's Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences recognises Abhijit...

Overshoot, mega-regions & outer space: Atlantis or apocalypse?

Just as we balance our own expenditures and income every...

Regulator shouldn't overreact

The dispute between the country's two leading telecom operators---the Grameenphone...

Let Nobel Prize glow with its inner force

The Nobel Prize was completely free of all smears and...

DAP to help save city from natural disasters

Various quarters are raising questions about the legitimacy of the...

Poverty eradication: New challenges

Former Finance Minister A M A Muhith didn't recognise the...

Nation's shorter height contrasts its economic growth  

Japanese people have far exceeded height of Bangladeshis within a...

Austerity has to be all-encompassing  

It took a new Prime Minister in Boris Johnson and...

India: Bolstering the farm sector and food security

Over the last decade Indian agriculture has become more robust...

Commercial production of Sonali bags  

The pilot project under which 100,000 jute poly bags will...

Wild climate --- genie out of bottle

Polar ice sheets continue to break down, showing large pools...

UN's 75th anniversary will take place in the shadow of acute financial crisis  

When the six much-ballyhooed high-level UN meetings concluded late September,...

Ending short-termism by keeping score

As finance ministers gather in Washington, DC, for the World...

Extending 'moral' support to selective crime  

There may be a number of reasons behind a crime....

Selecting appropriate mode of partnership in international trade

The wave of global free market crated in the 1990s...

To borrow or not to borrow

Bangladesh has a good record when it comes to paying...

Big hole in 'capacity payment'  

The amount---more than Taka half a trillion--- is huge. The...

Quality of teachers matters  

A report recently released by the Campaign for Popular Education...