Saturday, 26 May 2018


Drug raids to home in on listed traffickers in Dhaka

Abrar Hussain: Amid criticism from the government’s ‘war on drugs’ that recently killed 45 people in parts of Bangladesh, Home... details


Our gold industry will develop, thanks to the Gold Policy 2018

Dr. Abu Ahmed, Economist: The Gold Policy 2018 that allows businessmen to legally import gold is useful and timely. Hopefully... details


Bangladesh failed to tap into the potential of tourism industry

Attitude problem towards the industry and lack of visionary leadership hold it behind Kamrun Nahar, Staff Reporter, The Financial Express:... details


Nothing contrary to law or constitution happened in anti-drug raids

Maj Gen (retd.) Mohammad Ali Shikder, Security Analyst: Those whosoever died in the anti-narcotics were not killed. They died in... details


Why states need grand strategy

Sarwar J. Minar, Senior Officer, International Programs and Relations, IUB : Grand strategy is one of the most talked about... details


Quality Power Supply Still A Far Cry

M Ahsan Shuvro, A Dhaka-based journalist with interest in energy sector: Having a boom in power generation capacity and number... details


9 more killed in anti-narcotics drive

Raj Abrar: Nine more suspected drug peddlers have been killed in countrywide anti-narcotics crackdown from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning,... details


Modi to host Hasina in Shantiniketan today

Afrida Ahmed: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host his Bangladeshi counterpart, Sheikh Hasina today at Shantiniketan which is 160 km... details


MPs can join city election campaigns: EC

Sejuti Mourin: The Election Commission yesterday approved the proposed City Corporation (election code of conduct) Rules 2018, allowing Members of... details


One lakh Rohingyas to be shifted to Bhasanchar soon: PM

Sofian Khan: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday mentioned the replacement of one lakh of the displaced Rohingya minorities to Bhasanchar... details


Budget needs parity in investment sector

Prof. Dr. Shamsul Alam, Energy Advisor, CAB: Both public and private engagement is needed to extract gas for the power... details


Lending money from state-run banks totally unfair: Dr Ahmed Al Kabir

Ashiq Rahman: Economist and the former chairman of Rupali Bank, Dr Ahmed Al Kabir, says private banks lending from state-owned... details


Of extremism and our new jihadists

Md. Shamsul Islam, Executive Editor, Our Time: I was quite amused to see in our media that a woman activist... details


Changes flow even to villages

Dr. Forqan Uddin Ahmed, Columnist & Researcher: Change is a name of concept and idea which is related to things... details


Addressing energy trilemma of Bangladesh

Shafiqul Alam, International Climate Protection Fellow at Ecologic Institute, Berlin, supported by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany: Concerns over irreversible... details


People murdered in the name of anti-drug drives: Fakhrul

Sabah Mannan: People are being killed across the country in the name of anti-narcotics drives alleged Secretary General of BNP... details


Nine more people die in ongoing  anti-drug crackdown

Sayeed Muhammad: Yet another nine people have been killed in so called gunfights across the country, raising the tally of... details


Basic Bank loan scams: HC summons IOs to explain delay in probe

Sofian Khan: The High Court (HC) summoned all the investigating officers (IO) yesterday who were responsible for the investigation the... details


Muktamoni dies after battle with rare disease hemangioma

Sayeed Muhammad: After a long fight with an abnormal tumor on her right hand, Muktamoni has finally passed away yesterday... details


5 killed as truck hits human hauler in Bogra

Sofian Khan: Five people lost their lives as a truck hit a Leguna in Shahjahanpur yesterday morning leaving seven others... details


11 ‘drug peddlers’ killed in countrywide ‘gunfight’ spree

Sofian Khan: Eleven more suspected drug peddlers have reportedly been killed in continuous gunfight across the country till early Tuesday.... details


The spirit of Ramadan

Syed Badrul Ahsan, Editor-in-Charge, The Asian Age: Ramadan is a season for a reassertion of faith. In a remembrance of... details


Godfathers need to be brought to justice

Maj. Gen. (retd.) A K Mohammad Ali Shikdar: Drug trafficking is a major obstacle for society. The situation has deteriorated... details


Book that details China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Saleh Shahriar, PhD Researcher in Economics, Chinese Govt. Scholarship Program: This article aims to review an important research book entitled... details


Education sector should be alloted maximum allocation: Prof. Dr. AAMS Arefin Siddique

Ashiq Rahman: Education sector should be given the highest priority in the upcoming budget, said former vice-chancellor of Dhaka University... details


Economy of Royal Wedding

Syed Nasir Ershad: Some research said that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s nuptials would boost the UK economy by millions.... details


Peaceful rigging marked KCC elections: Shujan

Sejuti Mourin: Shus-hashoner Jonno Nagorik (Shujan) has claimed the recent Khulna City Corporation elections were marked by “peaceful rigging”, adding... details


SC stays HC order asking bus owners to pay Rajib’s family

Sofian Khan: The Supreme Court (SC) has stayed a High Court (HC) order directing two bus owners to compensate Tk... details


Tazin Ahmed dies of cardiac arrest

Sofian Khan: Popular small screen actress Tazin Ahmed has passed away at a Dhaka hospital yesterday. Confirming the news, General Secretary... details


Home boss confirms allegations against drug kingpin MP Bodi

Sayeed Muhammad: Ba-ngladesh has seen a rise in anti-narcotics raids over the past few days, causing deaths of drug dealers... details

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