Wednesday , 20 June 2018


Company corporate tax should have been cut, too

Dr. Salehuddin Ahmed, Former Governor, Bangladesh Bank  : The corporate tax for banks has been reduced in the proposed budget... details


Political issues to blame for delay in formulating FFs list

Lt Gen (Retd) M Harun-ur-Rashid, Former Chief of the Army  : Our country’s politics are largely to blame for the... details


Democratic principles absent in financial allocation, budget preparation

Khalequzzaman, General Secretary, Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal : An instrumental element stays absent while implementing financial allocation and preparing budget for... details


Media coverage of ‘war on drugs’

Md. Shamsul Islam, Executive Editor, Our Time : As a media-critic turned journalist, I find it quite difficult to objectively... details


Efficient use of energy can save 5,000MW power in 5 years

Engr. Nurul Aktar, Director, Energypac : Around 5,000 megawatt (MW) of electricity could be saved in five years if efficient use... details


Battling militant propaganda on social media

Syed Ishtiaque Reza, Editor-In-Chief of GTV and : In March last year, Bangladesh police revealed a figure that stunned most... details


‘Why commercial banks, if they rely on govt?’

Dr. A B Mirza Azizul Islam, Economist : Private banks in our country colluding with one another determine the interest rate.... details


Maximum budget allocation for profitable investment in edn sector

Prof. Dr. Syed Anwar Hossain, Historian : Being the best and the most profitable investment, the education sector should be allocated... details


Lowering corporate tax: yea or nay?

Dr. Md. Abdul Mazid, Ex-chairman, NBR : There have been discussions about lowering the corporate tax rate. Lowering the tax rate... details


Is Kazi Nazrul a communist?

Dr. Forqan Uddin Ahmed, Former Deputy General and Commandant, Ansar VDP Academy : Kazi Nazrul Islam is our national poet. He... details


Razequzzaman Ratan, central committee member, Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal
Hope for caretaker govt and acceptable polls

Everybody wants a fair, beautiful and acceptable election. But the tragedy in Bangladesh is that no election got acceptance because... details


Dr Muhammad Abdul Mazid,former Secretary to the Government and former Chairman NBR
National budget must not be imposed but be prudent

The Suppli-mentary Budget for the FY 2017-18  and Proposed Budget for FY 2018-19 are under preparation in the kitcehen of... details


Bangladesh’s success to a developing country is not an Aladin’s lamp-A review

Dr. Forqan Uddin Ahmed A shift to a developing country can not be achieved by a day. It’s a continuous... details


China’s three-stage solution to end Rohingya Crisis

Redwan Ahmed Deadly attacks by Rohingya insurgents on Myanamar’s security forces on August 25 sparked a massive counterblast that the... details


Turist’s Safety and Protection- Duties of the Stakeholders

Dr. Forqan Uddin Ahmed Tourism stake-holders develop execute and create long term stable situation of tourism industry. If depends on... details


Myanmar keeps ducking the word “Rohingya”

Redwan Ahmed Myanmar has always objected to the use of the word “Rohingya” when addressing the persecuted Muslims from the... details


Bangladesh duo faces criticism

Redwan Ahmed Shakib Al Hassan and Tamim Iqbal posted a tweet in Pashtu, tagging Javed Afridi, the owner of Peshawar... details


Epic Calcutta

Arild Engelsen Ruud Calcutta is a peculiar city. It is a giant metropolis that changes so slowly it does not... details


How Hathuru will be missed

Redwan Ahmed The clouds of confusion over Chandika Hathurusingha’s resignation haven’t been cleared yet. If he finally disembarks, not completing... details


A danger that deepens in winter

Redwan Ahmed During these early-winter days, Mohammad Ali Azam barely leaves his home in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi area. He moved in... details


Qatar Officially Proposed to Import Vegetables from BD

Ahmed Raju Qatar has sent an official letter, wishing to buy vegetables from Bangladesh Government. Bangladesh Rural Development Board (BRDB)... details


How to Raise a Feminist Son

Claire Cain Miller/New York Times We’re now more likely to tell our daughters they can be anything they want to... details


Everybody points fingers at Sheikh Hasina but will she do all the work all by herself?: Syed Manzoorul Islam

Interviewed by Ashik Rahman Written by Afrida Ahmed Myanmar’s initiative to hold a bilateral talk to solve rohingya crisis is... details


“Social movement is the key option against corruption”

Dr. Forqan Uddin Ahmed Corruption is nothing uncommon in countries across the world, particularly the developing countries. But in South... details


Ministry Lost The School List Given To PM  

Written by: Eshan Maitra   Ministry lost a list containing the names of local schools needs to be nationalized. The... details


Food Ministry Violating Jute Packaging Laws

Reported by: Faruq Alam Written by: Eshan Maitra Ministry of Textiles & Jute shares displeasure against the Ministry of Food,... details


Cohabitation with other religious symbols: Our psychological impossibilities

Dipu Akter ‘That God does not exist, I cannot deny, That my whole being cries out for God I cannot... details



      This chair will never flip over. It’s called U.F.O. The Chair only touches the ground at one... details


Ilish at Reasonable Price during Ramadan

Written by: Eshan Maitra Beautiful silver Ilish are adorning the current market-places, since the seasonal ban has been removed. Unfortunately,... details


Trees make the Summer comfortable

While summer is the time when we spend most of our time outdoors, we stay inside our house to keep... details

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