• Batsmen must monitor their session timings

    Years ago in a Bangladesh vs. West Indies test match, Alok Kapali, at 85 runs, lifted his bat to hit the ball for a 6 only to get caught out

  • Make salt prices reasonable

    Adding iodine in edible salt was made mandatory by government two decades ago because of goiter – an uncommon disease in Bangladesh.

  • "The Next Hope"

    Bangladesh is growing faster than our expectations towards its decisive target to be a middle income country by 2021.

  • Is quality education being assured?

    The 2.47 percent passing rate in DU admission test of Cha unit has surprised us a lot, since the students passed in HSC exams with a healthy passing rate of nearly 75 percent along with a recorded amount of GPA 5 this year.

  • An example of leadership and patriotism!

    October saw the demise of Thailand's long-serving monarch King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

  • Gender equality requires micro-level development

    I completely agree with the article “Discrimination against female farmers" published on October 20, 2016. I would like to add that women in rural areas are more exploited than those in urban areas because they are deprived of many facilities.

  • Congratulations to the youngest test player!

    I wholeheartedly congratulate Mehedi Hasan Miraz who has had quite a splendid start in international cricket at age 18.

  • Airport Road needs to be traffic-free

    The Airport road in Dhaka is extremely important, for both commercial reasons and for travellers departing or arriving in Bangladesh. Unfortunately, there are no alternate roads to ease the pressure from this road.

  • Northern Bangladesh deserves more attention

    There is no doubt that the USD 24.45 billion soft loan on 27 different projects, along with the USD 13.6 billion investment on 13 joint venture agreements with China will play a great role for the economic development of Bangladesh.

  • The nightmare of Dhaka traffic

    Our beloved, beautiful Dhaka city has become a nightmare for commuters. Reaching any destination involves hours of sweating and

  • Havoc by bikers

    While most people in our country are law abiding citizens, the callousness of some influences others to follow suit, creating a chaotic

  • Let's football!

    The defeat against Bhutan is a mournful knock to our football journey. Former footballers and football lovers all over the country have expressed their concern over the development of national football.

  • How the government can reduce our financial burdens

    Bangladesh has achieved drastic poverty reduction within 45 years of its independence. The government, NGOs and private sectors are responsible for such commendable feats.

  • Authorities must facilitate our right to know

    I completely agree with Dr. Shamsul Bari's article titled "Right to know, not need to know" on October 17, 2016.

  • Hoping for a peace-loving President of the United States

    I watched every speech in the election campaign and every debate when Bill Clinton and Barack Obama were running for presidency.

  • We Love the King

    Thailand is in mourning as their beloved king, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away on October 13.

  • Congratulations, Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury Tutul!

    Congratulations to Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury Tutul, winner of the PEN Pinter Prize. He has received this prize for his outstanding contributions to publishing in a time when hundreds of writers find their voices repressed.

  • Bangladesh's achievements from President Jinping's visit

    It is truly a blessing for us that Bangladesh's location off the Bay of Bengal and its vast and promising work-force are attracting nations

  • Let's preserve our humanity

    I completely agree with Mohammad Badrul Ahsan's article titled 'Humanity's abandoned house' on October 15, 2016.

  • Congratulations, Patrick D'Rozario

    We offer our heartiest congratulations to Archbishop Patrick D'Rozario of Dhaka on his becoming the first Bangladeshi cardinal - a rare

  • Why are bauls being attacked?

    Bauls are being attacked in different parts of the country. This time, miscreants burnt a 'baul akhra' in Faridpur. Earlier in July, three bauls of Chuadanga were attacked.

  • Attitude towards education must change

    In the recent admission test results of University of Dhaka, a major portion of the students have failed in English even though most of them got A in HSC.

  • Recruitment process in Bangladesh Bank

    BB published a circular to recruit “Officer (General Side)” against its vacancy in June 2014. After almost 6 months of the publication date,

  • Tigers fought well, but lacked consistency

    We fought well on Wednesday, but there was no consistency in both the batting and bowling of our players. Tamim played well but couldn't score a big total.

  • Reducing child marriage is our duty

    Reducing child marriage is our duty

    Across the developing world where child marriage is most prevalent, investing in sons' education is seen as a worthwhile investment to parents.

  • We want to breathe pure air

    The air in Hazaribagh is seriously polluted. With residential houses and tannery factories cohabitating in the same area, smoke from the factories...

  • Tips for the Tigers

    Congratulations to the Tigers, Mashrafe in particular, for a brilliant win. When England were 31 for 4 after 10 overs, we started to believe that Bangladesh could pull off an unlikely win, and when Moeen Ali was dismissed in the 27th over with the score at 120-6, the game seemed firmly in the Tigers' grip.

  • We must be cautious of nuclear waste

    Recent news updates have reported that Russia, who will supply, install and operate the proposed nuclear power plant in Rooppur (Pabna), has disagreed to handle spent-fuel, i.e. nuclear radioactive active waste.

  • Hats off Bangladesh!

    I wholeheartedly congratulate the Bangladesh cricket team for winning the match against England in their 2nd ODI and levelling the series at 1-1.

  • The country needs self-education

    4th year student Badrul Alam's gruesome attack on Khadiza raises the question of how educated he was.