Remittance at record high commendable

Manpower export potential awaits fuller realisation

It is heartening to note that the fiscal year has closed posting $15.31 billion worth of remittance, the highest ever in Bangladesh's history.

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Admission to colleges remains an ordeal

Clear the mess

The fate of many admission seekers to colleges is still hanging in the balance, even though classes have already commenced at colleges across the country on Wednesday.

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Today's Pick

Opinion

Aasha Mehreen Amin
Aasha Mehreen Amin

The Story of the Dirty Black Road

Contrary to all that can be defined as the reality around me, I do believe in miracles. Call me naïve, delusional or just plain silly, but when you see a really grotesque problem actually being solved in none other than our beloved but impossible-to-live-in Dhaka city, it is akin to divine intervention.

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Kuldip Nayar

Aftermath of the 1965 War

The Kashmiris have come to develop a different thinking. They do not want either India or Pakistan to be the arbiter. They themselves want to decide what is suited to their genius.

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Tazeen M. Murshid

A Personal View of Professor Khan Sarwar Murshid

How does a shy, frail home-schooled child become so eloquent, so erudite, so charming, so principled, and so upright? How did he come to be so noted for his use of language, his oratory in both Bangla and English, his style of dressing, bearing and manner of speaking - all the hallmarks of an aesthete?

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Nahela Nowshin

Paying A Hefty Price

The state of protection of consumer rights in Bangladesh is in shambles. The implementation of CRPA has been extremely poor and there's no serious political commitment towards the protection of consumer rights.

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Mohammad Badrul Ahsan
Mohammad Badrul Ahsan

Laughing all the way to Swiss banks

Compared to the year before, over 36 percent money went from Bangladesh to Swiss banks last year, but that's not half as shocking as the reasons given by our experts to explain that surge.

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Gareth Evans

Serenity in the South China Sea

The central, painful reality that the US must accept is that a major shift in the Asia-Pacific balance of power has already taken place. The days of America's unequivocal primacy and unilateral capacity to write the rules are over.

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Shah Husain Imam

No ill-will intended, just lighten up!

In a sharp contrast to the riled Indian media, the country's ad guru Prahlad Kakkar paid unqualified compliments to the Roshalo satire. Rating the graphics as 'creative' he had a good laugh over the funny streak. He asked, 'Wouldn't have the Indian readers enjoyed the caricature had it been used in case of Pakistan?”

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Letters

Time to end cruelty to children

It's been almost five years since the Justices Md. Imman Ali and Md. Sheikh Hasan Arif banned corporal punishment from schools and madrasas in Bangladesh.

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COMMENTS

Thanks to our finance minister for telling the truth.

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Lesson from Mrs. Gandhi's misrule

Kuldip Nayar's article published in your daily on June 18 titled “Mrs Gandhi's misrule” should be a lesson for our country also.

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COMMENTS

Nothing will happen to these cops. Maybe they will be suspended temporarily. Then it will be business as usual.

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DO from education minister to secretaries

According to a report, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has sent a Demi-Official Letter (DO) to several government secretaries to form a separate pay scale for teachers of public universities.

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No ill-will intended, just lighten up!

In a sharp contrast to the riled Indian media, the country's ad guru Prahlad Kakkar paid unqualified compliments to the Roshalo satire. Rating the graphics as 'creative' he had a good laugh over the

Remembering a conscientious public servant

He could have been an erudite professor in the corridors of our premier public university or an impeccable career diplomat with the characteristic grace and poise.

Practice what you post

After the Great Wall of China, the Facebook Wall is the most famous wall built by man, well, ok, by a boy.

A helpless world against a group of bigots

Bombings will kill people, not ideas. And that is where the first countermeasures must aim at. For this, it is not the US but the Muslim world, particularly the Arab world, which should take the lead.

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