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The green gold of Bangladesh: Microalgae Biomass

With a population growth of nearly 1.38%, Bangladesh will have 200 million inhabitants by 2050, which will lead to national challenges

DNCC U–LOOP Program

It is not often that I have the opportunity to write about some specific short term relief program for Dhaka's transport problems that is

Urban extreme events and 'Old Dhaka'

Dhaka—like other rapidly urbanising megacities in the tropics, is facing overwhelming demand for buildable land, which continues to

Foreign investments under a heterodox microscope

Economics is not a science. As much as those of us studying and practicing the discipline would like to place it in the same category as the hard, positivist sciences, the fact of the matter is...

Integrated resource planning and the power sector

Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) is a planning approach that has the potential to take a society-wide perspective, incorporate public..

Capital market needs better listings

The capital market is in good shape now that our twin bourses have been de-mutualised with the view to ensure transparency, efficiency and accountability in the stock market, i.e. the ownership of...

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Foreign investments under a heterodox microscope

Economics is not a science. As much as those of us studying and practicing the discipline would like to place it in the same category as the hard, positivist sciences, the fact of the matter is...

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Exporting the Chinese Model

As 2016 begins, an historic contest is underway over competing development models – that is, strategies to promote economic growth – between China, on the one hand, and the US and other Western...

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Bangladesh: Gateway to three civilisations

Bangladesh is a country uniquely located in the world. Like a hem it geographically stiches three mega civilisations and three mega growth centres

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Voluntarism now, educating the children

This city has arguably never before been in the grip of such treacherous traffic jam as in the past few weeks.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Green financing to achieve sustainable development

To enhance the new global agenda, SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) seeks for the innovative development plans and policies in all sectors of national development. The various initiatives towards...

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Feed-in-Tarrif (FITs): Rays of hope for renewable green energy

Bangladesh has been experiencing a huge gap between supply and demand of electricity; 40% of the population still do not have access to electricity.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Facebook and the myth of free internet

Almost a year ago, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Chairman Sunil Kanti Bose made the comment that

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Potentials of biotechnology

Biotechnology is the application of any technology to biological systems and living organisms or derivatives to develop or make useful

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Editor's Note

On the auspicious occasion of the silver jubilee celebrations of The Daily Star's journey, we have immense pleasure to launch a special supplement series beginning today.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

ICTs bringing new dimensions of service delivery

ICTs have dramatically changed service models in the last two decades. Many jobs have been made more efficient and less