Atiqur Rahman | The Daily Star
  • Atiqur Rahman

  • If history is any indication, humans can defeat Covid-19 too

    A virus in distant Wuhan, China did not cause much of a stir initially; but five months on, with five million people infected and more than 3 lakhs dead globally, the coronavirus is a major concern for humanity all over the world. Caught in a stranglehold of death and distress, humans are feeling acutely nervous.
  • Economic measures we should take in response to COVID-19

    The 2020-21 budget of Bangladesh, under preparation now, could have been exciting. The country was having an unbroken run of 6 percent or higher growth rate for the last nine years.
  • Covid-19: The Italian Experience

    Every year, visitors arrive in Italy in droves to enjoy its sun and fun, good food and music, its rich cultural heritage and amazing landscape. The country is vibrant and is never dull. Visitors spend huge sums of money and get good value for what they spend. They come to enjoy what Italy has to offer.