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  • A daydreamer’s guide to a futuristic Bangladesh

    Late Chief Justice Habibur Rahman traced the origin of Bangladesh as a land that was referred to as “Gangaridai” in Greek travel lore of pre-Christian era known for its untold riches and easy living.
  • Blockchain: Ticket to universality of truths?

    Blockchain technology has been all the rage of late from Azkaban to Zurich, from magical realms to the real world.
  • How to open the floodgates for foreign investment

    Like any other developing nation, Bangladesh puts a lot of emphasis on foreign direct investment (FDI) as a vehicle of growth for jobs, technical know-how and gross domestic product (GDP).
  • The looming climate crisis: Where is our Greta Thunberg?

    The Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued its latest warning saying that the world’s oceans are rising twice as fast as they did in the last century due to fast-disappearing ice-sheets in the Antarctic and Greenland.
  • The missing pieces of our tertiary education puzzle

    In 1994, the country had around half a dozen public universities and zero private ones. A quarter of a century later, we now have 135 universities—a large majority of which are private. This growth in the number of tertiary-level educational institutions is certainly a
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