Mir Aftabuddin Ahmed | The Daily Star
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  • Why criminal justice reform is a must

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has recently directed prison authorities to engage inmates in commercial production as a means of rehabilitation; her words were echoed by Iqbal Hasan, an additional Inspector General of prisons,
  • Good governance, a prerequisite for solving youth unemployment

    The "Asia-Pacific Employment and Social Outlook Report 2018" published by the International Labour Organization (ILO) suggested that the youth unemployment rate in Bangladesh had increased from 6.32 percent in 2000 to 12.8 percent in 2018.
  • File Photo of Education Minister Dipu Moni

    Key challenges for the education minister

    President Abdul Hamid appointed 47 members to the new cabinet of Bangladesh this month with Dr Dipu Moni taking over the reins of
  • Increasing the capacity of Community Clinics

    Ever since the early 1990s, Bangladesh has witnessed visible strides in several human development indicators, especially with relation
  • Looking at climate change from the lens of international security

    A milestone report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned the global community of the expository risks our planet faces, if international stakeholders fail to portray environmental protectionism front and centre in their policy programmes.