Priyam Paul

AC sales heating up for Eid and summer

The AC market in Bangladesh has undergone a remarkable transformation, moving from luxury goods to indispensable necessities.

1w ago

Embracing digital giving

Zakat holds significant importance in Islam, serving not only as a means of wealth purification but also as a tool for its augmentation. It bestows sanctity upon one’s earnings and assets, with its rewards encompassing divine pleasure, liberation in the afterlife, and the promise of Jannat.

3w ago

Coding a new path

"While delivering a presentation to a multinational company, I concluded the discussion, and a company officer inquired, “Madam, how did you enter into the men's world?” “This moment unfolded in an office where I was the sole woman amidst a male-dominated environment," recounted Shaheda Mustafiz, the trailblazing first woman programmer in Bangladesh. Her anecdote sheds light on the challenges women faced in the IT sector in Bangladesh during that period.

Bangladesh’s Insurance Landscape: Progress and Prospects

In 1972, Bangladesh nationalized its insurance industry through the Bangladesh Insurance (Nationalization) Order 1972, excepting postal life and foreign life insurance.

“The Dhaka Elevated Expressway introduces a unique feature with its ramps and main structure built adjacent to the road”

The Daily Star (TDS): How does the strategic vision behind the Dhaka Elevated Expressway project align with the broader goals of improving public transport and mitigating congestion in the city?

“To achieve optimal results from the Padma Bridge, we need to transform it from a transportation corridor to an economic corridor.”

The Daily Star (TDS): Padma Bridge has completed its first year. How would you evaluate the overall impact of the bridge during this time?

Enjoy Ramadan dining with cashless offers

Ramadan is not only a period of deep introspection and devotion for Muslims, but also a time of joyous gathering and communal feasting.

“Bangladesh needs to put forward the ‘transit in exchange for rivers’ formula as the framework for Indo-Bangladesh negotiations”

I have been writing about water development issues since the 1988 flood and, over time, developed a conceptual framework for discussing these issues.

April 2, 2024
April 2, 2024

AC sales heating up for Eid and summer

The AC market in Bangladesh has undergone a remarkable transformation, moving from luxury goods to indispensable necessities.

March 24, 2024
March 24, 2024

Embracing digital giving

Zakat holds significant importance in Islam, serving not only as a means of wealth purification but also as a tool for its augmentation. It bestows sanctity upon one’s earnings and assets, with its rewards encompassing divine pleasure, liberation in the afterlife, and the promise of Jannat.

March 8, 2024
March 8, 2024

Coding a new path

"While delivering a presentation to a multinational company, I concluded the discussion, and a company officer inquired, “Madam, how did you enter into the men's world?” “This moment unfolded in an office where I was the sole woman amidst a male-dominated environment," recounted Shaheda Mustafiz, the trailblazing first woman programmer in Bangladesh. Her anecdote sheds light on the challenges women faced in the IT sector in Bangladesh during that period.

March 1, 2024
March 1, 2024

Bangladesh’s Insurance Landscape: Progress and Prospects

In 1972, Bangladesh nationalized its insurance industry through the Bangladesh Insurance (Nationalization) Order 1972, excepting postal life and foreign life insurance.

September 2, 2023
September 2, 2023

“The Dhaka Elevated Expressway introduces a unique feature with its ramps and main structure built adjacent to the road”

The Daily Star (TDS): How does the strategic vision behind the Dhaka Elevated Expressway project align with the broader goals of improving public transport and mitigating congestion in the city?

June 25, 2023
June 25, 2023

“To achieve optimal results from the Padma Bridge, we need to transform it from a transportation corridor to an economic corridor.”

The Daily Star (TDS): Padma Bridge has completed its first year. How would you evaluate the overall impact of the bridge during this time?

April 9, 2023
April 9, 2023

Enjoy Ramadan dining with cashless offers

Ramadan is not only a period of deep introspection and devotion for Muslims, but also a time of joyous gathering and communal feasting.

March 6, 2023
March 6, 2023

“Bangladesh needs to put forward the ‘transit in exchange for rivers’ formula as the framework for Indo-Bangladesh negotiations”

I have been writing about water development issues since the 1988 flood and, over time, developed a conceptual framework for discussing these issues.

December 28, 2022
December 28, 2022

“A comprehensive and well-planned metro network will help to improve mobility and access to transportation”

The Daily Star (TDS): Will the Dhaka Metro Rail bring a significant, qualitative change to the city’s traffic system?

December 10, 2022
December 10, 2022

“Myanmar army could be interested in Rohingya repatriation”

The Daily Star (TDS): Please provide a historical background of the Rohingya crisis.

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