Tasneem Tayeb

A CLOSER LOOK

A closer look

February 17, 2022
February 17, 2022

The walls are closing in on the lower-income people

Inflation in Bangladesh, like the nation itself, is on the rise. The per capita income saw an 11 percent rise to USD 2,591, from an estimated USD 2,554 for 2020-21 fiscal year.

February 10, 2022
February 10, 2022

Animals in deadly captivity?

Eleven zebras, one lioness and a tiger died within a span of weeks recently at the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park in Gazipur.

February 3, 2022
February 3, 2022

Where are all the money launderers?

Money laundering has become an all-pervasive problem for Bangladesh, permeating all spheres, strengthening its ever-expanding roots, like a metastatic cancer.

January 27, 2022
January 27, 2022

We must be rational in fighting the new Covid wave

In view of the surging Covid-19 cases across Bangladesh, the government issued new sets of guidelines earlier this week to curb the spread of the virus.

January 19, 2022
January 19, 2022

We must nurture a pluralistic culture

On January 12, 2022, the Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) of Dhaka University should have been swaying to the soulful melodies of Qawwali.

January 11, 2022
January 11, 2022

How do we keep Omicron at bay? Together.

With Omicron spreading rapidly across the world, Bangladesh is bracing itself for the battle against a potential third wave of the pandemic.

January 5, 2022
January 5, 2022

Making the most of our e-commerce sector

The e-commerce sector of Bangladesh witnessed significant growth since the outbreak of Covid-19 in March 2020.

December 31, 2021
December 31, 2021

In the shadows of violence

South Asia is home to about a quarter of the world’s population. Sprawling over eight countries, the region is a vibrant mosaic of various ethnicities, religions, cultures and languages.

December 26, 2021
December 26, 2021

As Myanmar is shred into pieces, can its people unite to stop the Tatmadaw?

We couldn’t stand to watch it so we kept our heads down, crying . . . We begged them not to do it. They didn’t care.

December 23, 2021
December 23, 2021

Supporting the hands that feed our forex reserves

Bangladesh and Malaysia have recently signed an MoU paving the way for Bangladeshi migrant workers to reap the benefits of employment opportunities in Malaysia.