Reality of private university, cross border higher education

Higher education under private arrangement started its journey in Bangladesh in 1992 under the Private University Act 1992.

Time to welcome new strategy in ICT sector

The budget declared for 2021-22 financial year is one of the most significant budgets in the history of Bangladesh.

Is FBCCI becoming a puppet organisation?

The business community is deprived of an opportunity to choose their leaders through a participatory election as directors of the FBCCI are picked through consensus among hopefuls, who are often backed by the ruling parties.

New measures needed to offset second wave fallouts

The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic hit Bangladesh in early March this year -- almost exactly a year after the initial wave reached the country’s shores.

LEADERS SUMMIT ON CLIMATE / John Kerry’s short visit to leave long-term effects

John Kerry, the special presidential envoy for climate of the United States, is coming to Dhaka tomorrow. Though his visit will be of short duration, it has long and important implications for Bangladesh’s effort to address the climate vulnerabilities and seek support for sustainable solutions at global levels.

Green growth requires green minds

I am always at ease with the youths. I feel inspired whenever I get a chance to interact with them, be it in my class or in any programme.

Samson H Chowdhury, an inspiration to all

Samson H Chowdhury, the founder of Square Group, reached the pinnacle of success through his devotion to work

Can Bangladesh eliminate extreme poverty by FY2031?

Bangladesh has set an ambitious target to eliminate extreme poverty by FY2031. The results of the latest Household

75pc women garment workers face verbal abuse: study

Three quarters of women garment workers in Bangladesh stated to have experienced verbal abuse while 20 percent physical abuse,

Bangladesh suffers from ethical void: economist

A lack of ethics coupled with political patronage has led to a default loan culture in Bangladesh, said Rehman Sobhan, a noted

Recognition for project on Brac University campus

Lafargeholcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction has recently awarded a project on the new 'floating' campus

Sustainable construction takes centre stage

Sustainable construction aims to meet present day needs for housing, working environments and infrastructure