Letters to the Editor | Page 2 | The Daily Star
  • EVM: Whose purpose will it serve?

    The news that the Election Commission is moving ahead with a plan to use Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) in the next general election, despite opposition from most political parties and apprehensions among the general people, is deeply disturbing.

  • “Of lies and deception”

    A Reuters news report with the above title, published in your daily on September 1, has revealed how a photo of Bangladesh's Liberation

  • Banking sector mess!

    Recent reports in some of the leading newspapers of our country, including The Daily Star, has revealed what has been suspected all

  • Rescind the uniform minimum call rate

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) is an autonomous government body and its main responsibility is to look after the interest of the subscribers. Yet, its recent move to introduce a uniform minimum call rate for all mobile operators is really disappointing and goes against the interest of users.

  • Specialised training for new doctors

    It is surprising that the government has decided to establish four new medical colleges in the country. While fresh MBBS doctors in the country are struggling to get into postgraduate programmes because there are not enough seats to accommodate most of them, the government's decision does not seem to be well thought out.

  • Encouraging reading for pleasure

    It gives me pain to see that the habit of reading has been declining among our younger generation. While technology is steadily taking control over individual lives, we must find a way to encourage our children to read.

  • For a liveable city

    The Chittagong City Corporation has done a commendable job in cleaning up animal waste after Eid-ul-Azha within the shortest possible time. The port city now looks clean.

  • Delaying the Rohingya repatriation

    Bangladesh gave shelter to the Rohingya refugees on humanitarian grounds, believing that they would soon be repatriated back to Myanmar with international assistance.

  • A Tribute to Veteran Journalist Kuldip Nayar

    Homage to Kuldip Nayar

    Kuldip Nayar belonged to a rare breed of journalists. Fearless and uncompromising, Mr Nayar fought against oppression and social injustice his entire life. He was a true champion of democracy and human rights, who never fumbled or faltered to tell the truth or to speak his mind.

  • Expedite Rohingya repatriation

    It would be unwise to resettle the Rohingyas in Bhasan Char instead of creating pressure on Myanmar government to take them back.