Letters to the Editor | Page 2 | The Daily Star
  • Building pollinator sanctuaries

    Globally, there is an increasing threat to insect pollinators like bees, moths and butterflies, and certain species of flies and beetles that are responsible for cross-pollination of over 80 percent of globally important crops.

  • Our responsibility towards planet Earth

    Our physical environment is dependent on the various subsystems of our planet. Despite the wealth of resources that the Earth provides—like air, water, land, vegetation, etc.—its capacity to support the growing number of humans may have its limit.

  • Lack of knowledge or dedication?

    There are two types of bills present in our legislation—a bill raised by ministers known as Government Bill and a bill raised by other than ministers known as Private Member’s Bill.

  • No Bangladeshi universities among world’s top 1,000

    It is unfortunate that not a single Bangladeshi university could make it to the 1,000 universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020. Surprisingly, even Dhaka University, the country’s premier educational institution, was not among the best

  • Norman Borlaug’s Green Revolution

    A recently published article in The Daily Star on Norman Borlaug and his Green Revolution was an inspirational read indeed. I would like to thank the author, Md Roushon Jamil Jewel, for writing such an insightful piece.

  • Looking forward to a win?

    Whenever our cricketers have underestimated their opposition, they have had to face the consequences—be it Canada, Hong Kong, Afghanistan or even Kenya.

  • Dhaka’s unbearable traffic

    After some relief during the Eid holidays, Dhaka’s traffic is back to its horrid worst. It truly is amazing how constantly bad the traffic in Dhaka is and the fact that people have grown so accustomed to it, that they simply accept it as it is, day in and day out.

  • Preventing future dengue outbreaks

    In 2019, Bangladesh suffered from a devastating dengue outbreak. On September 8, The Daily Star reported that according to official statistics, 75,753 people were hospitalised with the disease since the beginning of the year.

  • The problem of jaywalking

    Road accidents have a become a common phenomenon in our country; it has become a part of our lives. Unfortunately, pedestrians contribute to this scenario by not following traffic rules.

  • The importance of sex education

    We live in one of the most sexually repressed societies in the world. The word “sex” is considered a taboo here; yet we have a population