Letters to the Editor | Page 3 | The Daily Star
  • Awareness campaign to save Hilsa

    The Hilsa—the national fish of Bangladesh—is a very important fish for us. Besides its great taste and flavour, it is also a great source of Omega 3 fatty acid. Large quantities of Hilsa have been seen available in the local markets the last few years.

  • Good service makes a difference

    It's hard to deny the fact that the number of hospitals has increased in our country over the years, but it's also true that it isn't nearly sufficient for the entire population.

  • Pay attention to UN climate change report

    The world media is now talking about the report on climate change released by the IPCC (the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate

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    Regulating Facebook-based online stores

    With the upsurge in the number of internet and smartphone users, Facebook has become an essential part of the lives of many in Bangladesh. The social media website has numerous features including one that allows users to sell their products to others.

  • Brick kilns on agricultural land

    We have seen many newspaper reports on how brick kilns are being set up without following the proper procedures and plans and even without the permission of the authorities concerned.

  • Find those who are missing

    The disappearance of a large number of people over the last few years has really sowed fear among citizens of this country.

  • Dhaka facing the threat of soil liquefaction

    Recently, the world has witnessed a devastating 7.5 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia that took away nearly 1,400 lives.

  • Another Naria-like tragedy looming

    Moinot Ghat in Dohar Upazila is one of the most attractive tourist spots near Dhaka. Thousands of visitors come to this place every day. However, due to river erosion, it is daily decreasing in size.

  • Application fee for govt jobs

    According to World Bank data, Bangladesh's current unemployment rate stands at 4.2 percent. Compared to other countries, Bangladesh, in that regard, seems to be in a better position.

  • The plight of the 'third gender'

    In Bangladesh, those belonging to the transgender community are treated as if they are sub-humans. Although the government has classified transgender people as belonging to the “third gender”, it is not reflected in many public documents including their national identity cards.