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  • Policies to protect privacy and data

    The first industrial revolution was triggered by the steam engine, whereas the second and third ones were driven by mass production and the microprocessor, respectively.

  • Why RMG sector needs a change of mindset

    “Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”

  • NRC and the larger crisis brewing in Assam

    Ecent developments surrounding the controversial National Registry of Citizens (NRC) in Assam have made many extremely worried across borders in Bangladesh and India regarding the future of Bengali Muslim settlers and Hindus alike.

  • Sans civil and political rights, development is incomplete

    The traditional notion of development encompasses a set of economic development indices that can arguably create enabling conditions for the fulfilment of many economic and social rights.

  • Bottlenecks facing Bangladesh’s export sector

    Export-led growth in Bangladesh has been largely fuelled by an abundant supply of low-cost labour and duty-free access to the EU and US markets.

  • The nation seeks official list of martyred intellectuals

    To this day the nation does not have a list of intellectuals abducted and murdered by the marauding Pakistan army and their local henchmen who joined in the plunder, genocide, and rape during the brutal birth of Bangladesh in 1971.

  • Law needs RTI-defenders

    The global excitement about Right to Information (RTI) appears to be on the wane. Instead of facilitating citizens’ role to monitor public work by accessing official documents, governments are resorting to procedural and other hurdles to curtail the reach of the law.

  • To Atiq a freedom fighter

    I remember before the war,

  • Unfulfilled dreams of a victorious nation

    Another Victory day has come, the 48th in the history of independent Bangladesh. Considering the short span of our life, we have travelled quite a distance from 1971.

  • Disability-inclusive development: Our path to prosperity

    The World Bank has recently launched the Bangladesh Poverty Assessment 2019 report that highlights remarkable progress the country has made in terms of reducing poverty and combating extreme poverty.