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1d ago| A Closer Look

The Cambodian nightmare

The recent surge in human trafficking to Cambodia from Bangladesh raises questions about the intentions and capability of the relevant authorities in addressing the situation.

4d ago| A Closer Look

Conflict with Israel: Iran should tread with caution

Iran's response to Israel's provocations should be non-violent and measured.

Economic pitfalls: Can South Asia turn itself around in 2023?

We need to open up to possibilities available outside the ones offered by the West

Plastic waste mismanagement is killing our environment

Private sector companies who daily contribute to plastic pollution must come up with ways to manage it.

Protect Rohingya women, children from sexual exploitation

Many Rohingya women and children who managed to flee rape and genocide in Myanmar end up in the trap of sex trade and trafficking inside the refugee camps in Bangladesh.

Why Bilkis Bano’s rapists should be behind bars

Men who raped Bilkis Bano during 2002 Gujarat riots allowed to walk free on the same day that PM Modi promised to make the nation a better place for women.

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

The Cambodian nightmare

The recent surge in human trafficking to Cambodia from Bangladesh raises questions about the intentions and capability of the relevant authorities in addressing the situation.

January 29, 2023
January 29, 2023

Conflict with Israel: Iran should tread with caution

Iran's response to Israel's provocations should be non-violent and measured.

December 28, 2022
December 28, 2022

Economic pitfalls: Can South Asia turn itself around in 2023?

We need to open up to possibilities available outside the ones offered by the West

December 13, 2022
December 13, 2022

The treacherous banking journey of women entrepreneurs

Women's access to finance remains difficult and often riddled with pitfalls. 

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

Incompetence, complacence and freed militants

The escape of these militants poses serious risks for national security.

November 26, 2022
November 26, 2022

Ayat and beyond: Where are our children’s rights?

This tragic incident with Ayat sparked off certain questions about the rights of our children and our ability to address them.

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

Bangladesh caught in a narco triangle

While Bangladesh is not a significant narcotics producer, geography puts it at the heart of three major Asian drug trade routes

November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

Who will flinch first: Putin, Zelensky or the West?

While the loss of Kharkiv in the northeast and Lyman in the Donetsk region, and now the pull-out from Kherson, are portraying Russia as a frail aggressor, security analysts suggest the war is far from over in Ukraine.

November 4, 2022
November 4, 2022

Could ARSA be behind the recent violence in Rohingya camps?

We cannot just allow criminal elements to violate our territorial integrity and flout our law and order system.

October 25, 2022
October 25, 2022

Why are we letting dengue get the better of us?

Dengue cases are on the rise again, with fatalities recorded almost on a daily basis.