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Bangladesh’s sour-debt conundrum

Is the central bank enabling loan defaulters with its policies?

23h ago| Star Multimedia

How has rural Bangladesh transformed in the last 20 years?

Ever since the 1980s-90s, our typical perception of a rural village has been changing.

19h ago| Views

What have we done with our strategic assets?

Strategic assets are those that demand attention from the highest levels of the state.

2d ago| Views

Dear ministers, for how long will you mock our misfortunes?

Does the government not know of the plight of lower- and middle-income groups?

2d ago| Views

Why are the tea workers on strike?

It is the responsibility of the government to ensure justice and protection for tea workers

2d ago| Views

RMG makers can go digital to remain visible

As the global economy is threatened by recession, RMG makers will have to come up with strategies to deal.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

The Sri Lankan crisis spiked intense RTI activity

Sri Lanka has been shaken by a socioeconomic and political crisis that has drawn international attention.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Why are the tea workers on strike?

It is the responsibility of the government to ensure justice and protection for tea workers

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

How Salman Rushdie’s ‘Midnight’s Children’ changed my life

Metaphors have never made more sense to me than when these two swapped but intertwined lives personified India and Pakistan, the two newborn countries, whose births were marked by blood, pain and trauma.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

RMG makers can go digital to remain visible

As the global economy is threatened by recession, RMG makers will have to come up with strategies to deal.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Impact of the fourth industrial revolution on classroom education

Bangladesh cannot ignore the changes brought about by the fourth industrial revolution.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Is the opportunity for Rohingya repatriation slipping away?

Bangladesh must have meaningful dialogue with all actors involved for repatriation of Rohingya refugees.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Pelosi’s Taiwan visit: Overstepping China’s ‘red line’

US-China friction over Taiwan likely to have worrying impacts on global stability.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

The Unheroic Antics of Hero Alom

Under what authority can the police make such a demand and compel its acceptance?

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

How I feel about Virginia Woolf being part-Bengali

Maybe I loved her so because we were daughters of the same soil, to some extent, at least. It made me smile. But I also sneered at myself a little bit, because her soil had also ripped apart mine for over 200 years.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Sizzling summer of 2022: Heat wave, heat dome, wet-bulb temperature

The summer of 2022 has not yet reached the mid-point, yet we are staring at another year of bleak climate news.