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BSTI or City Corporation, whose law to follow?

On one hand we have the standards set by the sole quality control institute of Bangladesh, the Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI), while on the other we have those laid down by the...

Agro-based industires: Regulatory hindrances and government role

BANGLADESH enjoys a big comparative advantage compared to many other countries in producing and exporting a wide range of agro based products to the world's markets where there is a huge and...

The white revolution

SEVENTY-NINE years ago, Manik Bandopadhyay painted the picture of the strugglesof fishermen in his famous novel,'Boatman of the Padma River.' The struggle for survival and livelihood...

Stocktaking of stock market

Dhaka stock market started functioning in 1956. Sixty years have passed since then. But the Bangladesh stock market remained immature and failed to be an important force in shaping the economy of...

Capital market: Towards stability and transparency

Capital market plays an important role in the economic development of a country. Research studies conducted worldwide indicate that there is a high degree of positive correlation between the size...

Towards financial inclusion

On August 15, India's Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a national mission of financial inclusion. Called the Prime Minister's People's Wealth Programme, it...

March 10, 2015
March 10, 2015

Digital Bangladesh: Dreams and reality

Digital Bangladesh is one of the nation's dreams, and so special emphasis is given on the application of digital technologies to realise Vision 2021, which we commonly call Digital Bangladesh.

March 10, 2015
March 10, 2015

Agriculture: Technology gives boost

In the last 40 years the amount of arable land has shrunk at a rate of 1 percent per annum. In the last 40 years many natural sources of irrigation water have dried up permanently.

March 10, 2015
March 10, 2015

Internet and Bangladesh: A brave new world awaits

Digital Disruption, a word which didn't make any sense ten years back, is now a buzz word.

March 10, 2015
March 10, 2015

The white revolution

SEVENTY-NINE years ago, Manik Bandopadhyay painted the picture of the strugglesof fishermen in his famous novel,'Boatman of the Padma River.' The struggle for survival and livelihood...

March 10, 2015
March 10, 2015

How Much Speed We Get

Well, that's one way of defining it. The cool way to describe it would be: 'The Next Big Binary Bang'.

March 10, 2015
March 10, 2015

Agro-based industires: Regulatory hindrances and government role

BANGLADESH enjoys a big comparative advantage compared to many other countries in producing and exporting a wide range of agro based products to the world's markets where there is a huge and...

March 10, 2015
March 10, 2015

Banking sector: Regulations, compliance and good governance

The global financial and economic crisis started in 2007 as an aftermath of the housing sector bubble coupled with aggressive lending practices in the US sub-prime mortgage market and lax...

March 10, 2015
March 10, 2015

BSTI or City Corporation, whose law to follow?

On one hand we have the standards set by the sole quality control institute of Bangladesh, the Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI), while on the other we have those laid down by the...

March 10, 2015
March 10, 2015

Banking sector in search of respite

Banking sector is an important component of the financial system that mobilises resources for productive investments in a country which in turn contributes to economic development.

March 10, 2015
March 10, 2015

Towards financial inclusion

On August 15, India's Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a national mission of financial inclusion. Called the Prime Minister's People's Wealth Programme, it...