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Entrepreneurship: A raw perspective

Someone wise once said, “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won't so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can't.” Truly, these words...

A letter to the government on startups

Let me begin by introducing Brad Feld, an American entrepreneur, author, blogger, and venture capitalist at Foundry Group in Boulder, Colorado. Feld's model, called 'The Boulder Thesis,&...

Organising quality training in Bangladesh

Quality is the call of the day. Discerning consumers or clientele are not satisfied with anything less than the best. In the human resources development

Global migration crisis and the Bangladesh experience

More than 1 million refugees have entered Europe by land and sea in 2015. The mass exodus of people from North Africa and Middle East have made the

Jobs abroad for a better life

International migration for employment is an important channel through which the process of economic globalisation works. Although this channel is

Reviewing initiatives for migrant well-being

2015 has been an important year for the labour migration sector in Bangladesh. In contrast to preceding years, the year has seen a major boost in the outward flow of Bangladeshi workers. It was...

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Reflections on the WTO Ministerial

Backdrop of MC-10: There is no denying the fact that the World Trade Organisation (WTO), as the global body en-tasked to regulate and reform the

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Banking sector for sustainable growth

Bangladesh's financial sector is dominated by the banking sector. The dominance of the banking sector makes the financial sector vulnerable on the one hand, but highlights the crucial...

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

National Pension Scheme

Constitutionally, Bangladesh is claimed to be a 'Welfare State". The welfare provisions so far adopted proved effective and paved the way for doing more by

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Padma Bridge: Bonding old terrain and forging regional integration

The great poet Rabindranath Tagore used to frequent his tenants in Kushtia, Rajshahi and Pabna during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Our potential in ICT

It is a matter of pride to recollect the initiatives of our scientists of the Atomic Energy Centre, Dhaka, in bringing the first ever

February 5, 2016
February 5, 2016

Let's make a difference to millions

”Vision with action is a daydream; action without vision is a nightmare,” states an old Japanese proverb. Indeed, if we cannot dream, how can we achieve anything? If we do not take actions, what is...

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