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Bangladesh in 2050: Vision of a climate resilient society

What will Bangladesh look like in 2050? A layman’s projection allows us to draw a picture of its basic parameters. In terms of population, Bangladesh can reach a number of 230-240 million, with an...

Skill set workers need for the future job market

As we fight to overcome the damages done by the Covid-19 pandemic and restart and recalibrate our economies, this is a golden opportunity to ask what we can do to prepare ourselves better for the...

Can we create an environmentally liveable Bangladesh?

Since independence, Dhaka’s population ballooned from just about 1.5 million to over 21 million, a 14-fold increase as opposed to 2.5-fold for the entire population of Bangladesh. Hence, for all...

Bangladesh and the ongoing technological revolution

In the last one year the coronavirus pandemic has infected more than a hundred million and killed more than two million people around the globe—the pandemic is not yet done.

An ideal vision of democracy in Bangladesh

Considering that there is no universally agreed definition of democracy, let alone an ideal democracy, any discussion on an ideal vision of democracy may well be deemed as a futile exercise.

Editor’s Note

As we celebrate the 50 years of our independence, no one can deny that Bangladesh has made tremendous progress in various social and economic indicators.

February 19, 2021
February 19, 2021

The future contours of education in Bangladesh

Being in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), let’s consider two scenarios: In one, consortiums of universities no longer offer terminal degrees.

February 19, 2021
February 19, 2021

What is the future of our migrant workers?

Lisbon’s riverfront Praça do Comércio is one of Europe’s largest city squares and a major attraction in tiny Portugal.

February 19, 2021
February 19, 2021

Can we create an environmentally liveable Bangladesh?

Since independence, Dhaka’s population ballooned from just about 1.5 million to over 21 million, a 14-fold increase as opposed to 2.5-fold for the entire population of Bangladesh. Hence, for all...

February 19, 2021
February 19, 2021

Skill set workers need for the future job market

As we fight to overcome the damages done by the Covid-19 pandemic and restart and recalibrate our economies, this is a golden opportunity to ask what we can do to prepare ourselves better for the...

February 19, 2021
February 19, 2021

Bangladesh in 2050: Vision of a climate resilient society

What will Bangladesh look like in 2050? A layman’s projection allows us to draw a picture of its basic parameters. In terms of population, Bangladesh can reach a number of 230-240 million, with an...

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

Fabrics of Heritage III

History reminds us that this method worked in motivating the locals. Everyone wore khadi dhoti, sari and handloom cotton products to lead their daily lives and ultimately nationalistic attitude...

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

Preserving crafts and artists for the generations

A snow-white, light quilt embroidered all over in neat miniscule run stiches is dotted with floral jasmine motifs in small intervals.

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

Branding Bangladesh, one good brand at a time

With advances in local manufacturing, nearly all aspects of a consumer’s needs are easily met, without compromising on quality or taste! A simple systematic approach could easily demonstrate the...

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

Bangladeshis making names in the global arena

To make the recognition easier to ‘identify with,’ we have tried to group the names in segments.

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

The GI factor: Marking what is truly ours

What GI enlistment or tag does is that it allows customers and producers to create trust and confidence on the product’s authenticity and quality in internal or external markets. It helps create a...