development

August 4, 2016
August 4, 2016

The devil in development

The word “development” - eliciting as it does grandiloquent notions of progress - has become, at least in Bangladesh, something of a red herring.

May 1, 2016
May 1, 2016

Denmark approves 5-yr dev partnership with Bangladesh

Denmark has approved a five-year development partnership with Bangladesh.

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

ESCAP projects 6.8% growth for 2016

In contrary to the government’s growth expectation of beyond 7 percent for 2016, a United Nations body has said it would not exceed 6.8 percent.

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

TIB lauds safety standard at garment industries

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) yesterday lauded the improvements in the safety standard at readymade garment industries in Bangladesh and termed the development “revolutionary”.

April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016

No load shedding despite heat wave

Power Development Board (PDB) says power supply now stands at a historic high. It is now supplying around 8300 megawatt of power—a sharp 800MW jump from last year’s corresponding period.

February 2, 2016
February 2, 2016

Development and Democracy: Time to look to the East

It was December 6, 1971 in the White House situation room when the joint forces of Bangladesh and India were quickly marching towards Dhaka.

January 14, 2016
January 14, 2016

A model, not a test case

In 1976, a book titled “Bangladesh: The Test Case of Development” drew significant attention and the hopeless implications of the title...

January 11, 2016
January 11, 2016

PM to address nation tomorrow

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to address the nation tomorrow to highlight the success of her government in seven years.

January 2, 2016
January 2, 2016

Development up, democracy down

It is nothing but an air of optimism for the present and the future if the major development activities --both at planning stage and under implementation by the Awami League-led government are considered. But the state of democracy in the country tells of another tale, not so happy or bright.

November 30, 2015
November 30, 2015

Quader for borderless connectivity among BBIN

Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has batted for “borderless connectivity” with Bhutan, India and Nepal to “achieve fruit of the transport corridor” among these nations.