3d ago| Editorial

A death march on the roads

It is quite unfortunate that road crashes continue to take lives without any respite, mocking the laws of the land as underage or ill-trained

3d ago| Editorial

Education can’t be the first victim of Covid curbs

What’s the point of closing schools while keeping all other public spaces open?

4d ago| Editorial

Fix Dhaka’s gas crisis

Shortage of gas supply has become a daily reality for many households and industries in Dhaka and adjacent areas, according to a report by this daily on

6d ago| Editorial

Protect wildlife in Lawachhara

It is quite alarming that open electrical lines going right through the Lawachhara forest are turning into a death trap for different species of wildlife there.

6d ago| Editorial

Public trust vital for acceptability of any EC law

Govt should invite scrutiny from all stakeholders before passing it

1w ago| Editorial

Public transport cannot be held hostage

It is hardly believable from the current state of affairs on our roads that we’re going through a still-raging pandemic. As the country witnesses

1w ago| Editorial

In search of breathable air

It is quite alarming, if not as surprising, that Dhaka city has ranked fourth in the latest list of world cities with the worst air quality, as per the Air Quality Index

1w ago| Editorial

Why is Bhabadaha still waterlogged?

Authorities should consider using tidal river management (TRM) approach

1w ago| Editorial

We need a workable traffic control system

Nothing seems to have worked with the capital’s traffic signal system even after spending Tk 119 crore over the last 15 years. Its method of controlling traffic flow on the roads remains as...

1w ago| Editorial

No room for road safety?

We wonder how far removed from reality the public administration ministry must be for it to not approve the Roads and Highways

1w ago| Editorial

Tough time ahead with continuing Covid surge

Govt’s curbs must be well-thought-out and enforceable

1w ago| Editorial

A hospital amid garbage!

If an open dumpster is allowed to exist near the very entrance of a hospital, and if it emanates foul stench all the time, how can you trust that

2w ago| Editorial

Journey into the unknown

The arrival of yet another group of Bangladeshis last week as deportees from Greece accentuates the vulnerability of the unemployed youth in the country.

2w ago| Editorial

Take urgent steps to prevent Omicron spread

The government has to proactively try and prevent Omicron transmission.

2w ago| Editorial

Deaths by drowning demand policy attention

We are alarmed to learn that as many as 2,155 deaths have occurred countrywide in the past two years due to drowning—and that 83.5

January 26, 2022
January 26, 2022

No respite for Bhabadaha residents

As if years of waterlogging problem in the Bhabadaha region between Jashore and Khulna was not problematic enough, it seems the

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

If digitalisation doesn’t work, what will?

Govt must make the birth registration process simple and hassle-free

January 25, 2022
January 25, 2022

A hospital sans essential services

It is unfortunate that an important hospital like the Dhaka Mahanagar General Hospital, one of the two hospitals run by the Dhaka South City

January 24, 2022
January 24, 2022

Credible data vital for road safety

Why is police data on road accidents and casualties still so unreliable?

January 24, 2022
January 24, 2022

How do we avoid another launch fire?

We commend the investigation of a civil committee into the MV Abhijan 10 launch fire on December 24, 2021, which found proof of

January 23, 2022
January 23, 2022

Militant suspects out on bail pose a threat

We need an effective legal process to prosecute them quickly

January 23, 2022
January 23, 2022

A death march on the roads

It is quite unfortunate that road crashes continue to take lives without any respite, mocking the laws of the land as underage or ill-trained

January 22, 2022
January 22, 2022

Education can’t be the first victim of Covid curbs

What’s the point of closing schools while keeping all other public spaces open?

January 22, 2022
January 22, 2022

Fix Dhaka’s gas crisis

Shortage of gas supply has become a daily reality for many households and industries in Dhaka and adjacent areas, according to a report by this daily on

January 21, 2022
January 21, 2022

Directives alone won’t do

Engage with various stakeholders to repeal DSA