Sheikh Nahid Neazy

Quota Reform in Government Jobs: Upholding meritocracy over mediocracy

  That the quota system for public services/government jobs would be abolished – – the announcement made by the prime minister on 11 April 2018 in the parliament amidst the

Staff Correspondent

Users of prepaid meters in dilemma: multiple problems surfacing

  As 34 year old Abul Hossain, a service-holder, was rushing to stand in queue at a private bank in the city’s Shamoly area to recharge his newly-installed prepaid electric

Priyanka Kundu

Lack of awareness, support pushes up suicide incidents in BD: Expert

  Suicide rates are on the rise in the country for the absence of proper attention to mental health issues and necessary support, and complications in the socialisation process.  

Rachel A. Varghese

Digging for a Hindu Nation

  The search for the Hindu nation is closely linked to the development of archaeology and it’s manipulative use. Rachel A. Varghese traces some past projects, misconceptions and mis-truths which

Armine Ishkanian

With love and tolerance, Armenia’s Velvet Revolution

  Armenia’s emerging revolution isn’t about geopolitics or foreign relations, but values.   In 1978. Vaclav Havel wrote The Power of the Powerless, in which he argued against the communist


IFIB returns to Cannes

  2 young filmmakers visit Cannes as part of this year’s “Dhaka to Cannes” initiative   Bangladesh can be happy

Tribute to an urban and elegant poet

  Sikdar Aminul Haq is generally a modernist Bangladeshi poet. He is also a prolific poet and his poems are

PM takes up responsibility of Bulbul’s treatment

  Bypass-Surgery on Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul will take place in the country within the next six days. The involvement of

Celebrating the Victory in 1941-1945 at RCSC

  On the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, a significant

ICAB delegate participates in International Public Sector Conference in Nepal

  Anwaruddin Chowdhury, Council Member & Past President-ICAB and Director, CAPA Board participated in International Public Sector Conference and CAPA

World this week

  Harry, Meghan tie the knot Prince Harry and his bride Meghan married on May 19 in a dazzling ceremony

Nation this week

  Crackdown on drug dealers to continue: Home Minister Amid the killings of drug dealers in growing ‘gunfights’, Home Minister

University’s Role as the Locus of Knowledge Creation

  Among the total educational institutes of a country, universities play the crucial role in producing skilled human resources. Besides

Kuntal Barai’s “Displaced in Dhaka” exhibiting distorted city perspective

  The unmanageably chaotic Dhaka with its nightmarish traffic jams on streets and shrinking spaces for citizens have been addressed

Mita Haque awarded in Rabindra Fest

  The thirtieth annual Rabindra Sangeet Festival ended yesterday. With it the organisers have brought up yet another feted Tagore
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