From the Editor

From the Editor-in-Chief: On the Teesta issue, again

  Last week Foreign Minister A.H. Mahmood Ali, when asked for his views on reports that a deal with India on a sharing of Ganges waters was in the offing, made no response.  We will not suggest that the Foreign Minister Thursday, June 14th, 2018

From the Editor-in-Chief: A killing which raises questions

  The death of ward councillor Ekramul Haque in tragic circumstances has shocked the nation. With his family coming forward with an audio account of the councillor’s final moments of life, it is important for the entire sordid episode to be Thursday, June 7th, 2018

From the Editor-in-Chief: An argument for forestry

  Forestry has an embryonic relationship with the environment and ecology; and 20 per cent or above area of the land mass of a country needs to be covered by forests for minimum environmental requirement. But more than that makes it Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

From the Editor-in-Chief: Undisciplined drivers, unruly pedestrians

  The road is a challenge for many of us. And there are those among us who simply display a cavalier attitude to the rules of the road. On the streets of this city, it is not uncommon to come across Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

From the Editor-in-Chief: Let there be healthy children in school

  Children in Dhaka – and in fact in almost all cities of the country – are in a state quite similar to that of a caged bird. Growing up within the four-walled concrete infrastructure, they lack open spaces to have Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

From the Editor-in-Chief: A murder in Narsingdi

  There are today grave worries about the law and order situation in various parts of the country. These worries on our part are related to the murder of a local politician in Narsingdi on Thursday. Md. Sirajul Haque, chairman of Thursday, May 10th, 2018

From the Editor-in-Chief: Unemployment remains a problem

  Just after the confirmation that Bangladesh has graduated from a least developed country to a developing one, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) comes up with its 2016-17 review over the employment scenario in the country. And it has not convinced Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

From the Editor-in-Chief: DU hall authorities owe an explanation

  What happened at DU’s Begum Sufia Kamal Hall of some days ago leaves us worried to no end. Why did the hall authorities force some students out of the hall in the late hours of the night? It was close Thursday, April 26th, 2018

From the Editor-in-Chief: Go after these criminals

  A few days ago the Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner made comments regarding the recent attack on the residence of the Vice Chancellor of Dhaka University. He noted that the attack had been the work of professionals. In other words, the Thursday, April 19th, 2018

From the Editor-in-Chief: Quota issue and street violence

  The demonstrations which have of late been organised by students to demand a reform of the quota system in government jobs call for a positive response from the powers that be. We are glad Roads and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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