Commentary

Investment, stability keys to development

Low production costs, a large and strong growing home market with 160 million consumers, an enthusiastic and rapidly emerging private sector and tremendous international export success especially for the garment industry, are some of the factors which have led international Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

My Life, My Land

There is immense gratefulness in me to God for giving me this life. From the bottom of my heart, I am content with all that He has blessed me with. And one special one is my motherland. I sometimes imagine Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

From the Editor-in-Chief: Education must be sacrosanct

While there can be no doubting that the entire economy has been made to suffer in the face of the crisis in politics, with the latest episode - the never-ending oborodh frequently packaged with working-week length hartals - gradually meshing Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Misreading the people’s pulse

Few are responding to BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s call of indefinite blockade plus hartal. While the nationwide blockade is meant to halt long-distance transportation such as bus, train and launches, the hartal or the general strike is also aimed at Thursday, March 19th, 2015

When Mamata met Modi: Was Teesta on the agenda?

Mamata Banerjee, the chief minister of Bengal, met on March 9th  Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the first time since he took power in last May.  The main purpose of her meeting was to seek financial assistance from the Prime Thursday, March 19th, 2015

The fading memories of a disaster

It was four-year ago that people in Japan all of a sudden found themselves in a precarious situation that hardly anyone could expect befalling to a country that not long back was virtually conquering the whole world with its cutting-edge Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Chinese Dream

The Chinese Dream is, in fact, a new term within Chinese socialist thought and describes a set of ideals in the People’s Republic of China. It was Xi Jinping who Just after becoming party chief in late 2012 announced on Thursday, March 19th, 2015

From the Editor-in-Chief: Leave no ‘deshi’ behind

Even amongst all the euphoria and jubilation that visited upon the nation this week, thanks to the magnificent efforts Down Under of our beloved Tigers - Bangladesh’s wonderful cricketers - at the ICC’s marquee event, some terrible things did manage Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Still no people in Khaleda’s movement?

In this historic month, last Tuesday (March 9) Bangladesh cricketers made history in Adelaide, Down Under. On this finest day in the nation's cricket history the boys, led by a spirited skipper Mashrafee-bin-Mortaza, sent England, where the game of cricket Thursday, March 12th, 2015

7th March: The pinnacle of a relationship

More than anyone else in Bangladesh’s history, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman enjoyed a relationship with his people. That special relationship reached its zenith at Racecourse Maidan.   That year 1971, as we all know by now, threw up a number of dates Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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