No ground to stand on

  The sheer shock-and-horror of it all must have been absorbed to some extent by the information drip-drip. Or somewhat distracted by the cricket, where Bangladesh had the biggest game of its  As the day wore on, that figure that had Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Climate change may trigger more landlsides in hills

  In the awake of recent devastating landslides in Chittagong region that claimed more than 150 lives, experts predict that the country's hilly region will face more landslides in future due to increased variability of rainfall caused by climate change.   "The intensity Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

“Serenity” marks Nusrat Jahan Nazlee’s 6th solo exhibition

  The sixth solo art exhibition of celebrated artist Nusrat Jahan Nazlee recently concluded at a private residence in Gulshan, where art aficionados had the opportunity to witness her works, which mostly consist of mixed media, acrylic and calligraphy.   Resuming her foray Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Adding colour to the game

  The Bangladesh cricket team’s remarkable exploits since the World Cup of 2015 go from strength to strength. In their latest coup, they have gone on to qualify for the semi-finals of the ICC Champions Trophy - an elite tournament for Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Policy framework for buyback of government securities

  The government recently announced that it shall formulate a policy for the buyback of its securities in the secondary market. The secondary trading of treasury bills and bonds in the market are currently on a downward spiral since the start Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

National Budget 2017-18

  Tax proposals on tobacco jitter activists, cheer tobacco companies: Adhunik   “Tax propositions on tobacco this year as in the past do not weigh heavily enough on the backs of tobacco companies to deal a massive blow to them,” said Adhunik (Bengali Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Masud Khan off to USA to attend SABIT business programme

  Masud Jamil Khan, Director of Cosmos Group, left here for the USA on June 10 to attend the SABIT business programme sponsored by the US Department of Commerce.   Khan, a graduate from Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, Canada Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

The layman’s economics guide to Ramadan

  As the holy month of Ramadan swings by us once again, Muslims prepare for a respectful month of fasting. While adults abstain from eating or drinking from dawn till dusk, the children await eagerly for the Maghrib Azaan which signals Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Religious reconciliation: Ramadan for Bangladeshi Students Abroad

  As the month of Ramadan came, the students in Bangladesh have already started groaning about doing classes in 14 hours-a-day Roja, unlimited food offers for Iftar at different restaurants and obviously shopping for Eid. But what about our friends studying Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Dimensions of Festival Economics

  It has been seen in the clothing industry or personal ware industries that the sale volumes are targeted to the festival periods. Over the year, a significant portion of the sale volume is during this time. The festivals are a Thursday, June 8th, 2017
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