Budget takeaway

  Finance Minister AMA Muhith placed the national budget for 2018-19 in the parliament on June 7 proposing a financial outlay of Tk. 4,64,573 crore. The very size of it is something to ponder about as it is nearly 25 percent Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Pressure on Myanmar building afresh to take back Rohingyas

  ICC pre-trial chamber to hear Rohingya issue June 20   International pressure on Myanmar is mounting afresh as it remained ‘very slow’ in creating conditions for the safe return of Rohingyas from Bangladesh. Though Bangladesh still ‘remains committed’ to settle the matter Thursday, June 14th, 2018

The accidental threat

  Donald J. Trump, despite historically low approval ratings at this stage of the presidency, must be loving his new job. The famed real-estate billionaire who has been a staple of the tabloid press on both sides of the Atlantic for Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Want to work for people of Kushtia — Masud Khan

  Masud Jamil Khan, grandson of Brigadier General Shaheed Jamil Uddin Ahmad (Bir Uttam) and a member of the ruling Awami League’s Finance and Planning Committee, has said he wants to work for the people of Kushtia.   “The good news is that Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Russia 2018: Football makes the leap in technology

  Innovations are changing our everyday life. The constant use of technology in the field of sports has helped it accomplish a lot of its objectives. New ideas are the driving force of the football industry for improving comfort, safety and Thursday, June 14th, 2018

When the world stands still

  One of the core reasons that sports excite us is that you can never really predict the result. The math simply won’t allow it. It may not always be 50-50 like a coin toss, but even the existence of overwhelming Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Every death counts

  A shocking audio clip depicting final moments of Ward Councillor Ekramul Haque has gone viral. It has the heart-wrenching cry of a family that got to hear over phone the whizzing of bullets as the thrice-elected public representative’s life was Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Strength in Numbers

  Can Muhith translate big numbers to Bangladesh’s benefit this budget?   Budget presentation is a matter of festivity for the finance minister, especially considering that it is going to be the 10th consecutive budget under the current government, his personal 12th. It Thursday, June 7th, 2018

For lack of a better term

  Abul Maal Abdul Muhith and ambition have never really been strangers to each other.  If anything, over a long and distinguished career defined by public service, Muhith’s impeccable credentials were shored up by a determination and will to succeed - Thursday, June 7th, 2018

The permanent pollutant in our midst

  Is plastic the deadliest polluter our environment has yet to encounter?   If we plant a seed today, years, even decades later the seed will take the appearance of a giant tree, shading travellers, bearing fruits, and cleaning the air around us. Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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