Gunning for growth

  As headline figures go, GDP growth attracts its fair share of detractors and devotees. As with almost every debate in the field of economics, each side will have something compelling to support their view. Critics point out its apparent disconnect Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Inspiring Young Women: Dare Dream Big

  Bangladesh has made remarkable progress with addressing gender equality. There are many shining examples of the potential of female leadership in Bangladesh, too. Bangladesh understands well that no country can go ahead if it leaves half of its people behind. Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Nightmares in development

  The carnage that unfolded on an inauspicious Monday afternoon this past week on the grounds of the Hajipara School in Gandamara, one of the 15 unions falling under Banshkhali upazila in Chittagong, is likely to remain forever cloaked in mystery Thursday, April 7th, 2016

The second killing of Sohagi Jahan Tonu

  Yaar Hossain, father of slain Comilla Victoria College student Sohagi Jahan Tonu, has rejected the findings of the first autopsy conducted on her body as it failed clear how the girl was killed, UNB reported this past week. On April Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Obesity a growing problem for married women in Bangladesh

  Nearly one in five married women in Bangladesh are obese or overweight, new research from ICDDR, B has established.   The study also identified a range of factors such as wealth index, educational status, hours spent behind  television that contribute to excess Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Dusting the welcome mat

  Human mobility will remain an inherent feature of the 21st century. Considering this, the European Union (EU) is now looking into a fundamental reform of its migration policies. Over a million migrants and refugees entered Europe over the past year.   To Thursday, April 7th, 2016

No one killed Sohagi

  It would seem to most people an almost inconceivable crime, not just for its depraved mentality but also the sheer audacity.  To commit rape and murder, as well as dispose of the body inside one of the country’s cantonments and Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has potential to become market leader

  As plans for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge were unveiled in Barcelona earlier this year, everybody was hoping it would steer Android faster towards the finish line, as compared to iPhone 7, which is still yet to be released.   As I got Thursday, March 31st, 2016

12 industrial units receive President’s Award

  Twelve industrial units on Wednesday received the first-ever ‘President’s Award for Industrial Develeopment-2014’ for their significant contributions to the national economy.   President Abdul Hamid handed over the awards to the recipients in five categories at a function held at the Osmani Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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