Society

The wonders of an alternative career

  Let us begin with a blast from the past – In 1991, a group of students who were actively involved in students activities felt the need for an organization to promote and develop the age old art of theosophy turning Thursday, May 18th, 2017

The child back home

  So the father goes to work and the mother remains at home to take care of the children, right? And dad basically earns for the family while mom performs her duties of being a stay home parent taking care of Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Unfair Play

  Thanks to gender disparity, how long will women have to wait to find their rightful place at work?   The battle between the sexes has raged ever since women entered the formal workforce in the early 1920s – just like their male Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Nilkhet: A Blessing or Curse?

  What comes to your mind when you need a book and do not have or are not willing to pay much for it? Where will you find about 4-6 different kinds of books at a total of only TK 1000? Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Conference on Integrated Reporting held at ICAB

  Speakers at a conference recently said accounting professionals can enhance the confidence and credibility of stakeholders in serving public interest through establishing the effective integrated financial reporting.   They also put forward some suggestions on how to address the marketing issues through Thursday, May 11th, 2017

After MBA, should you look for an MNC?

  So finally after two years of hard toil, you’ve got that MBA in hand. The world should now be full of opportunities that you’ve always dreamed of. The corporate ladder should be well within reach and waiting for you to Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

The booming bicycle industry in Bangladesh

  Global demand helping export growth, while European investors show interest   Bangladesh started exporting bicycles to the European market in 1999. The following year, the value of the country’s bicycle export stood US$10 million, the figure of a new item in the Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Tracing the transformational path of business in Bangladesh

  Trade is apparently a precursor to industrialisation. Trade and industry have always been intertwined, but the trajectory of world business over centuries indicate that trade has normally been ahead of industrialisation and created grounds for the industry to grow, observes Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Social media revolts against corporal punishment

  Provocative Mike Tyson like hitting comments by an American pastor on the evils of corporal punishment have set the social media ablaze.   The Rev. Thomas E. Sagendorf has been a staunch critic of corporal punishment in public and private schools for Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Clean water, sanitation and hygiene: missing pieces in the jigsaw of girls’ education

  Despite earnest efforts on the part of government to promote girls’ education, some bottlenecks at the ground level continue to disrupt female participation in the education system.   Lack of water, hygiene and adequate sanitation, mainly in rural areas, are some of Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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