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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

Bidding adieu to a friend of Bangladesh

  As all good things must come to an end, so must the tenure of those who played a pivotal role in shaping Bangladesh’s relationship with the outside world. The mood was somber yet exuberant on the evening of March 21, Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Post-mortem on media’s failure and Trump victory

  When U.S. media outlets largely opposed Donald Trump in the election, they were on the right side of history, just not on the victorious side. Yet the media is not without blame. It was wrong in thinking itself too powerful, Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Ensuring Public Health Care System: Cuban Experience

  The healthcare system of Cuba is well recognized internationally for its quality and competence. Despite awfully limited resources and severe impact caused by the economic sanctions enforced by the United States for more than five decades, Cuba has been able Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Thrashed pupil awarded teac­her’s salary

  You cannot expect a flower to blossom in all its wondrous glory if its stem is beaten, abused or in other ways mistreated   A schoolteacher who beat a pupil with a steel scale has been asked to give her month’s salary Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Chittagong University: Flashbacks from Alma Mater

  It was a profound pleasure for me to see that Chittagong University (CU) celebrated its golden jubilee in a very enthusiastic and joyous way a few months ago. I love my student life in CU more than I can explain Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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