3d ago| Editorial

Saving the country’s first art school

It is saddening that the building that once housed East Bengal’s first art and craft school, Maheshwarpasha Art School, is set to be

3d ago| Editorial

Don’t let Kuhelia River die

Is a two-lane road more important than a life-giving river?

4d ago| Editorial

Journey into the unknown

The arrival of yet another group of Bangladeshis last week as deportees from Greece accentuates the vulnerability of the unemployed youth in the country.

6d ago| Editorial

River grabbers walk away with impunity

It is disconcerting to note that river and land grabbing is going on around Bangladesh right before the eyes of the administration, and the

6d ago| Editorial

Are we ready for the looming Omicron crisis?

Proper execution of planned curbs is vital

1w ago| Editorial

Urgent measures needed for workplace safety

A recent survey by the Bangladesh Occupational Safety, Health and Environment (OSHE) Foundation has revealed what we already know to

1w ago| Editorial

Will we ever take road crashes seriously?

It’s no surprise that one constant feature of the tumultuous year that 2021 has been was the upward trend in road crashes and casualties,

1w ago| Editorial

BB’s policy worsening banking ecosystem

In the long run, the sector will become more vulnerable

1w ago| Editorial

Police officer’s reckless disregard for life

We are left baffled and wondering how strong a sense of impunity a police officer must have had in order to be able to take control of a heavy

1w ago| Editorial

Ensure independence of Bangladesh Bank

Against the backdrop of increasing incidence of default loans and inability to implement banking sector regulations, Bangladesh Bank (BB) is

1w ago| Editorial

World must heed WHO’s warning about Omicron

As many countries around the world have been experiencing fresh surges in Covid-19 cases–propelled by the highly transmissible Omicron

2w ago| Editorial

We wish you all a Merry Christmas

As Christians around the world celebrate today as the day when Jesus Christ was born, in a world where bigotry and hatred seem to be on the rise, the

2w ago| Editorial

Uproot militants from their dens

It is alarming to learn that militants belonging to the group known as Ansar Al Islam are being trained in secret hideouts within Bangladesh.

2w ago| Editorial

BB’s new plan for Covid-hit people encouraging

We welcome the Bangladesh Bank’s decision to roll out a Tk 500 crore stimulus package to support people who migrated to the villages from

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

New kids on the block!

As Omicron spreads across the country and beyond, to top off another year of doom and gloom, two young home-grown talents are reminding us that there is more to life than this.

January 11, 2022
January 11, 2022

Enforce Covid curbs properly

But some of the curbs merit reconsideration

January 11, 2022
January 11, 2022

How can demolished brick kilns resume operation?

It is frustrating to learn that two illegal brick kilns in Lalmonirhat Sadar upazila, demolished by the Department of Environment (DoE) in February last year, have resumed their operations in full...

January 10, 2022
January 10, 2022

Scourge of the road

Implement ban on three-wheelers on highways

January 10, 2022
January 10, 2022

Sundari no more graceful

It is disheartening to learn that the Sundari canal at Karatia in Tangail Sadar upazila has been turned into a relic of the past, almost as a

January 9, 2022
January 9, 2022

The youth deserve better from us

The pandemic has been brutal for them, so has bad governance

January 9, 2022
January 9, 2022

Saving the country’s first art school

It is saddening that the building that once housed East Bengal’s first art and craft school, Maheshwarpasha Art School, is set to be

January 8, 2022
January 8, 2022

Don’t let Kuhelia River die

Is a two-lane road more important than a life-giving river?

January 8, 2022
January 8, 2022

Journey into the unknown

The arrival of yet another group of Bangladeshis last week as deportees from Greece accentuates the vulnerability of the unemployed youth in the country.

January 7, 2022
January 7, 2022

Take urgent steps to prevent Omicron spread

The government has to proactively try and prevent Omicron transmission.