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    Pakistan, India education compared

    by Pervez Hoodbhoy | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2020

    ON July 29, Narendra Modi’s government unveiled what it calls a groundbreaking new national education policy. The 65-page document’s wide range — from primary to...

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    Riva Ganguli incident as Dhaka drifts towards Beijing

    by M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2020

    AN OP-ED by the editor of Bhorer Kagoj that exposed serious problems in Bangladesh-India relations was picked up by the Indian media and its major...

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    Delay in chemical store relocation plan leaves Old Town unsafe

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2020

    FIRE hazard in Dhaka has increasingly become a concern in view of the unplanned development and illegal operation of chemical warehouses, especially in Old Town...

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    Govt must reap all benefits from separate lanes for bicycles

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 09, 2020

    SEPARATE lanes for bicycles have been an issue that comes up in discussion off and on but mostly remains unattended. The death of a female...

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    Illegality of nuclear weapons

    by Francis Boyle | Updated at 12:00am on August 08, 2020

    The mere possession of nuclear weapons violates the Nuremberg Principles and other international laws, argues Francis Boyle THE human race stands on the verge of...

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    Beirut is in ruins once again

    by Vladimir Platov | Updated at 12:00am on August 08, 2020

    A POWERFUL explosion occurred in the vicinity of the Port of Beirut on August 4 in the evening. Many city blocks were damaged, and the...

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    Maps and borders

    by Aasim Sajjad Akhtar | Updated at 12:00am on August 08, 2020

    The partition left many ‘border’ people in the lurch, which is where they remain today. The fate of Kashmiris as well as the people of...

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    The COVID-19 myths

    by AM Zakir Hussain | Updated at 12:00am on August 08, 2020

    WE LOVE catch words and punch lines. They excite our imagination and stir thoughts. Some such phrases are the ‘new normal’ that is in store...

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    Unsafe power connections left largely unattended

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 08, 2020

    THE number of deaths and injuries by electrocution is high mainly because of unsafe lines which power distribution agencies have largely left unattended. It appears...

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    A curious health ministry move that seeks end to hospital raids

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 08, 2020

    THE health ministry’s seeking that the home ministry should stop police raids on public and private hospitals, giving an excuse that such raids interrupt routine...

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