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    The confessional statement in criminal proceedings

    by Shahnewaj and A Z M Abdullah Al Masum | Updated at 12:05am on March 20, 2018

    IN CRIMINAL justice system of Bangladesh, confessional statement secured under section 164 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Cr PC) is considered a very crucial evidence in the legal proceedings...

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    Nepal’s foreign policy debate

    by Sumon Mandal | Updated at 12:05am on March 20, 2018

    AFTER taking the oath of office for the second time, prime minister KP Sharma Oli received the prime minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi earlier this month as the first state guest...

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    The fake enemy

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 20, 2018

    TOWARDS the end of 1941, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbour and declared war on the US. Their Nazi ally followed with its own declaration of war, and so did all its satellites...

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    The strategy of tension towards Russia and the push to nuclear war

    by Colin Todhunter | Updated at 12:05am on March 20, 2018

    THE United States has devised on ongoing strategy of tension towards Russia...

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    Safety of separated Rohingya children warrants more efforts

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 19, 2018

    THE number of Rohingya children separated from their parents or relatives, when they fled violence in Rakhine State of Myanmar, living in Cox’s Bazar camps coming to be estimated at 5,000, as New Age reported on Sunday...

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    UGC must consider anti-ragging policies

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 19, 2018

    IN RECENT times, violent ragging in public universities have shocked the nation. A number of students of Jahangirnagar University, as New Age supplement Youth reported on Sunday, were physically and mentally tortured in the name of ragging in February. Similar stories are reported from Shahjalal University Science and Technology and Chittagong University....

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    Follies in following in the footstep of Hindi

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 12:05am on March 19, 2018

    A TEXT message that began my morning on Saturday was from the government system. A beep and a GovtInfo message said that the Dhaka South City Corporation — the north city corporation still lags behind — has taken up a programme named ‘Swachchha Dhaka’ on the birth anniversary of great politician Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The city corporation could clean up the dirtied places in the neighbourhood if requests are made to a number that the message provides...

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    The symphony of our times

    Dr Mizanur Rahman Shelley | Updated at 12:05am on March 19, 2018

    OUR accommodation, the suite in the government hostel in Islamabad, was adequate enough for us. Daily meals were cooked in the small kitchen although from time to time, we used to have our lunch and dinner in the spacious restaurant of the hostel....