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    Climate change in coastal areas

    by Md Arif Chowdhury | Updated at 01:05am on April 27, 2017

    BINA Rani Das, a 45 years old woman living beside the road in Kamarkhola at Dacope in Khulna. Her family with other 50 families lost everything a few years ago to river erosion...

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    Prosecution of Assange is persecution of free speech

    by Nozomi Hayase | Updated at 01:05am on April 27, 2017

    US AUTHORITIES are reported to have prepared charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange...

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    Uneasy time requires smart thinking

    by Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 01:05am on April 27, 2017

    THERE is no doubt that the rise of Daesh, which claims to be the new vanguard of the global jihadist movement, and the establishment of its caliphate in Syria and Iraq in the summer of 2014 represent a turning point in the evolution of global terrorism...

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    Silence on vigilantism is not an option

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 27, 2017

    WHEN was the last time the Hindu community asked itself the question ‘who are we’? The last of the interrogators of Hindu society was, arguably, Dr BR Ambedkar...

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    Govt must intervene in Chevron asset sell-out process

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 26, 2017

    US OIL company Chevron entering into an agreement with China’s Himalaya Energy Co Ltd to sell the three onshore gas fields it operates and associated assets in Bangladesh keeping the state-run Oil, Gas and Mineral Resources Corporation, or the government for that matter, in the dark about it is atrocious...

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    Abolition of poverty is more important

    | Updated at 01:05am on April 26, 2017

    THE government’s proposal to have a crackdown on ‘beggars’ in districts is somewhat worrying since the programme in the capital to take homeless people of the street met with limited success...

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    Hydrocarbon trade between Russia and Central Asia

    by Dmitry Bokarev | Updated at 01:05am on April 26, 2017

    CENTRAL Asia is strategically important for Russia in terms of security. It plays the role of a sort of buffer between Russia and countries like Afghanistan, Pakistan etc., where the threat of terrorism is strong...

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    Lanka mustn’t wait until problem comes crashing down again

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 01:05am on April 26, 2017

    THE tragedy at Meetotamulla, in the outskirts of Colombo, where a massive garbage dump came crashing down on people living on its perimeter, has generated an outpouring of support for the victims and frustration about the failure of successive governments to deal with the problem...