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    Connecting the dots

    by Seema Amin | Updated at 12:05am on July 22, 2018

    LOCAL climate change resistance has been one of the more powerful concepts framing the Kinder Morgan/Trans-Mountain Pipeline protests,....

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    Accident prone vehicles are running with no guideline

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 22, 2018

    Traffic safety remains neglected despite recurring fatal accidents. Modified utility vehicles, known as human haulers, that are risky continue to run on the road in the Dhaka city....

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    Giving unified university admission test a chance

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 22, 2018

    THE unified admission test, which the authorities call ‘cluster admission test’, for public universities has been in discussion for eight years since 2010 when the education ministry in principle decided on its introduction to reduce the number of admission tests that students take,....

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    Liberation War of Bangladesh: Actions, reactions and inactions of foreign powers – XII

    by Nurul Kabir | Updated at 12:05am on July 21, 2018

    Meanwhile, Sisson and Rose claim, and that too referring to ‘several authoritative sources’, that Chou En-lai’s message also included a statement that ‘the question of East Pakistan should be settled according to the wishes of the People of East Pakistan’....

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    Getting the language count right

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 21, 2018

    The story, ‘Death of Jagmohan, the Elephant’, by Bengali writer Mahasweta Devi, is about the death of an elephant....

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    Where Putin and Trump see eye-to-eye

    by Deena Stryker | Updated at 12:05am on July 21, 2018

    TWENTY-FOUR hours after the historic meeting between president Trump and president Putin, the US media gives no sign of knowing what links these two presidents....

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    How Rohingyas are lynched and held responsible

    by Ramzy Baroud | Updated at 12:05am on July 21, 2018

    ‘IN MY four years as High Commissioner, I have heard many preposterous claims.....

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    Transports, traders need to remain safe from extortion

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 21, 2018

    THE allegations of the Transport Owners’ Association that the Highway Police and the Bangladesh Road Transport Workers’ Federation, which is led by the shipping minister, extort money from transports should not be ignored as if it is true, it is deeply concerning....

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    Never-ending tale of disparity in rural-urban education

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 21, 2018

    STUDENTS from rural areas lagging behind their fellows in urban areas in public examinations has become a never-ending tale, belying the government claims that measures have been taken to redress the situation....

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    Liberation War of Bangladesh: Actions, reactions and inactions of foreign powers – XI

    by Nurul Kabir | Updated at 12:05am on July 20, 2018

    THE Chinese leadership, which had already developed serious tension with its Soviet counterparts on doctrinal disputes, strategic partnership and nuclear technology, was also willing to develop ties with the United States, for it would not only help gain its legitimate position in the global political and economic order, particularly in the United Nations,174 but also provide diplomatic strength in terms of balancing the Soviet presence in the Asian region....

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