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    Nostalgia of New Age housed in Holiday Building

    by Abu Jar M Akkas | Updated at 09:45pm on February 06, 2017

    THE New Age office has moved, finally. Almost everyone who has worked with New Age — some of them have left the newspaper and a few have left this world — has heard of the office relocation plan, which began to be heard of about six years after New Age had come out. But the whiff in the air gained force around October 2015 when we heard the building and the land were sold...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 09:40pm on February 06, 2017

    AS NEW entrance in the civil service cadre of Pakistan in 1967, we were taught job-specific subjects along with public administration and development economics. Experts imparted lessons in the Penal Code, the Criminal Procedure Code, the Civil Procedure Code, the Evidence Act, and land revenue laws. In addition, we had lessons in Islamiyat. For the Bengalis from East Pakistan (Bangladesh), there were lessons in Urdu and for those from West Pakistan was Bangla...

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    No more human trafficking from Bangladesh

    | Updated at 09:40pm on February 06, 2017

    TRAFFICKING of Bangladeshi workers to Libya is alarming...

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    Taqi murderers still at large in Narayanganj

    | Updated at 09:30pm on February 06, 2017

    THE legal proceedings in the murder of Tanwir Muhammad Taqi have been stalled for nearly three years...

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    The myth of the Facebook revolution

    by Niklas Kossow and Ilyas Saliba | Updated at 09:45pm on February 05, 2017

    THE Arab uprisings six years ago triggered a huge upsurge of hope. After the three major ‘waves’ of democratisation, there was optimism that democracy would now finally prevail in the Middle East as well...

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    Never the twain shall meet

    | Updated at 09:35pm on February 05, 2017

    INTERPRETATION, when applied to myth making, can and does translate ideas into artefacts for the purpose of objectifying the status of subjective reality...

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    Scottish independence has to move with the times

    by Gerry Hassan | Updated at 09:35pm on February 05, 2017

    SCOTLAND has in recent times liked to see itself as progressive, democratic and European...

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    Hints of new world order must await Tillerson-Lavrov meeting

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 09:30pm on February 05, 2017

    PUNDITS in Washington are beginning to hope for continuity in US foreign policy under Donald Trump. For their optimism, they are falling back on hints from the new administration...

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    Early steps needed to stop tannery pollution at Savar

    | Updated at 09:30pm on February 05, 2017

    THE allegation of untreated water being released from the new tannery park at Savar on the outskirts of the capital into the nearby Dhaleshwari River is indeed worrying...

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    Alutila road accident death must be properly investigated

    | Updated at 09:25pm on February 05, 2017

    IN YET another accident in Khagrachari, eight were killed and 10 critically injured...