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    Valuing teachers, improving their status

    by KM Enamul Hoque | Updated at 12:55am on October 06, 2016

    THE UNESCO director general Irina Bokova, in a speech celebrating the 50th anniversary of World Teachers Day, which was celebrated every October 5 marking the adoption...

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    Afghan in wonderland

    by Peter Bach | Updated at 12:41am on October 06, 2016

    THIS week the European Union and Afghan government with up to 70 countries and 30 international agencies and organisations in attendance co-host the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan...

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    Yet another heinous crime by Chhatra League people

    | Updated at 12:30am on October 06, 2016

    MONDAY’S brutal attack on a Sylhet Government Women’s College student by a leader of the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology unit of the Chhatra League...

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    Dhaka mustn’t allow India’s fencing closer to zero line

    | Updated at 12:27am on October 06, 2016

    DHAKA agreeing to New Delhi’s request to allow India to erect new fencing ahead of the present barbed-wire fences, which means inside 150 metres and closer to the international border...

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    On Afghanistan’s territory control

    by Vladimir Terehov | Updated at 12:54am on October 05, 2016

    THE two-day visit of the president of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani to India and his talks with India’s prime minister Narendra Modi that took place in mid-September 2016 are a good reason to discuss...

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    The lines that have been crossed

    by Vipin Narang | Updated at 12:33am on October 05, 2016

    AS THE dust settles following the so-called September 29 ‘surgical strike’ which witnessed the publicly acknowledged employment of Indian special forces across the line of control for the first time in over a decade...

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    Worrying surge in rice prices

    | Updated at 12:23am on October 05, 2016

    RICE prices worryingly continue to show an upward trend. As New Age reported on Tuesday, the price of coarse rice has already increased by Tk 8 a kilogram in the capital’s retail outlets while prices of BR-28 and BR-29 increased...

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    Every upazila should have finger print registration centre

    | Updated at 12:19am on October 05, 2016

    WHILE remittances from the Bangladeshi workers abroad, which reached Tk 1,20,000 crore in the past year, form a strong wheel of the Bangladesh economy, the outbound migrant workers continue to face various...

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    Dhaka must protest at Delhi’s insulting Bangladesh war narrative

    | Updated at 02:22pm on October 04, 2016

    India’s defence minister Manohar Parrikar, while threatening Pakistan on Sunday in the midst of military tensions between the two countries, has made a very objectionable comment about Bangladesh, particularly its armed struggle for national independence against the occupation forces of Pakistan...

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    Israel and academic freedom: a closed book

    Stanley L Cohen | Updated at 12:45pm on October 03, 2016

    You have a 17-year-old daughter… let’s call her Rachel, or perhaps Nadia… raised in a home where dialogue, debate and disagreement have been served as so...