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    A fillip to cotton farming to boost apparel sector

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 15, 2017

    THE apparel sector in Bangladesh has been the most successful export-earner in recent years. Next to China, Bangladesh now ranks second in exporting garments and apparels to the world market...

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    Govt must bring in discipline in auto-rickshaw fare

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 15, 2017

    FAILURE to stop auto-rickshaws charging more than metered fare has been a sorry tale of the government....

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    Landslides already grave enough for govt to wake up

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 15, 2017

    THE death of at least 150 people till Wednesday in landslides triggered by heavy rains in Bangladesh’s south-east — Chittagong, Rangamati and Bandarban — is shocking...

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    Britain: the end of a fantasy

    by Fintan O’Toole | Updated at 12:00am on June 14, 2017

    TO UNDERSTAND the sensational outcome of the British election, one must ask a basic question....

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    New India is running amok

    by Latha Jishnu | Updated at 12:05am on June 14, 2017

    ASMALL event is sometimes more revealing than a cataclysmic one that grabs headlines. Last month, the government-run Indian Institute of Mass Communication in Delhi became the venue for a distasteful display of the ruling BJP’s ideology....

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    Bangladesh’s Indo-China policy

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 14, 2017

    THE notion of neighbourhood as a place of residence is changing, both locally and internationally. What used to be limited to a small number of adjacent houses has become a complex of many houses and habitats...

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    Expectations and reality

    by Munir Uddin Shamim | Updated at 12:05am on June 14, 2017

    EVERY year, the moment of the announcement of the national budget proposal immediately attracts people from all walks of life....

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    Lanka reconciliation needs action

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:05am on June 14, 2017

    EIGHT years after the end of the war the consolidation of peace and restoration of normalcy in Sri Lanka is generally taken for granted...

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    All must get down to ridding cities of inundation

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 14, 2017

    HEAVY rain, along with gusty wind, triggered by a depression, wreaked havoc in many areas of Bangladesh on Monday...

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    High growth of hard-term loans gravely concerning

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 14, 2017

    A HIGH growth of non-concessional loans, having more than 5 per cent interest rate and shorter grace and repayment period as opposed to concessional loans which have less than 1 per cent interest rate, and suppliers’ credit,....

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