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    US budget broadside on climate change

    by Kieran Cooke | Updated at 01:05am on March 22, 2017

    IF ANYTHING, it’s worse than expected: sweeping cutbacks to environmental programmes; an abandonment of efforts aimed at cleaning up air and water pollution around the US;...

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    Politico-media complex

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 22, 2017

    NOT long ago, if someone wanted to seize political power in a country, he or she had merely to control the army and the police...

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    Welcome move to regulate rural housing

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 22, 2017

    THE cabinet on Monday approved in principle the draft Urban and Regional Planning Bill 2017...

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    Suicidal deals with India unacceptable

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 22, 2017

    ANY summit level meeting between two neighbouring countries usually promises solutions to bilateral problems and the promotion of mutual interests...

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    The opportunity in Geneva for a fresh start

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 01:05am on March 21, 2017

    THE draft resolution on Sri Lanka that is currently before the UN human rights council gives Sri Lanka the additional two years that the government sought to deliver on commitments made 18 months ago...

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    Indian academia and institutional injustice

    by B Prabakaran | Updated at 01:05am on March 21, 2017

    JNU has been celebrated for critical thinking, political activism and regarded as one of the premier institutions for higher education and excellence in research...

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    Maldives tourist haven faces new threat

    by Kieran Cooke | Updated at 01:05am on March 21, 2017

    CLIMATE change and a $10bn-dollar development scheme in the Maldives pose double danger for the Indian Ocean tourist paradise...

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    Women’s growing autonomy and men’s failure to cope

    by Habiba Nowrose | Updated at 01:05am on March 21, 2017

    I once went to Kolyanpur slum for a survey. It was part of a research that aimed at assessing slum dwellers’ the access to public services available in Kolyanpur area...

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    Diplomatic pressure to resolve Rohingya crisis is lacking

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 21, 2017

    DESPITE Myanmar’s human rights abuse against the Rohingya, diplomatic pressure against Myanmar for the atrocities of its military is lacking...

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    Nation still awaits justice for Tanu

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 21, 2017

    A year ago from today, Shohagi Jahan Tanu, a college girl and theater activist was raped and killed on Comilla cantonment premises...

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