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    RMG workers are still not citizens

    by Taslima Akhter | Updated at 01:00am on March 26, 2017

    SWADHINATA, to whom do you belong? The question keeps buzzing in my head amidst preparations for various programmes on March 26, 2017 — the Independence Day...

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    GM potato introduction unacceptable

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 26, 2017

    THE government move to introduce commercial cultivation of genetically modified potato is unacceptable...

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    Democratic pluralism at home and independent foreign policy abroad

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 26, 2017

    IF ‘NATIONAL independence’ means, independence of the people of a country to decide their collective fate by way of vibrant debates on issues of public importance, the people of Bangladesh has lost it to a significantly dangerous extent for quite some years now...

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    Restore and conserve heritage building

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 25, 2017

    A NATION’S socio-cultural and natural heritage is the foundation to build its futures. However, the current decaying state these heritage sites in Bangladesh indicate, the government has no regards for its history...

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    Early steps needed to fight TB

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 25, 2017

    TUBERCULOSIS still remains a major public health threat in the country as about 75,000 people die of the infectious disease every year. Moreover, as New Age reported on Friday quoting experts, about 40 per cent TB patients are still undiagnosed, while untraceable patients are the most vulnerable to transmitting the disease to others...

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    FAO’s bioenergy theme is a threat to mother earth

    by Souparna Lahiri | Updated at 12:05am on March 25, 2017

    EVERY year, 21st March is celebrated as the International Day of Forests, so designated by the United Nations to highlight the importance of forests. This year, the Food and Agriculture Organization has announced the theme of ‘forests and energy’..

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    US failures in Afghanistan

    by Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:05am on March 25, 2017

    A REPORT of Special Inspector General for Afghanistan reconstruction, especially prepared for the US congress and the Trump administration, finds what should be called a magnanimous failure of the US in achieving any of its major objectives in Afghanistan even after spending almost 16 years in the country..

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    Forever at loggerheads

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 25, 2017

    After one year in office, Libya′s government of national accord is on the verge of collapse, reports Valerie Stocker from Tripoli..

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    The lost boy of Ganesh Talai

    by Zeenat Khan | Updated at 12:05am on March 25, 2017

    EVERY year, eighty thousand children go missing in India. From such an astounding number, two out of three children remain untraced. To be a lost child in India must be one of the hardest things to go through...

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    Reality and the US-made famine in Yemen

    by Kathy Kelly | Updated at 01:05am on March 24, 2017

    THIS week at the voices for creative nonviolence office in Chicago, my colleague Sabia Rigby prepared a presentation for a local high school...

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