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    Trump administration lies again

    by Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 10:00pm on February 14, 2017

    IT SEEMS that US president Donald Trump has been misspeaking — to put it mildly — more often than not — since at least the presidential election times. Many political analysts assumed that once elected he would modify his positions and behave more responsibly as a president...

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    Rising Islamophobia

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 09:55pm on February 14, 2017

    ‘A SPECTRE is haunting Europe — the spectre of communism. All the powers of old Europe have entered into a holy alliance to exorcise this spectre...

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    Migrants are changing the face of European society

    by Grete Mautner | Updated at 09:50pm on February 14, 2017

    A HANDFUL of military interventions in the Middle East and Africa that was launched by Washington and its European allies have resulted in the widespread chaos in those regions that would soon trigger a massive exodus of refugees...

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    Charging excess for migration to Malaysia unacceptable

    | Updated at 09:50pm on February 14, 2017

    IT IS enraging that a Malaysia-bound Bangladeshi worker has to pay up to Tk 4.50 lakh for the migration although the government-set fee for the purpose is Tk 35,000...

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    Preventable deaths on BRTA’s watch

    | Updated at 09:45pm on February 14, 2017

    ROAD accident is one of the leading causes of deaths in Bangladesh. In the last forty-eight hours, according to a New Age report from Monday, at least 51 people were killed while 101 other were injured in 19 different road accidents in the country...

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    How the left abets the Trump-Putin axis

    by Bill Weinberg | Updated at 10:10pm on February 13, 2017

    THE United States is on the brink of a fascistic situation now that Donald Trump is president...

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    Kejriwal’s Punjab victory will alter course of Indian politics

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 10:00pm on February 13, 2017

    THE emerging consensus that there is a wave in favour of AAP in the Punjab is terrible news for the BJP and the Congress, not because they will have lost the election but because the road ahead will become that much more difficult...

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    Greening urban transport system

    | Updated at 09:55pm on February 13, 2017

    THE importance of greening the transport system is very crucial for sustainable development since commuting is an integral part of our daily lives irrespective of our social differences...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 09:55pm on February 13, 2017

    I WAS no lover of horse-riding especially because I hated to get up too early in the morning. Moreover, the joint pain that lived with me from my 10th year as a result of an attack of rheumatic fever made the whole thing distressing in the beginning...

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    Rajuk’s faulty risky building list

    | Updated at 09:50pm on February 13, 2017

    THE Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha’s latest list of the capital’s ‘highly risky’ buildings is stirring up controversies...