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    Major challenges remain unaddressed

    Unnayan Onneshan | Updated at 12:05am on June 09, 2018

    THE finance minister has announced 47th national budget for fiscal year 2018-19. The current year’s budget is somewhat different from the previous one by the fact that it precedes the national parliamentary election.....

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    Learning Sindhi

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 09, 2018

    FOR decades, I faced a dilemma. Living in Sindh, I wanted to learn the Sindhi language to enable myself to speak to the people here in their own language....

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    World imperialism faces difficult time as Putin says

    Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:05am on June 09, 2018

    PUTIN’S latest assertion signals the world imperialism’s coming tough days.....

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    Police attack on peaceful demonstrators shocking

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 09, 2018

    IT IS disparaging that another killing of a suspected drug pedlar in Kishoreganj early Thursday took the death toll of the anti-drug drive across the country to 143 in 24 days amidsts protests at home and abroad against ‘extrajudicial killings....

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    Budget proposal must reflect the spirit of liberation war

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 09, 2018

    THE national budget, with a total outlay of Tk 4,64,573 crore, that the finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith proposed in the parliament on Thursday for the 2019 financial year appears to be stupendous,....

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    Social networks as dead ends for activists

    L’Ordre  | Updated at 12:05am on June 08, 2018

    THERE was a time when the internet was an experiment in anarchy, but it is increasingly becoming an experiment in ‘stateness’, meaning police-order....

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    The presidential pardons

    Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:05am on June 08, 2018

    REMEMBER Lewis ‘Scooter’ Libby who served as an adviser to vice-president Dick Cheney?.....

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    Education in 2018 budget

    Quazi Faruque Ahmed | Updated at 12:05am on June 08, 2018

    THE budget proposal for the 2019 financial year, which the finance minister made on June 7, is the last budget of the current government....

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    The US is at war with itself

    Lawrence Davidson | Updated at 12:05am on June 08, 2018

    THE United States is at war with itself. It is actually a function of the nation’s heritage — the past contesting specific aspects of a modern present....

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    Drives against chemically treated fruit necessary

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 08, 2018

    IT IS a matter to be taken into serious consideration that chemicals used for artificially ripening fruit contain high amount of heavy metals and other chemicals which get diffused into fruit and expose public to serious health hazards....

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