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    Overcoming inter-ethnic tension that exists beneath surface

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 10:50pm on December 21, 2016

    NATIONALIST Buddhist groups setting up temples and putting up statues in places where there are hardly any or no Buddhists has become a visible source of inter-ethnic agitation...

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    Compromised future of our daughters

    | Updated at 10:45pm on December 21, 2016

    BANGLADESH appeared in the global map for many extraordinary achievements in the past few years...

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    Recalling humanity

    by Saira Rahman Khan | Updated at 10:20pm on December 21, 2016

    WHEN human rights abuses within a state persistently occur, the issue becomes public knowledge and repressive states will try their utmost to hide their actions, but to no avail...

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    Mess of primary education, failure of literacy plan

    | Updated at 10:20pm on December 21, 2016

    ABOUT a third of all who completed their primary education in the past year still lacking ability at reading, writing and using arithmetic, as the Education Watch Report 2016 launched on Monday says, brings to the fore the failure that has mired the national education system....

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    Off-list Rohingyas must be treated same way as the listed

    | Updated at 10:10pm on December 21, 2016

    THE government’s initiative to create a database of the Rohingyas, staying in Bangladesh since 1978 after fleeing persecution in Myanmar, along with their photographs and addresses in Myanmar through a census is welcome...

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    Right to work for youth in Bangladesh

    | Updated at 10:30pm on December 20, 2016

    BANGLADESH is unique in South Asia to have secured its independence through the war of independence and to have spirit of the glorious struggles — equality, human dignity, and social justice — enshrined in its proclamation of independence, yet successive governments have not architected development policies of the country based on these three pillars...

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    Striking audacity of coup-in-process

    by Paul Craig Roberts | Updated at 10:25pm on December 20, 2016

    UNSUBSTANTIATED stories have been planted throughout the presstitute media by anonymous CIA officials that Donald Trump’s electoral victory was the result of Russian intervention...

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    Bangladesh on the threshold of unlimited prosperity

    by Mahbubur Rahman | Updated at 10:20pm on December 20, 2016

    THE president of China Xi Jinping paid a historic visit to Bangladesh in October. No Chinese president visited Bangladesh in the past 30 years...

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    Coordinated drives must to reclaim grabbed canals

    | Updated at 10:20pm on December 20, 2016

    RAJDHANI Unnayan Kartripakkha’s investigation report on the latest condition of a number of canals and water bodies at Demra in the capital and Rupganj in Narayanganj, indeed, depicts a sorry state...

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    A shocking reality with ominous implications

    | Updated at 10:10pm on December 20, 2016

    BRIBERY having to come as an unfortunate reality in the recruitment of teachers in public universities, as a Transparency International, Bangladesh research based on recruitment information in 13 universities from 2001 to 2016 shows, leaves a bad taste in mouth...