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    Are we doing it right?

    by Mohammad Abdur Razzak | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2020

    SANITARY landfill is a public facility where municipal solid waste is finally disposed of. It is a carefully designed structure built into or on top...

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    Planning the new normal post COVID-19

    by Mohammad Taufiqul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown have changed how we work, it has changed how we live and it has changed how we play. It has...

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    COVID-19 and youth employment

    by Mohammad Kabir Mia | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2020

    WORLD Youth Skills Day has been observed globally on July 15 since 2015. In November 2014, the United Nations, at its General Assembly declared July...

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    Siren call of postponing Lanka elections yet again

    by Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:01am on July 15, 2020

    THE containment of COVID-19 spread in Sri Lanka relative to other countries, including its immediate neighbours, put the government on a strong footing to face...

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    Continued layoffs, despite govt warning, unacceptable

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2020

    THOUSANDS of workers in the private and informal sectors have so far lost their jobs since the COVID-19 outbreak reduced economic activities in the country. According to an Industrial Police data, 29,369 workers, mostly from...

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    Road safety still elusive

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2020

    DESPITE promises from all concerned authorities, the roads and highways remain extremely unsafe for public in Bangladesh. In 2019, at least 5,227 people were killed in 4,702 road accidents across the...

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    200 years since the discovery of the continent

    Sofia Pale | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2020

    THE ice-covered continent, Antarctica, spanning the Earth’s South Pole is rarely covered in news reports. For now, policies of the world’s leading nations do not really concern the Antarctic. There are no..

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    Counterterrorism measures have gone too far

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 14, 2020

    OVER a matter of weeks, in early 2019, Shamima Begum became a household name. Not because her actions were more horrific or her situation more shocking than those of ‘ISIS brides’ of lesser fame. Rather, it was...

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