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    A glimpse of US-Pakistan case

    by Farooque Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2018

    ‘THE US has delivered an object lesson in how not to conduct diplomacy’, said the first sentence of an editorial of Dawn, a leading Pakistan daily newspaper....

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    Not temporary, but sustainable solution needed

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2018

    ROAD safety issues have remained unattended by successive governments....

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    Govt must not hold Khaleda trial inside jail

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 06, 2018

    THE government’s decision to hold the trial of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case inside the old central jail on Nazimuddin Road in Old Town of Dhaka is worrying as such a trial inside the old jail could hardly,....

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    Rohingya crisis and an independent state

    by Amir Mohammad Sayem | Updated at 12:00am on September 05, 2018

    THE term ‘Rohingya’ indicates an ethnic group, with an estimated total of more than three million — both at home and abroad, particularly as refugees....

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    Real stakes of US-China trade wars

    by F William Engdahl | Updated at 12:00am on September 05, 2018

    THE bizarre and escalating ‘trade war’ being waged by Washington against the Chinese is not at all about balance of trade surpluses....

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    The nature of dissent

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 05, 2018

    DISAGREEING with each other is a fundamental human trait. There is not a single individual who does not disagree with something or the other all the time....

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    Legal framework needed for recruitment agencies

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 05, 2018

    IT IS unfortunate that the government is yet to work out a plan to regulate agencies that recruit workers from remote rural areas for overseas jobs....

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    Govt must shore up drug abuse treatment, rehabilitation facilities

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 05, 2018

    THE large-scale drive against drug substances, by the Rapid Action Battalion since May 4 and by the police since May 18, has continued for about four months now,....

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    Govt must address public concern over nuclear power plant

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 04, 2018

    THE government’s increased effort to meet the energy demand of the country while laudable raises some serious concerns. When globally the move is to divest from nuclear and coal based power generation, the government has decided to install a second nuclear power plant...

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    ICT act continues to repress voice of dissent

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 04, 2018

    THE concern over the abuse of section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology Act 2006 rose to prominence again as the number of cases under the said act has significantly increased in recent times...

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