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    State Dept posts report as UN agency formed to assist ICC

    Arshad Khan | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2018

    VERY quietly, without fanfare, in a story that went by almost unnoticed, the US state department web site posted a report this week on the Rohingya massacres and atrocities....

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    More efforts needed to ensure expecting mothers’ nutrition

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2018

    IT IS unfortunate that about 23 per cent of the children born in Bangladesh every year suffer from low birth weight....

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    Happening transport sector doesn’t see improvements

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2018

    THE communications sector has failed to witness much of improvement despite the government’s taking many big projects, one after another, which the ruling party failed to complete within two of its tenure in the government since 2009....

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    MH17: some truth emerging at last

    James O’Neill | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2018

    ON JULY 17, 2014, Malaysia Airlines MH 17 was directed to vary its scheduled flight path flying over Ukraine en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam....

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    Cutting through the white noise

    Suhasini Haidar | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2018

    AFTER a sudden and brief moment of clear signal, the ‘India-Pakistan channel’ has gone back to static, with the cancellation of talks between the two foreign ministers in New York this week....

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    Vision zero: a solution to road safety?

    Bipasha Dutta | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2018

    IN THE world, one person dies every 25 seconds by road accidents. Only 28 countries, accounting for 7 per cent of the world’s population, have adequate laws that address all five risk factors — speed, drunk driving, helmets, seat-belts and child restraints....

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    The Kim-Moon summit: moving forward?

    Imran Khalid | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2018

    PRESIDENT Moon Jae-in’s just-concluded three-day visit to North Korea culminated in an unprecedented but very symbolic visit to Mount Paekdu....

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    Recruitment brokers must be brought under a legal framework

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2018

    IT IS unfortunate that the government has not yet taken measures to regulate middlemen involved in the recruitment of workers from remote rural areas for overseas jobs....

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    Dengue infection ups riding on failure of city authorities

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2018

    DENGUE infection which spreads through several species of mosquito of the Aedes type, mainly Aedes aegypti, that carry dengue virus has become a serious health threat as 5,265 people are reported to have been infected with dengue only in the capital Dhaka this year,....

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    Making tourism successful in Bangladesh

    by Md Afjal Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2018

    THE World Tourism Organisation was established on January 2, 1975, with its headquarters in Madrid....

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