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    Cultural growth as important as economic growth

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 24, 2018

    CULTURAL growth of a society, considered vital in national development, has been neglected in Bangladesh. The budgetary allocation for the cultural affairs ministry is nominal....

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    EC mustn’t have provisions that can harm electoral integrity

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 24, 2018

    THE Election Commission coming to propose an imposition of bans on capturing video in polling centres and posting them on social networking sites by foreign election observers is concerning....

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    ‘Male Energy,’ authoritarian whiteness and creeping fascism

    Paul Street | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2018

    Who needs dystopian political fiction in the age of the orange-tinted monstrosity that calls itself Donald Trump? Two Thursdays ago,....

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    Myth of stability in Nepal

    Lok Raj Baral | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2018

    IN A recent interview with The New York Times, Colombian president Ivan Duque Márquez made a distinction between demagogues and pedagogues stating that demagogues were populists who embrace extremism of either the right or the left;....

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    Khashoggi’s message in a bottle, will we get it?

    Jim W Dean | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2018

    WE MAY never know if Mr Kashoggi had a premonition about his visit to the Saudi embassy in Istanbul. He walked in to complete some routine paperwork to marry the anxious lady waiting outside for him, and has now become part of journalism history....

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    Govt must ensure enforcement of road safety directives

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2018

    BECAUSE of lack of traffic law enforcement most of the traffic-related directives have remained unheeded for years in the capital and elsewhere in the country,....

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    Law and order in a shocking state of disarray

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2018

    LAW and order situation is in a shocking state of disarray in Bangladesh....

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    Any peaceful future for Afghanistan?

    by Martin Berger | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2018

    IN EARLY October, the world commemorated the 17th anniversary of the American invasion of Afghanistan. As it’s been pointed out by the Hill, it’s been a tragic failure from the get-go, but for reasons few people understand....

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    Colonialism still destroys peoples and planet

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2018

    THE consequences of colonialism and imperialism, in all their forms and across all their epochs, defy our imagination....

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 22, 2018

    IF HE finds it unsuitable all the work of years by the student may come to naught....

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