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    Govt’s flurry of project approval continues

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 26, 2018

    THE cabinet committee on purchase on Monday approved five solar power plants and a wind-turbine power plant from which the government will buy power for...

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    EC still seems reluctant at coming out of slumber

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 26, 2018

    ELECTORAL violence coming to raise its head in a big way is worrying. What appears to be more so is that violence widened and intensified...

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    Digging for data

    Prabin Rokaya | Updated at 12:00am on December 25, 2018

    IT IS not an unknown fact that Nepal is prone to a multitude of natural and human induced disasters. Every year, natural disasters result in...

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    Stifling the voices of dissent in Pakistan

    Usama Khilji | Updated at 12:00am on December 25, 2018

    THERE is no channel of information-sharing and political activity that has been free from attempts at censorship in Pakistan this year. Be it television, print,...

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    Truth today is intolerant

    Kabir Deb | Updated at 12:00am on December 25, 2018

    ON A fresh autumn morning, I was going by an auto rickshaw to my college to give a brief summary or lecture on what really...

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    Uncritical media engagement

    Nurul Kabir | Updated at 12:00am on December 25, 2018

    WHILE election itself is not democracy, it remains the indispensable first step towards democratisation of the body politic of any country. Bangladesh, which is constitutionally...

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    BRTA continues to deprioritise passengers’ safety

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 25, 2018

    In the face of nationwide student protest for road safety, the government has taken some steps to streamline the fatally flawed public transport sector; however,...

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    Govt should consider workers’ interest to set wage structure

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 25, 2018

    LABOUR leaders at a meeting with the department of inspection for factories and establishments officials on Sunday said that extremely low basic wage and uncertainty...

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    The symphony of our times

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

    APART from NM Khan Mihir, two distinguished members of the erstwhile Civil Service of Pakistan, Shamim Ahsan and Habibul Hoque, both of whom were joint secretaries in 1973–74 played a role in arranging a meeting for me with Syed Hossain in London....

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    The Euro-establishment’s fear of populism

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

    FROM the European Union’s standpoint, the historic levels of social unrest confronting French president Emmanuel Macron, one of its leading champions, came at a delicate moment in its dealings with Italy....

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