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    Forest conservation, reforestation must be policy priority

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2020

    A COUNTRY should have at least 20 per cent of its land to be forested while in the case of Bangladesh, it is 10 per...

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    After 100 years, it is time Univ of Dhaka came of age

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2020

    THE University of Dhaka, the oldest and premier seat of higher learning in Bangladesh, will complete a hundred years of its existence in July, yet...

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    The Yemen civil war arms bonanza

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2020

    Mammoth arms sales continue to remain matters of business and politics, with business tending to be the crowing representative, writes Binoy Kampmark ‘MAKING billions from...

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    Get the hell out of Afghanistan

    by Caitlin Johnston | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2020

    These are unforgivable atrocities which cry out to the heavens for vengeance. Nothing can undo them. Nothing can set them right, writes Caitlin Johnston THE...

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    Right to travel

    by AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2020

    IT IS unwise to treat lightly brazen abuses of power to stop citizens from exercising their right to go abroad. The case of Altaf Ahmad...

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    Asad Owaisi enigma after Bihar

    by Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2020

    THE enigma of Asaduddin Owaisi on the rise in recent years has, after he won five seats in the Seemanchal area of Bihar, acquired a...

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    Patient- and worker-friendly hospitals

    by Hasnat M Alamgir | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2020

    DEMAND for healthcare services is growing rapidly in Bangladesh because of an increasing prevalence of chronic diseases among its ageing population. It is, therefore, essential...

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    Unregulated food industry a public health nightmare

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2020

    FOOD safety remains still elusive as in almost all steps of food production, safety standards are compromised. There are documented evidences that the food come...

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    Govt must reprogramme tax policy to stop corporate abuse

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 22, 2020

    THE findings of the State of Tax Justice 2020: Tax Justice in the Time of COVID-19 that the Tax Justice Network, a London-based global alliance...

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    Re-learning to reject war

    by David Swanson | Updated at 12:00am on November 21, 2020

    CHRIS Lombardi’s fantastic new book is called I Ain’t Marching Anymore: Dissenters, Deserters, and Objectors to America’s Wars. It’s a wonderful history of US wars,...

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