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    Enhancing community resilience in disasters

    Md Ashik Sarder | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    THE geographical location of Bangladesh has made the country vulnerable to frequent disasters. The country is now also exposed to adverse impact of climate change...

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    A global battle of values and ideals

    Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    WITH each day that passes the conflict and animosity between the conservative reactionary forces and the global movement for progressive change becomes more acute, uglier...

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    Society, media all need to raise voice to protect rivers

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    THIS is a highly disturbing piece of information that not a single illegal structure of as many as 2,181 erected on the encroached bank of...

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    Govt must better teaching to stop coaching trade

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    THE education minister, as part of plans to stop the leak of question papers that have so far had public examinations mired in controversy, on...

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    The symphony of our times

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    AS ALREADY mentioned, my close class friends since Dhaka College days of 1957–1959 Colonel Shafa’at Jamil was instrumental in introducing me to the principal and significant political leaders of Bangladesh’s war of liberation....

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    Does our civilisation has at least some chance to survive?

    André Vltchek | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    LATELY, I have been asked this question on several occasions. ‘Can our humanity really survive?’ ‘Am I an optimist or a pessimist?’My replies vary, as I don’t think there can ever be one single answer to this most urgent, the most important query....

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    Challenges for the new government

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    BEFORE the parliamentary elections of December 30, there was a choking atmosphere in the country....

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    2019: a year to embrace energy democracy

    Susann Scherbarth and Sean Sweeney  | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    ‘IF YOU always do what you’ve always done, you always get what you’ve always gotten....

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    River route management still poor

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    THE Gazaria upazila administration calling off a rescue operation on Saturday, five days after it began, without finding at least 20 workers who went missing in a trawler capsize in the River Meghna in Munshinganj is worrying....

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    Rubbing salt to injuries

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    THIS is, indeed, a welcome assurance from the prime minister and Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina that her government would establish the political rights of all citizens....

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