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    Myanmar to arm, train non-Muslims in conflict-ridden Rakhine state

    | Updated at 10:53pm on November 03, 2016

    The condition of the Rohingyas is quite grim in Myanmar and no effective solution has been offered by the government because of influence of the majority community...

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    Expectations from Marrakech

    by AKM Saiful Islam | Updated at 10:42pm on November 03, 2016

    THE 22nd Conference of Parties (COP 22) is going to be held in Marrakech from November 7 where representatives from 197 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Parties will gather to review...

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    Dangerous bends and lack of posted road signs

    | Updated at 10:35pm on November 03, 2016

    AN IMPORTANT factor that can ensure smoothly flowing road traffic in a safe manner is properly posted road signs and their visibility both on national or regional highways...

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    Costly RPP contracts renewal

    | Updated at 10:27pm on November 03, 2016

    THE controversial contracts between the government and 10 private companies over the purchase of electricity from 15 rental power plants, which were renewed between 2013 and 2015 for three to five years...

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    When Russia threatens by sea, may be intelligence can prevail?

    by Phil Butler | Updated at 11:31pm on November 02, 2016

    HYSTERICS are the western leadership’s most effective weapons against imaginary Russian foes. Or are imaginary Russian foes the cause of idiotic hysterics...

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    Habitat III: leaving no one behind

    | Updated at 11:20pm on November 02, 2016

    IN CITIES across the world, the dramatic increase in forced and market-driven evictions disproportionately affects the urban poor...

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    Indira Gandhi’s many battles

    | Updated at 11:19pm on November 02, 2016

    In Indira Gandhi’s arithmetic, Muslims and Dalits formed a bulwark of the pyramid called the Congress with the Brahmins and Rajputs bringing up the apex...

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    EIA in development

    | Updated at 11:17pm on November 02, 2016

    Environmental impact assessment should be mandatorily conducted by the implementing authorities for all projects, not just industrial ones...

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    No more apathy to crimes against women, children

    | Updated at 11:16pm on November 02, 2016

    The police release on increase in violence against women and children in July–September, when 1,612 cases were reported every month, compared with the April–June figures...

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    Independent judiciary that is still dependent

    | Updated at 10:16pm on November 02, 2016

    THE independence of the judiciary, formally announced nine years ago, still failing to fully advantage the justice delivery system and justice dispensation is disparaging...