Editorial

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    Cultural heritage needs to be conserved

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

    HERITAGE sites are in slow decay because of negligence of the authorities concerned. The current state of the ancient capital of Pundravardhan in Mahasthangarh shows...

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    Time for election authorities to make agencies neutral

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

    POLITICAL parties and alliances began campaigns after the election authorities had almost completed the allocation of election symbols on Monday....

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    Worrying unequal economic development

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    THE country has witnessed a sharp rise in income inequality during the tenure of Awami League led government in the past decade....

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    Govt must stop extrajudicial killings

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    ALTHOUGH the government has claimed that it is sincere in protecting human rights, human rights defenders have termed the country’s rights situation alarming and repressive...

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    City authorities must think before they take up projects

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    THE Dhaka South City Corporation’s move to build six footbridges, three with lifts, has become uncertain. The construction scheduled to begin by November has been...

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    Procedural loopholes result in lower conviction rates

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    The rape law in Bangladesh provision for harsher punishment for perpetrators. However, the legal definition of rape and the procedure that will ensure justice for...

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    Conservation of wildlife warrants political will

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2018

    MORE efforts are needed to conserve wildlife as ever-increasing human activities keep threatening and destroying wildlife habitats....

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    Dhaka must have bilateral deals for migrant workers

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2018

    THE plight of Bangladeshi migrant workers in destination countries has almost always made the headlines....

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    Domestic violence must stop

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2018

    A research conducted by ActionAid Bangladesh and Jatiyo Nari Nirjaton Protirodh Forum, Spotlight on Violence Against Women in Bangladesh: Trends and Solution, launched on Thursday...

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    Many a failure makes a mess of canal conservation

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2018

    THERE has been no exact number of canals that once flowed through the Dhaka city....

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