Editorial

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    Conservation of heritage sites a must

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 20, 2018

    THAT heritage sites are in the danger of disappearance is a pointer to the apathy of the authorities to the importance of conservation of invaluable...

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    Freedom fighter’s age tweak is insult to national glory

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 20, 2018

    THE victorious war for national liberation in 1971 was the single most important event, unmatched by any others, in the history of Bangladesh...

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    Battery recycling poisoning from must be averted

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 19, 2018

    IT IS deeply worrying that haphazard recycling of the used lead-acid battery going on unabated is contaminating soil and water with toxic substances, posing long-term...

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    AL leaders should keep their Chhatra League promises

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 19, 2018

    IT IS concerning that within-the-organisation conflicts have continued apace in the Awami League’s student wing Chhatra League...

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    Govt must rewrite Bank Companies Act

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 18, 2018

    THE cabinet’s approval of a draft bill in May 2017 seeking to amend the Bank Companies Act 1991 to allow four of a family to...

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    Myanmar lacks sincerity to resolve Rohingya crisis

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 18, 2018

    IN THE face of genocidal pogrom of Myanmar military against the Rohingyas in Rakhaine State, more than 6,55,500 women, children and elderly people entered Bangladesh....

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    Poor winter crop situation warrants early readiness

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 17, 2018

    PROLONGED submersion of farmland because of extreme weather events such as intermittent rain and flooding is reported to have affected winter crop farming...

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    Partisan appointment of worker rep not acceptable

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 17, 2018

    A JUDICIOUS formation of the wage board for apparel workers is crucial for the advancement of the sector. However, successive governments have always been insincere...

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    Injudicious spending harbours corruption

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 16, 2018

    THE power sector in Bangladesh is mired in controversy. Different projects initiated by the incumbent while promises to bring power to all corners of the...

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    Govt must act against Samorita authority

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 16, 2018

    IT IS deplorable that a former Awami League lawmaker who also happens to be the chairman of Samorita Medical College on Sunday threatened the agitating...

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