Editorial

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    Risky DNCC markets

    | Updated at 09:30pm on January 19, 2017

    That at least 12 market buildings under the Dhaka North City Corporation are at risk of collapse is a matter of concern...

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    Worrying decline in special-need children’s school enrolment

    | Updated at 09:20pm on January 19, 2017

    A DECLINE in the number of students with disabilities in mainstream primary schools in four years, from 1,12,444 in 2013 to 81,891 in 2016, is...

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    Law enforcers must have their hands clean

    | Updated at 10:30pm on January 18, 2017

    THE trial court verdicts sentencing 26 people — 16 then-employed-in-RAB personnel along with police personnel deputed to the battalion and a local ruling party leader...

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    AL’s no-talk stance over poll-time govt unreasonable

    | Updated at 10:15pm on January 18, 2017

    THE rejection by the ruling Awami League’s general secretary of the possibility of talks between the government and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party over the form...

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    No end in sight to stalking

    | Updated at 09:05pm on January 17, 2017

    THE stabbing of a college girl on Sunday at the hand of a young man at Zakiganj in Sylhet provides yet another pointer to the...

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    Railway framed with bamboos and wood

    | Updated at 09:05pm on January 17, 2017

    THE use of bamboo and wood in supporting sleepers and railway lines, instead of iron bars and hooks, at some stretches in Kurigram and Moulvibazar,...

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    Integrated factory inspection system is promising

    | Updated at 09:55pm on January 16, 2017

    IN THE aftermath of deadly fires at industries other than readymade garment factories, the government initiative to develop and implement an integrated factory inspection system...

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    Readiness to do battle with the cold wave

    | Updated at 09:45pm on January 16, 2017

    COLD wave, with the mercury dropping, since January 11, to 5 degrees Celsius, on Saturday, in Panchagarh and Kurigram, has started affecting normal life, severely...

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    Lurking dangers of coal cargo capsize

    | Updated at 09:45pm on January 15, 2017

    A CARGO vessel carrying 1,000 tonnes of coal sinking in the River Passur near the Sunderbans in Bagerhat is concerning on a few counts...

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    Police harassment to repress labour movement unacceptable

    | Updated at 09:25pm on January 15, 2017

    THE government has adopted an excessively repressive attitude towards agitating apparel workers of Ashulia who took to the streets in December 2016 demanding an increase...

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