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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...