Editorial

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    Alarming increase in youth violence

    | Updated at 12:30am on January 21, 2017

    THE alarming rise in youth violence in Bangladesh is showing the sign of failure of the current social and educational infrastructure. A series of juvenile...

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    Quality should grow along with volume

    | Updated at 12:25am on January 21, 2017

    THE good piece of news is that the Ekushey Book Fair has, for some years, been growing in size and, also, in the volume of...

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    Textbook writers, editors must disclose changes

    | Updated at 09:25pm on January 20, 2017

    ERRORS and misprints in primary and secondary textbooks for the 2017 academic session are unpalatable...

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    Time for world intervention in Rohingya issue

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

    THE special envoy of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to Myanmar has rightly stressed the need for United Nations’ intervention in the Rakhine State of...

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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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