Editorial

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    Underperformance of BCSIR

    | Updated at 10:05pm on January 25, 2017

    IT IS unfortunate that that the multidisciplinary public research institute Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has continued to perform well below expectations since...

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    Atrocious police demand to allow barbaric practice

    | Updated at 10:00pm on January 25, 2017

    THE police demand for immunity from prosecution for acts of torture by police officers by way of the repeal of the Torture and Custodial Death...

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    Radiation scanners at ports a must

    | Updated at 09:20pm on January 24, 2017

    THE commerce ministry’s call for setting up infrastructure including scanners at all sea and land ports to conduct radiation test of imported iron, waste scrap,...

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    PM’s tirades against media defy reason

    | Updated at 08:55pm on January 24, 2017

    THE prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, yet again regrettably slated the media for reports on the 2016 shooting of a minor boy, in Gaibandha, by a...

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    No let-up in ruling party factional fueds

    | Updated at 09:35pm on January 23, 2017

    LEADERS and activists of the ruling Awami league’s student wing Chhatra League continue with their atrocities and infighting...

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    Injudicious road construction cost harbours corruption

    | Updated at 09:30pm on January 23, 2017

    THE skyrocketing cost of road and flyover construction in Bangladesh is disconcerting...

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    No more delay in cracking Tonu murder case

    | Updated at 09:25pm on January 22, 2017

    IT HAS already been 10 months since the murder of the 19-year-old college girl took place inside the Comilla cantonment but investigations are yet to...

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    Efforts needed to stop pollution of Karnaphuli

    | Updated at 09:25pm on January 22, 2017

    AN UNABATED pollution of the River Karnaphuli in Chittagong and the channels connected to it, caused by the daily discharge and dumping of toxic chemical,...

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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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