Editorial

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    Govt must focus on slum people at health risks

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    SLUM dwellers in Dhaka are at high risk of suffering from non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular ailments, referring to a study supported...

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    The right war in a wrong way tramples rule of law

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 16, 2018

    TWO people suspected of peddling drug substances coming to die on Wednesday — one in ‘gunfight’ with the Detective Branch in Mymensingh and the other...

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    Women politicians’ demand cannot be dispensed with

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    The under-representation of women in the policy-making bodies of political parties — especially the two major parties, the ruling Awami League and the Bangladesh Nationalist...

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    The one-eyed election authorities and a festive violation

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 15, 2018

    THE Election Commission on November 10 issued orders for the law enforcement agencies not to allow political parties and alliances to hold rallies and marches...

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    Child labour in informal sector unprotected

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2018

    The labour law does not have provisions to protect the rights of child labour in the informal sector. The Bangladesh Shishu Odhikar Forum has observed...

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    No scope for wrong resolution of right grievances

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 14, 2018

    BANGLADESH Jatiya Hindu Mahajote leaders, after their meeting with the Bangladesh Nationalist Party leaders on Monday, said that they had campaigned for the reservation of...

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    Women must be empowered financially for healthier life

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    THE share of women entrepreneurs in the small and medium enterprises loan portfolio remains almost unchanged in the last five years.

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    Unabated transport workers’ crimes

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2018

    FATAL traffic safety condition in Bangladesh is known to all. However, passengers’ lives in the high ways are not only at risk of road accidents,...

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    Myanmar continues with hostility towards Rohingyas

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 12, 2018

    MYANMAR has failed to fulfil any conditions set forth by the international committee for safe and sustainable repatriation of the Rohingya who fled violence in...

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    EC must take action against code of conduct breaches

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 12, 2018

    THE violation of the directives that the Election Commission usually enforces on political parties during the election time comes to be worrying. The commission which...

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