Editorial

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    Hill-cutting must stop

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

    GREEN activists and local people alleged that a state-sponsored joint venture was razing and cutting hills and hillocks and felling trees at Sonarpara of Maheshkhali...

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    Democracy, egalitarianism liberating principles

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

    ON THIS day, December 16, forty-seven years ago in 1971, Bangladesh practically came into its independent existence, following nine months of a bloodied war of...

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    Worker’s wage issues need to be sorted out to stop unrest

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

    LABOUR unrest forced the shutdown of at least 70 apparel factories at Ashulia and in Gazipur and Narayanganj on Thursday....

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    Govt must shore up issues to improve classroom teaching

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

    THERE has been a popular perception now that the standards of classroom teaching, especially in schools and more in government schools, have declined to a...

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    Lung cancer needs to be fought adequately

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

    A STUDY on 1,549 women cancer patients who visited the National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital between January and June finds that 12 per...

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    Govt must find right way to deal with wrong-way driving

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

    WRONG-WAY driving continues to be a nagging problem of traffic management in the capital Dhaka as this adds to the risk of fatal accidents and...

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    Child labourers left to suffer

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

    THE employment of children in the informal sector continue despite repeated government announcement of steps to end it....

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    Onus is on Election Commission to stop electoral violence

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

    VIOLENCE started stalking the campaign for the general elections posted for December 30 the very day parties began their campaigns after the Election Commission had...

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    Cultural heritage needs to be conserved

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

    HERITAGE sites are in slow decay because of negligence of the authorities concerned. The current state of the ancient capital of Pundravardhan in Mahasthangarh shows...

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    Time for election authorities to make agencies neutral

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

    POLITICAL parties and alliances began campaigns after the election authorities had almost completed the allocation of election symbols on Monday....

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