Editorial

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    Bangla must be used in all spheres

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 23, 2019

    THE use of Bangla in all spheres of life is still limited to empty rhetoric as two Supreme Court directives and the Bengali Language Introduction...

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    Fire in Old Town again, on wings of govt indolence

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 23, 2019

    THE fire that broke out at Chawk Bazar in the densely populated Old Town of Dhaka on Wednesday night, leaving at least 67 dead and...

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    Fox guarding the henhouse

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2019

    THE transport sector appears, by far, to be the most corrupt and unregulated....

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    Tough land records row needs a strong govt hoe

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2019

    THE government’s failure to punish none of the land records and survey officials for recording 2815.56 acres of government land to an unknown number of...

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    Telcos breach of call drop parameter deplorable

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    EXPERIENCES of everyday subscribers do not depict an ideal situation in telecommunications facilities and mobile-based internet services. As a report of the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory...

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    Danger lurks in chemical shop relocation delay

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    THE government sitting on its plan to relocate chemical factories and warehouses from the densely populated Old Town of Dhaka to the city’s outskirts of...

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    Govt must regulate private healthcare sector

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    THE High Court on Sunday expressed dissatisfaction as the government failed to implement its directive to private hospitals, clinics and diagnostic centres to display uniform...

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    Planned housing for urban working class is the solution

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    LOW income neighbourhoods in urban areas, more specifically slums are frequently gutted in fire in Bangladesh. In the most recent fire on Sunday, as reported...

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    Steps must to stop corruption in energy sector

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 18, 2019

    THE Barapukuria Coal Mine Company Ltd has faced corruption and mismanagement since it started operation, eventually affecting the power generation of Barapukuria coal-fired power plant....

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    Govt must protect Ahmadiyyas, hold to account administration

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 18, 2019

    WORRYING is the attack that some groups of religious bigots carried out on the Ahmadiyyas at their Ahmadnagar neighbourhood in Panchagarh at night on February...

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