Editorial

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    Preventable deaths under govt’s watch

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 03, 2018

    ROAD fatalities continue to rise. At least 4,286 people were killed, as New Age reported on Tuesday quoting from the latest report of the national...

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    Rights violation incidents paint 2017 as a bleak year

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 03, 2018

    RIGHTS violation prominently featured in the year that just went by, much to the concern of rights activists, in particular, and dismay of ordinary citizens,...

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    Unprecedented disregard for the life and dignity of workers

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 02, 2018

    SINCE the independence of Bangladesh, successive governments remained indifferent towards the life and struggle of workers. The year of 2017 was no different in this...

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    Govt primary schools need to be overhauled

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 02, 2018

    THAT government primary school students are falling behind their counterparts at non-government schools and kindergartens, according to results of Primary Education Completion Examination over past...

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    Dhaka must raise border death issue at int’l forums

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 01, 2018

    INDISCRIMINATE killing of Bangladeshis in the hands of India’s Border Security Force has further strained the diplomatic relationship between the two countries...

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    The bygone year that speaks of acute govt weaknesses

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 01, 2018

    THE new year has always been an occasion to look back into the past year and to look forward to what the future has in...

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    A pointer to lack of traffic law enforcement

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 31, 2017

    MOST of the traffic-related directives have remained unheeded for years in the capital because of a weak traffic law enforcement, allowing traffic congestion and other...

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    Warning will remain rhetoric unless other issues shored up

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 31, 2017

    THE prime minister sounding a warning against physicians posted to public hospitals in outlying or remote areas but not staying there for private practice in...

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    Govt must streamline overseas employment

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 30, 2017

    THE expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment minister’s warning on Thursday that stern action would be taken against any recruiting agency charging in excess of migration...

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    An unhealthy scenario of health services sector

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 30, 2017

    BANGLADESH failing to develop dependable health services for its citizens, as New Age reported on Friday, even 46 years after the country’s independence is regrettable...

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