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    Making children a focus of urban development

    | Updated at 10:10pm on December 30, 2016

    UNPLANNED urban development, having no consideration of what could be detrimental to, or what could help, their development, both physical and mental, is concerning...

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    Irrigation deserves priority in getting power

    | Updated at 09:45pm on December 30, 2016

    THAT many farmers seeking power connection for irrigation pumps are unlikely to succeed in the coming year is a matter of concern...

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    Sorry state of Mahanagar Natyamancha tank

    | Updated at 10:10pm on December 29, 2016

    THE photograph that New Age published on Wednesday showing a woman bathing two children in the dirty water of a tank created on the premises...

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    Bangla Academy’s repressive attitude disparaging

    | Updated at 10:10pm on December 29, 2016

    THE Bangla Academy’s banning Dhaka-based publisher Sraban Prakashani from Ekushey Book Fair for two years, beginning with the February 2017 fair, is disparaging...

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    An assuring move with lot to do in enforcement

    | Updated at 12:15am on December 28, 2016

    IT IS assuring that the government is coming up with a guideline on how much English-medium schools can charge the students in admission and tuition...

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    No more high-handedness against apparel workers

    | Updated at 12:20am on December 28, 2016

    APPAREL factories at Ashulia resumed production on Monday as the labour unrest over wage increase apparently ended and the 85 units closed amidst unrest in...

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    More reasons for streamlining banking sector

    | Updated at 10:40pm on December 27, 2016

    YET another scam took place in the banking sector — NRB Commercial Bank sanctioned Tk 301 crore to the business organisations owned by the Mercantile...

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    Glaring failure in rickshaw registration

    | Updated at 10:30pm on December 27, 2016

    THE failure of the city corporations of Dhaka — the south and the north, or the single Dhaka City Corporation which existed until December 2011...

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    Time to pull the plug on illegal stone crushing

    | Updated at 09:55pm on December 26, 2016

    STONE crushing that continues unabated in Sylhet brings to the fore several failures of the authorities concerned on law enforcement and environmental fronts...

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    No more delay over crucial power projects

    | Updated at 09:35pm on December 26, 2016

    THE power division’s failure to make any progress in the implementation of 37 projects in the first five months of the current financial year is...