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    Daring to report: facing death in India

    | Updated at 09:58pm on November 05, 2016

    A strong culture of impunity, enjoyed by the powerful in India, is dismantling the very foundations of a thriving media in the world’s largest democracy...

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    Hydro boom sparks violent conflicts In Nepal

    OP-ED | Updated at 09:52pm on November 05, 2016

    Running water is Nepal’s strongest asset at the moment, not only for investors in hydroelectric power plants, but also for communities that still lack electricity...

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    Value of education

    | Updated at 09:50pm on November 05, 2016

    Education, despite all the rhetoric, continues to be a neglected sector. Bringing children to schools is not education. The main issue was always that of...

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    Xi’s visit to Bangladesh highlights growing rivalry in South Asia

    by Sarath Kumara | Updated at 09:49pm on November 05, 2016

    CHINESE president Xi Jinping’s visit to Bangladesh in October is a sharp expression of the sharpening geo-political rivalry between China and India, which is backed...

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    Fallout of government apathy to public interest

    | Updated at 09:47pm on November 05, 2016

    UNPLANNED establishment of schools and coaching centres, mostly without permission from relevant authorities such as Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha, in different residential areas in Dhaka...

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    Diffraction of humanity around the dark incident

    | Updated at 09:45pm on November 05, 2016

    THE October 30 attacks on the Hindu houses, business establishments and temples in Brahmanbaria — where more attacks took place on Friday and, that too,...

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    Early deterrent action against stalking called for

    | Updated at 10:57pm on November 04, 2016

    STALKING continues to claim lives. In the latest such incident, as New Age reported on Friday, a man was found dead in Manikganj on Thursday...

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    Brahmanbaria attack that reeks of the likes of Ramu’s

    | Updated at 10:54pm on November 04, 2016

    PEOPLE of large political parties, and some Islamist groups, local to the places in Brahmanbaria and Habiganj coming to be named in the October 30...

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    War in Syria can’t be won. But it can be ended

    | Updated at 11:03pm on November 03, 2016

    WE NEED a powerful movement demanding an end to the war in Syria. The United States and to some extent the global antiwar...

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    Afghanistan: what has 15 of occupation achieved

    | Updated at 11:00pm on November 03, 2016

    Afghanistan, 15 years of allied occupation have made the world a measurably more dangerous place. By ignoring the geopolitical realities Australia has contributed to that...