Editorial

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    Chaos, corruption persistent in health sector

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

    THE public health sector is mired in mismanagement, corruption and lack of integrity of health professionals and other stakeholders. The Anti-Corruption Commission in a report...

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    Dhaka’s right Rohingya call lacks the required force

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

    DHAKA has put out the right call seeking cooperation from the international community for a sustainable solution to the Rohingya crisis through a safe, sustainable,...

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    Efforts needed to stem tide of human trafficking

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

    It is shocking that at least 6,758 human traffickers were arrested but only 29 of them were convicted, according to the Police Headquarters’ Human Trafficking...

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    Commission must be empowered to conserve rivers

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

    GOVERNMENT agencies not complying with the recommendations that the National River Conservation Commission has made for the reclamation of rivers that flow through 49 districts...

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    Baldah garden lie in negligence

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    MORE than a century old Baldah Garden known for its rare and diverse collection of plants now may face death from water scarcity. The garden,...

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    Re-polling demands now sound logical

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    THE Transparency International, Bangladesh report on 50 constituencies that it monitored in the December 30 general elections, made public on Tuesday, is worrying. While the...

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    Multi-pronged intervention to prevent HIV/AIDS

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    PUBLIC knowledge of the state of HIV/AIDS in Bangladesh is inadequate, so is the state of public health programmes meant to prevent the disease. A...

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    Coercive Digital Security Act sections must be repealed

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 16, 2019

    AT LEAST 63 people have been arrested, as New Age reported on Tuesday, under the Digital Security Act, which was signed into law on October...

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    BEZA proposal needs to be scrapped

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    IT IS indeed worrying that Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority has requested National Board of Revenue to allow investors at economic zones in the country to...

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    NHRC lacks institutional integrity

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    NATIONAL Human Rights Commission was first initiated during the military backed government in 2007 with the aim to tackle the culture of impunity enjoyed by...

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