Editorial

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    A comprehensive TB control strategy needed

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 25, 2019

    Bangladesh has an estimated 364,000 tuberculosis patients, with 244,201, or 67 per cent, of them remaining identified, as the World Health Organisation’s Global TB Report...

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    Staff pushing passengers off running vehicles unacceptable

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 25, 2019

    A STUDENT of Sylhet Agricultural University died on Saturday after the assistant of the driver of a bus had pushed him off the running vehicle...

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    Occupied railway land must be reclaimed

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    Bangladesh Railway efforts to recover its land so far grabbed and use unused lands have been insignificant in the absence of a land use master...

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    Way too long a time for RAB shooting investigation

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    THE failure of the Police Bureau of Investigation to complete the fresh investigation of the case in which the Rapid Action Battalion shot Lemon Hossain,...

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    Migrant workers must be trained first

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

    IT IS disquieting that job opportunities for Bangladeshi workers have begun to shrink in Oman as most of them are unskilled....

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    Known problems, known answers, but no action

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

    CORRUPTION, bribery, irregularities, mismanagement, traffic accidents and consequent death and injuries that continue apace and no or poor enforcement of the rules and regulations that...

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    Efforts needed to ensure women’s nutrition

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2019

    SPEAKERS at a discussion in the capital said that, according to World Food Programme, 67 per cent of Bangladeshi women took inadequate micro- and macro-nutrients....

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    Govt must up recovery efforts to make bad loans less bad

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 22, 2019

    THE government’s move to allow the restructuring of large amounts of loans in default by making a down payment up to Tk 10 million rightly...

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    Govt needs to streamline transport sector

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

    NO AMOUNT of public sufferings seem to have made a mark on indifferent authorities of public transport....

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    EC, govt must mend electoral process

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

    SEVEN people — six on election duty and a passer-by — coming to be killed in a gun attack on a motorcade carrying the election...

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