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    Further delay may toll the knell of student politics

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 06, 2017

    THE remnant that is left of student politics on university campuses — of the University of Dhaka and other public universities — is hardly conducive...

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    A major public health threat in country

    | Updated at 09:54pm on March 05, 2017

    With a total of 121,000 people being affected by cancer every year in the country and 91,000 dying of the deadly disease, one has indeed...

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    Deadly indifference to kidney disease

    | Updated at 01:15am on March 05, 2017

    IT IS alarming that about two crore people suffer from different kidney diseases in Bangladesh...

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    Worrisome continuity of illegible prescriptions

    | Updated at 01:10am on March 05, 2017

    PHYSICIANS are mostly known for their poor, illegible handwriting. And pharmacy people are said to be able to decipher any medical prescriptions however illegibly the...

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    City authorities must contain mosquito menace

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 04, 2017

    WITH its peak breeding season, from November to March, mosquito menace has begun to haunt the people living in the capital Dhaka and elsewhere in...

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    Worrying increase in cases of caesarean section

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 04, 2017

    SIX in every 10 births in a health facility in Bangladesh — as the health minister on Thursday said in the parliament quoting the latest...

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    Railway container capacity must be increased

    | Updated at 01:05am on March 03, 2017

    BANGLADESH Railway’s indifference to repeated calls from business and government agencies to increase its container capacity is unacceptable...

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    Govt should punish errant ministers

    | Updated at 01:10am on March 03, 2017

    THE wildcat transport strike, the sufferings that it caused to people, the chaos that it created and the way it flared up and died down...

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    Police atrocities against gas-price protests

    | Updated at 01:20am on March 02, 2017

    POLICE atrocities on leaders and activists of the left parties who enforced a six-hour general strike in Dhaka on Tuesday in protest at natural gas...

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    Wildcat transport strike and cheap politics

    | Updated at 01:10am on March 02, 2017

    THE road transport fiasco, with tens of thousands of people having to suffer, caused by road transport workers going on a wildcat strike across the...