Editorial

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    A worrying BCL control of university campuses

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 12, 2019

    THE impunity that the Chhatra League, the student wing of the ruling Awami League, enjoys has created a fearful environment on university campuses. University halls...

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    Havens of bribes that are land registry offices

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 12, 2019

    THE state of affairs at the registrar and sub-registrar’s offices that Transparency International, Bangladesh in its report launched on Monday came up with suggests glaring...

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    Development must not harm environment

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 10, 2019

    DISREGARD for environment is all but glaringly visible in all sectors of development. Unplanned development policies and consequent action relegate environment issues to secondary considerations,...

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    Ruling party must discipline its student wing

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 10, 2019

    THE Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student wing of the ruling Awami League, has historically played a significant role in our struggle for independence and the...

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    A heartening win for women’s cricket team

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2019

    THE women’s cricket team of Bangladesh finished the ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 in Dundee on Saturday having blown away Thailand by 70...

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    Women migrant workers need more than shelter homes

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2019

    WOMEN’S inclusion into formal economy has been considered one of the successes for successive governments. Women contribute significantly to export and remittance earnings as apparel...

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    Government must lay out electric wires underground early

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2019

    ELECTRIC supply authorities and city authorities hardly appear to be caring about citizens’ lives as overhead cables remains exposed and within the reach of children...

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    Unplanned expansion of power sector adds to power woes in Bangladesh

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2019

    THE Power Development Board having given Tk 80 billion in capacity payment to private power plants in the 2019 financial year for not being able...

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    Bangladesh government must get down to work on road safety now

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    THE government and its agencies keep forming committees and task forces one after another on road safety while road safety remains elusive, with people coming...

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    No move must harm autonomy of public universities

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    PUBLIC university teachers have started standing up against the University Grants Commission’s move for a uniform policy on teacher recruitment and their promotion, prepared in...

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